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St. Lawrence Seaway Stone Shipments Up 6 Percent

According to the latest figures, cement/clinkers tonnage shipments via the St. Lawrence Seaway for the period of March 29 to August 31 are up 25 percent compared to the same period last year. These cement/clinker shipments go to marine terminals at both U.S. and Canadian ports within the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway region.

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TRIP: Wisconsin Roads, Bridges in Dire Need of Repair

Roads and bridges that are deteriorated, congested or lack some desirable safety features cost Wisconsin motorists a total of $6.8 billion statewide annually – up to $2,321 per driver in the state’s largest urban areas – due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays. 

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Congress Approves Billions of Dollars in Construction Funding

Congress passed a Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 appropriations bill – which the president is expected to sign into law – that increases military construction spending by 2.4 percent, and boosts Corps of Engineers funding 11 percent, the most Congress has ever appropriated to the agency, according to the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

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Hangar, DroneBase Partner on Data Capture Program

Hangar Technology, the world’s first end-to-end platform for 4DVisual Insights, and DroneBase, the largest global drone operations company, announced a partnership that will leverage DroneBase’s global API and Pilot Network to scale Hangar’s technology nationally and provide enterprises with a reliable alternative to adopting an internal drone program.

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Van der Graaf to Hold Drum Motors Event in Texas

Van der Graaf will host a special event – Reduce Downtime with New Generation Drum Motors – on Oct. 17, 2018, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Saint Arnold’s Brewing Co. in Houston. Attendees will learn how the new generation of drum motors improves conveyor efficiency, reduces downtime and costs, as well as the company's latest development – the GrizzlyDrive. 

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