RP Video News: Martin Marietta Committed to Sustainability

Streets. Highways. Stadiums. Schools. As a leading provider of natural resource-based building materials, Martin Marietta is proud to provide the solid foundation upon which our communities thrive.  “As a company, we are built upon safety, integrity, excellence, community and stewardship – values that influence every aspect of our business, particularly when it comes to sustainability,” the company stated. “Rooted in our…

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Carmeuse James River Operation Rescues Historic Graveyard

Taking on responsibility for a historic graveyard is not something done lightly. But for the Carmeuse James River Operation in Buchanan, Va., it’s both an honor and a point of pride. The plant first stepped up to rescue the neighboring Boyd Family Cemetery back in 2020, after Site Operations Manager Clay Coleman read about it in the local newspaper, The Fincastle…

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Feds to Invest $27 Billion for Bridge Repair Program

The Biden administration will invest nearly $27 billion to fund repairs and replace bridges in need. To accomplish this, the Department of Transportation will launch the Bridge Replacement, Rehabilitation, Preservation, Protection and Construction Program, which will provide much-needed money to the states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico over five years; and $825 million for tribal transportation facilities.

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Concrete-AI Seeks Reduction of Cost, Carbon Footprint of Concrete

Concrete-AI, a data science company, announced it has raised $2 million in a seed financing round with participation by the Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment, a prominent family office and other marquee investors. This financing will accelerate the rollout of Concrete-AI’s pioneering data science platform that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to optimize supply chains…

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Granite Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Granite celebrated its centennial on Jan. 4. Founded 100 years ago in Watsonville, Calif., Granite has grown into one of our nation’s largest civil infrastructure contractors and construction materials producers. Granite works in multiple end-markets from Guam to Alaska to Florida and many points in between. Granite President and CEO Kyle Larkin wrote the following open letter to mark this occasion:

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