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Stone Shipments Strong on St. Lawrence Seaway

Total cargo shipments on the St. Lawrence Seaway have now surpassed 2013 levels despite one of the most difficult starts to the shipping season in years due to ice coverage, according to The Chamber of Marine Commerce.

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Union Decertification Vote Cleared at Quarry

In a case involving one of 12 crushed stone or sand and gravel operations under Moline, Ill.-based RiverStone Group Inc., the NLRB affirmed a contract bar doctrine limiting to three years the window during which a collective bargaining agreement restricts unit members from pursuing a vote to decertify their union.

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AGG1 2015 Exhibit Space Sales Strong

Momentum is beginning to build for the 2015 World of Asphalt and AGG1 exhibitions: exhibit space sales are tracking ahead of previous show cycles as leading companies sign on to display their newest equipment, products and technologies for the aggregates, asphalt, pavement maintenance and traffic safety sectors, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).

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Foxx Announces FHWA Grants

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced more than $4 million in grants from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) designed to accelerate innovation in highway project delivery. The funds are intended to help to get roads and bridges repaired and built faster and more efficiently. Additional grants will be announced in coming weeks.

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