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NSSGA: Base Regulations on Sound Science

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) submitted a Statement for the Record to the Senate Subcommittee on Superfund, Waste Management, and Regulatory Oversight in support of their efforts to ensure that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) bases regulations and guidance on transparent science.

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MDU Resources Group Acquires Sweetman Construction Co.

MDU Resources Group Inc. has acquired Sweetman Construction Co., a premier provider of aggregates, asphalt and ready-mix concrete in the Sioux Falls, S.D., market. 

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MSHA Awards $10.5 Million in State Grant Funding

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) awarded $10,537,000 in grant funding to support safety and health courses, and other programs. MSHA awarded grants to 46 states, the Navajo Nation, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. 

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TRIP Issues Grim Report on Missouri Roads, Bridges

Roads and bridges that are deteriorated, congested or lack some desirable safety features cost Missouri motorists a total of $7.8 billion statewide annually – as much as $2,0311 per driver- due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays.

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Transportation Spending Predicted to Increase 13 Percent

According to FMI's U.S. Construction Outlook Third Quarter 2018 Report, total engineering and construction spending for the United States is forecast to be up 6 percent in 2018, compared to up 5 percent in 2017. 

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