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Spring Regulatory Agenda Reveals EPA, MSHA Priorities

According to the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA), the Trump administration recently released its Spring Regulatory Agenda, outlining the actions federal agencies intend to prioritize in the coming year.

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Deere-Hitachi Host Trade Press at Kernersville Campus

On May 17, Deere-Hitachi Construction Machinery Corp. – the joint venture by John Deere and Hitachi Construction Machinery – welcomed members of the trade press to its Kernersville, N.C., campus for a tour of its manufacturing facility and demonstrations that included the new John Deere 345G LC reduced tail swing excavator. Rock Products Associate Editor Josephine Patterson was in attendance. 

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ARTBA Hall of Fame Honorees Have Aggregates Connection

The Vecellio family, Charles F. Potts and Thomas N. Iovino are the 2018 inductees to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation’s Transportation Development Hall of Fame. The group was honored, along with the 2016 and 2017 class inductees, at a May 14 dinner in Washington, D.C.

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New Construction Starts in April Pull Back 13 Percent

The value of new construction starts in April fell 13 percent from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $674.3 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. The decline follows the 11 percent gain reported for March, which was the highest level of construction starts over the preceding six months.

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Cemex Holds First California Building Materials Forum

Cemex hosted more than 80 clients in Walnut Creek, Calif., during its first-ever California Building Materials Forum, with experts providing insight on industry trends, sharing best practices and looking forward to the future of the industry. 

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