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Hurricane Florence Hammers N.C. Roads, Quarries

North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) engineers have started to assess Hurricane Florence-affected roads so necessary repairs can be made in the hard-hit areas in eastern North Carolina, according to reports from NewsChannel 12.

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Cemex’s Balcones Quarry Marks 50th Anniversary

Cemex marked the 50th anniversary of its Balcones Quarry in New Braunfels, Texas, holding an event to celebrate the facility’s milestone while looking toward the operation’s future. 

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More than 300 Connecticut Bridges Structurally Deficient

More than 300 Connecticut bridges (20 ft. or longer), carrying 4.3 million vehicles daily, are structurally deficient, according to a new report released by TRIP, a Washington, D.C.-based national transportation research group. A bridge is structurally deficient if there is significant deterioration of the bridge deck, supports or other major components.

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AEM's I Make America Town Hall Tour Concludes in Washington

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) on Sept. 20 co-hosted a town hall in partnership with Genie, a Terex AWP brand, in front of 150 Genie team members on the business’s showroom floor and with thousands more watching online. The event took place in Redmond, Wash.

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Aggregate Producers Among NRMCA Quality Winners

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) announced the winners of its 2018 NRMCA Excellence in Quality Awards. Winning producers have demonstrated that they followed and exceeded quality management principles over a broad range of activities from commitment to quality, materials management, managing production facilities and product quality control while maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction. 

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