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TRIP Report Cites Dangers on Rural Roads

America’s rural heartland is home to nearly 50 million people, and its natural resources provide the energy, food and fiber that support the nation’s economy and way of life. But a new report finds that the nation’s rural transportation system, which is critical to the nation’s booming agriculture, energy and tourism sectors, is in need of modernization to address deficient roads and bridges, high crash rates and inadequate connectivity and capacity.

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Hawaiian Aggregates Business Sold

Mills Group added Ameron Hawaii’s Oahu and Maui ready mixed, precast and aggregate operations to its real estate development and investment business, closing a July 1 deal with Houston-based National Oilwell Varco.

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ConExpo Latin America Holds Successful Briefing

ConExpo Latin America conducted a well-attended and well-received exhibitor-information meeting in Santiago, Chile; construction equipment manufacturers and related industry companies learned details directly from show organizers about exhibiting at this world-class event that is bringing the unique ConExpo brand of quality and value to the region.

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Wood Appointed NSSGA Communications VP

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The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) appointed Bailey Wood to the role of vice president of communications. In this position, he will be a key leader as the association implements Rocks Build America, a three-year strategic plan to grow the scope and influence of the aggregates industry and refortify America’s infrastructure backbone.

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