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An Update for the Asphalt Pavement Industry

With long-term federal infrastructure investment in the balance, the results of the 2014 mid-term elections have given NAPA and the asphalt pavement industry new opportunities and challenges in securing a guaranteed revenue source for the ailing Highway Trust Fund. Both the 113th Congress’s lame-duck session that starts later this month and 114th Congress that starts […]

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Republicans Gain Control of Senate, Expand House Majority

Tuesday’s elections shifted the balance of power in the Senate, expanded Republican control of the House and brought about several changes on key transportation-related committees.  As of this hour, Republicans have gained 13 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and at least seven seats in the Senate previously held by Democrats. While there will […]

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SC Congressman, Jim Clyburn, Visits Asphalt Plant

On October 30, 2014, Congressman, Jim Clyburn,  attended a plant tour arranged by SCAPA, SC Asphalt Pavement Association.  Scott Fant, Paul Edwards and Victoria Taffet represented Sloan Construction at the event held at Lane Construction’s Orangeburg asphalt plant site.  

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Warm Mix Asphalt Use on the Rise According to NAPA

October 20, 2014 According to the latest survey of asphalt mix producers conducted by the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), 106.4 million tons of warm-mix asphalt — nearly a third of all asphalt pavement mix production — was used during the 2013 construction season. This marks a […]

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Students From Presbyterian College Visit Quarry

On October 20, 2014, Freshman through Senior students from Presbyterian College from Clinton, SC, toured our rock quarry in Blacksburg, SC. The students are about half way through their course on Earth Sciences and the visit fit well into the study of rocks, minerals and geology.  The tour was given by Irvin Wilson, Aggregate Manager, […]

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Still Time to Tell Congressional Candidates to Fix the Highway Trust Fund!

There are less than two weeks before a hotly contested election where both parties are jockeying for leverage in the U.S. House of Representatives and control of the Senate. That means the iron is still hot and it’s time to strike to make sure the individuals vying to represent you know the importance of increasing […]

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Sloan Attends 2014 Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Fair

Our Safety Managers along with several Sloan employees recently attended the 2014 Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Fair hosted by the SC State Transport Police, SC DOT and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Our guys learned great information on the different types of compliance review investigations, proper documentation techniques, CSA Basics and intervention measures and […]

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Penny for Progress – Vote Yes November 4th!

On November 4, 2014, the citizens of Lexington County will have the opportunity to address an important question regarding the Penny for Progress in Lexington County, South Carolina. The Penny for Progress program is a funding mechanism for infrastructure needs within Lexington County, South Carolina. This program has been implemented in other Counties in South […]

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DOT Publishes Final Revisions to DBE Rule

The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) October 2 published its revisions to the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program rule, the culmination of a 25-month rulemaking process.  The 58-page document encompasses numerous changes to the way U.S. DOT and state and local transportation agencies will administer the program on federal-aid highway, transit and airport construction […]

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October 6 thru the 10 is Driver Safely to Work Week

Driving is a privilege. A driver’s license gives you a certain level of freedom, but it also gives you an enormous amount of responsibility. When behind the wheel this responsibility comes in many forms: Wearing safety belt Driving sober Focusing on the road Driving defensively Always maintain a safe distance. Use the 3-second rule during  […]

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