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Eagle Crusher Co. Names VP of Sales And Marketing

Eagle Crusher Co. named Brad Kemerling vice president sales and marketing. CEO Susanne Cobey said, “Brad brings a highly successful 25-year sales-management background in the bulk material handling and mining industries, which will enable Eagle Crusher to expand into new products and market segments globally.”

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ARTBA Voices Support for Coal Ash Bill

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) called for enactment of House legislation that would prohibit the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from classifying recycled coal ash as a “hazardous substance.”

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NSSGA Calls on MSHA to Make Changes to POV Rulemaking

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) has called on MSHA to make substantial changes to its proposed rulemaking on pattern of violations (POV) in comments submitted to the agency.

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Housing Starts Rise 7.2 Percent in March

Nationwide housing starts rose 7.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 549,000 units in March from an upwardly revised number in the previous month, the U.S. Commerce Department reported. Coming on the heels of disappointing declines in February, this gain was represented in both the single- and multifamily sectors, and was mirrored by substantial improvements in building permit issuance for the same period.

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TRIP Report Assails Condition of Ohio’s Infrastructure

A new report finds that 26 percent of Ohio’s major roads are in need of repair, 24 percent of its bridges are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete, 45 percent of the state’s urban highways are congested, and Ohio's rural traffic fatality rate is nearly four and a half times that of all other roads in the state.

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