DOL and industry roundtable convenes to talk roads, jobs, and safety

DOL and industry roundtable convenes to talk roads, jobs, and safety

- Oct 30, 2014

Collaboration with the aggregates industry regarding challenges facing it and the nation was the focus of an Oct. ...

Ray LaHood calls for ‘a big pot of money’ to fix America’s roads and bridges

Ray LaHood calls for ‘a big pot of money’ to fix America’s roads and bridges

- Oct 30, 2014

Continuing his “America is one big pothole” theme, former U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood used an ...

VP Biden wants to see increase in infrastructure spending

VP Biden wants to see increase in infrastructure spending

- Oct 30, 2014

Vice President Biden wants to see an increase in infrastructure spending, saying it would spur growth and create jobs. "Build, build, ...

How to stay safe while working with a small or short-handed crew

How to stay safe while working with a small or short-handed crew

- Oct 29, 2014

One of the lingering effects of the construction downturn is the difficulty contractors now face finding skilled workers. Whether ...

Asphalt pavement mixes are greener, more sustainable than ever

Asphalt pavement mixes are greener, more sustainable than ever

- Oct 29, 2014

Asphalt pavement mixes are more sustainable than ever thanks to the increased use of recycled materials and energy-saving ...

Price of diesel hits lowest point in five years

Price of diesel hits lowest point in five years

- Oct 29, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel hit its lowest point in nearly five years ...

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Earth Science Week: Make sure it’s coming to a classroom near you

Earth Science Week: Make sure it’s coming to a classroom near you

- Oct 7, 2014

Mine chocolate chip cookies? Pan for gold? Learn about rock art in national parks? Earth science has never been more cool or offered better opportunities to inform and educate the ...

Sneak peek: Inside Unimin’s safety strategies

Sneak peek: Inside Unimin’s safety strategies

- Aug 25, 2014

Be sure to check out our plant profile of Unimin's underground operation in Guion, Ark., in the September issue of Aggregates Manager. The company has not only created an interesting and unique ...

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Volvo’s new excavators deliver fuel efficiency

Volvo’s new excavators deliver fuel efficiency

The Volvo EC250E and EC300E crawler excavators deliver a 5-percent improvement in fuel efficiency compared to past models. ...

Terex debuts the largest jaw in its modular line

Terex debuts the largest jaw in its modular line

Terex Minerals Processing Systems (MPS) rolls out its MJ47 primary jaw crusher module, which is said to increase ...

Turkey comes early this year

- Oct 1, 2014

The process of buying property and developing a greenfield site can be daunting. Testing must be conducted to ...

State and province news

- Oct 1, 2014

Alabama Forbes magazine reports that Vulcan Materials moved up a spot in the S&P 500. Based on order by ...

RollOuts – October 2014

- Oct 1, 2014

Largest jaw in modular line Terex Minerals Processing Systems (MPS) rolls out its MJ47 primary jaw crusher module, which ...

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