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New Commercial Construction Index Marks Growth

Commercial construction is in high demand across the country and contractors are confident in the trajectory of the industry, according to the USG + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index. Nearly all contractors surveyed – 96 percent – expect revenues to grow or remain stable this year compared to 2016, with 40 percent expecting an increase and only 3 percent expecting a decrease in revenue.

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New Data Illustrates A Quarry’s Positive Impact

Many people are unclear on the benefits of having an aggregates operation nearby. Quarries now have a resource to show the tangible benefits of their operations to share with community stakeholders and neighbors in the permitting process.

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TCC Supports Bipartisan Effort to Address Highway Trust Fund

The Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) commended the 253 bipartisan members of the House of Representative who joined together to advocate for a long-term solution to the Highway Trust Fund’s structural revenue deficit. 

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Polaris, Cemex Cut Ties on Strategic Alliance Agreement

Polaris Materials Corp. announced that Polaris and its subsidiary Eagle Rock Aggregates Inc. (ERA) have provided notice of their election not to renew the strategic alliance agreement and related joint co-operation and development agreements with Cemex, Inc. 

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Trump Talks Transportation Permitting, Regulations, Bureaucracy

President Donald Trump visited U.S. Department of Transportation headquarters June 9 to talk about cutting project permitting times before an audience that included a number of chief executives of state DOTs.

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