Monthly Archives: July 2016

  • Congress Punts Long-Term Aviation Bill

    Congress passed another short-term extension of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) policy and tax authority today. This measure will only last until Sept. 30, 2017, but will keep the FAA functioning during the busy summer travel season. The previous authorization expired on Friday and lawmakers approved a 14-month extension before that deadline. The funding level…

    Posted 7/13/16 at 2:30 PM

  • Calcium Carbonate Market to Grow to 2020

    PR Newswire highlights a new Sandler Research report indicating an increase in the calcium carbonate market at 6.20% CAGR to 2020. Read more about this and other stories relevant to pulverized minerals producers. Research and Markets offers analysis of the worldwide limestone market with forecasts from 2015 through 2022 in their new strategic…

    Posted 7/7/16 at 4:21 PM

  • NSSGA Opposes Timber Building Bill

    Today, pro-lumber members of the U.S. House of Representatives introduced legislation that would direct government funding towards studying the benefits of wood over traditional construction materials in tall residential and commercial projects. “NSSGA is very disappointed to see members of Congress foregoing marketplace fairness by using federal funding to show preference to one building material…

    Posted 7/6/16 at 6:25 PM

  • New Regulatory Consulting Firm Opens for Construction Materials Industry

    River Landing Solutions LLC is a brand new company that has opened in Tennessee. It will specialize in navigating the regulatory process in the constrution materials industry.

    Posted 7/2/16 at 3:15 PM