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Vulcan, Martin Marietta Look Forward

Vulcan Materials and Martin Marietta Materials, in their respective quarterly reports, looked ahead to the rest of the year.

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MSHA, U.S. Lime Reach Settlement in Mine Death

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration announced that it has reached a settlement of $211,002 with U.S. Lime Co. in the May 2010 death of a maintenance manager at St. Clair Mine in Marble City, Okla. The settlement involves 39 citations and orders issued in the wake of the accident and during subsequent mine inspections.

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Ontario Budget Delivers Infrastructure Investment

The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) welcomed the Ontario budget’s proposed investments in infrastructure, such as roads, bridges and public transit.

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Dodge Momentum Index Grows in April

The Dodge Momentum Index rose 5.2 percent in April from the previous month, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. 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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Granite Construction Report Positive Despite Loss

Despite higher first-quarter revenues and a growing work backlog, Granite Construction reported a loss of 57 cents per share in its most recent quarterly report. The economy and sluggish building climate continue to challenge the publicly owned company, one of the nation’s largest infrastructure contractors and construction-materials producers.

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