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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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My first quarry

Feb 28, 2013

My first quarry

I admit it, I didn't know diddly squat about the aggregates industry before I began working for Aggregates Manager magazine in 2004. Needless to say, I threw myself into learning about the industry right away, and what better way to ...

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Editor’s Pick — Dust Control Technology’s DustBoss DB-R Ring

Feb 28, 2013

Editor’s Pick — Dust Control Technology’s DustBoss DB-R Ring

Dust Control Technology’s new DustBoss DB-R Ring is designed specifically for use at conveyor discharge points. The stainless-steel ring is outfitted with a network of atomizing nozzles that deliver millions of 50- to 200-micron droplets per minute, creating a virtual ...

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Video of the Week — CalPortland’s DuPont Pit loading a barge

Feb 28, 2013

I took this video while visiting CalPortland's DuPont Pit in Washington. Aggregate material is being loaded onto a barge on Puget Sound for shipment. You can watch the video on our Facebook page or on our YouTube channel.

Komatsu D37-23 and D39-23 crawler dozers

Feb 28, 2013

Komatsu D37-23 and D39-23 crawler dozers

Komatsu America Corp. says its new line of D37-23 and D39-23 crawler dozers designed using customer feedback are smarter, more productive, and operator friendly. The dozers offer new operator-specific features bundled in a compact 89- or 105-horsepower package. Operating weights ...

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Sandvik appoints Jeff Heinemann vice president of Sales Area USA

Feb 27, 2013

Sandvik appoints Jeff Heinemann vice president of Sales Area USA

Sandvik Construction announced the appointment of Jeff Heinemann to vice president of its new Sales Area USA, as of February 1, 2013. Sales Area USA is the result of the combination of the previous Sales Areas USA East and West. The ...

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Eriez promotes Andrew Goldner to senior manager – exports

Feb 22, 2013

Eriez promotes Andrew Goldner to senior manager – exports

Andrew Goldner has been promoted to senior manager – Exports for Eriez. In this expanded role, Goldner will manage the company’s Central American, South American, and Middle Eastern sales representative offices and lead Eriez’ export sales, including further development of ...

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Aggregate Industries quarries receive NSSGA awards

Feb 22, 2013

Aggregate Industries quarries receive NSSGA awards

Aggregate Industries US (AIUS), a Holcim Group Co., announced that a number of its facilities were awarded the Environmental Excellence and Community Relations Awards from the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association. “We are extremely proud of our facilities for receiving ...

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AGG1 Updates

Feb 22, 2013

AGG1 Updates

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

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