Cement Industry Bestows 2017 John P. Gleason, Jr., Leadership Awards

Aug. 30, 2017, CHICAGO — The Portland Cement Association (PCA) today announced the winners of the 2017 John P. Gleason, Jr., Leadership Awards, honoring individuals who have exhibited leadership in association activities in support of member company objectives and operations. Congratulations to Winner: Ruben Guerrero Jr., Director of Corporate Affairs, Salt River Materials Group. Guerrero [...]

Highway Bill Gives Millions More To Arizona, Paves Way For Interstate 11

WASHINGTON – Arizona will receive an additional $380 million in federal highway and transit funds over the next five years under legislation passed by Congress on Thursday. The funding is considered vital in providing state and local officials in Arizona the certainty to plan and execute large transportation projects. Besides the increased money, the legislation [...]

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HOUSE PASSES BILL DEFINING SAND AND GRAVEL AS STRATEGIC AND CRITICAL

The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1937, the National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2015, by a vote of 254-177 on Oct. 22. Sand, gravel and minerals necessary for transportation infrastructure construction were included in the definition of strategic and critical minerals, despite the efforts of some lawmakers to delete them from [...]