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World of Concrete begins Monday

Jan 27, 2016

World of Concrete begins Monday

The annual World of Concrete convention is returning to Las Vegas next week, and Aggregates Manager will be your source for all the aggregate news from the seminars to the show floor. World of Concrete features 1,3000 exhibitors and five days filled with ...

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Miner suspended upside down pulled to safety by his pant legs

Nov 23, 2015

Miner suspended upside down pulled to safety by his pant legs

A driller at a surface crushed limestone mine can thank his pants for being pulled to safety recently after he found himself suspended upside down on a highway.  According to MSHA, the driller was working at the mine when he lost control ...

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LafargeHolcim offers to buy the remaining stake in Greek aggregate company

Aug 03, 2015

LafargeHolcim offers to buy the remaining stake in Greek aggregate company

LafargeHolcim is making moves to get even large just a month after it became the world's largest cement producer with a merger. The company offered on July 31 to purchase the remaining shares it doesn't own of the Greek aggregate company ...

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A judge has reversed the decision to close a rock quarry in Kentucky

Jul 30, 2015

A judge has reversed the decision to close a rock quarry in Kentucky

A judge in Kentucky has reopened a rock quarry in Franklin, Kentucky, after the local zoning board decided to revoke the quarry's Condition Use Permit. According to WBKO, Special Judge Tyler Gill revoked the Franklin-Simpson County Zoning Board's decision recently to ...

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The Top 100 Transportation Challenges in Texas

Jan 16, 2013

TRIP, a national nonprofit transportation research group based in Washington, D.C.,  will be releasing the report, “Texas’ Top 100 Transportation Challenges and the Improvements Needed to Address Them,”  at an afternoon press conference on Jan. 17. (AggMan will post the ...

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The nation is ‘hurling itself toward a fiscal cliff,’ says ABC chief economist

Oct 08, 2012

The nation is ‘hurling itself toward a fiscal cliff,’ says ABC chief economist

The U.S. Department of Labor's latest employment report is out. For some key industry sectors, it's good news -- but not for construction. This is not news we want to hear, but I certainly think it's going to fuel the fire ...

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