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Locked Up!

The North Region in Duncan, S.C., participated in the local MDA Fundraiser.  Shannon Cameron and Bennita  Shiffer agreed to be “arrested” to raise money.  We appreciate the teamwork these two ladies displayed to help a worthy cause.  Way to go!  

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Senate Tax Panel Postpones Action on Highway Trust Fund Fix

To allow Democrats and Republicans additional time to develop a bipartisan plan to preserve federal highway and transit investment for the remainder of 2014, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) announced today his committee would delay action on legislation to stabilize the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) until after the Senate returns from its week-long […]

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ARTBA Washington DC Fly-In with Transportation Construction Coalition

      American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) hosted a 3 day Washington DC Fly-In alongside the Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) Fly-In where members attended briefings by congressional transportation leaders and Capitol Hill events. Victoria Taffet, Business Development Manager for GA, pictured with Congressman Sanford Bishop had meetings with all of the Georgia […]

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Donation for Max the K-9

The North Region donated money to the Duncan, S.C.,  police dept. for K-9 bullet proof vests. Axel just turned 19 months old which is the age needed for getting a vest.  Pictured to the left is Officer Dodd and K-9 Max with his vest. The police department was very appreciative of our generosity for giving […]

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National Safety Council Safety Month in June, Week 4, Distracted Driving

Our final week of National Safety Month in June, Distracted Driving, is a very important topic. The majority of us have cell phones and use them constantly at work and at home. Our company has a strict policy regarding cell phone use. Anyone that is driving a company automobile MUST use a Bluetooth device and […]

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Highway Trust Fund Is Running Out of Money

The Highway Trust Fund (HTF) is quickly running out of money, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx reminded Fast Blog readers on Tuesday. Our sister site, Better Roads, reports that the latest Highway Trust Fund Ticker shows the HTF is on track to shortfall in August — before the current highway bill, MAP-21, expires. Read More

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National Safety Council Safety Month in June – Week 3/Struck-By

National Safety Council Safety Month in June – Week 3/Struck-By  Struck-by objects is another leading cause of construction-related deaths. Approximately 75% of struck-by fatalities involve heavy equipment such as trucks or cranes. The number of workers fatally struck by a vehicle was at a seven-year high in 1998. Did you know? One in four “struck […]

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National Safety Council’s Safety Month in June, Week 2, Slips, Trips and Falls

According to the National Safety Council, in 2010, there were 264 fall fatalities (255 falls to lower level) out of 774 total fatalities in construction. These deaths are preventable. Slips and trips occur due to a loss of traction between the shoe and the walking surface or an inadvertent contact with a fixed or moveable […]

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Sloan Construction Celebrates Safety Month in June

    Each year, more than 80,000 workers suffer an injury on construction job sites across the nation per the National Safety Council. Sloan Construction considers the safety of its employees and the general public to be its number one priority. The ultimate goal is to provide a healthy and safe environment free of accidents […]

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Sloan Celebrates National Military Appreciation Month in May!

  Congress designated May as National Military Appreciation Month in 1999 to ensure the nation was given the opportunity to publically demonstrate their appreciation for the sacrifices and successes made by our service members – past and present. Each year the president makes a proclamation, reminding Americans of the important role the U.S. Armed Forces […]

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