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Association Execs Publish Op-Ed

Political news site The Hill published an op-ed by Dennis Slater, president of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, Audrey Copeland, Ph.D., P.E., president and CEO of the National Asphalt Pavement Association and Michael W. Johnson, president and CEO of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association.

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Athabasca to Manage Coffey Lake Public Pit

Athabasca Minerals Inc. (AMI) was awarded a 15-year contract by the Province of Alberta, Canada, to construct, operate and manage the Coffey Lake Public Pit north of Fort McMurray, Alberta. This Crown resource is situated on approximately 1,345 acres of land about 90 km north of Fort McMurray. 

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Walker Aggregates Operation Wins OSSGA Award

Orillia Pits, operated by Walker Aggregates Inc., in the Village of Hawkestone, Ontario, Canada, received the 2018 Community Relations Award from the Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association.

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States Introduce Transportation Bills

Legislators in 37 states introduced 185 bills aimed at boosting transportation investment in the first two months of 2019, a new analysis finds. This number is higher than the amount of legislation the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (ARTBA-TIAC) tracked over the same time period last year and is projected to grow as additional measures are introduced throughout the year.

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