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NSSGA, Highway Materials Group Urge Congress to Support State DOTs

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA), via the Highway Materials Group (HMG), sent a letter to Congressional leadership requesting federal support for state Department of Transportation (DOT) agencies who are facing decreasing revenues as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Deere Produces Protective Face Shields For Health Care Workers

Deere & Co., in collaboration with the UAW, the Iowa Department of Homeland Security and the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association has joined a number of organizations and companies across the country to produce protective face shields for health care workers in response to the COVID-19 health crisis.

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Caterpillar Commits $8.5 Million to COVID-19 Support

The events surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic continue to evolve rapidly. Caterpillar’s commitment to the safety, health and well-being of its team and the communities they serve is being bolstered by corporate resources. 

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MSHA Reports Two Fatalities

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has reported two fatalities.

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Howell Sand Back in Operation After COVID-19 Issue

Amarillio, Texas-based Howell Sand Co. is back in operation after being temporarily shut down by local law enforcement. According to a news release, officials and the owners of Howell Sand were able to resolve the issues that resulted in the action last week.

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