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H&K Focuses on Maintenance Training

A four-day, on-site maintenance training course was provided by Caterpillar (Cat) Paving Products Inc. at H&K Group Inc.’s  corporate campus in Skippack, Pa.

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Carmeuse Acquires Yager Materials

Carmeuse Lime & Stone announced that it has acquired Yager Materials and its subsidiaries. By acquiring Yager, Carmeuse expands its presence in the construction market.

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AGG1 Takes Indianapolis by Storm

The aggregates industry literally took Indianapolis by storm, as more than 10,000 people attended the 2019 AGG1 Academy & Expo and World of Asphalt shows. Rain, sleet, snow and high winds couldn’t prevent record-setting attendance numbers.

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January Construction Starts Rise 2 Percent

The value of new construction starts in January advanced 2 percent compared to December, reaching a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $722.5 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. The slight gain followed the loss of momentum that was reported towards the end of 2018, with total construction declines of 7 percent in November and 10 percent in December. 

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Vulcan Aggregates Shipments up 10 Percent in 2018

Vulcan Materials Co. announced results for the fourth quarter and year ended Dec. 31, 2018. Net earnings were $124 million and Adjusted EBITDA was $286 million in the fourth quarter. For the full year, net earnings were $516 million and Adjusted EBITDA was $1.132 billion (an increase of 15 percent) despite significantly higher energy costs. 

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