Vulcan’s Cabarrus Quarry Receives National Recognition

Vulcan Materials Co. announced that its Cabarrus Quarry in Concord, N.C., received an Excellence in Community Relations Gold Award from the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA). This top level national award recognizes a superior level of active involvement with and positive contributions to the facility's neighboring community. In addition, the quarry achieved Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) conservation recertification for its commitment to environmental stewardship.

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NSSGA Calls Trump's Proposed Infrastructure Cuts Surprising

President Trump sent his budget to Congress, a “wish list” that reflects his vision for federal discretionary spending. This kicks off the fiscal year 2018 Congressional appropriations season, and the process by which members of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees ultimately set the funding levels for these programs.  

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Transportation for America Group Blasts Trump's Budget Proposal

Transportation for America –  an alliance of elected, business and civic leaders from communities across the country advocating for investment in smart, homegrown, locally-driven transportation solutions – released a strongly worded objection to President Trump's budget proposal for FY 2018. The proposal cuts the U.S. Department of Transportation’s discretionary budget by 13 percent, ends the popular TIGER competitive grant program, eliminates the New & Small Starts transit construction program, and terminates funding for long-distance passenger rail funding, among other notable cuts.

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Vulcan, Nature Preserve Collaborate on Conservation Project

Vulcan Materials Co. announced that it has received certification from the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) for its efforts to protect, enhance and monitor wildlife and habitat restoration projects at Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve.

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Cemex, LafargeHolcim Faced with Political Implications of Trump's Wall

Cemex announced that it has opted not to bid on supplying President Donald Trump’s proposed wall between the Mexico-U.S. border, putting profits secondary to a potential political backlash in its home country.

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