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Speaking with One Voice — NSSGA’s New CEO, Mike Johnson

Feb 01, 2014

Speaking with One Voice — NSSGA’s New CEO, Mike Johnson

NSSGA’s new CEO, Mike Johnson, focuses advocacy efforts by putting aggregates first.   Q. When it comes to association management, what are the key commonalities and differences between the beer and aggregate industries? A. First, thank you for the opportunity to respond to ...

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Making the Grade

Aug 01, 2013

by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief, tdunphy@randallreilly.com   Aggregate producers know a significant investment is needed to improve the nation’s transportation systems. Whether to alleviate congestion or to improve the safety and capacity of the nation’s bridges and roads, the United States continues to ...

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State and Province News August 2013

Aug 01, 2013

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates.   Florida Martin Marietta partnered with the Onslow County Public Library to hold the ‘Be a Rock Star’ program. JDNews.com reports that ...

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AGG 1 Preview

Mar 01, 2013

AGG 1 Preview

Navigating AGG1 Everything you wanted to know about AGG1…and then some.   By Kerry Clines, Senior Editor, kclines@randallreilly.com   It’s time for the AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo, which is, once again, co-located with the World of Asphalt. It is scheduled for Tuesday, March 19, ...

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Rock Stars: Why Do We Succeed?

Apr 01, 2012

Rock Stars: Why Do We Succeed?

People — and their creative solutions — are the driver behind Gulf Coast Limestone’s success. Why is Gulf Coast Limestone able to unload over 80,000 rail cars per year? Why are we one of the industry’s largest unloaders of open-top rail cars? About ...

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Editorial

Jan 07, 2012

Regulatory Common Sense All too often, it seems like common sense is not nearly common enough. This is particularly true when new regulations are promulgated that create increasingly impossible standards for businesses struggling under the weight of a sluggish economy. Surprisingly, ...

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Editorial

May 07, 2011

Increased Optimism By Therese Dunphy “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty,” –Winston Churchill   Throughout the last several years, many aggregate producers may have been pessimists rather than optimists, but the tide may be ...

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Market Niches: Rip Rap

Jul 01, 2010

Market Niches: Rip Rap

Stepping up to the rip rap market Once Gulf Coast Limestone began producing its own high-quality rip rap, no job was off limits By Kerry Clines, Senior Editor   When Texas-based Gulf Coast Limestone Inc. (GCLI) first began selling rip rap, it didn’t own ...

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Illinois aggregate producers given safety awards

Mar 29, 2010

Illinois aggregate producers received safety awards during the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), Office of Mines and Minerals/Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Thaw State Grants Safety Conference at Starved Rock State Park in Utica, Ill.  IDNR started recognizing the ...

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The Storm Season Marches On

Mar 01, 2010

The storm season marches on By Kerry Clines, Senior Editor Aggregate producers — particularly sand and gravel operators — are being flooded by regulatory scrutiny over their storm water management processes. Why? Because the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in the third ...

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Will Stimulus Funds Pave the Way to a Better Future?

Mar 01, 2010

Will Stimulus Funds Pave the Way to a Better Future?

Will Stimulus Funds Pave the Way to a Better Future? Although long-term transportation funding is still up in the air, industry experts indicate that stimulus funds will aid industry in 2010. By Therese Dunphy, Editor in Chief During some of the toughest economic ...

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Lafarge announcing 2009 annual results Feb. 19, 7 a.m. Paris time

Feb 18, 2010

Lafarge says it plans to announce its 2009 annual results on tomorrow, February 19, at 7 a.m. (Paris time). The conference will be broadcast at 11 a.m. by Webcast on the company's Website. To register and access the Webcast when it's ...

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