Rock Products Logo
 

 

 
 

AEM Warns of Dire Consequences from Mexican Tariffs

President Trump said he plans to move forward with imposing tariffs on Mexican imports as part of his effort to stem the flow of migrants crossing the southern border, telling reporters at a news conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May that Republican senators would be “foolish” if they try to stop him.

Read more: AEM Warns of Dire Consequences from Mexican Tariffs

AGC Touts Benefits of Dreamer Act

The House of Representatives passed a bill that would offer a path to citizenship to more than 2 million undocumented immigrants, including “Dreamers” who were brought to the United States as children.

Read more: AGC Touts Benefits of Dreamer Act

Women on Boards Organization Honors MDU Resources

MDU Resources Group Inc. has been named a Winning “W” Company by 2020 Women on Boards for achieving at least 20% women on its corporate board before the year 2020.

Read more: Women on Boards Organization Honors MDU Resources

Construction Spending Flat in April

The U.S. Census Bureau estimated that construction spending during April 2019 was at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,298.5 billion, nearly the same as (±1.3%) the revised March estimate of $1,299.2 billion. 

Read more: Construction Spending Flat in April

Eagle Materials to Separate Heavy, Light Materials Businesses

Eagle Materials Inc. announced that its board of directors has approved a plan to separate its Heavy Materials and Light Materials businesses into two independent, publicly traded corporations by means of a tax-free spin-off to Eagle shareholders. The separation is expected to be completed in the first half of calendar year 2020.

Read more: Eagle Materials to Separate Heavy, Light Materials Businesses