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Trump Administration Approves $50m in USFWS Construction Projects

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced $50 million in approved funding to rebuild critical U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) infrastructure. The approved projects will repair and rehabilitate aging wildlife refuge and fish hatchery infrastructure that contribute to the $1.4 billion backlog facing the USFWS.

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MSHA Issues Serious Accident Alert

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) issued the following Serious Accident Alert.

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Staker Parson Wins Project of the Year from AGC of Utah

Staker Parson Materials & Construction, a CRH company, won the 10 + Highway Project of the Year from the Associated General Contractors of Utah for its Mountain View Corridor project. The Mountain View Corridor: 5400 South to 4100 South Design-to-Build project was a joint venture of Ralph L. Wadsworth and Ogden, Utah-based Staker Parson. 

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Dodge Momentum Index Inches Up in May

The Dodge Momentum Index achieved a small gain in May, moving 1.8 percent higher to 167.8 (2000=100) from the revised April reading of 164.9. The Momentum Index 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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House Passes Water Resources Development Act

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) welcomed the U.S. House of Representatives passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) by a bipartisan vote of 408-2.

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