CRH Ventures’ Roads accelerator application deadline nears for start-ups

Sources: CRH Ventures, Dublin; CP staff The venture capital unit of CRH Plc is accepting applications through March 28 for its latest accelerator program, Roads of the Future. Open to Construction and Climate Technology start-ups poised to advance surface transportation infrastructure, the CRH Ventures program will identify companies that can demonstrate solutions to specific challenges within three distinctive segments: Smart…

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PCA finds more liquidity to Highway Trust Fund shoring than meets the eye

Sources: Portland Cement Association, Washington, D.C.; CP staff

Initial reports find Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) and Sen. Chris Murphy’s (D-CT) call for an increase in federal gasoline and diesel taxes—aimed at shoring up the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) longer term while preventing potential road construction work stoppages this season—will spur a $164 billion increase in HTF revenues.

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