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Remembering 9/11

RFTR 911 150Sept. 11, 2015 – Bells are tolling and tears are flowing as the nation marks a dark day in sorrowful yet hopeful ceremonies.

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Take a Senator to Work Day

RFTR Senator 150Aug. 28, 2015 – Maybe it should have been called "Take a Senator to Work Day." In its ongoing push for congressional action on a multi-year surface transportation reauthorization, the North Carolina Aggregates Association helped organize a tour for Republican Sen. Thom Tillis.

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Bridges of Doom

RFTR BRIDGE 150August 18, 2015 – One month ago, an elevated section of Interstate 10 collapsed amid heavy rains in the California desert, injuring one driver, stranding many others and halting travel for thousands by cutting off both directions of the main corridor between Southern California and Arizona.

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MSHA Alert on Bins and Hoppers

RFTR BINHAZARDS 150August 10, 2015 – MSHA has issued a special alert on steel storage bins and hoppers. Steel storage bins can hold a large amount of material and if they fail, the consequences can be fatal, the agency said.


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Rain, Rain, Go Away

RFTR RAINDROPS 150August 4, 2015 – While parts of the West are suffering from historic drought conditions, other parts of the country experienced massive rainfall earlier this year.

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