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Irving Materials Operations Garner IMAA Awards

The Indiana Mineral Aggregates Association (IMAA) announced that 19 Irving Materials Inc. (IMI) aggregates locations have received its “Excellence in Mining” (EIM) Award for 2015. It also presented the Certified Aggregate Producer Program (CAPP) Award to IMI Peru from the Indiana Department of Transportation for the Fort Wayne District.

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FMI: Construction Market Ready to Pop

Total construction put-in-place (CPIP) for 2015 is predicted to grow 8 percent according to the latest report from FMI. This supports earlier FMI predictions that CPIP will top $1 trillion in 2015, something the market has not seen since 2008. This indicates that the economy is on track for a resilient recovery.

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New Home Sales Rise in February

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 7.8 percent in February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 539,000 units from an upwardly revised January reading, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. This is the highest sales pace since February 2008.

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