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Brooklyn man embezzles $1.1 million from Connecticut aggregate company

Apr 08, 2015

A 51-year-old Connecticut man is accused of embezzling more than $1.1 million from his former employer, Kobyluck LLC. The Bulletin reports that Todd Francis was arrested Monday, March 30, for first-degree larceny, appearing that same day in New London Superior ...

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Aggregate Producers Association of Turkey elects Beşir Kemal Ustaoğlu as new president

Apr 06, 2015

Beşir Kemal Ustaoğlu has been elected new president of the Aggregate Producers Association of Turkey (AGUB). According to an AGUB press release, Ustaoğlu took over the position during the association’s 13th General Meeting held in Istanbul on March 28. Ustaoğlu graduated ...

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Five Aggregate Industries operations receive NSSGA awards

Mar 25, 2015

Five Aggregate Industries operations received awards from the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) during the NSSGA Annual Convention last week, PRNewswire reports. Two facilities were granted Environmental Excellence Awards and three facilities were granted Community Relations Awards. Award ...

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Colorado county approves permit for new gravel pit for SH 9 improvements

Mar 24, 2015

The Grand County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to approve Kirkland Construction LLLP’s request for a special-use permit for a temporary sand and gravel pit near Kremmling, Colo. Skyhidailynews.com reports that the 30-acre site, which is located on Blue Valley ...

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Thursday’s AGG1 Academy pick – TH55: Why are My Neighbors Complaining about Blasting and What Can I Do about It?

Mar 18, 2015

Thursday’s AGG1 Academy pick – TH55: Why are My Neighbors Complaining about Blasting and What Can I Do about It?

Presenter: Doug Rudenko, Vibra-Tech Engineers At most mining operations, blast vibration levels are kept well below established criteria, yet compliance with the regulations does not always solve the conflicts arising from blasting operations. Mine operators often resort to random changes in ...

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Wednesday’s AGG1 Academy pick – W57: Attracting Young People into the Industry – Demographics are Against Us!

Mar 17, 2015

Wednesday’s AGG1 Academy pick – W57: Attracting Young People into the Industry – Demographics are Against Us!

Presenters: Phil James, Colin Jenkins, and Julian Smallshaw, Institute of Quarrying The industry has an aging workforce. We need to attract young people into the aggregates sector. Using our proven knowledge of running a successful apprenticeship program, we will demonstrate how ...

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Tuesday’s AGG1 Academy pick – T67: Cost-Effective Automated Haul Trucks for the Aggregates Industry

Mar 16, 2015

Presenters: Travis Chewning, Luck Stone, and Jeremy Brown, Jaybridge Robotics From autonomous haul trucks in giant mines of the Australian outback to autonomous tractors in the American heartland, autonomous vehicles are changing the landscape of business. We are excited to share ...

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New York quarry wins round in court battle over quarry permit

Mar 12, 2015

Troy Sand and Gravel Co. Inc. won a round in court in its on-going battle with the town of Nassau over plans to operate an 89-acre quarry, The Record reports. A 2013 order from the state Supreme Court in Rensselaer ...

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Bill Hagerty joins Rogers Group Board of Directors

Mar 12, 2015

Bill Hagerty joins Rogers Group Board of Directors

Rogers Group Inc. (RGI) announced the election of William F. (Bill) Hagerty, IV, to its Board of Directors. He is a founder and managing director of Hagerty Peterson & Co., LLC. Hagerty has served in the Cabinet of Tennessee Governor ...

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Harrison Gypsum acquires J.A. Jack & Sons

Mar 09, 2015

Harrison Gypsum, a vertically integrated producer and processor of minerals and aggregates, including gypsum, limestone, sand, and gravel, has acquired J.A. Jack & Sons, Inc., a miner and processor of limestone products used in building products, glass, plaster, agriculture, animal ...

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Pat Jacomet named NSSGA’s 2014 State Aggregates Association Executive of the Year

Mar 09, 2015

Pat Jacomet named NSSGA’s 2014 State Aggregates Association Executive of the Year

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) has named Patrick A. Jacomet, executive director of the Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA), as its 2014 State Aggregates Association Executive of the Year. The award, which is given to ...

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Historical aggregate landmark disappears into Lake Superior

Mar 04, 2015

Historical aggregate landmark disappears into Lake Superior

A piece of Minnesota’s mining history has disappeared beneath the waves of Lake Superior. The waterfront landmark in Duluth, a column that was one of several supports for a trestle used to unload sand and gravel barges a century ago, ...

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