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Concrete and aggregates committee celebrates century mark

Jul 11, 2014

Concrete and aggregates committee celebrates century mark

ASTM International committee C09 on Concrete and Concrete Aggregates celebrated 100 years of research on June 23 in Toronto, Canada. Since the committee was formed in 1914 they have led the way in developing concrete standards and practices that many companies ...

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Route 66: This Must Be the Place

May 01, 2014

Route 66: This Must Be the Place

The trek along Route 66 travels through the small towns of Oklahoma.   By Bill Langer   Today, we depart Quapaw, Okla., and continue our westbound journey along old Route 66. We drive by several mountainous piles of waste rock (referred to as chat) ...

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A Merger of Equals

May 01, 2014

by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com As we wait for Martin Marietta’s acquisition of Texas Industries to clear regulatory approval, another industry merger is set to change the face of the construction materials market — both domestically and globally. On April 7, the ...

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Aggregates contribute $52.3 billion to U.S. GDP

Nov 22, 2013

Aggregates contribute $52.3 billion to U.S. GDP

The aggregates sector contributes $52.3 billion each year to the real gross domestic product (GDP) in the U.S., according to a new report from the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME). The report, a technical briefing paper called “Industrial Minerals’ ...

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State and Province News November 2013

Nov 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.   by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com     Alabama The Alabama Supreme Court issued a ruling in favor of the town of Gurley in the matter of the ...

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Psst… U.S. Industrial Minerals. Did You Know?….

Nov 01, 2013

Psst… U.S. Industrial Minerals. Did You Know?….

Production of U.S. industrial minerals is falling behind the demand for them.   By Bill Langer   Industrial minerals are found in nearly every man-made material, and their use tends to grow with our population and economy. Without industrial minerals, there would be no ...

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Take Five: Looking Forward

Aug 01, 2013

As one of the industry’s great PR gurus retires, he talks about what works and highlights the industry’s next big challenge.   By John English   Q.) How has the industry changed over your career?   A.) From my perspective, it has changed tremendously. It might ...

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Four major California areas expected to deplete aggregate supply in next 10 years

Jun 18, 2013

Four major California areas expected to deplete aggregate supply in next 10 years

Four major regions in California--San Diego, Sacramento, Fresno and the San Fernando Valley--are likely to deplete their permitted aggregate supply within the next decade, according to recent data from the California Geological Survey (CGS). CGS released in March its 2012 update ...

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Even in Alaska — Take 2

Feb 21, 2013

Even in Alaska — Take 2

Our second trip to Alaska, and our second aggregate operation encounter, came the summer our son out-processed from Elmendorf AFB. His three-year tour of duty was over, and he was reassigned to Cannon AFB in Clovis, N.M. Though he greatly ...

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Even in Alaska

Feb 20, 2013

Even in Alaska

I never used to pay attention to aggregate operations while traveling...I'm sure most people don't. But ever since I began working on Aggregates Manager magazine, I notice them everywhere I go...even in Alaska. During the nine years our middle son was in ...

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Video of the Week — Michels Materials’ Waterloo Quarry

Feb 20, 2013

I took this week's video of the pit and portable processing plant at Michels Materials' Waterloo Quarry in Wisconsin. You can watch the video on our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/aggregatesmanager, or on our YouTube channel. 

Stock market highs and lows

Feb 18, 2013

Stock market highs and lows

The ever-changing status of aggregate stocks caught the attention of the Triangle Business Journal earlier this month. "They've been bouncing all over the place, and, since Thanksgiving, zinging almost back into pre-recession territory," reports Chris Bagley. "But they've edged back ...

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