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Video of the Week — Titan Tire’s ACT wheel

Mar 07, 2013

In keeping with the tire and tire-related products theme of the Editor's Pick, the Video of the Week is of the Titan Tire ACT wheel that enables quick changes of the inside tire on large haul trucks without removing the ...

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New kids in the quarry

Mar 07, 2013

New kids in the quarry

It's hard to believe, with the current lack of demand for aggregates, that the day will come when there will be a shortage of knowledgeable and experienced aggregate industry employees. But that was a real concern when I first started ...

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Jim Wilson is new vice president of Command Alkon

Mar 07, 2013

Jim Wilson is new vice president of Command Alkon

Command Alkon announced that Jim Wilson has been promoted to vice president of the company. Jim Wilson came to Command Alkon from JWS Corp. where, as a founder, he spent 20+ years as president.  Previously, Jim was a project manager and vice ...

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NSSGA Advanced Sales Course for the aggregates industry

Mar 06, 2013

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s Advanced Sales Course, being held April 15-17 at the Georgian Terrace Hotel in Atlanta, offers specialized training for sales and customer service people in the aggregates industry. The three-day program is designed for those with ...

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NSSGA offers advanced supervisory training program

Mar 05, 2013

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) is once again teaming up with Weir International Mining Consultants to present the Advanced Supervisory Training Program, scheduled for April 15-17 at the Georgian Terrace Hotel in Atlanta, Ga. This class concentrates on communications and leadership ...

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Vulcan Materials receives hearing-loss prevention award

Mar 05, 2013

Vulcan Materials receives hearing-loss prevention award

Vulcan Materials Co. announced that it is a 2013 recipient of the Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Award. The award is presented annually by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), in partnership with the National Hearing Conservation Association ...

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Double Coin Tires and CMA partner with “Shipping Wars” star Chris Hanna

Mar 05, 2013

Double Coin Tires and CMA partner with “Shipping Wars” star Chris Hanna

Double Coin Tires and CMA announced its partnership with Chris Hanna, president and owner of FCC Marine Transport and star of A&E network’s "Shipping Wars." Chris Hanna, along with his girlfriend Robbie Welsh, are key cast members on A&E’s original reality series, ...

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Bowser-Morner opens new aggregate testing lab in Birmingham

Mar 05, 2013

To better serve its aggregate producing clients throughout the Southeastern United States, Bowser-Morner has opened a new office and testing laboratory in Birmingham, Ala. The new laboratory will focus on providing physical and chemical testing of aggregate and minerals for producers ...

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MSHA says inspections have made mines safer

Mar 04, 2013

The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration announced that federal inspectors issued 245 citations and 13 orders during special impact inspections conducted at nine coal mines and six metal/non-metal mines in January 2013. The monthly inspections involve mines ...

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Center for Mining Safety and Health Excellence

Mar 04, 2013

The new Center for Mining Safety and Health Excellence, associated with the University of Utah’s Department of Mining Engineering in the College of Mines and Earth Sciences, was created to help the global mining community address a major challenge: how to systematically and permanently improve ...

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AGG1 Updates

Mar 01, 2013

AGG1 Updates

AGG1 is coming soon! Our March issue will include in-depth coverage to help you navigate your way around the show. During the weeks leading up to the show, we are featuring AGG1 Updates in our Monday e-newsletters to highlight some of ...

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Holcim’s Ada, Okla., plant receives business partner award

Mar 01, 2013

Holcim’s Ada, Okla., plant receives business partner award

Holcim (US) Inc. (www.holcim.us) that its Ada plant, located in Ada, Okla., has been awarded the Outstanding Business Partner Award by East Central University of Ada, Okla. This award recognizes and highlights institutions that have cultivated partnerships within their communities. The ...

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