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McLanahan hires new aggregate division leader

McLanahan hires new aggregate division leader

- Aug 11, 2014

McLanahan has announced the hiring or Mark Krause as the company's new general manager of the aggregate processing division. Krause ...

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5 easy ways to beat the heat at a construction site

5 easy ways to beat the heat at a...

- Aug 11, 2014

Outdoor construction sites rarely see ideal temperatures, especially during the dog days of summer. Workers may spend hours under the ...

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Ag industry takes on EPA’s Waters of the U.S. proposed rule (VIDEO)

Ag industry takes on EPA’s Waters of the...

- Aug 11, 2014

The aggregates industry has a formidable presence in Washington, but when it comes to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed ...

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The 6 signs of a bad construction boss

The 6 signs of a bad construction boss

- Aug 08, 2014

Managing employees can be one of the toughest jobs to face when running a company. Too often, contractors build their ...

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Police catch quarry vandal

Police catch quarry vandal

- Aug 08, 2014

Vermont State Police have caught the man who has been cutting down trees and shrubs at Dorset Quarry. Timothy Sweetman, ...

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Top 5 Compact Excavator Maintenance Issues

Top 5 Compact Excavator Maintenance Issues

- Aug 08, 2014

Don’t let their smaller size fool you: Compact excavators require the same amount of maintenance as their larger counterparts. Without the ...

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Fun at Fertile quarry

Fun at Fertile quarry

- Aug 08, 2014

Who's excited for Fertile Days 2014!? The event, which will take place on Saturday, August 9, will feature a ton ...

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Quarry meteorite may hold key to life’s beginnings

Quarry meteorite may hold key to life’s...

- Aug 07, 2014

You never know what you’re going to stumble upon during a day at the quarry. In Sweden, workers discovered a ...

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Here’s Mud in your mouth: How a snack company developed a road-themed lineup

Here’s Mud in your mouth: How a snack...

- Aug 07, 2014

Blame it on Grandma. “My grandmother had a snack mix she called Gravel,” relates Daren Rexroad (but please call him “Rex”), ...

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Lexington hosts first ever mine competition

Lexington hosts first ever mine competition

- Aug 07, 2014

Lexington, Kentucky, hosted the first ever national metal and nonmetal mine rescue competition. Mine rescue teams from across the country gathered ...

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