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Utah's Harper, Kilgore Pave Intermountain Path For Summit Materials

Summit has formed Harper-Kilgore LLC after closing on the assets of Salt Lake City-based Harper Cos., a ready mixed, aggregate and construction operator; and, Kilgore Paving and Maintenance LLC, an asphalt producer and pavement contractor

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Teamsters Picket Aggregate Industries Northeast

Teamsters Local 25 announced picketing at an unspecified number of Aggregate Industries ready mixed plants across New England, citing contract negotiations in which the company seeks hours and benefit reductions, plus seniority system changes

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Revised Pca Forecast: No Significant Industry Rebound Until 2013

Lagging federal and state investment in transportation construction will constrain recovery in cement consumption and concrete output from the severely depressed levels of 2009, when shipments dropped nearly 45 percent against 2005-06 peaks

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