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Housing Increases More than Offset by Falling Federal Spending

Jun 01, 2013

Housing Increases More than Offset by Falling Federal Spending

By George H. Reddin   Merger and acquisition activity remains slow, but steady, as the outlook for many construction markets remains flat and disappointing. Spending on U.S. construction projects fell in March, as the biggest drop in government projects in more than ...

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California Senator Feinstein supports Boxer’s Cemex-blocking bill

May 07, 2013

California Senator Feinstein supports Boxer’s Cemex-blocking bill

Senator Barbara Boxer’s (D-CA) most recent bill to block the proposed Cemex sand and gravel mine in Canyon Country has gained support from Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), The Santa Clarita Valley Signal reported. The bill follows a decade-long battle between Cemex ...

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Residential is up, but highways are status quo (at best)

May 01, 2013

Residential is up, but highways are status quo (at best)

By George H. Reddin     The first quarter of 2013 closed with slow, but steady, deal activity — the same pattern we’ve seen in recent years. The demand from buyers is as healthy as we have seen in years, and there remains ...

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California Senator Boxer blocks proposed Cemex mine

Apr 19, 2013

California Senator Boxer blocks proposed Cemex mine

Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) introduced a bill on Thursday to block the proposed Cemex sand and gravel mine in Canyon Country, the Santa Clarita Valley Signal reported. The Cemex mine would extract 56 million tons of sand and gravel from the ...

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Cemex results were a bright spot as units shipped decreased in 2012

Apr 01, 2013

Cemex results were a bright spot as units shipped decreased in 2012

By George H. Reddin The fourth quarter of 2012 brought mixed results from the construction materials sector, with companies like Granite and Vulcan reporting slight decreases in aggregates shipped and revenues earned. While there were some bright spots around the country, ...

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Cemex, Santa Cruz County to study idle Cemex plant

Mar 29, 2013

Cemex, Santa Cruz County to study idle Cemex plant

This month, Santa Cruz County officials gave permission for a year-long investigation of a 107-year-old Cemex plant in Davenport, California, Santa Cruz Sentinel reported. The plant dates back to 1906 and has remained idle since 2010. The investigation is part of ...

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Three operations recognized for exceptional performance

Mar 19, 2013

Three aggregate sites received the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) highest operational honor — the Star of Excellence Award. To receive the award, a site must have received at least two of the association’s top awards for community ...

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AGG1 Cemex’s Balcones Quarry and Cement Plant tour

Mar 15, 2013

This year, AGG1 will offer a tour of Cemex's Balcones Quarry in nearby New Braunfels, Texas. The tour is scheduled from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, March 18. Buses will begin loading at 12:30 p.m. If you haven't already ...

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GUEST BLOG: Cemex results were a bright spot at the close of 2012

Mar 11, 2013

GUEST BLOG: Cemex results were a bright spot at the close of 2012

By George H. Reddin The fourth quarter of 2012 brought mixed results from the construction materials sector, with companies like Granite and Vulcan reporting slight decreases in aggregates shipped and revenues earned. While there were some bright spots around the country, ...

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AGG1 Updates

Mar 01, 2013

AGG1 Updates

AGG1 is coming soon! Our March issue will include in-depth coverage to help you navigate your way around the show. During the weeks leading up to the show, we are featuring AGG1 Updates in our Monday e-newsletters to highlight some of ...

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Video of the Week — Balcones Quarry’s screen plant

Feb 13, 2013

The video this week is of the new screen plant at Cemex's Balcones Quarry. The plant processes aggregates for use in the Eagle Ford Shale oilfields in south-central Texas. Be sure to read about the quarry in our February issue ...

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IMA-NA workshop approaches

Feb 11, 2013

IMA-NA workshop approaches

Registration for the Industrial Minerals Association-North America (IMA-NA) 2013 Technology Workshop is open. The meeting will be held at the Marriott Fort Lauderdale Coral Springs on March 4-6.  According to IMA-NA, it will include a strong line-up of topics and speakers, ...

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