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Single-Family Housing Starts Bounce Back in June

Nationwide housing starts rose 8.3 percent in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.22 million units, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department. Single-family production increased 6.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 849,000 units from a below-trend May reading of 799,000, while multifamily starts rose 13.3 percent to 366,000. Single-family production was at its second-highest rate this year.

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KCSA Presents Safety Awards

The Kentucky Crushed Stone Association (KCSA) presented its 2016 safety awards at its Summer Meeting.

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Cemex Shows Commitment to California Communities

Cemex is building on its commitment to communities in California by hosting events for nearby students and their families that give them an inside look at certain facilities while teaching them about the company's operations.

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Luck Ecosystems Expands Operations into Maryland

Luck Ecosystems, a business unit of Luck Stone that produces a variety of custom-engineered blended soils and riprap for environmental and recreational purposes, is expanding its footprint into Maryland through a partnership with Chaney Enterprises, the largest ready-mix, sand and gravel supplier in Maryland. 

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Polaris Materials Addresses First-Half Progress

Polaris Materials Corp. reported preliminary sales volumes for the quarter ended June 30, 2017, increased its full-year sales expectations; and announced the addition of new quarry and logistics management personnel.

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