ARTBA Urges House Committee to Reform Clean Air Act

Citing federal government data showing a significant reduction in air pollutants since 1990 at the same time the U.S. economy continued to grow, vehicle miles traveled jumped significantly, and energy use increased, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) called on Congress to overhaul the method by which the federal Clean Air Act (CAA) sets National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). The CAA was last amended in 1990.

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Burnco Acquires Bestway Concrete of Colorado

Burnco Rock Products Ltd. has acquired Bestway Concrete Co., a leading ready mix concrete and aggregate producer in the metro Denver and northern Colorado regions.

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MSHA to Award Grants for Mine Safety Education, Training

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced the availability of up to $1 million in grants for education and training programs to help identify, avoid and prevent unsafe working conditions in and around the nation’s mines.

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TRIP Report Sounds Alarm on Condition of Alabama Roads

The Road Information Program (TRIP) released its latest state report, this one on the state of roads and bridges in Alabama. "As Alabama works to build and enhance a thriving, growing and dynamic state, it will be critical that it is able to address the state’s most significant transportation issues by providing a 21st century network of roads, highways, bridges and transit that can accommodate the mobility demands of a modern society," the report stated.

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Palmore to Receive NSSGA's Barry K. Wendt Award

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) is proud to present the 2017 Barry K. Wendt Commitment Award to Doug Palmore, senior vice president of customer and technical services at Luck Companies. He will receive the award during NSSGA’s Annual Convention on March 6.

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