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KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens appoints Jeff Schwarz as Oregon facility president

Jul 04, 2014

KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens appoints Jeff Schwarz as Oregon facility president

KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens announced this week that it has appointed Jeff Schwarz as president of Oregon manufacturing facility Johnson Crushers International. In his new position, Schwarz is responsible for setting and achieving goals for the facility. He reports directly ...

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Martin Marietta completes $3.3 billion acquisition of Texas Industries

Jul 03, 2014

Martin Marietta completes $3.3 billion acquisition of Texas Industries

Martin Marietta Materials has completed its acquisition of Texas Industries, The Dallas Morning News reports. When announced in January, the deal was valued at $2.7 billion. But the report notes that Martin Marietta’s stock is up 25 percent since then, putting ...

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SME Foundation launches humanitarian program for mining communities

Jul 02, 2014

SME Foundation launches humanitarian program for mining communities

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration Foundation (SMEF) has announced the launch of the Miners Give Back program, which aims to improve the lives of people in communities where mining is or has been an integral part. “As the largest ...

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Aggregates Industries US names Guy Edwards COO

Jul 02, 2014

Aggregates Industries US names Guy Edwards COO

Aggregate Industries, a Holcim Group Company, announced this week that Guy Edwards is the new Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Edwards plans to focus on strategy implementation and business improvement. His responsibilities include assessing the company’s structure, efficiency and ...

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California’s new stormwater permit to be more transparent

Jul 02, 2014

California’s new stormwater permit to be more transparent

California is adopting a new Industrial Stormwater Permit on July 1, 2015, marking the first time the permit has been changed since 1967. Adam Harper, director of policy analysis with the California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA), says the two ...

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Foxx unveils DOT’s plan for state reimbursements starting next month

Jul 01, 2014

Foxx unveils DOT’s plan for state reimbursements starting next month

The projected insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund is inching closer (it’s expected to run out of money next month), and the U.S. Department of Transportation is has been trying to prepare state DOTs. In its latest preparation effort, the U.S. ...

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Shareholders approve Martin Marietta acquisition of Texas Industries

Jul 01, 2014

Shareholders approve Martin Marietta acquisition of Texas Industries

Martin Marietta Materials and Texas Industries have each received approval from their shareholders for the two companies to merge, investment research site Zacks reports. The two companies announced the acquisition in January and earned approval from the U.S. Department of Justice ...

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Check out the nation’s leading sand and gravel producers, operations

Jun 30, 2014

Check out the nation’s leading sand and gravel producers, operations

Aggregates Manager recently published its annual list of the nation’s top 25 construction aggregates producers. The list includes details about production and sales in the industry. The top companies are selected based on production in a given year. This year’s list ...

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Diesel fuel prices rise for 2nd consecutive week

Jun 30, 2014

Diesel fuel prices rise for 2nd consecutive week

U.S. diesel fuel prices are up for the second consecutive week, rising $0.001 per gallon for the week ending June 23. This week, diesel prices also rose in seven of 10 U.S. regions. The West Coast less California region experienced the greatest ...

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Martin Marietta earns DOJ approval of $2.7 billion Texas Industries acquisition

Jun 27, 2014

Martin Marietta earns DOJ approval of $2.7 billion Texas Industries acquisition

Martin Marietta Materials can move forward with its purchase of Texas Industries following a deal with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). Martin Marietta President and CEO Ward Nye and Texas Industries Executive Vice President and CFO Anne Lloyd announced the ...

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MSHA issues 43 citations during May impact inspections

Jun 27, 2014

MSHA issues 43 citations during May impact inspections

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced Thursday that it issued 43 citations and 17 orders to metal and nonmetal mines during May impact inspections. Of those, a stone quarry received 24 citations, while a sand and rock mine received ...

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Share your safety tips

Jun 27, 2014

Share your safety tips

Here at Aggman.com, we place a lot of importance on safety. We update you with alerts and reports from the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), share information about operations with exemplary safety practices and even offer tips for keeping workers ...

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