Mucha to Receive James M. Christie Award

Randall J. “Randy” Mucha, corporate director of health and safety for Lehigh Hanson, will receive the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) James M. Christie Safety and Health Professional of the Year Award. The award recognizes an individual for substantial contributions and commitment to safe and healthy practices within his or her company and the industry.

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NSSGA Announces Community Relations Excellence Awards

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced the Gold Award winners of the Community Relations Excellence Awards.

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25 Years of U.S. Bridge Data Reveals Condition Improvements

Sustained funding and improved practices over the past 25 years have led to a steady improvement of the condition of U.S. bridges. The latest National Bridge Inventory (NBI) data released by the U.S. Federal Highway Administration reveals a remarkable decline of structurally deficient bridges to 55,309 (9 percent of nationwide inventory) in 2016 from 118,757 (21 percent of the inventory) back in 1992.

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MDU Resources Construction Materials Business Reports Record Earnings

MDU Resources Group Inc. reported 2016 earnings from continuing operations of $232.4 million, or $1.19 per share, compared to 2015 earnings from continuing operations of $175.7 million, or 90 cents per share. In the fourth quarter of 2016, earnings from continuing operations were $66.3 million, or 33 cents per share, compared to $55.7 million, or 29 cents per share, in 2015.

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United States Lime & Minerals Sees Higher Sales, Increased Demand

United States Lime & Minerals Inc. reported fourth quarter and full-year 2016 results. Revenues in the fourth quarter 2016 were $34.2 million, compared to $31.3 million in the comparable 2015 quarter, an increase of $2.9 million, or 9.2 percent.

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