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Eagle Materials president and CEO set to retire

Jan 26, 2016

Eagle Materials president and CEO set to retire

Eagle Materials president and CEO Steve Rowley has announced that he is retiring at the end of the company's fiscal year on March 31. According to a press release from the company, Rowley will leave the company after 25 years and ...

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CalCIMA recognizes the achievements of several individuals in the aggregates industry

Dec 14, 2015

CalCIMA recognizes the achievements of several individuals in the aggregates industry

The California Construction and Industrial Materials Association has honored four Californians who work in the aggregates, ready mixed concrete and industrial materials industry in the state. CalCIMA gave out four member awards at its annual Member Recognition Awards to recognize recent ...

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Martin Marietta names new executive vice president

Nov 17, 2015

Martin Marietta names new executive vice president

Marin Marietta has announced that it's named a longtime employee as the newest executive vice president of the company. Martin Marietta said in a press release that Roselyn Bar would take on the new title after 10 years as senior vice president, general ...

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Vulcan Materials wins safety award from N.C. Department of Labor

Nov 16, 2015

Vulcan Materials wins safety award from N.C. Department of Labor

Vulcan Materials Company recently took home nearly 20 gold awards in North Carolina for its commitment to safety at large and small quarry operations across the state. The Davie County Enterprise-Record reported that the North Carolina Department of Labor awarded Vulcan with 19 gold awards ...

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Aggregate producers help sponsor new exhibit center at Rocks by Rail museum in England

Nov 09, 2015

Aggregate producers help sponsor new exhibit center at Rocks by Rail museum in England

Several aggregate producers have helped build a new exhibition center devoted to the history of the relationship between the aggregate industry and locomotives at a museum in England. The Stamford Mercury reported that the new Ironstone Railway Exhibition Centre will open Nov. ...

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U.S. Concrete expands business into the Virgin Islands with two new manufacturing operations

Oct 28, 2015

U.S. Concrete expands business into the Virgin Islands with two new manufacturing operations

U.S. Concrete has expanded outside the continental U.S. with the purchase of two new vertically integrated construction material operations in the Virgin Islands. According to U.S. Concrete, the company had recently acquired Heavy Materials and Spartan Concrete Products to strengthen the ...

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Lafarge NA celebrates 50 years at the Brookfield Cement Plant with video honoring the operation

Oct 13, 2015

Lafarge NA celebrates 50 years at the Brookfield Cement Plant with video honoring the operation

Lafarge Canada just celebrated the 50-year mark of the Brookfield Cement Plant in Canada, and released a short video on YouTube remembering the plant's history and honoring its contributions. Lafarge North America announced the anniversary celebration in a press release and said more ...

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U.S. Concrete purchases a New Jersey aggregate operation

Sep 29, 2015

U.S. Concrete purchases a New Jersey aggregate operation

U.S. Concrete announced on Monday that it purchased the Wantage Stone reserves in Northern New Jersey. According to a press release from U.S. Concrete, U.S. Concrete acquired the site development quarry and its 80-acre land parcel in Hamburg, New Jersey. The ...

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U.S. Concrete buys two Texas aggregate companies

Sep 08, 2015

U.S. Concrete buys two Texas aggregate companies

U.S. Concrete has added two new aggregate producers to its portfolio with the purchase of two companies in Wichita Falls, Texas. U.S. Concrete announced in a press release that the company bought E&A Materials and Pitts Sand and Gravel recently to ...

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Illinois teachers learn about the aggregates industry in a IAAP workshop

Aug 06, 2015

Illinois teachers learn about the aggregates industry in a IAAP workshop

Several Illinois teachers became students during their summer vacation as they delved into aggregate mining during a workshop in July. According to the Anna Gazette-Democrat, The Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers held the 19th edition of the Illinois Teachers Workshop: Rocks, Minerals and ...

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New quarry research could lead to energy use savings of up to 71 percent

Jul 04, 2015

New quarry research could lead to energy use savings of up to 71 percent

Volvo Construction Equipment is partnering with multinational construction firm Skanska Sweden and the Swedish Energy Agency on a nearly $25 million research project that will examine electromobility possibilities in a quarry environment. “The interesting thing about quarries is that you have ...

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PHOTOS: Check out the fun of Fertile Days at Fertile Quarry

Sep 05, 2014

PHOTOS: Check out the fun of Fertile Days at Fertile Quarry

Fertile Days 2014 were held at Fertile Quarry earlier this month with a ton of fun for kids of all ages. BMC Aggregates sponsored several events at its quarry including rock hunts, kids activities and informative tours. Pictures from the festival ...

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