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Housing Starts And Permits Up In June

Nationwide housing starts and permits posted substantial gains in June as home builders responded to improved market conditions and the impending expiration of the first-time buyer tax credit, according to

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Transportation Bill Delay Gaining Speed

According to the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works approved an 18-month extension of the current surface transportation law through March 2011 on a vote of 18 to 1

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Txi Reports Financial Results

Texas Industries reported financial results for the quarter and year ended May 31

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Nrp Acquires Texas Reserves

Natural Resource Partners has acquired limestone reserves from Blue Star Materials

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Mmm Updates Earnings Expectations

Martin Marietta Materials now expects 2009 net earnings to be in a range of $2.70 to $3.30 per diluted share.

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