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LafargeHolcim is considering selling Lafarge India

Feb 10, 2016

LafargeHolcim is considering selling Lafarge India

LafargeHolcim has announced earlier this month that it is considering divesting its interest in Lafarge India. According to Market Watch, the world's largest cement company might be getting a bit smaller if it follows through with plans to sell it's much ...

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NSSGA’s new interactive map shows aggregate production in each state

Jan 27, 2016

NSSGA’s new interactive map shows aggregate production in each state

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association has created a new interactive map that lets you take a look at how much aggregates each state is producing. The map not only gives production numbers, it also shows how many mines and how ...

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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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Woman found dead in North Carolina quarry

Jan 26, 2016

Woman found dead in North Carolina quarry

A woman body was found in a quarry in Winston-Salem, North Carolina after she apparently died from hypothermia. According to the Greensboro News and Record, Jill Marie Zachery was found dead in the rock quarry off of Kestermill Road, but it's not ...

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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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Vulcan Materals Company launches new website for customer service

Jan 13, 2016

Vulcan Materals Company launches new website for customer service

Vulcan Materials Company customers now have an alternative, more streamlined solution to handling business with the company. Vulcan launched MyVulcan.com this week in order to give customers "direct control of their accounts," the company said in a press release. The new ...

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LarfargeHolcim names new executive in charge of communication and public affairs

Dec 08, 2015

LarfargeHolcim names new executive in charge of communication and public affairs

LafargeHolcim announced earlier this month that the company had appointed a new head of communications, public affairs and sustainable development. According to the world's largest cement producer, Caroline Hempstead began working for the company Dec. 1, directly reporting to CEO Eric ...

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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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Lehigh Hanson announces a new president and CEO

Oct 18, 2015

Lehigh Hanson announces a new president and CEO

Lehigh Hanson has named a new president and Chief Executive Officer to replace Daniel Harrington after 20 years with the company. Lehigh Hanson, which is apart of the HeidelbergCement Group, announced that Jon Morrish has taken over the helm for Harrington as of ...

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Martin Marietta awards scholarships to nine college students

Oct 14, 2015

Martin Marietta awards scholarships to nine college students

Martin Marietta Materials and Texas Industries have awarded nine students from across the country with $3,500 scholarships.  Martin Marietta announced that the company awards the scholarships each year to up to six graduating high school seniors who excel in academics, extracurricular activities and community ...

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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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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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