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ARTBA Offers Legislative Blueprint for Infrastructure Bill

Members of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) are rolling out a comprehensive legislative blueprint with their vision for the future of the U.S. infrastructure network, with emphasis on expanded investments in the National Highway Freight Network.

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Martin Marietta Rolls to Record Second-Quarter Revenues

Martin Marietta Materials Inc. reported results for the second quarter ended June 30. Total revenues amounted to $1.279 billion versus $1.202 billion for the same period in 2018.

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Cemex Sees Second-Quarter Decrease; U.S. Sales Up

Cemex announced that, on a like-to-like basis for the ongoing operations and adjusting for foreign exchange fluctuations, consolidated net sales in the second quarter decreased by 3%, reaching $3.5 billion versus the comparable period in 2018. Operating EBITDA decreased by 14% on a like-to-like basis during the second quarter of 2019 to $644 million on a year-over-year basis.

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Senators to Introduce America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019

Sens. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Tom Carper (D-Del.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) will introduce America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act (ATIA) of 2019. The bill is the largest highway legislation in history.

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Vulcan's Aggregates Segment Paces Strong Second Quarter

Vulcan Materials Co. announced results for the quarter ended June 30. Net earnings were $198 million, up 24%, and Adjusted EBITDA was $372 million, up 15% compared to last year's second quarter.   

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