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Nonresidential projects push construction spending to largest monthly gain in more than 2 years in July

Nonresidential projects push construction...

- Sep 03, 2014

After seeing its first drop in one year during June, construction spending in the U.S. fully recovered and then some ...

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Old mines could cause sinkholes

Old mines could cause sinkholes

- Sep 02, 2014

Andy Moreland, a geotechnical engineer with the Ohio Department of Transportation, was driving on Rt. 33 toward Nelsonville when he noticed ...

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PHOTOS: Bobcat, Make-a-Wish fulfill 5-year-old’s wish to see how his favorite machines are made

PHOTOS: Bobcat, Make-a-Wish fulfill...

- Sep 02, 2014

A five-year-old boy fighting a rare blood disorder got to have a few days of pure fun thanks to the Make-A-Wish ...

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Workhorses of the Quarry

Workhorses of the Quarry

- Sep 02, 2014

Unscheduled downtime. Paired together, the two words can send chills down the backs of aggregate producers. In an industry where ...

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Quarry blast leaves huge holes in nearby home

Quarry blast leaves huge holes in nearby home

- Sep 01, 2014

Residents of Tierrasanta, San Diego, were scared for their lives when it felt like bombs were being dropped on the neighborhood. ...

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MSHA announces results of July impact inspections

MSHA announces results of July impact...

- Sep 01, 2014

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released the results of its July impact inspections. ...

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McLanahan names first Vice President of Manufacturing

McLanahan names first Vice President of...

- Sep 01, 2014

McLanahan has named Mark Slonaker as its first Vice President of Manufacturing. Slonaker will oversee manufacturing operations at all U.S. based locations. “I ...

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VIDEO: Country music star Kip Moore’s ballad for the construction industry

VIDEO: Country music star Kip Moore’s...

- Aug 29, 2014

Kip Moore has penned his share of hits, most notably the platinum-selling “Somethin’ ‘Bout a Truck’ which reached number 1 ...

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Young teens learning to identify invasives

Young teens learning to identify invasives

- Aug 29, 2014

Lafarge North America, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services and Huron Pines Conservation Group, have partnered up to bring 4-H Great ...

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When gravel doesn’t bond with resurfacing substance…

When gravel doesn’t bond with...

- Aug 28, 2014

  Drivers headed west on Highway 19 near Northfield, Minnesota, found an unpleasant surprise on their vehicles. Commuters saw signs warning ...

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