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Builder Sentiment Remains Historically Low

The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), released today, held in the single digits for a fourth consecutive month in February.

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Second National Aggregate Base Conference

The Second National Aggregate Base Conference in Orlando, March 9-10, is set to unveil state-of-the-art design and construction methods for aggregate bases, presenting options and cost-effective solutions using inverted base design principles and construction practices developed by the International Center for Aggregates Research (ICAR).

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Grasan To Exhibit At Agg1

Grasan, of Mansfield, Ohio, will exhibit in booth 823 at the AGG1 Aggregates Forum and Expo in March 2009 at Orlando, Fl. The company will emphasize their capabilities and equipment for aggregate systems.

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Cummins Approves B20 For Some Engines

Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) announces the approval of B20 biodiesel blend for use with 19- to 78-liter high-horsepower engine platforms manufactured after January 1, 2008. This approval provides a significant expansion of Cummins engine compatibility with B20 usage, bringing the environmental benefits of using a 20 percent renewable fuel blend to high-horsepower applications in mining, oil and gas, rail, industrial and power generation markets.

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2008 Nssga Stars Of Excellence

NSSGA has announced the winners of its National Stars of Excellence program for 2008. Member operations from Lafarge, Luck Stone Corporation and Vulcan Materials Company received top honors. The seven winners, along with all Gold Award recipients of the Excellence in Safety, Environment and Community Relations for 2008, will be recognized on March 9 during an awards ceremony at NSSGA's Annual Convention in Orlando, Fla.

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