Luck Companies Takes Action to Improve Chesapeake Bay

The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay recognized Luck Companies – Corporate Campus as a "Businesses for the Bay" Founding Gold Member. Luck Companies – Corporate Campus renewed its membership with a growing partnership of large and small businesses in the Chesapeake Bay watershed that are undertaking voluntary actions to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed, rivers and streams. 

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Van der Graaf Holds Drum Motor Seminars in Texas

Van der Graaf held several seminars in Texas to demonstrate to local aggregates producers how to optimize the efficiency, operating costs and safety of drives. The seminars were held in Fort Worth and New Braunfels. Rock Products was on-hand to participate in the Fort Worth session.

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ACG Materials Acquires North Florida Rock

H.I.G. Capital LLC (HIG), a private-equity investment firm, announced that its portfolio company, ACG Materials – a vertically integrated producer and processor of industrial minerals and aggregates including gypsum, limestone, sand, gravel and downstream food, pharmaceutical and plaster products – has acquired North Florida Rock Ltd (NFR).

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Dodge Momentum Index Loses Steam in April

The Dodge Momentum Index fell 5.1 percent in April to 133.8 (2000=100) from its revised March reading of 140.9. The Momentum Index 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.

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Construction Materials Segment Down at MDU Resources

MDU Resources Group Inc. reported 12 percent higher first-quarter earnings from continuing operations of $35.5 million, or 18 cents per share, compared to first quarter 2016 earnings from continuing operations of $31.6 million, or 16 cents per share.

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