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Cement shipments were up slightly in August

Nov 14, 2014

Cement shipments were up slightly in August

The Total shipments of portland and blended cement in the United States and Puerto Rico in August 2014 were 8.7 million metric tons (Mt), up slightly from the level in August 2013. Shipments for the year through August were 57.3 ...

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Mitsubishi cement plant receives PCA award

Nov 12, 2014

Mitsubishi cement plant receives PCA award

The Mitsubishi Cement Corp. (MCC) cement plant in Lucerne Valley, California has received an Outreach Award from the Portland Cement Association (PCA) as part of the 2014 Cement Industry Energy and Environment Awards. The Outreach Award is given to facilities that ...

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U.S. diesel price on the rise for first time in months

Nov 11, 2014

U.S. diesel price on the rise for first time in months

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel rose 5.4 cents in the week ended Nov. 3 to $3.677, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly fuel report. The increase snaps an 18-week streak of drops (except for one ...

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U.S. diesel average sees biggest drop in over a year

Oct 16, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell 3.5 cents in the week ended Oct. 13 to $3.698, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration. That’s the largest week-to-week drop since the week ended April 29, 2013, ...

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Owner of rock quarry defends himself against park

Oct 14, 2014

Owner of rock quarry defends himself against park

An owner of a rock quarry in Porterville, California, felt the need to defend his business after an area park manager accused it of drying up area wells. Valarie Bowker, park manager and daughter of the owners at Eagles Nest Resort, ...

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Diesel price holds, still at lowest point in more than 2 years

Sep 09, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel did not change in the week ended Sept. 8 from the week prior, remaining at $3.814, according to the Department of Energy. That’s the lowest national average price since July 2012, ...

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Aggregates production increases in second quarter

Sep 09, 2014

Aggregates production increases in second quarter

Aggregates production in the United States was up eight percent in the second quarter of 2014 compared to last year. During the first six months of 2014 an estimated 961 Mt of aggregates was produced, up seven percent from the ...

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Diesel hits lowest point in over two years

Sep 04, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel hit its lowest point since July 2012 last week, as it fell seven-tenths of a cent to $3.814, according to the Department of Energy. Diesel fell for the ninth consecutive week in ...

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Diesel continues to tumble, hits lowest price since July 2013

Aug 26, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel hit its lowest point since the week ended July 1, 2013, after falling 1.4 cents in the week ended Aug. 25 to $3.821, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy ...

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Diesel price hits 9-month low

Aug 20, 2014

Diesel price hits 9-month low

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell another eight-tenths of a cent this week, putting it at $3.835, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration. That’s the lowest the national average price has been since ...

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Palm Beach Aggregates sells 1,200 acres of land

Aug 12, 2014

Palm Beach Aggregates sells 1,200 acres of land

Palm Beach Aggregates has sold 1,200 acres of land to an affiliate of Pimco, a California firm famous for running the world’s largest bond fund, for $77 million. Palm Beach Aggregates had previously sold the land for around $300 million to Lennar Homes ...

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California’s new stormwater permit to be more transparent

Jul 02, 2014

California’s new stormwater permit to be more transparent

California is adopting a new Industrial Stormwater Permit on July 1, 2015, marking the first time the permit has been changed since 1967. Adam Harper, director of policy analysis with the California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA), says the two ...

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