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Lakes Limestone Trade Up Slightly in June

Shipments of limestone on the Great Lakes totaled 4,066,915 tons in June, an increase of less than 1% from a year ago, according to the Lake Carriers' Association. This June’s loadings were above the month’s five-year average by 7%.

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Lehigh Hanson Tests Technology Solution for Trucking

Lehigh Hanson Inc., has selected Trelar Logistics Inc., for a pilot program to help modernize the company’s aggregates delivery capacity, booking and scheduling of trucks. The pilot will include Lehigh Hanson’s truck partners.

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Mississippi Lime to Acquire Southern Lime

Mississippi Lime Co., a portfolio company of HBM Holdings, announced it has executed a definitive agreement to acquire the Calera, Ala., lime business of Covia, operating historically as Southern Lime. 

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Dodge Momentum Index Increases in June

The Dodge Momentum Index moved 4.0% higher in June to 146.1 (2000=100) from the revised May reading of 140.5. The Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Data & Analytics, 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. The June increase for the Momentum Index reflected a 6.1% jump by its institutional component and a 2.4% gain by its commercial component.

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Peckham Industries Educates on Aggregates

Last month, representative companies of the Liquid Asphalt Distributors Association (LADA) presented informational seminars to Highway Superintendents at the 74th annual Cornell Local Road Program at Ithaca College, Ithaca, N.Y.  

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