Tag: infrastructure

Aggregate producers like Quality Stone & Ready Mix would like to see more action on infrastructure take place at the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfurt, Kentucky. Photo: iStock.com/fotoguy22

How Kentucky is faring with infrastructure funding

August 13, 2019By

Despite having an above-average infrastructure grade, the Bluegrass State remains in dire need of sufficient funding.

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Future aggregate demand variables to consider

June 12, 2019By

S-C Market Analytics’ David Chereb provides his latest aggregate forecast as construction activity flattens out despite U.S. economic growth.

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Some aggregate industry leaders see a potential end to the journey of securing adequate infrastructure funding. Photo iStock.com/undefined

Coming together on our crumbling infrastructure

May 24, 2019By

The long road to secure adequate funding for our nation’s roads and bridges stretches on, but some industry leaders see a potential end in sight.

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NSSGA’s Johnson writes Trump urging action on infrastructure

May 22, 2019By

Michael Johnson, president and CEO of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), reached out to President Trump and congressional leaders encouraging them to take the next steps on a critical industry issue.

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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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PCA expects cement consumption to slow in 2019

March 26, 2019By

The pace of cement consumption growth is expected to soften each year through 2021, the Portland Cement Association reports.

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NSSGA appoints VP of government, regulatory affairs

March 25, 2019By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association promoted Michele Stanley to vice president of government and regulatory affairs.

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