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Hanson Aggregates, CPASA, Enter Precedent-Setting Agreement

The Citizens for the Protection of the Arbuckle Simpson Aquifer (CPASA) and Hanson Aggregates LLC briefed local citizens, public officials and members of the press about a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) entered into between CPASA and the company relating to Hanson’s water management of its proposed quarry near Mill Creek in Johnston County. The agreement will be incorporated into Hanson’s water-use and mining permits.

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June Construction Starts Jump 15 Percent

By Mark S. Kuhar

New construction starts in June climbed 15 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $436.8 billion, according to McGraw-Hill Construction, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies. Highway and bridge construction climbed 9 percent. The gain followed particularly weak activity in May, and helped the pace of contracting during this year’s second quarter stay close to its first quarter level.

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