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Peckham Industries Acquires Palmer Paving

Peckham Industries Inc. has completed the acquisition of Palmer Paving Corp., a heavy highway construction and materials business based in Palmer, Mass. Palmer’s operations, seasoned business management team and more than 150 employees will remain intact and will provide Peckham with expanding business opportunities in the region. Together, the companies will optimize the synergies that exist between them.

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Hurricane Florence Hammers N.C. Roads, Quarries

North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) engineers have started to assess Hurricane Florence-affected roads so necessary repairs can be made in the hard-hit areas in eastern North Carolina, according to reports from NewsChannel 12.

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AEM's I Make America Town Hall Tour Concludes in Washington

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) on Sept. 20 co-hosted a town hall in partnership with Genie, a Terex AWP brand, in front of 150 Genie team members on the business’s showroom floor and with thousands more watching online. The event took place in Redmond, Wash.

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Cemex’s Balcones Quarry Marks 50th Anniversary

Cemex marked the 50th anniversary of its Balcones Quarry in New Braunfels, Texas, holding an event to celebrate the facility’s milestone while looking toward the operation’s future. 

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More than 300 Connecticut Bridges Structurally Deficient

More than 300 Connecticut bridges (20 ft. or longer), carrying 4.3 million vehicles daily, are structurally deficient, according to a new report released by TRIP, a Washington, D.C.-based national transportation research group. A bridge is structurally deficient if there is significant deterioration of the bridge deck, supports or other major components.

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