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Sold!

Martin Marietta Materials, Vulcan MaterialsAugust 18, 2014 – Martin Marietta Materials has now sold what needed to be sold. The company completed the divestitures required pursuant to a consent decree that was a condition of the Department of Justice's clearance of Martin Marietta's acquisition of Texas Industries Inc., which closed on July 1, 2014. 

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A 10-Month Band-Aid

HighwayBillAugust 11, 2014 – President Obama has signed a $10.8 billion measure that will fund highway and bridge repairs for the next 10 months.

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Ozinga RMC Integrates Illinois Sites

illinois-road-mapAugust 7, 2014 – A definitive agreement with Aggregate Industries, centered on ready mixed production and fleet assets at 14 Meyer Material Co. sites, has netted Ozinga Bros. an expanded footprint across seven northern Illinois counties.

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Just the CrusherFax, Ma'am

“CrusherFax by Mellott Company.”August 1, 2014 – Now this is an innovative idea. The federal government’s U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued to Mellott Company the federal service mark registration for “CrusherFax by Mellott Company.”

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Patch Issue in Play

Highway Trust FundJuly 30, 2014 – Congress is still trying to patch up the Highway Trust Fund. Yesterday, senators voted overwhelmingly, 71-26, to pass a bipartisan plan that was similar to the House bill, except in how it divided up funding sources.

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