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Trump, congressional leadership agree on infrastructure bill dollar figure

May 1, 2019By

An infrastructure bill totaling $2 trillion will be pursued, but both sides still need to determine how to pay for improvements to the nation’s roads, bridges and more.

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Potential momentum on infrastructure bill this week

April 29, 2019By

President Donald Trump plans to meet Tuesday with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to discuss the prospects for infrastructure legislation.

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ARTBA report: Bridge repair pace slowing, deficiencies worsening

April 23, 2019By

More than 47,000 of the nation’s bridges are now classified as structurally deficient and in poor condition.

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Tommy Fisher, the president and CEO of Fisher Sand & Gravel who’s pictured at the 2019 Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, is confident his company can handle President Trump’s border wall project more efficiently. Photo by PamElla Lee Photography

Fisher Sand & Gravel offers to step up on border wall

March 11, 2019By

Tommy Fisher, the president and CEO of Fisher Sand & Gravel, has a solution to help bring President Trump’s vision of a border wall to life.

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Martin Marietta: Business fundamentals, demand remains strong

February 28, 2019By

The company expects continued strength in the private sector, as well as increased public-sector activity, to drive shipment, pricing and profitability growth in the months ahead.

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Granite Construction poised for strong start to 2019

February 28, 2019By

A federal infrastructure bill and a cooperative Mother Nature should spur growth in 2019 for Granite Construction, the company’s president and CEO says.

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Weldon Materials' Bob Weldon is the new chairman of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association. Photo courtesy of NSSGA

Incoming NSSGA chairman Weldon outlines his vision

February 12, 2019By

With infrastructure and other key industry issues on the line in Washington, incoming NSSGA chairman Bob Weldon sees tremendous opportunities ahead.

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At the 2019 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference, NSSGA's Michael Johnson, right, joined Pit & Quarry's Kevin Yanik for a discussion on legislative and regulatory affairs. Photo by PamElla Lee

Will Congress pass an infrastructure bill in 2019?

January 31, 2019By

NSSGA’s Michael Johnson discussed the possibility at the 2019 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference.

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