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TRIP Report Chronicles Infrastructure Issues in Tennessee

Roads and bridges that are deficient, congested or lack desirable safety features cost Tennessee motorists a total of $5.6 billion statewide annually – as much as $1,821 per driver in some areas – due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays. Increased investment in transportation improvements at the local, state and federal levels could relieve traffic congestion, improve road, bridge and transit conditions, boost safety, and support long-term economic growth in Tennessee, according to a new report released by TRIP, a Washington, D.C.-based national transportation organization.

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AEM Launches Infrastructure Competition

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced the Infrastructure Vision 2050 Challenge — a three-phased, crowd-sourced competition to award a total of $150,000 in prizes for innovative ideas to overhaul the crumbling infrastructure that Americans rely upon to move people, materials, products, services and information.

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MSHA Warns Producers on Lockout Procedures

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has penned the following letter to producers regarding effective lockout procedures.

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HeidelbergCement Focuses on Aggregates Improvement

HeidelbergCement has started a "continuous Improvement" program called Aggregates-CI in order to continuously optimize the operational and commercial working processes at its aggregates operations. The new program follows the margin-improvement program CLIMB Commercial that successfully concluded at the end of 2015.

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