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New Home Sales Rise in July

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 5.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 507,000 units in July, according to newly released data from HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Aggregates Production Rises in Second Quarter

An estimated 607 million metric tons (Mt) of total construction aggregates was produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the second quarter of 2015, an increase of 3 percent compared with that of the second quarter of 2014, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

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McLanahan to Host Water Management School

Many mineral- and aggregate-processing facilities are facing strict regulations on water management and usage, especially in areas of the United States such as California, which has been facing serious drought conditions.

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