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Sustainability Picks Up Steam

Jun 07, 2012

Sustainability Picks Up Steam

Although many initiatives began in Europe, North American operators are beginning to appreciate the benefits of green business practices. Sustainable operating practices — which have roots in the business strategies of many European construction materials companies — are making their way ...

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Sustainability Picks up Steam

Oct 03, 2011

Sustainability Picks up Steam

Although many initiatives began in Europe, North American operators are beginning to appreciate the benefits of green business practices. By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief Sustainable operating practices — which have roots in the business strategies of many European construction materials companies — are ...

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Petrocon launches national tire program for its members

May 11, 2011

Petrocon Corp. has launched a national tire program to its members. In the first month of introduction, nearly 200 members enrolled into the program, by a world’s top tire producer.  With the program, Petrocon members become part of a 24/7, emergency ...

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Data Mining April 2011

Apr 01, 2011

Data Mining April 2011

Aggregate shipments show modest increases By George H. Reddin Merger and acquisition activity in the first quarter continues at a slow pace. The themes of balance sheet management, investment in emerging markets, and challenges in meeting the gap between buyer and seller ...

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Rock Law

Apr 01, 2011

The Hex Chrom HEX It’s in the news and top-of-mind in many regulatory agencies, so assess your risks related to hexavalent chromium. by John McGahren, Mark Savit, and Ora Sheinson Hexavalent chromium (hex chrom) is in the news and on the front line ...

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ACI presenting Florida Concrete & Products Association with Distinguished Achievement Award

Mar 14, 2011

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) will present its Distinguished Achievement Award to the Florida Concrete & Products Association (FC&PA) at the ACI Spring 2011 Convention in Tampa, Fla. During the convention’s opening session on Sunday, April 3, at 5:15 p.m., the ...

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Carved in Stone

Jan 01, 2011

Carved in Stone

M is for Millstone Among the many European millstones, the geology of the French burrstone was prized for the effect of its quartz grain. ‘mil-st¯on A portmanteau created by blending the words ‘mill’ and ‘stone.’ “I can never cease to hanker for ...

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CalCIMA names its 2010 Safety Awards program winners

Oct 15, 2010

The California Construction & Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA) has announced the winners of its 2010 Safety Awards program. The winners follow: Award Category – Aggregate Plant (Large), Randy Riberdy, plant manager, Vulcan Materials – Western Division, Sun Valley, Calif. Award Category – ...

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CalCIMA calls for conference papers

Jun 28, 2010

Paper proposals related to the aggregate, industrial materials, ready mixed concrete, cement and asphalt industries for the California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA)2010 Education Conference are are being accepted. Proposals are being accepted in all segments of the industry; aggregate ...

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Command Alkon, Systech form Integra Product Division

Jun 14, 2010

Command Alkon, Systech form Integra Product Division

Command Alkon and Systech Incorporated leaders in integrated solutions for the construction and bulk materials industries celebrate the formation of The Integra Product Division of Command Alkon. “The Command Alkon Integra Product Division will add more depth and breadth to the ...

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Command Alkon, Systech form Integra Product Division

Jun 14, 2010

Command Alkon, Systech form Integra Product Division

Command Alkon and Systech Incorporated leaders in integrated solutions for the construction and bulk materials industries celebrate the formation of The Integra Product Division of Command Alkon. “The Command Alkon Integra Product Division will add more depth and breadth to the ...

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Valley Rubber acquires Rockland International

Mar 23, 2010

Valley Rubber announced on March 11 the purchase of Minden, Nev.-based Rockland International of Minden, Nev., a provider of material delivery solutions for the mining, aggregate, quarry and cement industries. “We are excited about the advanced level of engineering competence Rockland ...

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