Tag: infrastructure spending

Dodge Construction Network forecasts 6 percent total growth in highway and bridge construction starts for 2022, with bridges accounting for $1.1 billion in growth. Photo: Joesboy/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Continued funding, support leading Michigan’s 2024 outlook

February 2, 2024 By

Doug Needham, executive director of the Michigan Aggregates Association, shares his thoughts on how 2023 was for Michigan aggregates and what his outlook is for 2024. 

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Lile Quarry is currently opening up a new pit in southwest Missouri, marking a new chapter at the operation that falls under owner Jim Lile’s purview. Photo courtesy of Kevin Yanik

Infrastructure spending prompts optimism among Missouri producers

January 29, 2024 By

Dan Kleinsorge, executive director of the Missouri Limestone Producers Association, shares his expectations for the industry in Missouri this year.

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FMI leaders discuss the flow of IIJA funds

September 12, 2023 By and

FMI Capital Advisors’ Rob Mineo and George Reddin offer an update on Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA) funding, what held up their flow and what the market can expect in 2024.

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Gallery: More sights from the 2022 Pit & Quarry Roundtable

July 6, 2022 By

Check out some additional photos from the Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference that took place last month at Chateau Elan in Braselton, Georgia.

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Outlook for infrastructure bill remains uncertain

March 9, 2021 By

An infrastructure bill could have passed easily in early 2021, but coming after $5 trillion in stimulus spending, its future looks somewhat uncertain.

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Trump nixes infrastructure advisory council

August 18, 2017 By

President Donald Trump put a halt to his still-developing Advisory Council on Infrastructure.

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House lawmakers push for fix of Highway Trust Fund

June 13, 2017 By

More than 250 members of the U.S. House of Representatives want to see a fix for the Highway Trust Fund included in any tax reform package this year.

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Trump signs order to expedite infrastructure projects

January 26, 2017 By

President Donald Trump signed an executive order designed to speed up environmental reviews and fast-track infrastructure projects, reports NSSGA.

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Organizations team to promote infrastructure needs with dedicated week

May 12, 2014 By

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the National Association of Manufacturers, Building America’s Future, the U.S. Council on Competitiveness

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