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Use of Shingles in Asphalt Pavements Guide Updated

Across the United States, about four out of every five homes have asphalt shingle roofs. Annually, as those roofs are replaced and maintained, about 12 tons of waste shingles are generated, and another 1.2 million tons of manufacturing waste shingles are generated during the production of new shingles.

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Despite State Funding, Michigan Roads Need Major Overhaul

While increased transportation funding provided by Michigan’s 2015 road funding package has allowed many projects to proceed throughout the state, additional investment is needed to complete numerous projects that would improve Michigan’s road and bridge conditions, relieve traffic congestion, and enhance traffic safety and efficiency. This is according to a new report from TRIP, a national transportation research nonprofit based in Washington, D.C.

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Association Execs Publish Op-Ed

Political news site The Hill published an op-ed by Dennis Slater, president of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, Audrey Copeland, Ph.D., P.E., president and CEO of the National Asphalt Pavement Association and Michael W. Johnson, president and CEO of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association.

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Walker Aggregates Operation Wins OSSGA Award

Orillia Pits, operated by Walker Aggregates Inc., in the Village of Hawkestone, Ontario, Canada, received the 2018 Community Relations Award from the Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association.

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