Vulcan Shifts Leadership

J. Thomas Hill, currently president of Vulcan's Southwest division, will assume the position of president, Florida Rock division, effective Sept. 1

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Transportation Earmark Database Running

A new database will allow the public to search for transportation projects submitted by any member of the House of Representatives in legislation originating in the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure in the 110th and 111th Congresses

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House Bill Rescinds Old Earmarks

House passed and sent to the Senate a bill to rescind $713.2 million of federal-aid highway contract authority for member-designated high-priority projects that have been on the books as long as 23 years

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Researcher May Improve Mine Communication

Ryerson University researcher Xavier Fernando is developing technology to make reliable wireless communication possible in underground mines.

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Txi Offers $600 Million Senior Notes

Texas Industries has launched an offering for $600 million of senior notes due 2020

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