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Drone Show to Feature FAA Administrator Huerta

Michael P. Huerta, administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, will give the Grand Opening Keynote address at InterDrone, which takes places Sept. 7-9 at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. He will be joined at InterDrone by a high-level lineup of commercial drone thought leaders who will frame the state of the industry for the more than 4,000 attendees expected at the conference, including Tian Yu and Chris Anderson, founders of Yuneec and 3D Robotics, respectively.

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Construction Spending Up for First Six Months of 2016

Construction spending decreased in June for the third month in a row but most segments posted solid increases in the first half of 2016 compared to the same period in 2015.

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Martin Marietta Sales Surge in Second Quarter

Martin Marietta Materials Inc. reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016, including record net sales, gross profit and net earnings. Consolidated net sales for the quarter was $915.4 million, compared to $850.2 million in the second quarter of 2015. Consolidated net sales for the first six months of 2016 was $1.649 billion, compared to $1.482 billion for the first six months of 2015.

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Vulcan Aggregates Shipments up 9 Percent This Year

Vulcan Materials Co. announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016. Second quarter total revenues, compared with prior year's second quarter, increased $62 million, or 7 percent, to $957 million. Gross profit increased $58 million, or 25 percent, to $292 million.

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