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Iowa Limestone Producers Association presents community relations awards

Mar 20, 2015

The Iowa Limestone Producers Association (ILPA) presented community relations awards to three companies and one individual during its 70th Annual Convention. The recipients, which are listed on the ILPA website, include the following: Martin Marietta Materials’ Alden District employees received a ...

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Manufacturer News – Siemens’ Lisa Davis selected as one of 2015 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology; Hyundai announces 2014 Pinnacle Award winners; Michelin garners recognition from Deere & Company

Mar 20, 2015

Manufacturer News – Siemens’ Lisa Davis selected as one of 2015 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology; Hyundai announces 2014 Pinnacle Award winners; Michelin garners recognition from Deere & Company

Lisa Davis, member of the Managing Board at Siemens, was selected as one of the 2015 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by the National Diversity Council, Business Wire reports. The winners are selected based on the following criteria: Top ...

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Astec Industries’ Dr. J. Don Brock loses battle with cancer

Mar 20, 2015

Astec Industries’ Dr. J. Don Brock loses battle with cancer

Astec Industries, Inc. announced that Dr. J. Don Brock, chairman and former CEO of the company, lost his battle with mesothelioma cancer on March 10. He was 76 years old. Brock and four others founded Astec in 1972 and watched it ...

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NSSGA comments on latest developments in proposed Waters of the U.S. rule

Mar 18, 2015

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association is, once again, asking for everyone’s help in calling for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to go back to the drawing board on the proposed Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule. At a ...

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Thursday’s AGG1 Academy pick – TH55: Why are My Neighbors Complaining about Blasting and What Can I Do about It?

Mar 18, 2015

Thursday’s AGG1 Academy pick – TH55: Why are My Neighbors Complaining about Blasting and What Can I Do about It?

Presenter: Doug Rudenko, Vibra-Tech Engineers At most mining operations, blast vibration levels are kept well below established criteria, yet compliance with the regulations does not always solve the conflicts arising from blasting operations. Mine operators often resort to random changes in ...

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New Hampshire town votes to purchase sand and gravel pit

Mar 17, 2015

One of the items discussed during the Nelson, N.H., annual town hall meeting was the purchase of a sand and gravel pit in a neighboring town, which would allow the city to excavate its own materials for town roads. SentinelSource.com ...

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Wednesday’s AGG1 Academy pick – W57: Attracting Young People into the Industry – Demographics are Against Us!

Mar 17, 2015

Wednesday’s AGG1 Academy pick – W57: Attracting Young People into the Industry – Demographics are Against Us!

Presenters: Phil James, Colin Jenkins, and Julian Smallshaw, Institute of Quarrying The industry has an aging workforce. We need to attract young people into the aggregates sector. Using our proven knowledge of running a successful apprenticeship program, we will demonstrate how ...

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Cemex USA operations recognized by Wildlife Habitat Council

Mar 16, 2015

Cemex USA operations recognized by Wildlife Habitat Council

Cemex USA has announced that nine of its sites in Florida, Tennessee, Ohio, and Georgia received certifications through two Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) programs, Corporate Lands for Learning and Wildlife at Work. The WHC builds partnerships with corporations and conservation ...

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Tuesday’s AGG1 Academy pick – T67: Cost-Effective Automated Haul Trucks for the Aggregates Industry

Mar 16, 2015

Presenters: Travis Chewning, Luck Stone, and Jeremy Brown, Jaybridge Robotics From autonomous haul trucks in giant mines of the Australian outback to autonomous tractors in the American heartland, autonomous vehicles are changing the landscape of business. We are excited to share ...

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MSHA clarifies classifications in proposed civil penalty rule

Mar 16, 2015

MSHA clarifies classifications in proposed civil penalty rule

In response to concerns raised by stakeholders, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has clarified the negligence and gravity classifications in its proposed rule to amend civil penalty procedures. (80 Fed. Reg. 7393) The proposed rule would reduce the number ...

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Summit Materials’ CEO, Tom Hill, joins Wildlife Habitat Council Board of Directors

Mar 13, 2015

Summit Materials’ CEO, Tom Hill, joins Wildlife Habitat Council Board of Directors

Tom Hill, the CEO and founder of Summit Materials, has joined the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) Board of Directors. The WHC, a non-profit organization, encourages corporations to operate with an environmentally conscious culture. The organization partners with corporations to help ...

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Manufacturers news — Volvo Penta and McCloskey join forces; Superior Industries acquires Clemro Western; Palfinger names new vice president; Kalyn Siebert joins forces with Worldwide Equipment and Twin State Trailers; J&J Truck Bodies appoints new sales manager

Mar 13, 2015

Manufacturers news — Volvo Penta and McCloskey join forces; Superior Industries acquires Clemro Western; Palfinger names new vice president; Kalyn Siebert joins forces with Worldwide Equipment and Twin State Trailers; J&J Truck Bodies appoints new sales manager

Volvo Penta and McCloskey International announced a new crushing and screening partnership. A Volvo press release states that McCloskey will install Volvo Penta D8, D11, and D13 engines in its mobile jaw, cone, and impactor crushers, and install the Volvo ...

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