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Cemex USA Acquires Texas Quarry

Cemex USA acquired a Blue Star Materials II aggregates operation in Chico, Texas, positioning the company for expansion in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

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Dodge Momentum Index Falters in August

The Dodge Momentum Index fell 2.9 percent in August to 164.1 (2000=100) from the revised July reading of 169.0. The Momentum Index is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year.  

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Polaris to Increase Aggregates Imports at California Terminal

U.S. Concrete Inc.'s wholly owned subsidiary, Polaris Materials, obtained the necessary permits to increase the amount of aggregates it imports at its terminal located in Long Beach, Calif. 

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U.S. Concrete Acquires Texas Producer; Divests Lime Operations

U.S. Concrete Inc. expanded its aggregates business in Texas with the acquisition of Leon River Aggregate Materials LLC, a sand and gravel producer based in Proctor, Texas. 

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Congress Looks at Innovation in Surface Transportation

The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Highways and Transit heard from transportation industry representatives during a Sept. 5 hearing about new and exciting developments related to autonomous vehicles, connected vehicles, intelligent transportation systems and mobility on demand technologies, according to the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA).

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