Senate Passes Water Resources Development Act

The U.S. Senate passed the 2022 Water Resources Development Act – a bill to provide for improvements to the rivers and harbors of the United States, to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, and for other purposes – by a 93-1 vote. The lone nay was Sen. Michael Braun (R-Ind.). The House and Senate must now reconcile the…

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Martin Marietta Shipments Rise

July 28, 2022 – The publicly traded companies are starting to report second-quarter and first-half results. Martin Marietta Materials, in its second-quarter report, noted that aggregates shipments totaled 57.8 million tons, a 9.3% increase, versus 52.9 million tons in the second quarter of 2021. For the first six months of the year, the company is reporting aggregates shipments of 99.9 million tons, a 11% increase versus 90.0 million tons in the…

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