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Infrastructure as an Issue

voteOct. 24, 2016 – Well, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton agree on one thing: Our roads and bridges are a mess. According to news reports, Trump finally produced an infrastructure document. He says he would get a bill introduced during his first 100 days in office that would "spur $1 trillion in infrastructure investment over 10 years."

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Dramatic Flood Video

MatthewOct. 14, 2016 – Hurricane Matthew did untold damage up and down the Atlantic coast, and aggregates operations were not immune. Check out this dramatic video footage, taken by WRAL television, of a Hanson operation near Rocky Mount, N.C., taking on billions of gallons of flood water. Truly a devastating storm and one that will take many months of recovery operations.

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Going From Big to Bigger

10112016 CECAOct. 4, 2016 – I just returned from Las Vegas, where I attended MINExpo. It was a great show, with vibrant attendance and a lot of product introductions. Even with a down coal industry and a flatlined mining industry, the show was exceptional.

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Mining Law at MINExpo

HuschBlackwellSept. 15, 2016 – Rock Products is proud of the legal experts from Husch Blackwell that contribute our Law column each month. Those same experts will conduct a series of mini-seminars on mining and safety law at MINExpo. Held multiple times throughout the conference to accommodate your busy schedule, they will discuss a wide range of environmental, MSHA, data security, FCPA and regulatory issues and answer questions on the latest industry topics.

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Miles Traveled Vs. Gas Tax

pumpSept. 6, 2016 – With $14.2 million in grants awarded to seven states, The Federal Highway Administration has started to roll out its small FAST Act-funded program to test out vehicle miles traveled as a replacement for the gas tax.

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