Georgia Construction Aggregate Association Names New Board Members

The Georgia Construction Aggregate Association is proud to announce the addition of three new members to its board of directors and the naming of Travis Miller of Blue Grass Materials as president of the board. Representing Georgia’s aggregate industry producers, these individuals will assist the association in its mission to serve as the leading voice for the aggregates industry in the state.

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Cemex Open to Supply Raw Materials for Trump's Wall

Cemex is open to providing quotes to supply the raw materials for President Donald Trump's promised border wall, its chairman told the newspaper Reforma . Trump repeated in a speech to Congress his vow that he would soon start building a barrier along the nearly 2,000-mile U.S.-Mexico border to prevent illegal immigrants and drugs crossing north. 

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TRIP Sounds Alarms on Kentucky's Roads and Bridges

Roads and bridges that are deteriorated, congested or lack some desirable safety features cost Kentucky motorists a total of $4 billion statewide annually – as much as $1,899 per driver in some urban areas – due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays, according to TRIP, a Washington, D.C.-based national transportation organization.

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January Construction Spending Rises; Highways Fall

Construction spending during January 2017 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,180.3 billion, 1.0 percent (±1.0 percent) below the revised December estimate of $1,192.2 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Trump Again Promises Infrastructure Spending

President Trump praised President Eisenhower for building the last “truly great” national infrastructure program in an address to a joint session of Congress. “The time has come for a new program of national rebuilding,” he said, and asked Congress to approve legislation that produces a $1 trillion investment in infrastructure, financed through public and private capital.

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