Future of Transportation Report Considers Infrastructure Possibilities

In the lead-up to a much-anticipated policy debate regarding infrastructure investment, the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA) released The Futures of Transportation, a report of the Transportation Visioning Summit, which convened leaders of 18 major transportation associations to discuss and consider the future of transportation. The report title contains “Futures,” plural, because summit participants considered many potential futures in their discussion.

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Labor Department Proposes Delay for MSHA Examinations Rule

The U.S. Department of Labor proposed a delay in the effective date of the final rule on Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines from May 23, 2017, to July 24, 2017.

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Brennan to Congress: Mining Critical for Equipment Industry Growth

A strong mining industry is integral to economic growth, job creation and the United States' ability to rebuild its crumbling infrastructure, an Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) executive committee member told the House Energy & Mineral Resources Subcommittee.

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Nye Tells Congress to Invest In Infrastructure

Ward Nye, Martin Marietta chairman, CEO and president, explained to members of the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources about the importance of aggregates for infrastructure projects and the negative impact of excessive regulation on efforts to fix the nation’s crumbling infrastructure.

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South Carolina's Deficient Roads Cost Motorists Money, Time

Roads and bridges that are deteriorated, congested or lack some desirable safety features cost South Carolina motorists a total of $5.4 billion statewide annually – as much as $1,850 per driver in some urban areas – due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays.

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