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Graniterock Construction Academy Takes Teens Beyond Textbook

Andrea Rocha spent the summer before her senior year at Watsonville High School in California washing, testing and measuring aggregate at Graniterock’s research laboratory in Aromas, Calif.

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Graymont Concludes Deal to Create Park with Overburden

Graymont announced that agreements have concluded with three Canadian municipalities involved with the Bedford Heritage Project, "a crucial step in the realization of a unique initiative that will help ensure the continuing long-term operation of one of the largest employers in the region," the company said.

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Transportation Support a Positive for Candidates

A new analysis of eight states that passed legislation to increase their state motor fuel taxes in 2015 to pay for important new transportation improvements shows that 98 percent of Republican and Democratic lawmakers who supported the bill won their primary races in 2016.

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Rural Infrastructure Summit Addresses Challenges

A crowd of about 100 equipment manufacturers, elected officials, industry representatives and members of the agriculture community convened at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, to discuss the needs, challenges and opportunities for U.S. infrastructure as it relates to the future of the agriculture economy and rural communities.

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Construction Spending Flat in July

The U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced that construction spending during July 2016 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,153.2 billion, nearly the same as (±1.5 percent) the revised June estimate of $1,153.5 billion. The July figure is 1.5 percent (±2.3 percent) percent above the July 2015 estimate of $1,135.9 billion.

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