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Summit Materials Implements Fleet Maintenance Management Solution

When Summit Materials found itself faced with a unique asset maintenance challenge, it turned to TMW Systems for the solution. Operating from 57 maintenance facilities across North America, Summit Materials implemented TMW’s comprehensive TMT Fleet Maintenance management solution to centralize and streamline in-house maintenance and repair operations. 

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Transaction Analysis: Martin Marietta Acquires Bluegrass Materials

Martin Marietta Materials’ pending acquisition of Bluegrass Materials is big news and Ward Nye, president and CEO of Martin Marietta, said the $1.6 billion buy means big business in the Southeast, according to Brian Krehbiel, vice president for investment banking firm Headwaters MB.

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Great Lakes Limestone Trade Down 7.3 Percent

Shipments of limestone on the Great Lakes totaled 3,455,019 tons in June, a decrease of 7.3 percent compared to a year ago, according to the Lake Carriers’ Association. June’s loadings were also 8.9 percent below the month’s 5-year average.

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Lafarge Canada's Caledon Pit Receives Award

The Caledon Pit, operated by Lafarge Canada Inc. in the town of Caledon, Ontario, Canada, earned the 2016 Community Relations Award from the Ontario Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (OSSGA).

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Construction Sector Adds 16,000 Jobs in June

Construction employment increased by 16,000 jobs in June to the highest level since October 2008, signaling a new burst of hiring after three months of pause, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials urged federal, state and local lawmakers to enact measures to make it easier for school officials, local associations and construction firms to set up construction training programs.

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