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LafargeHolcim North American Aggregates Business Rises

LafargeHolcim reported that for 2019, net sales were up 3.1% like-for-like with record net income of CHF $2,072 million (+32%). Sales of aggregates (mt) were 269.9 million mt, versus 273.8 million mt in 2019, a decrease of 1.4%. In North America, aggregates sales were 113.5 million mt, versus 109.6 million mt the year previous, a 3.6% increase. 

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Trump Outlines New Infrastructure Funding Plan

President Donald Trump has outlined a new $1 trillion plan for spending on roads, rails, water systems and other infrastructure. This time, the president is proposing to rely fully on federal spending. 

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Martin Marietta to Move into New Corporate Headquarters

In 2021, Martin Marietta will move its corporate headquarters from 2710 Wycliff Road in Raleigh, N.C., into a new office building, according to a Triangle Business Journal report. The company leased the new five-story, 125,000-sq.-ft. GlenLake Seven office building and will be its sole tenant.

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AEM Co-Hosts Presidential Infrastructure Roundtable

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) co-hosted the first-ever presidential candidate forum on infrastructure on the campus of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. The Moving America Forward: A 2020 Presidential Candidate Forum on Infrastructure, which was broadcast live by C-SPAN, featured former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, and billionaire Tom Steyer. 

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