All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 51 points (0.3%) at 17,858 as of Monday, June 6, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,960 issues advancing vs. 999 declining with 178 unchanged.

The Materials & Construction industry currently sits up 0.7% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.4%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include USG ( USG), down 1.2%, and Cemex SAB de CV ( CX), down 1.1%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

3. Progressive Waste Solutions ( BIN) is one of the companies pushing the Materials & Construction industry higher today. As of noon trading, Progressive Waste Solutions is up $1.20 (1.7%) to $71.55 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.9 million shares of Progressive Waste Solutions exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 815,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $70.36-$72.20 after having opened the day at $70.36 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $70.35.

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Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. operates as a full-service waste management company. The company offers non-hazardous solid waste collection, recycling, and disposal services to commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers in 14 U.S. Progressive Waste Solutions has a market cap of $3.4 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 34.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 4 analysts who rate Progressive Waste Solutions a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Progressive Waste Solutions as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Progressive Waste Solutions Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Chicago Bridge & Iron ( CBI) is up $0.53 (1.4%) to $38.71 on light volume. Thus far, 437,271 shares of Chicago Bridge & Iron exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $38.19-$39.00 after having opened the day at $38.42 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $38.18.

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Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V. provides conceptual design, technology, engineering, procurement, fabrication, modularization, construction, commissioning, maintenance, program management, and environmental services worldwide. Chicago Bridge & Iron has a market cap of $4.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 2.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate Chicago Bridge & Iron a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Chicago Bridge & Iron as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its generally strong cash flow from operations. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Chicago Bridge & Iron Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Fluor ( FLR) is up $0.42 (0.8%) to $52.83 on light volume. Thus far, 269,151 shares of Fluor exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $52.46-$53.00 after having opened the day at $52.84 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $52.41.

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Fluor Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides engineering, procurement, construction, fabrication and modularization, commissioning and maintenance, and project management services worldwide. Fluor has a market cap of $7.3 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 11.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate Fluor a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Fluor as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Fluor Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the materials & construction industry could consider SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF ( XHB) while those bearish on the materials & construction industry could consider ProShares Short Basic Materials Fd ( SBM).