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Metropolitan Update

RFTR METRO 150Feb. 4, 2016 – A ranking of the top U.S. metropolitan areas by the dollar amount of construction starts for commercial and multifamily building shows the New York City metropolitan area leading the nation in 2015, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. A total of $34.9 billion of commercial and multifamily projects in the New York City metropolitan area reached groundbreaking during 2015, up 66 percent from a year ago. For the nation as a whole, commercial and multifamily building in 2015 was reported at $162.7 billion, up 8 percent from a year ago.

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How Much Does Your State Rock?

RFTR MAP 150Jan. 21, 2016 – Does your state rock? How much? A new map from the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) shows how much aggregate is produced in each state.

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Take Our Survey

RFTR Survey 150Dec. 8, 2015 – Each year, Rock Products asks its readers to participate in a year-end Benchmark Survey designed to gauge reader response to questions regarding production, operations and other issues of interest to stone producers.

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RFTR HighwayBill2 150Dec. 4, 2015 – Congress finally got it right – almost. Last night's passage of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, or the FAST Act, sets America's transportation industry on the fast-track to success.

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