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H&K Group Holds Successful Job Fair

In response to a significant backlog of secured contract work on both the heavy civil and construction materials segments of its business platform, Skippack, Pa.-based H&K Group Inc. (H&K) and The H&K Group family of companies held another extremely successful Job Fair on June 13, 2015.

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NSSGA Pushes House Appropriations Committee

The House Appropriations Committee approved the 2016 Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations bill on June 24 after addressing concerns by the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) raised on three key issues for members:

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Bipartisan Senators Introduce DRIVE Act

A bipartisan group of senators introduced a six-year surface transportation reauthorization bill titled the “Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy” or DRIVE Act.

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May Construction Starts Increase 3 Percent

At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $729.7 billion, new construction starts in May climbed 3 percent compared to April’s already elevated pace, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. The nonbuilding construction sector provided much of the lift, given an exceptionally strong amount reported for the electric power and gas plant category, which reflected a massive liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal project in Texas being entered as a May start.

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