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PCA: Cement Consumption Growth to Falter Over Next Two Years

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) Market Intelligence Group forecast for cement consumption over the next two years, shows less growth compared with 2018. This year’s rate of change is 2.9 percent; growth recedes to 2.6 percent in 2019 and to 1.6 percent in 2020. 

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NRP Aggregates Business Flat in Third Quarter

Natural Resource Partners L.P. (NRP) reported third-quarter 2018 net income of $29 million, compared to $26 million in the third quarter of 2017. For year-to-date, the company is reporting net income of $92 million, compared to $58 million in 2017.

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New TRIP Report Highlights Deteriorated New York Infrastructure

Roads and bridges that are deteriorated, congested or lack some desirable safety features cost New York drivers $24.8 billion per year – as much as $2,768 per driver – due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays. 

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Luck Stone Expands Operations Deeper Into Southeast

Luck Stone, the crushed stone and aggregates division of Luck Companies, has significantly broadened its footprint into new areas of the southeastern U.S. following the acquisitions of Stephens Industries in Atlanta and Willow Oak Quarry in Kershaw County, S.C. 

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