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June Construction Jumps 6 Percent

Modest Gains Reported For Housing And Nonbuilding Construction; New Highway Construction Starts Improve 6 Percent.

By Mark S. Kuhar

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Permitting - August 2014

Cemex Requests Hearing Delay • Goodale Can Continue to Mine • Rogers Group Files for Exemption • Tennessee Quarry Gets Permit

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Roach’s Rules for Digital Communication

By Thomas J. Roach

In the industrial age we had Murphy and his Law: Anything that can go wrong will go wrong. Of course, stuff was made out of wood and metal. It broke and rusted and bent and eventually stopped working. In the age of digital communication we have the opposite problem.

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Is It Bullying Or Tough Management?

If You Don’t Know The Difference, It May Be Costing Your Company Money.

By Steve Schumacher

Bullying has been getting a great deal of attention the past couple years. The majority of it has centered on school-age children and social media. We all remember the schoolyard bully who pushed other kids around and threatened other kids in order to get their way. The workplace is not much different.

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Off Highway Diesel Prices

The national estimated average price-per-gallon for off-highway diesel fuel as of August 18 is $3.565. That is lower than the previous comparison price-per-gallon of $3.587.