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Graniterock Solar Panels Earn Clean Air Leader Award

Installing 3,000 solar panels at Graniterock's A. R. Wilson Quarry this year did more than roll back the meter. Graniterock was recognized as a clean air champion by the Monterey Bay Air Resources District in California due in part to the company’s use of solar as an alternative energy source.

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Granite Construction Reports Strong Third Quarter

Granite Construction Inc. reported that third quarter 2018 revenue was up 10.3 percent year-over-year to $1.06 billion. Third quarter 2018 net income of $55.7 million was an increase of 21.1 percent from net income of $46.0 million in the third quarter of 2017. 

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Lehigh Hanson Donates Reclaimed Mine to Carolina Waterfowl Rescue

Lehigh Hanson Inc. announced that its Hanson Aggregates Marlboro Sand & Gravel site in Bennettsville, S.C., has donated approximately 200 acres of reclaimed mining property to Carolina Waterfowl Rescue (CWR), a non-profit wildlife rescue organization that provides sanctuary, rescue and rehabilitation for wildlife, farmed and exotic animals. 

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Buzzi Unicem Sells 2,629 Acres to the State of Illinois

Lone Star Industries Inc., dba Buzzi Unicem USA, announced the sale of 2,629 acres to the State of Illinois in an effort to promote mined land reclamation and expand the state's most heavily visited state parks.

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New Home Sales Fall in October

Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 544,000 units in October after an upwardly revised September report, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. This is the lowest sales pace since December 2016. However, on a year-to-date basis, sales are up 2.8 percent from this time in 2017.

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