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U.S. Dot Unveils 2010 Budget Framework

The U.S. Department of Transportation today unveiled the framework of its proposed fiscal year 2010 budget. Additional budget details will be available in April of this year.

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Americans Driving Less

With new data released today, America's trend of declining driving started its second year with a loss of 12.9 billion vehicle-miles traveled (VMT), or 5.3 percent less

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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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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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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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