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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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Superior Industries has bought a Brazilian conveyer and pulley manufacturer

Oct 01, 2015

Superior Industries has bought a Brazilian conveyer and pulley manufacturer

Superior Industries announced that it bought a Brazilian company that makes conveyor idlers and pulleys. The Sao Pualo-based Parcan is the market leader for idler sales and production in South America and has two other locations in the South American market. Parcan, ...

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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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Hoyt Wire Cloth and Bramco-MPS have formed a new partnership

Sep 01, 2015

Bramco-MPS is the newest distributor for Hoyt Wire Cloth, the two companies announced in a press release Aug. 20. The Louisville, Kentucky-based Bramco-MPS will now be distributing Hoyt Wire Cloth products all across Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee and northern Mississippi. Bramco-MPS has been providing ...

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Quarry Quest is returning to Michels Materials Quarry in Wisconsin for a 17th year (VIDEO)

Aug 31, 2015

Quarry Quest is returning to Michels Materials Quarry in Wisconsin for a 17th year (VIDEO)

The Michels Materials limestone quarry is taking a day off from rocks in or order to let the good times roll. Quarry Quest is returning for a 16th year at the quarry in Neenah, Wisconsin to give families a chance to have safe ...

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The U.S. saw an increase in construction aggregates in the second quarter

Aug 27, 2015

The U.S. saw an increase in construction aggregates in the second quarter

The production of American construction aggregates increased in the second quarter of 2015, with more than 1.1 billion tons produced in the quarter. According to the United States Geological Survey, production of construction aggregates had a 5 percent increase in the second ...

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Aggregates included in bill to make domestic mine permitting easier

Aug 11, 2015

Aggregates included in bill to make domestic mine permitting easier

  A bill that would make it easier to get a permit for a domestic mine, including aggregate mines, was passed by a U.S. House of Representatives committee in July. The National Strategic and Critical Mineral Production Act of 2015, or H.R. 1937, ...

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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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