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Colas, Volvo Collaborate on Safety Project

Colas and Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) have been working to collaborate on a project that has seen the company develop and test a range of concepts and prototypes that contribute towards improved work site safety. 

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MDU Resources Group Acquires Tri-City Paving

MDU Resources Group Inc. acquired Tri-City Paving Inc., a general contractor and aggregate, asphalt and ready-mix concrete supplier headquartered in Little Falls, Minn.

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Martin Marietta Acquires Mallard Sand & Gravel

Martin Marietta Materials Inc. has completed the divestitures required pursuant to its agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to resolve all competition issues with respect to Martin Marietta’s acquisition of Bluegrass Materials Co., which closed on April 27, 2018.

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Carmeuse Operation Hosts Physically Challenged Students

On June 6, Carmeuse Lime & Stone's Winchester operation in Clear Brook, Va., held a field trip for 12 middle school and high school students from the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind based in Romney, W.Va. The children were joined by faculty and staff, including translators and aids from the school.

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Housing Starts Reach Post-Recession High; Permits Soften

Total housing starts rose 5 percent in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.35 million units, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department. This is the highest housing starts report since July 2007.

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