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Aggregate Industries Travilah Quarry Hosts Open House

Travilah Quarry, owned by Aggregate Industries US (AIUS), held its 19th annual Earth Day Open House in Rockville, Md., where more than 2,200 members of the community celebrated Earth Day, learned about operations at the site and helped quarry employees raise money for a local nonprofit.

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Aggregate Industries US Maryland Operations Honored

Aggregate Industries US (AIUS) operations in Maryland received recognition for its safety accomplishments at this year’s Maryland Transportation Builders and Materials Association (MTBMA) Safety Awards Banquet in Glen Burnie, Md. These awards are annually given to employees who, while working for Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) locations, promoted safety on their job sites and maintained zero accidents under their supervision throughout the previous year.

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New Construction Falls in April; Highways Rise

The value of new construction starts in April fell 8 percent from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $608.3 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. Nonresidential building pulled back following its sharp March increase, and residential building also declined due to a slower pace for multifamily housing. Meanwhile, the nonbuilding construction sector showed improvement, with public works strengthening after its lackluster March performance.

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