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Tina Grady Barbaccia

Tina Grady Barbaccia is executive editor of Better Roads and news & digital editor for Aggregates Manager. She has bachelor’s degrees in Journalism and Mass Communication and in Theater Studies from Kent State University and a master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Master of Science in Communication managerial program. Barbaccia is currently national second vice president and a board member of the Construction Writers Association and national treasurer of the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) and a Chicago board member. She has won numerous national and regional ASBPE Awards as well as being a finalist for the American Business Media’s (ABM) Jesse H. Neal Award in 2007 and recipient of the award in 2011. Her coverage of a program to help children learn about the aggregates industry and pique their interest in geology earned an industry organization a 2005 Littleford Award from ABM.

Major Wire adds Bates Sales Co. as authorized dealer

Jan 17, 2013

Major Wire adds Bates Sales Co. as authorized dealer

Bates Sales Co. is Montreal-based Major Wire Industries Ltd's newest aggregate and mining screen media authorized dealer covering eastern Missouri, northwest Arkansas, and southern Illinois. The dealership offers all of Major Wire’s screen media solutions. Bates has 14 locations and 16 salesmen specializing ...

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Cat 2012 full-year, Q4 results release set for Jan. 28

Jan 17, 2013

Caterpillar Inc.  will release 2012 full-year and fourth-quarter financial results at 6:30 a.m. Central Time on Jan. 28, 2013. The earnings will be available on http://www.caterpillar.com/earnings. Teleconference and webcast access: A real-time, listen-only teleconference of the quarterly results call that Caterpillar ...

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House passes $56.66 billion Sandy relief package

Jan 16, 2013

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $50.66 billion disaster aid package on Jan. 15 to respond to Superstorm Sandy, the largest new investment in transportation infrastructure since the 2009 economic stimulus program, reports the National Stone, Sand & Gravel ...

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Shuster names his intended committee leadership appointments

Jan 16, 2013

Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) on Jan. 16 announced the Committee leadership he intends to appoint for the 113th Congress. The Committee’s vice chairman will be Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN). In a press release, Shuster ...

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Sonsray Machinery acquires 11 Case Power & Equipment locations

Jan 16, 2013

Sonsray Machinery and Case Construction Equipment on Jan. 16 announced an agreement  in  Los Angeles under which Sonsray Machinery will acquire and operate 11 Case dealership branch office locations in California, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. Previously owned and operated by Case ...

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The Top 100 Transportation Challenges in Texas

Jan 16, 2013

TRIP, a national nonprofit transportation research group based in Washington, D.C.,  will be releasing the report, “Texas’ Top 100 Transportation Challenges and the Improvements Needed to Address Them,”  at an afternoon press conference on Jan. 17. (AggMan will post the ...

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Revisons to clean air standards for stationary engines finalized

Jan 16, 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Jan. 14 finalized its revisions to standards to reduce air pollution from stationary engines that generate electricity and power equipment at industrial, agricultural, oil and gas production, power generation, and other facilities. The final ...

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Equipment finance sector sees 3-percent increase in new business volume

Jan 07, 2013

New business volume for November was up 3 percent — $6.4 billion, up from $6.2 billion — a slight increase from the same time in 2011, according to the latest report from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and ...

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A New Year’s resolution for the nation: Take care of your crumbling infrastructure

Jan 07, 2013

It’s “I told you so” time! A recent Washington Post report noted that bridges in Washington, D.C., are falling apart faster than they can be repaired and there just isn’t the money to repair them. This isn’t a news flash to the ...

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House confirms Shuster as T&I Committee chair

Jan 07, 2013

The House of Representatives officially confirmed Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) as chair of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I), according to a Jan. 3 announcement from the House. Shuster also announced the full Committee Republican membership. The Republican Members of ...

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MSHA wins two on jurisdiction issues

Jan 07, 2013

MSHA wins two on jurisdiction issues

Two recent decisions confirm what many in the mining industry have suspected for a while: the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is branching out from "traditional mining" and seeking new venues and employers to take enforcement actions again, even where ...

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MDU Resources Group webcasting year-end 2012 earning on Feb. 5

Jan 04, 2013

MDU Resources Group will webcast its year-end 2012 earnings and 2013 guidance conference call Feb. 5 following the release of its results. The webcast will begin at 11 a.m. EST and can be accessed at www.mdu.com. A webcast replay and audio ...

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