House Bill Rescinds Old Earmarks

House passed and sent to the Senate a bill to rescind $713.2 million of federal-aid highway contract authority for member-designated high-priority projects that have been on the books as long as 23 years

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Txi Offers $600 Million Senior Notes

Texas Industries has launched an offering for $600 million of senior notes due 2020

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New-Home Sales Rebound From Record Low

Coming off an historic low in May, sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 23.6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 330,000 units in June, according to U.S. Commerce Department data

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Industry Reps Pitch For Infrastructure Spending

Bill Schneider, president and CEO of Knife River, testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure regarding the status of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

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Nfpa Offers Electrical Safety Course

Starting in September, the National Fire Protection Association, developer and publisher of NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace will offer a three-day seminar that concludes with an exam

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