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New Report Indicates Encouraging Economic Signals

FMI, a provider of management consulting and investment banking to the engineering and construction industry, released its “Construction Outlook: Second Quarter 2011” report.

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New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co. Reports Earnings

New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co. Inc., a privately held, vertically integrated construction materials supplier and heavy/highway construction contractor in Pennsylvania and western New York – and a national traffic safety services and equipment provider – announced results for the fourth quarter and full year ended February 28, 2011.

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Knife River Employees from Seven States Involved in Flood Fight

Several communities within Knife River Corp.’s business territories – central North Dakota and western Iowa – are in crisis-management mode to hold back the rising Missouri River waters. Hundreds of Knife River employees from seven states have come together to save homes, businesses and whole neighborhoods.

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Catamount, Patton Boggs to Offer ACRI Training

Catamount Consulting LLC and Patton Boggs LLP will team up to provide Alternative Case Resolution Workshops this summer in Elko, Nev. and Denver.

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New Study Estimates Public Health Costs of Traffic Congestion

New research by the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis (HCRA) at the School of Public Health estimates that the additional fine particulate matter emissions that can be traced back to traffic congestion in the nation's 83 largest urban areas lead to more than 2,200 premature deaths in the U.S. last year. The related public health cost, researchers say, was, conservatively, at least $18 billion.

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