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One Bad Apple

Aggregates producers are largely hard working, honest and follow the letter of the law. When it comes to MSHA inspections, no one likes the scrutiny, but being professionals, operations deal with it.

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Making History

The do-nothing congress has finally done something. And it is actually historic.

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And Now . . . A Word from Our Founding Fathers

I was taken by a great press release that came from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA). They note that on Sept. 17, 1787, delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia signed the historic document they had created. ARTBA is using the 228th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution signing to remind Congress that Article One, Section Eight, makes support for transportation infrastructure investment a core federal government responsibility. It’s time, ARTBA said, for Congress to fix the Highway Trust Fund.

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