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MSHA: Violation reforms have made mines safer

MSHA: Violation reforms have made mines safer

- Oct 07, 2014

We're close to the second anniversary of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration's (MSHA) violations reforms, and ...

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Earth Science Week: Make sure it’s coming to a classroom near you

Earth Science Week: Make sure it’s...

- Oct 07, 2014

Mine chocolate chip cookies? Pan for gold? Learn about rock art in national parks? Earth science has never been more ...

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New construction equipment sales on the rise in August, used sales decline

New construction equipment sales on the rise...

- Oct 06, 2014

Compared to one year ago, the number of new financed construction equipment units sold rose 11 percent this August, according ...

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Martin Marietta’s Beckmann Quarry  celebrates 2 million hours without a reportable incident

Martin Marietta’s Beckmann Quarry ...

- Oct 06, 2014

Since 2007, the Beckmann Quarry, owned and operated by Martin Marietta, has demonstrated that — with the right people and ...

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Construction unemployment drops in September

Construction unemployment drops in September

- Oct 03, 2014

The construction industry added jobs during September, extending a streak of job gains now nine months long. Construction added 16,000 workers ...

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New ads urge Congress for HTF solution

New ads urge Congress for HTF solution

- Oct 02, 2014

The Americans for Transportation Mobility (ATM) coalition has launched a regionally focused, multiplatform ad campaign urging Congress to develop a ...

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Construction spending slightly down in August

Construction spending slightly down in August

- Oct 02, 2014

U.S. construction spending saw its second dip of the year in August, falling 0.8 percent. Spending was at a seasonally adjusted ...

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Robots may start flying at a quarry near you

Robots may start flying at a quarry near you

- Oct 02, 2014

Centuries ago some people thought the world would be taken over by robots and flying cars by now. They may ...

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Vulcan continues to grow, completes six acquisitions

Vulcan continues to grow, completes six...

- Oct 01, 2014

Vulcan Materials continues to expand the company's footprint across america with six acquisitions during the third quarter of 2014. Vulcan's ...

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Gunfire and explosions at LaFarge stone quarry

Gunfire and explosions at LaFarge stone...

- Oct 01, 2014

Residents of Lockport, New York, have been warned that they are likely to hear gunfire and explosions at a local ...

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