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McLanahan restructures company, names Sean McLanahan as CEO

Mar 26, 2014

McLanahan restructures company, names Sean McLanahan as CEO

McLanahan Corporation announced Monday that it is restructuring its top-level positions and changing titles in the executive management team. As part of the restructuring effort, the company has named Sean McLanahan, a sixth-generation family owner, as CEO, effective March 2014. Other members ...

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Idaho Sand and Gravel seeks permit extension for Meridian site

Mar 25, 2014

Idaho Sand and Gravel seeks permit extension for Meridian site

Idaho Sand and Gravel is seeking a permit extension that would allow the company to continue operating at its site in Meridian, Idaho, according to a report from KTVB. The current permit is set to expire April 4, and the company ...

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Terex presents AEM with ‘I Make America’ fingerprint painting (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Mar 25, 2014

Terex presents AEM with ‘I Make America’ fingerprint painting (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Following ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014 earlier this month, Terex donated a unique piece of art to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ (AEM) “I Make America” campaign. During the show, Terex invited attendees to stop by the company’s exhibit at the Gold Lot to ...

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Diesel fuel price report: March 24, 2014

Mar 24, 2014

Diesel fuel price report: March 24, 2014

U.S. diesel fuel prices are down for the second consecutive week, falling $0.015 per gallon for the week ending March 24. This week, diesel prices also fell in all U.S. regions. The Central Atlantic region experienced the greatest weekly decrease this week, ...

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Dufferin expected to start operating Paris gravel pit in 2015

Mar 24, 2014

Dufferin expected to start operating Paris gravel pit in 2015

Activity at Dufferin Aggregates’ gravel pit in Paris, Ontario will soon begin to increase. The company is expected to begin operations at the 600-acre site in 2015, with on-site activity likely to start in the next three months, according to a ...

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Learn how to resolve blasting-related conflicts with NSSGA’s latest webinar

Mar 24, 2014

Learn how to resolve blasting-related conflicts with NSSGA’s latest webinar

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) will host a webinar focused on drilling and blasting this week. Related: McCook Quarry resumes blasting for first time since November earthquake Dubbed “Why Are My Neighbors Complaining About Blasting and What Can I Do ...

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Follow these best practices for safe work zones

Mar 21, 2014

Follow these best practices for safe work zones

With the busy spring season upon us, it’s important to brush up on ways to improve jobsite safety. One way to do so is to ensure everyone is doing their part to keep work zones safe. Follow these best practices for safe ...

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Trans-border freight value rises 2.6% in 2013

Mar 21, 2014

Trans-border freight value rises 2.6% in 2013

The value of freight moved in 2013 between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and Mexico, was up 2.6 percent in 2013, compared to 2012, according to data released by the U.S. Department ...

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Spring Safety Resources

Mar 20, 2014

Spring Safety Resources

Spring has arrived, and with it comes the need to be more alert. That’s because many operations are gearing up for another busy season. And more busy workers could equal an increased risk of injury. But you can prevent jobsite injuries. Take steps ...

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Vulcan Materials adds Grayson Hall to board of directors, Ann McLaughlin Korologos retires from board

Mar 20, 2014

Vulcan Materials adds Grayson Hall to board of directors, Ann McLaughlin Korologos retires from board

Vulcan Materials Company has elected Grayson Hall to serve on its board of directors. Hall is chairman, president and CEO of Regions Financial Corporation. He serves on the boards of Regions Financial Corporation, Regions Bank and Zep Inc., is chairman of ...

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Proposed mine in Minnesota earns permit recommendation

Mar 19, 2014

Proposed mine in Minnesota earns permit recommendation

The Renville County Planning Commission in Minnesota has recommended granting an interim use permit to Duinick Inc. for a proposed hard rock mine in Prinsburg, Minnesota, Prairie Business reports. The proposed mine would sit on a 39.5-acre site. The county’s Board of ...

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SME-endorsed safety initiative aims for zero fatalities in five years

Mar 19, 2014

SME-endorsed safety initiative aims for zero fatalities in five years

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) announced Wednesday that its Board of Directors voted last month to endorse a safety initiative that aims for zero fatalities and a 50-percent injury rate reduction in five years (0:50:5). Related: SME announces ...

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