Komatsu profit up 5.5 percent in 3Q

Komatsu profit up 5.5 percent in 3Q

- Jan 29, 2015

  Helped by a weakening of the yen against the U.S. dollar as well as increased equipment sales in ...

House Democrat introduces $170 billion infrastructure bill

House Democrat introduces $170 billion infrastructure bill

- Jan 29, 2015

Rep. John Delaney (D-Md.) has introduced a bill to spend $170 billion over the next six years for ...

Diesel price drops to lowest point since March 2010

Diesel price drops to lowest point since March 2010

- Jan 29, 2015

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell 6.7 cents in the week ended Jan. ...

MSHA files more discrimination complaints in 2014 than any other year

MSHA files more discrimination complaints in 2014 than any other year

- Jan 28, 2015

Last year MSHA filed 49 discrimination complaints, which is more than it has filed in any other year. The ...

CIM announces items donated for 10th annual Auction at World of Concrete

CIM announces items donated for 10th annual Auction at World of Concrete

- Jan 28, 2015

The Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program, a business intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of ...

Boehner discusses the country’s ‘biggest problem’ on 60 Minutes

Boehner discusses the country’s ‘biggest problem’ on 60 Minutes

- Jan 28, 2015

During a 60 Minutes interview, House Speaker John Boehner urged the importance of finding a long-term solution to ...

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AGGREGATES INSIDER

Plan and prepare for a safe 2015

Plan and prepare for a safe 2015

- Jan 9, 2015

In 2014, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reports that 24 fatalities occurred at metal/non-metal mines; the highest number of fatalities on record since 2010. Over the last five years ...

Rick Feltes named AggMan of the Year 2014

Rick Feltes named AggMan of the Year 2014

- Dec 2, 2014

Every year, I have the distinct honor of recognizing an outstanding individual whose impact on the aggregates industry go well beyond his or her operation or company. The men and ...

FEATURED EQUIPMENT

Terex offers its largest modular screen

Terex offers its largest modular screen

Terex MPS rolls out its largest modular screening unit to date, the MHS8203 Horizontal Screen Module. The unit ...

Cat introduces more powerful wheel loaders

Cat introduces more powerful wheel loaders

  Cat 950M and 962M wheel loaders, powered by a Cat C7.1 Acert Tier 4 Final engine, are significantly ...

There, the name is Barre

- Jan 5, 2015

Sept. 3, 1793. “The combatants advanced upon each other, and soon Thompson, by a well-directed blow, brought his antagonist ...

California aggregates tax could be a nightmare for operators

- Jan 5, 2015

In most aggregates operations, producers look for ways to shave pennies, nickels, and dimes from their cost per ...

MSHA statistics and alerts scrutinize safety practices

- Jan 5, 2015

There have been 25 fatalities at metal and non-metal (M/NM) operations from October 2013 through August 2014 — ...

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