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Deere Again Named Among Most Ethical Companies

For the eighth consecutive year, Deere & Co. has been included on Ethisphere Institute’s “World's Most Ethical Companies” list. The research-based Ethisphere Institute is dedicated to the creation, advancement and sharing of best practices in business ethics, corporate social responsibility, anti-corruption and sustainability.

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ConExpo-Con/Agg Breaks Records

ConExpo-Con/Agg and IFPE 2014 took center stage in Las Vegas March 4-8 with tremendous energy and serious buyers. Total registration of 129,364 soared past the last edition of the shows as they achieved the second-highest attendance in their history. The shows also set new records for exhibit space, number of exhibitors and education tickets sold.

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NSSGA Unveils Rocks Build America Strategic Plan

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced a bold, new strategic plan for the aggregates industry. Released at NSSGA’s Annual Convention, Rocks Build America sets a new course for the organization to lead the policy debate on rebuilding America’s rapidly deteriorating transportation infrastructure.

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Construction Materials Prices Expand Again in February

Construction materials prices expanded 0.7 percent in February and are up 0.6 percent over the past year, according to the March 14 producer price index release by the Department of Labor. More specifically, nonresidential construction materials prices are up 0.7 percent for the month and are 0.4 percent higher than the same time one year ago.

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