Legislative and Federal Update

An Update Of Recent Legislation And Initiatives Coming Out Of Washington, D.C. Senate Passes Water Resources Development ActThe 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 –…

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How The Housing Slowdown Affects GDP

Look, there is no sugar-coating this, the housing market is really slowing down because of the action the Fed is taking to tame inflation. Interest rates are on the rise, and that has served to tamp down a tremendously overheated housing market that was starting to look eerily similar to the tulip mania craze of the 1600s in Holland, when…

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Holcim US Enhances Concrete Portfolio in Colorado, Minneapolis Markets

Holcim US has introduced DYNAMax high-performance concrete to its innovative concrete product portfolio in the Denver, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Twin Cities, Minn., markets.  Integrating high strength, durability and superior rigidity, DYNAMax addresses today’s engineering demands for design innovation, complex technical requirements, and environmental responsibility. “The ever-increasing population demands more buildings and infrastructure, and in the United States especially, this…

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CEMEX, Granite Focus on Sustainability

CEMEX USA wrapped up its second annual Sustainability Month, celebrating Earth Day and the company’s longstanding commitment to sustainability and circular economy with activities across the United States designed to promote environmental awareness and encourage positive action for our planet. Throughout April, CEMEX USA held events nationwide that included educational seminars, tree plantings and tree distributions to encourage employees, customers…

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Tsurumi Pump Talks About Pumps for Infrastructure

During Infrastructure Week, Tsurumi Pump Regional Sales Manager Derek Jackson talked about the pump qualities contractors should pay the most attention to for infrastructure work. What role do pumps play in infrastructure projects? Pumps play an essential two-part role in infrastructure. First, in the process of creating infrastructure, they keep construction sites dry. Second, once work is complete, they’re often…

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U.S. Chamber Welcomes Global Infrastructure Partnership

At the 2021 G7 Summit, President Biden and G7 leaders announced their intent to develop a values-driven, high-impact, and transparent infrastructure partnership to meet the enormous infrastructure needs of low- and middle-income countries and support the United States’ and its allies’ economic and national security interests.  Over the past year, members of the Administration have traveled to hear directly from…

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