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14 • ROCK products • February 2019 www.rockproducts.com IN THE KNOW the motor vehicle fuel user fee – which hasn't been adjusted in 25 years – can be a big part of the solution. I've also said the Chamber is open to viable alternatives – but we haven't heard too many other ideas." The Chamber will be offering cash prizes totaling $25,000 to those who can come up with the best, most viable ideas for a long-term sustainable funding source for infrastructure. "We want to hear from everyone – stu- dents, academics, business leaders, the people out there doing the build- ing – everyone," Donahue said. "We'll consolidate and publish all of the good ideas we receive – and we'll have a big debate starting Feb. 5 at our annual Infrastructure Summit." Last year, the U.S. Chamber laid out a four-part plan to give the country a 21st century infrastructure system for a 21 st century economy. FAST FACT The Chamber will be of- fering cash prizes totaling $25,000 to those who can come up with the best, most viable ideas for a long-term sustainable funding source for infrastructure. Great Lakes Limestone Trade Up 1.3 Percent in 2018 Shipments of limestone on the Great Lakes totaled 28.4 million tons in 2018, an increase of 1.3 percent compared to 2017, reported the Lake Carriers' Asso- ciation. 2018's loadings were reported as 2.8 percent above the trade's five- year average. Loadings from U.S. quarries totaled 23.45 million tons, an increase of 1.2 percent compared to 2017. Shipments from U.S. quarries also topped their five-year average by a like percent. Shipments from Canadian quarries Tom Donohue 300 BOOM-TO- BREAKER COMBINATIONS CUSTOMIZED TO YOUR SITE DECADES OF EXPERIENCE & CUSTOMER SERVICE For 60 years BTI has worked with aggregate & mining companies to power productivity and break into profitability. Whether you're above ground or underground, we offer over 12 different model series customized to fit your site for maximum endurance. APPLICATIONS: Primary crushers // grizzlies // draw points // stopes POWER YOUR PRODUCTIVITY www.rockbreaker.com 1-800-567-8267 INDIANAPOLIS 2019 SEE US AT

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