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Construction Spending Dips on Steel Tariffs; Highways Rise

The U.S. Census Bureau reported put-in-place construction statistics for March 2018. Construction spending was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,284.7 billion, 1.7 percent (±0.8 percent) below the revised February estimate of $1,306.4 billion. 

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Cemex Sees Net Sales Increase in First Quarter

Cemex announced that consolidated net sales increased by 8 percent during the first quarter of 2018 to $3.4 billion versus the comparable period in 2017.

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NSSGA Young Leaders Meeting Features Mark S. Walsh Award

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s 2018 Young Leaders (YL) Annual Meeting, held April 25-28 at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines in La Jolla, Calif., was a great success with more than 200 people in attendance. The meeting helped attendees improve professional and personal skills through development sessions, networking opportunities, and community service and teambuilding projects.

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MSHA Issues New Serious Accident Alert

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) issued the following Serious Accident Alert.

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