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Wyoming Aggregates Producer Adopts Drone-Based Aerial Intelligence Platform

McMurry Ready Mix, one of Wyoming’s largest aggregates and ready mix producers and crushing operations, is using the Kespry platform for inventory management, mine mapping and auditing. McMurry Ready Mix has facilities across Wyoming, including one of the state’s biggest fleets of construction equipment and trucks, serving the needs of major private sector and governmental contracts.

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Arcosa Rides Cherry Acquisition to Strong First Quarter

Arcosa Inc. reported that revenues increased 19% to $488.2 million in the first quarter of 2020. In its report, the company noted its response to COVID-19:

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230,000 U.S. Bridges Need Repair, New Analysis of Federal Data Finds

Nearly 231,000 U.S. bridges need major repair work or should be replaced, according to an American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) analysis of the just released U.S. Department of Transportation’s 2019 National Bridge Inventory (NBI) database.

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Summit Materials' Aggregates Volumes Increase in First Quarter

Summit Materials Inc. reported that net revenue increased by 11.9% to $342.4 million in the first quarter 2020, versus $306.0 million in the prior-year period. The improvement in net revenue was primarily attributable to organic volume and price growth in ready-mix concrete and aggregates.

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New Home Sales Fall

Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 15.4% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 627,000 units in March, coming off a downward revision in February, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. The March rate is 9.5% lower than the March 2019 pace.

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