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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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Diesel continues to drop, hits lowest point...

- Oct 01, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell 2.3 cents in the week ended Sept. 29 to ...

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Balancing safety, production, and efficiency

Balancing safety, production, and efficiency

- Oct 01, 2014

Recently, I was involved in a conversation on a LinkedIn forum discussing the best way to balance safety, production and ...

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MSHA awards $1 million in safety grants

MSHA awards $1 million in safety grants

- Sep 30, 2014

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has awarded $1 million through its Brookwood-Sago grants program to seven ...

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Wildwood Pit receives OSSGA highest honor

Wildwood Pit receives OSSGA highest honor

- Sep 30, 2014

The Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA) has honored Wildwood Pit within the Wildwood Conservation Area in St. Marys, ...

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Cement consumption will see growth through 2016

Cement consumption will see growth through...

- Sep 29, 2014

According to the latest forecast from the Portland Cement Association (PCA), cement consumption in the U.S. will see steady gains ...

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Two men arrested for quarry theft

Two men arrested for quarry theft

- Sep 29, 2014

  Two men who allegedly broke into a Redmond rock quarry to steal metal were caught in the act and arrested ...

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Excellent advice for roof control in underground mines

Excellent advice for roof control in...

- Sep 29, 2014

“An underground mine is a hole in the earth where Mother Nature never intended for one to be. There are ...

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Aggregates production way up in second quarter

Aggregates production way up in second...

- Sep 25, 2014

Production of aggregates had a huge increase in production during the second quarter of 2014 compared to the first quarter of ...

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