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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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Hard hat dispute between Amish miners and MSHA

Apr 07, 2015

Hard hat dispute between Amish miners and MSHA

In a dispute that pits religious freedom against workplace safety, Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.) is pushing the Department of Labor to review its policy that requires all employees to wear hard hats at mining sites to protect them from head ...

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VIDEO: Washing dredged material at Trinity Materials’ Indian Village Plant in southwest Louisiana

Apr 07, 2015

Material sucked off the bottom of the lake by the dredge is sent through a pipe to the processing plant where it is run through a wash screen to remove any gravel or rock from the sand. Click here to read ...

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MSHA releases final report on cement truck accident in Texas

Apr 06, 2015

MSHA releases final report on cement truck accident in Texas

The Mine Safety and Health Administration has released the final report on an accident that occurred in Midlothian, Texas, on June 17, 2014. A 41-year-old cement truck driver with almost nine years of experience and site-specific hazard awareness training died ...

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Aggregate Producers Association of Turkey elects Beşir Kemal Ustaoğlu as new president

Apr 06, 2015

Beşir Kemal Ustaoğlu has been elected new president of the Aggregate Producers Association of Turkey (AGUB). According to an AGUB press release, Ustaoğlu took over the position during the association’s 13th General Meeting held in Istanbul on March 28. Ustaoğlu graduated ...

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VIDEO: Dewatering mason sand at Trinity Materials’ Indian Village Plant in southwest Louisiana

Apr 06, 2015

At Trinity Materials’ Indian Village Plant, the finer mason sand passes through a dewatering screw and is dropped into a pile at the end of a short conveyor to dry.

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