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Transportation Advocate Shuster Will Not Run for Re-Election

House Transportation Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) announced that he’s stepping down at the end of his term. Shuster has long been an advocate for the aggregates industry and transportation issues.

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NAM’s Timmons Discusses Infrastructure on Fox Business

Jay Timmons, president and CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and chairman of the board of The Manufacturing Institute, discussed infrastructure on Fox Business.

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10 Cemex USA Facilities Earn Conservation Certification

Ten Cemex USA facilities have earned Conservation Certification from the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) for 2017 in recognition of programs and projects that demonstrate excellence in the areas of wildlife habitat enhancement and restoration, as well as conservation education.

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Mellott Acquires Marion Machine Assets

Mellott Company announced it has acquired Marion Machine's assets in North Carolina from Superior Machine Co. The company will now be known as Marion Machine LLC. 

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Construction Jobs Increase in 40 States

Forty states added construction jobs between November 2016 and November 2017, while 39 states added construction jobs between October and November, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data. Association officials noted that firms in most states are adding jobs amid expectations that demand will continue to grow thanks to new tax cuts and regulatory reforms.

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