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The women of Barre, Vt., earned a living as boardinghouse keepers as the men toiled away at the quarry

The women of Barre, Vt., earned a living as...

- Nov 10, 2015

During the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, hard-working men developed a booming granite industry in Barre, Vt., but we ...

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Check out the latest mobile screen options for your operation

Check out the latest mobile screen options...

- Nov 05, 2015

Screen options for every need Kleemann says its Mobiscreen line has a mobile screen for every need, from the quick-setup MS ...

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New crushers, couplers, and excavators are among November RollOuts

New crushers, couplers, and excavators are...

- Oct 30, 2015

New jaw crusher for sand and gravel use KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens have introduced a new 2056 Vanguard Jaw ...

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Caterpillar to cut 230 workers in East Peoria; may move Joliet parts production to Mexico

Caterpillar to cut 230 workers in East...

- Oct 14, 2015

The first workforce cuts of Caterpillar's recently announced, extensive cost-cutting plan will come at the company's East Peoria, Illinois plant. According to a ...

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Frac sand 101: What does it take to enter the high-value frac sand market and what does it mean for aggregate producers?

Frac sand 101: What does it take to enter the...

- Oct 13, 2015

Frac sand is a type of proppant, a material consisting of uniform, specialized grains used in hydraulic fracturing. Hydraulic fracturing, ...

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Save fuel by tracking fuel usage of equipment and extensions through telematics

Save fuel by tracking fuel usage of equipment...

- Oct 12, 2015

Aggregate operators and manufacturers use a wide range of equipment during day-to-day operations, from wheel loaders to excavators to haul ...

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Silicosis was misdiagnosed as tuberculosis in the late 1800s, making treatment difficult

Silicosis was misdiagnosed as tuberculosis in...

- Oct 11, 2015

By 1892, Barre granite had become a premier stone for monuments, mausoleums, and gravestones. PneuRockmatic machinery was introduced to help ...

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Attachments add versatility to your mobile equipment fleet

Attachments add versatility to your mobile...

- Oct 08, 2015

COUPLERS Low-hassle, low-cost alternative to hydraulic couplers Change attachments without having to hammer out and change the pin with the Manual Multi-Grab ...

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Get more from your neighborhood council by building relationships and encouraging feedback

Get more from your neighborhood council by...

- Oct 07, 2015

Recently, Maryland Materials, Inc. (MMI), a company for which I served as executive vice president for many years, was sold ...

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Weather and transportation funding concerns cause Aggregates Industry Outlook to fall

Weather and transportation funding concerns...

- Oct 06, 2015

Aggregates Industry Outlook Index The Aggregates Industry Outlook (AIO) fell 1.21 percent against August, to an overall score of 128.42. Although the ...

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