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Record Rainfall Dampens Martin Marietta's Q2 Results

Martin Marietta Materials Inc. announced its results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015. The company is reporting consolidated net sales of $850.2 million compared with $601.9 million a year earlier, an increase of 41 percent. The company is also framing its results as "record net sales and operating earnings, despite the record rainfall experienced in its market areas."

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NSSGA Welcomes Senate Passage of DRIVE Act

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) welcomed the Senate’s approval of the Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy (DRIVE) Act, the first six-year authorization of surface transportation funding to be produced in a decade. NSSGA hopes that Congress will use this surface transportation bill as a blueprint for a long-term investment in America’s aging infrastructure that can be adopted by both houses of Congress.

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