Tag: President Trump

P&Q Roundtable attendees are largely optimistic about the new tax law but they have serious questions about how it affects Congress’ ability to pass something meaningful on infrastructure. Photo: iStock.com/ Ron and Patty Thomas

Fiscal year 2019 construction funding approved by Congress

September 21, 2018By

Congress passed a Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 appropriations bill, which is expected to be signed into law by President Trump, providing significant funding for military construction projects.

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EPA administrator Pruitt resigns

July 6, 2018By

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned from his position, as announced by President Trump on Twitter.

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FMI: Favorable roads lie ahead

June 11, 2018By and

While the market trembles, the fundamentals remain very positive for the construction materials sector.

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Steel, aluminum tariffs officially imposed on US allies

June 1, 2018By

Exemptions from the Trump administration’s tariffs on steel and aluminum imports were not extended to Canada, Mexico and the EU after failed negotiations.

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Trump extends deadline on steel, aluminum tariffs

May 1, 2018By

The United States extended its May 1 deadline of tariffs on steel and aluminum imports by 30 days, moving the deadline to June 1. 

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Dodge Momentum Index up in March 2018

April 9, 2018By

The Dodge Momentum Index, led by the commercial sector, improved 6.1 percent in March.

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Martin Marietta’s Nye visits with Trump on infrastructure

April 5, 2018By

Ward Nye is optimistic about the road ahead on infrastructure following a visit with the president.

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Uncertainty surrounds Trump’s infrastructure plan

April 5, 2018By

Top White House infrastructure advisor DJ Gribbin is leaving the Trump administration, begging the question of whether the president’s plan can pass this year.

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