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Trinity Industries' Aggregates Business Dips

Trinity Industries, Inc. reported net income attributable to Trinity stockholders of $66.9 million, or $0.43 per common diluted share, for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2017. Net income for the same quarter of 2016 was $84.2 million, or $0.55 per common diluted share. Revenues for the third quarter of 2017 totaled $973.6 million compared to revenues of $1.1 billion for the same quarter of 2016.

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NSSGA: Tell EPA That WOTUS Needs Clear Exemptions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is accepting comments on what a new Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Rule should include. The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) has long fought the 2015 rule that would have allowed the federal government to regulate dry areas. 

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Registration Opens for AGG1

Registration is now open for the 2018 World of Asphalt Show & Conference and AGG1 Academy & Expo, being held March 6-8 in Houston at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

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Hurricanes Push Down Housing Production in September

Nationwide housing starts fell 4.7 percent in September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.13 million units, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department.

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Reports: Trump Says Tax Reform Can Pay for Infrastructure

President Trump told members of the tax-writing Senate Finance Committee that lawmakers can find funds to pay for a major infrastructure investment program out of a pending tax overhaul, and could perhaps combine those measures, according to the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.

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