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Lafarge Donates to Habitat for Humanity

Lafarge North America donated time and materials to a New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity (NOAHH) build site, as a reflection of its commitment to volunteering and to building better cities. Lafarge U.S. President and CEO John Stull was on hand to present a check to the organization on behalf of Lafarge U.S. and its employees.

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Deficient Bridges Set Off Alarm Bells

An analysis of the 2013 National Bridge Inventory database recently released by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) shows cars, trucks and school buses cross the nation’s more than 63,000 structurally compromised bridges 250 million times every day. The most heavily traveled are on the Interstate system.

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NSSGA Notes Earth Day

earth dayToday marks the 44th anniversary of Earth Day, an annual occasion on which events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day is now celebrated in more than 192 countries each year.

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Haines & Kibblehouse Hosts Successful Job Fair

In response to a significant backlog of secured contract work on both the site contracting and materials segments of its business platform, Haines & Kibblehouse, Inc. (H&K) and The H&K Group Family of Companies, Skippack, Pa., held an extremely successful, multi-divisional job fair, the company said.

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Construction Jumps Forward in March

New construction starts in March advanced 7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $521.4 billion, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial.

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