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Aggregate Industries Honored with Green Star Award

The Environmental League of Massachusetts (ELM) honored the Aggregate Industries US Northeast Region with the Green Star Award during ELM’s annual Earth Night. Aggregate Industries was recognized for its dedication and commitment to creating a healthy environment and a future of clean energy.

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Carmeuse Lauds Its Mine Rescue Teams

After their outstanding performances in local and regional competitions earlier this year, the four mine rescue teams from Carmeuse Black River, Luttrell, Maysville and North Georgia once again demonstrated their skills and received significant recognition for their work during the 2016 National Mine Rescue Competition.

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ARTBA Challenges FHWA Greenhouse Gas Proposal

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) challenged the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) proposal to measure greenhouse gas emissions from new transportation projects.

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July Construction Starts Slip 2 Percent

At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $586.3 billion, new construction starts in July fell 2 percent from the previous month, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. A steep drop by electric utilities pulled down the nonbuilding construction sector, which in turn contributed to the slight decline for total construction starts.

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Aggregates Production Strong in Second Quarter

An estimated 646 metric tons (Mt) of total construction aggregates was produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the second quarter of 2016, an increase of 6 percent compared with that of the second quarter of 2015, according to statistics from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

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