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Canadian, U.S. Infrastructure Issues the Same

ca-lgflagFebruary 18, 2013 – The link between infrastructure investment and economic growth is the same in Canada as it is in the United States. The Canada West Foundation released a new study, "At the Intersection: The Case for Sustained Public Infrastructure Investment," demonstrating the strong link between Canadian public infrastructure investment and long-term economic growth.

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Having a Blast in Forth Worth

2013ConfLogo_Dates_ColorsmallFebruary 11, 2013 – I am blogging live this week from the will 39th Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique. This event is being held at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas, and is sponsored by The International Society of Explosives Engineers.

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ARTBA Urban Mobility Report Due

artbaFebruary 4, 2013  – The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) annual “Urban Mobility Report” will be released tomorrow. I have it on good authority that the report will detail how traffic congestion costs and the number of lost hours wasted in traffic will balloon by 2020 if Washington maintains the status quo.

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Transportation Committee Ready to Go

CongressJanuary 28, 2013 – The picks are in place. House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) has named his subcommittee chairmen and full committee vice chairman for the 113th Congress.

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McLanahan Corp. Acquires Eagle Iron Works

McLanahan_LogoJanuary 23, 2013 — What has been rumored for awhile now has been officially announced: McLanahan Corp. has acquired Eagle Iron Works, a well-known industry name with a worldwide reputation. Eagle Iron Works has been serving the construction materials and aggregate industries since 1872.

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