Tag: President Trump

President Trump’s proposed steel tariff

April 4, 2018By

Aggregate industry members share their reactions to President Trump’s proposed 25 percent tariff on steel and what impact it might have on them.

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CalPortland excited about the aggregate industry’s future

February 14, 2018By

CalPortland had a positive response to the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, and it looks forward to the passage of a comprehensive infrastructure bill sometime in 2018.

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Why Martin Marietta is optimistic about the months to come

February 13, 2018By

Coming off a record-setting 2017, the fundamental drivers for additional growth at Martin Marietta remain in play according to Ward Nye.

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Tax reform bill headed to White House

December 20, 2017By

Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act early Wednesday morning, overhauling the U.S. tax code for the first time in more than three decades.

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NSSGA: Five ways tax reform could affect the industry

October 4, 2017By

NSSGA says the tax reform plan recently unveiled by the White House includes provisions relevant to U.S. aggregate operations.

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Mid-year construction materials review

September 25, 2017By , and

If the first-half of 2017 for the construction materials industry can be summed up in a word, it’s “uncertainty.”

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Companies selected to build border wall prototypes

September 1, 2017By

Although the U.S. Congress has not approved funding for a border wall between the United States and Mexico, the Trump administration has selected four companies to build concrete prototypes.

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Senate rejects Trump’s proposal to cut transportation funding

July 27, 2017By

A Senate panel rejected President Trump’s effort to eliminate Obama-era transportation grants, as opposed to providing a funding boost for the program.

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