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Dodge Gains Momentum

McGraw-HillOctober 7, 2013 – Can anything stop the momentum? Maybe. But for now, we are able to report that the Dodge Momentum Index advanced 2.9 percent in September to according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial.

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What Will it Take?

BridgeSeptember 26, 2013 – This just in. A 400-ft. section of the Leo Frigo Bridge in Green bay, Wis., suddenly sagged Wednesday, forcing police to close off the span that carries Interstate 43 over the Fox River some 120 ft. below. The bridge, which carries 40,000 cars a day, will be closed indefinitely, state officials said.

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Three Fatalities Reported

MSHAred80x40September 23, 2013 – Three fatal accidents have occurred within a week at metal and nonmetal mines, according to MSHA. These accidents might have been avoided had there been proper berms, proper  risk analysis, and careful planning before work began.

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Changing of the Guard

DougBlack1September 19, 2013 – The guard is changing at Oldcastle. Doug Black, chief operating officer of Oldcastle Inc. (the holding company for CRH's interests in the Americas) is leaving the group to pursue other interests.

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Canadian Shipments Pushing Record

canada145x97September 16, 2013 – Good news from up North. Fueled by road construction across the region, shipments passing through the Port of Windsor, Canada, are on a record pace and could break a mark set in 2006.

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