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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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Brad Powell named IMAA 2014 “Miner of the Year”

Feb 23, 2015

Brad Powell named IMAA 2014 “Miner of the Year”

On Feb. 3, the Indiana Mineral Aggregates Association (IMAA) named Brad Powell, VCNA Prairie, Inc., as the 2014 recipient of its prestigious “Miner of the Year” Award. The award was presented by IMAA Executive Director Robert Jones at the Awards ...

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Manufacturer news: Sandvik Construction; Bridgestone Commercial; Vermeer Corp.

Feb 20, 2015

Manufacturer news: Sandvik Construction; Bridgestone Commercial; Vermeer Corp.

Seventy-five people representing nearly 50 distributors worldwide attended Sandvik Construction Mobile Crushers and Screens’ inaugural Global Distributor Conference held in Ireland Jan. 12-15. The program included three days of keynote sessions and workshops at the Slieve Russell hotel. The final ...

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Eagle Materials has record third quarter

Feb 11, 2015

Eagle Materials has record third quarter

Eagle Materials reported a record third quarter of fiscal 2015 which ended Dec. 31, 2014.The company reported record quarterly revenues of $292 million, up 27 percent year over year. The company also reported a record third quarter cement earnings of $37.6 million, up 44 ...

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Vulcan reports huge fourth quarter

Feb 06, 2015

Vulcan reports huge fourth quarter

Vulcan Materials made a lot of shareholders happy after reporting a huge fourth quarter profit. The company reported a revenue increase of 11 percent to $755 million. Gross profit increased saw a 45 percent increase to $170 million. Total revenue for 2014 ...

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