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How Much Do You Pay in Gas Taxes?

Approximately 80 percent of Americans say having safe, efficient and well-maintained transportation infrastructure is at least, if not more, important to our personal livelihood and well-being than good cable, cell phone, internet, water, sewage, and household electricity and natural gas services. Not surprisingly, given the importance Americans place on transportation assets, 74 percent of us agree that “investing in transportation infrastructure should be a core function of the federal government.”

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To the Max

Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) is retiring from the Senate. According to information released by the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), Baucus – first elected to the U.S. Senate in 1978 – announced he is going to step down at the end of his current term in 2014.

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AGG1 a Good One

Of course everyone knows the phrase “Remember the Alamo!” but having just returned from San Antonio, I am inclined to say “Remember AGG1!” because it was, in fact, memorable on multiple fronts.

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All for AGG1, AGG1 for All

The Three Musketeers never worked in a quarry, but their familiar cry, “All for one, one for all,” can be modified to reflect the big event in the aggregates industry this year. Without question it is, “All for AGG1, AGG1 for All,” because there is something at the show for everyone.

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More Bang for Your Buck

Much like you, we here at Rock Products are producers. While you produce construction aggregates, specialty sand products, cement or other construction materials, we produce information, specifically focusing on the equipment and technology that is so vital to your productivity and profitability.

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