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Forterra is the new name for Hanson Building Products

Oct 20, 2015

Forterra is the new name for Hanson Building Products

Hanson Building Products is no more. The company has decided to rebrand as Forterra following being sold by Heidelberg Cement AG earlier this year. Forterra announced the change on their new website and said the new name takes effect immediately. "Our name ...

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Hanson Building Products acquires Minnesota concrete company

Oct 05, 2015

Hanson Building Products acquires Minnesota concrete company

Hanson Building Products has purchased a Minnesota concrete company to strengthen its presence in the Midwest and across America. Hanson Building Products announced in a press release that it acquired Cretex Concrete Products out of Maple Grove, Minnesota. Cretex is a concrete pipe ...

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Another state is considering joining the 27 suing over the new EPA water rule

Jul 16, 2015

Another state is considering joining the 27 suing over the new EPA water rule

Tennessee could become the 28th state to file a lawsuit against the Federal government over the EPA's new and controversial Waters of the U.S. rule. More than 60 Lawmakers from across the state joined together in signing a letter to urge Tennessee ...

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A total of 27 states have sued the Obama administration over the new EPA water rule

Jul 01, 2015

A total of 27 states have sued the Obama administration over the new EPA water rule

More than half of the states in America have dropped lawsuits on the White House in just two days since June 29 over the Environmental Protection Agency's new Waters of the U.S. rule. According to The Hill, 27 states have filed lawsuits challenging ...

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The final Waters of the U.S. rule has been released to the Federal Register

Jun 29, 2015

The final Waters of the U.S. rule has been released to the Federal Register

The final version of the Environmental Protection Agency's controversial Waters of the U.S. rule was added to the Federal Register Monday, meaning the new law will go into effect Aug. 28. The rule has been the source of contention for most ...

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EPA releases final Waters of the U.S. rule, aggregates industry reacts

May 27, 2015

EPA releases final Waters of the U.S. rule, aggregates industry reacts

  The Environmental Protection Agency released the final version of its Waters of the U.S. rule May 27, and many still have issues with how the rule might negatively impact the aggregates industry. The EPA said in a press release that the Clean ...

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Charlie Luck elected 2015 NSSGA Chairman of the Board

Mar 25, 2015

Charlie Luck elected 2015 NSSGA Chairman of the Board

Charles Luck IV, president and CEO of Luck Companies, was elected 2015 Chairman of the Board of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) during its annual convention in Baltimore last week. “Charlie’s insights into what the aggregates industry faces ...

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NSSGA promotes Young Leaders conference

Feb 27, 2015

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) is inviting all aggregates industry professionals 40 years of age and younger to attend its Young Leaders (YL) conference being held April 29 – May 2 in Fort Lauderdale. The NSSGA says ...

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NSSGA honors CalPortland’s Environmental Manager

Feb 06, 2015

NSSGA honors CalPortland’s Environmental Manager

CalPortland's environmental manager Matthew Hinck has been honored with the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s 2014 Environmental Leadership Award. The award recognizes an individual who has made exemplary contributions to the industry’s environmental responsiveness, is involved with NSSGA’s environmental programs and has ...

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The Ripple Effect of the Lafarge and Holcim Megadeal

Aug 01, 2014

by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com As the megadeal between Lafarge and Holcim proceeds, it will be interesting to watch the ripple effect across the aggregates industry, both in the United States and around the world. Three months after the merger was announced, the ...

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Rollouts February 2014

Feb 01, 2014

Rollouts February 2014

Your complete guide to new and updated equipment and supplies in the aggregates industry.   For Free Product Information Text INFO to 205-289-3782, or visit aggman.com/info.   For coverage of the products that will be on display at ConExpo-Con/Agg, visit www.aggman.com       Tier 4 Final medium wheel loaders Caterpillar ...

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Rollouts January 2014

Jan 01, 2014

Rollouts January 2014

Your complete guide to new and updated equipment and supplies in the aggregates industry.     by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com   For Free Product Information Text INFO to 205-289-3782, or visit aggman.com/info.     Fuel-efficient loading Caterpillar rolls out its 966M, 966M XE, 972M, and 972M XE wheel loaders — all ...

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