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American Infrastructure Touts Industry Safety Week

American Infrastructure has joined 30 other national and global construction firms to create and celebrate the first U.S. Construction Industry Safety Week with the goal to inspire everyone in the industry to be leaders in safety. Safety Week 2014 takes place Sunday, May 4 through Saturday, May 10.

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Volvo Reports Increased Earnings

Volvo Construction Equipment experienced growth in sales, earnings, deliveries and order intake during the first quarter of 2014. Much of the improvement during the period came from higher sales of smaller machines, while larger machine sales remained relatively subdued. The biggest sales increases came from more mature markets, particularly North America, where sales were up 21 percent during the period, compared to the same three months in 2013.

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Grow America Act Unveiled

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx unveiled the administration’s Grow America Act , a  $302 billion, four-year surface transportation reauthorization. NSSGA Chairman Paul I. Detwiler III, president and CEO, New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc., said, “We welcome the administration’s involvement in the reauthorization debate through introduction of a multi-year reauthorization bill. It is essential that Congress act now to address the funding crisis facing the Highway Trust Fund and then move to pass a multi-year reauthorization bill before expiration of the current law on Sept. 30.”

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