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Holcim shareholders threaten merger plans with Lafarge…again

Holcim shareholders threaten merger plans with...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Mar 31, 2015

Shares in Lafarge fell by approximately 2 percent Monday after two Holcim shareholders voiced their discontent with the revised merger ...

Multiple states delaying or canceling transportation projects over highway funding uncertainty

Multiple states delaying or canceling transportation...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 26, 2015

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association reports that four states have canceled or delayed transportation improvement projects due to ...

Charles Luck IV named NSSGA chairman

Charles Luck IV named NSSGA chairman

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 25, 2015

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) named Charles Luck IV, president and CEO of Luck Companies, as its ...

Holcim-Lafarge merger back on track

Holcim-Lafarge merger back on track

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 25, 2015

The short-lived hold on the Holcim-Lafarge merger has ended, with the cement companies jointly stating they have “reached an agreement ...

DRIVE Act aims to support Highway Trust Fund by limiting spending to roads and bridges

DRIVE Act aims to support Highway Trust Fund by...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 24, 2015

Five Republican congressmen have proposed a legislative effort to support the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) without increasing gas taxes primarily ...

More than 1/3 of New York roads and bridges are in poor and deficient condition

More than 1/3 of New York roads and bridges are in poor...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 23, 2015

The Road Improvement Program’s “Conditions and Safety of New York’s Roads and Bridges” report shows that 37 percent of the state’s ...

Associations rally for long-term highway funding bill during World of Asphalt

Associations rally for long-term highway funding bill...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 23, 2015

Leaders from five road and bridge building-related trade associations held a rally for World of Apshalt and AGG1 attendees pushing ...

#FixTheTrustFund campaign aims to flood social media with infographics supporting a long-term highway bill

#FixTheTrustFund campaign aims to flood social media...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 20, 2015

The Transportation Construction Coalition this week launched a 12-day social media infographic campaign to “press Congress to find a permanent fix ...

Bomag unveils drastically redesigned BW11RH-5 roller with seamless cab, new tire config (PHOTOS)

Bomag unveils drastically redesigned BW11RH-5 roller...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 19, 2015

Bomag Americas has launched its Tier 4 Final (T4F) BW11RH-5 roller at the World of Asphalt show in Baltimore, representing a ...

Atlas Copco launches new intelligent compaction system with touchscreen tablet

Atlas Copco launches new intelligent compaction system...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 19, 2015

Atlas Copco’s new intelligent compaction system presented at the World of Asphalt in Baltimore offers a touch screen tablet interface ...

Caterpillar launches RM500B rotary mixer with Tier 4 Final engine, several enhancements

Caterpillar launches RM500B rotary mixer with Tier 4...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 18, 2015

Designed for both full-depth road reclamation projects and soil stabilization jobs, Caterpillar has launched an update to its RM500 rotary ...

FHWA: Americans drove more than 3 trillion miles in 2014

FHWA: Americans drove more than 3 trillion miles in...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 18, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) says Americans drove slightly more than 3 trillion miles last year, ...

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