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Howell Sand Back in Operation After COVID-19 Issue

Amarillio, Texas-based Howell Sand Co. is back in operation after being temporarily shut down by local law enforcement. According to a news release, officials and the owners of Howell Sand were able to resolve the issues that resulted in the action last week.

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Athabasca Minerals Opens Coffey Lake Public Pit

Athabasca Minerals Inc. (AMI) opened its Coffey Lake Public Pit and initiated its first deliveries of aggregates for customers in the Ft. McMurray, Alberta, Canada, industrial region.

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February Construction Spending Ticks Downward

The U.S. Census Bureau reported that total construction spending during February 2020 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,366.7 billion, 1.3% (±0.8%) below the revised January estimate of $1,384.5 billion. 

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House Democrats Pushing $760 billion Infrastructure Stimulus

House Democrats released a “Moving Forward Framework” in its fight against the economic ravages of COVID-19/coronavirus that outlines a five-year, $760 billion investment to get our existing infrastructure working again, and fund new, transformative projects that will create more than 10 million jobs, while reducing carbon pollution, dramatically improving safety and spurring economic activity. 

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