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CalPortland to receive EPA’s Energy Star Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award

Apr 15, 2015

CalPortland to receive EPA’s Energy Star Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will honor CalPortland’s long-term commitment to protecting the environment through energy efficiency with a 2015 Energy Star Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award. The award, which is given to organizations in recognition ...

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House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure unveils legislation to withdraw proposed Waters of the U.S. rule

Apr 14, 2015

In response to the recent announcement that the proposed Waters of the U.S. rule was sent to the Office of Management and Budget for review before being finalized, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure unveiled legislation designed to protect ...

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DEC orders Tilcon New York’s Haverstraw Quarry to control dust

Apr 14, 2015

Under a consent order issued in January by the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), Tilcon New York is developing a plan to address dust issues at its Haverstraw Quarry. Lohud, The Journal News reports that since October 2014, the ...

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Vulcan Materials to meet August deadline for restoring eastern hillside of Azusa rock quarry

Apr 14, 2015

Vulcan Materials Co. says it will hit the August deadline for restoring the eastern hillside of the Azusa rock quarry. The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports that the aggregate mining company must finish restoring the first phase of the quarry ...

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MSHA issues serious non-fatal accident alert, best practices in response to water truck accident

Apr 12, 2015

MSHA issues serious non-fatal accident alert, best practices in response to water truck accident

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) issued a metal/non-metal serious non-fatal accident alert in response to a mobile equipment accident that occurred at a surface gold mine. Though the accident did not occur at an aggregate operation, it can ...

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World War I soldiers left their mark in French underground chalk quarry

Apr 10, 2015

World War I soldiers left their mark in French underground chalk quarry

World War I has come to life again in an underground chalk quarry about 120 miles north of Paris in Naours, France. The Deseret News reports that World War I soldiers from around the world left their mark on the ...

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Manufacturer news: Eriez’s Ingram named president of PEMA; Skelly and Loy’s Sandra Loy Bell honored with ACEC/PA award; Barlow Strategic Sales & Marketing hires Nick Skaggs as sales development manager; Finkbiner Equipment joins McCloskey International

Apr 10, 2015

Manufacturer news: Eriez’s Ingram named president of PEMA; Skelly and Loy’s Sandra Loy Bell honored with ACEC/PA award; Barlow Strategic Sales & Marketing hires Nick Skaggs as sales development manager; Finkbiner Equipment joins McCloskey International

Eriez Vice President of Sales and Marketing Charlie Ingram has been appointed president of the Process Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA). According to a company press release, the association brings together companies that supply equipment and systems used by process industries ...

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Eric Olsen appointed future CEO of Lafarge Holcim merger

Apr 10, 2015

Eric Olsen appointed future CEO of Lafarge Holcim merger

In a move that will, hopefully, please jittery stockholders, the Lafarge and Holcim boards of directors announced the appointment of Eric Olsen as the future CEO of the merged companies. Olsen is currently executive vice president of operations at Lafarge. ...

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Twin Eagle Sand Logistics opens frac sand terminal in DJ Basin in Colorado

Apr 09, 2015

Twin Eagle Sand Logistics, LLC, a subsidiary of Twin Eagle Resource Management, LLC, has opened a frac sand terminal on the Union Pacific Railway industrial lead track near Evans, Colo., in the heart of the DJ Basin. According to a ...

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Rogers Group quarries receive IMAA awards for safety, excellence, and community involvement

Apr 09, 2015

Rogers Group quarries receive IMAA awards for safety, excellence, and community involvement

  During the Indiana Mineral Aggregates Association (IMAA) Winter Workshops, several Rogers Group Inc. locations were recognized for their accomplishments in excellence, safety, and community involvement. According to a company press release, Mitchell Quarry, Interstate Sand & Gravel in Williamsport, and ...

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Brooklyn man embezzles $1.1 million from Connecticut aggregate company

Apr 08, 2015

A 51-year-old Connecticut man is accused of embezzling more than $1.1 million from his former employer, Kobyluck LLC. The Bulletin reports that Todd Francis was arrested Monday, March 30, for first-degree larceny, appearing that same day in New London Superior ...

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Graniterock recognizes Santa Cruz Public Works Department with Award of Excellence at Pavement Expo

Apr 08, 2015

Graniterock recognized the Santa Cruz Public Works Department with an Award of Excellence plaque at the annual Pavement Expo Thursday, April 2, 2015, which took place at the Graniterock’s A.R. Wilson Quarry in Aromas. A company press release notes that ...

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