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Polling Shows Strong Support for Minerals, Energy

According to the National Mining Association (NMA), there is broad support for policies that would encourage the use of domestic minerals and energy resources to reduce reliance on imports, enhance reliability and strengthen national security.

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Housing Recovery Continues at Modest Pace

Markets in 162 of the approximately 340 metro areas nationwide returned to or exceeded their last normal levels of economic and housing activity in the third quarter of 2016, according to the National Association of Home Builders/First American Leading Markets Index (LMI). This represents a year-over-year net gain of 73 markets.

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Construction Materials Stocks Booming

Shares of construction-materials companies powered higher in the days after the presidential election, with some climbing the ladder to all-time highs, amid expectations that a Donald Trump presidency will line the pockets of road and bridge fixers and the potential builders of his border wall.

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Aggregate Industries Products Central to Sustainable Construction Project

Aggregate Industries US made a huge contribution to the new MGM National Harbor project on the eastern shore of the Potomac River, just south of Washington, D.C. The 1 million-sq.-ft. facility – which will feature gaming, lodging, entertaining, dining, retail and parking space – is a showcase for sustainability. 

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Record Number of State and Local Ballot Measures Approved

Preliminary November 8 election results show voters in 22 states approved ballot measures that will provide $201 billion in funding extensions and new revenue for state and local transportation projects.

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