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Je Suis Charlie

Je Suis Charlie

- Feb 03, 2015

Although I typically write about aggregates-specific issues on this page, I’m taking a bit of a break this month to ...

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Make plans  to attend AGG1

Make plans to attend AGG1

- Feb 03, 2015

It’s time to finalize your plans to attend the AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo, which is, once again, co-located with ...

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There, the name is Barre

There, the name is Barre

- Jan 05, 2015

Sept. 3, 1793. “The combatants advanced upon each other, and soon Thompson, by a well-directed blow, brought his antagonist to the ...

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California aggregates tax could be a...

- Jan 05, 2015

In most aggregates operations, producers look for ways to shave pennies, nickels, and dimes from their cost per ton. After ...

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MSHA statistics and alerts scrutinize safety practices

MSHA statistics and alerts scrutinize safety...

- Jan 05, 2015

There have been 25 fatalities at metal and non-metal (M/NM) operations from October 2013 through August 2014 — a marked ...

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Take a look at Cat’s 6020B hydraulic shovel

Take a look at Cat’s 6020B hydraulic shovel

- Jan 05, 2015

Caterpillar unveiled its new 6020B hydraulic shovel before customers and the press at its Tinaja Hills proving grounds in November. ...

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When it comes to cold-weather operations, be sure protect your excavator

When it comes to cold-weather operations, be...

- Jan 05, 2015

by Matthew Hendry Excavators are some of the hardest- working machines at any aggregates operation. Throughout the spring, summer, and fall, ...

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Employee involvement is one step toward safety

Employee involvement is one step toward...

- Jan 05, 2015

I have heard repeatedly from leaders of organizations looking to improve their safety performance that they want their employees to ...

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State and province news – January 2015

- Jan 05, 2015

Iowa The Higman family announced that it sold its Akron aggregates business to Sioux Falls-based L.G. Everist Inc. Steve Mousel, the ...

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Operators report best annual business results since 2006, seem bullish on 2015 expectations

Operators report best annual business results...

- Jan 05, 2015

Optimism seems to be flowing in the aggregates industry. Whether operators have adjusted to a new normal or the construction ...

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