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Wendling Quarries Acquires Coots Materials

Wendling Quarries Inc, purchased the Iowa assets of Coots Materials Co. (CMC), according to a company announcement. "We are honored to have been approached by Dave and Mary Coots, along with their daughter Tyneal and Jody Herger, to purchase their company. The offer was largely a result of a longstanding friendship between Dave Coots and Tony Manatt," the company stated. 

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Dodge Momentum Index Falls in May

The Dodge Momentum Index fell 1.0% in May to 141.0 (2000=100) from the revised April reading of 142.4. The Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Data & Analytics, is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year. 

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Pennsylvania's Kelly Calls for Infrastructure Investment

Rep. Mike Kelly (R-Pa.,) gave a five-minute oral statement during the House Ways & Means Committee’s Members’ Day Hearing on Tuesday, June 4. Kelly’s testimony focused on the need for infrastructure investment in his district in northwestern Pennsylvania and across the United States, according to the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association.

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Illinois Legislators Earmark $41 Billion for Infrastructure

The Illinois House and Senate adjourned their spring legislative session concluding what turned out to be a very successful session for the aggregates industry, according to the Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers (IAAP).

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Department of Commerce Report Targets Permitting Delays

The National Mining Association (NMA) applauded the recommendations of a new U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) report which aims to ensure a reliable supply of minerals in the United States. The report is the culmination of months of collaborative work with various U.S. agencies in response to Executive Order (EO) 13817, “A Federal Strategy to Ensure Secure and Reliable Supplies of Critical Minerals.”

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