Burnco Acquires Bestway Concrete of Colorado

Burnco Rock Products Ltd. has acquired Bestway Concrete Co., a leading ready mix concrete and aggregate producer in the metro Denver and northern Colorado regions.

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TRIP Report Sounds Alarm on Condition of Alabama Roads

The Road Information Program (TRIP) released its latest state report, this one on the state of roads and bridges in Alabama. "As Alabama works to build and enhance a thriving, growing and dynamic state, it will be critical that it is able to address the state’s most significant transportation issues by providing a 21st century network of roads, highways, bridges and transit that can accommodate the mobility demands of a modern society," the report stated.

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Palmore to Receive NSSGA's Barry K. Wendt Award

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) is proud to present the 2017 Barry K. Wendt Commitment Award to Doug Palmore, senior vice president of customer and technical services at Luck Companies. He will receive the award during NSSGA’s Annual Convention on March 6.

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MSHA to Award Grants for Mine Safety Education, Training

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced the availability of up to $1 million in grants for education and training programs to help identify, avoid and prevent unsafe working conditions in and around the nation’s mines.

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Martin Marietta Materials Reports Record Results

Martin Marietta Materials Inc. reported record results for the fourth quarter and full year 2016. For the fourth quarter of 2016, Martin Marietta achieved net sales of $889.0 million compared with $780.8 million in the 2015 fourth quarter; EBITDA was $229.7 million compared with $204.4 million; and earnings per diluted share were $1.55 compared with $1.26.

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