Tags: Aggregates Manager

Sneak Peek: How long is recovery in a ‘Humpty Dumpty’ economy?

Dec 02, 2011

The good news is that the U.S. economy is growing — with the exception of the housing market — but the bad news is we’ve encountered the worst recession since the Great Depression, says Eugenio Aleman, director and senior economist ...

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Volvo Trucks reorganizes management team

Oct 06, 2011

Volvo Trucks North America has reorganized its management team. The reorganization includes three new managers. According to a company statement, the move was to “align” the organizational structure with parent Volvo Global Trucks. Four vice presidents will run VTNA’s commercial ...

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LaHood: $2 Million in quick release emergency relief money for Iowa flooding

Aug 02, 2011

Two million dollars in quick release emergency money is being made available to the Iowa Department of Transportation to reimburse the state for work done on federal aid highways immediately following the recent flooding there, U.S. Transportation Secretary ...

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ALJ weighs in on operator’s side in scale dispute

Jul 01, 2011

ALJ weighs in on operator’s side in scale dispute

by Adele L. Abrams, Esq., CMSP         For the second time in less than a year, an Administrative Law Judge has held that the Mine Safety Administration (MSHA) failed to demonstrate there were hazards of having haul trucks overturn from an unbermed ...

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Dirty Jobs’ Rowe creates documentary focusing on importance of trade jobs

May 12, 2011

Although Mike Rowe, creator and host of the Discovery Channel’s Dirty Jobs, has been testifying before Congress the week of May 8 on issues related to bringing strength back to American manufacturing and asking Congress to focus on creating jobs ...

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Tennessee contractor wins ProPickup magazine’s Big Boss sweepstakes

May 10, 2011

Tennessee contractor wins ProPickup magazine’s Big Boss sweepstakes

Thomas Ferguson, a Knoxville, Tenn.-based contractor, thought the phone calls and e-mails confirming he was the winner of a customized and outfitted custom work truck, worth about $75,000, were part of an elaborate hoax. When Ferguson ...

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Cat unveils CT660 vocational truck

Mar 20, 2011

Cat unveils CT660 vocational truck

by Tina Grady Barbaccia LAS VEGAS–Caterpillar unveiled its CT660 vocational truck on March 20, 2011, at a pre-CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2011 press event. Editors from Randall-Reilly's Construction  Division magazines — Equipment World, Better Roads and Aggregates Manager — attended the event. George Taylor, director of ...

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Mendez, Mica: ‘We’ll have a surface transportation bill by August recess’

Feb 08, 2011

by John Latta, Better Roads Editor-in-Chief, sister publication to Aggregates Manager magazine ORLANDO—1st International Transportation Construction Management Conference Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) head Victor Mendez had at least a positive outlook on Feb. 8 at the 1st International Transportation Construction Management Conference, ...

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Mica names T&I Committee Republicans

Jan 10, 2011

U.S. Rep. John L. Mica (R-Fla.), the chairman-designate of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I),  announced on Dec. 16 the new Republican members of the Committee for the 112th Congress. “The new members of the Committee will be rolling up ...

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U.S. DOT unveils new ‘Buy America’ Web page

Dec 15, 2010

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Dec. 15 unveiled a new U.S. Department of Transportation "Buy America" Web page that the DOT says will help American businesses reap the full benefits of the Obama Administration’s historic investments in transportation infrastructure. Speaking ...

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Cemex develops carbon footprint tool

Dec 15, 2010

¹Cemex has developed a carbon footprint tool that allows the company to measure the greenhouse gas emissions of its cement, ready-mix, and aggregates products. The footprint tool, which Cemex says is the first of its kind in the building materials industry, ...

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Construction begins on Black River Bridge

Dec 14, 2010

Construction on a new Black River Bridge in Port Huron, Mich., can now begin thanks to a signed agreement between the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Michigan Department of Transportation for a $30 million American Recovery ...

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