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State of the Industry

Jan 01, 2013

State of the Industry

By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com   Since 2004, we’ve been asking operators to report year-end business results, as well as expectations for the coming year, and sharing those results in our annual forecast. Typically, we send out the survey in late October or ...

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Lafarge U.S. operations spread holiday cheer

Dec 13, 2012

Lafarge U.S. operations spread holiday cheer

This holiday season, Lafarge North America operations across the United States organized charitable projects to give back to the communities that they call home. From Colorado to Iowa to Illinois, Lafarge operations were busy spreading holiday cheer by donating toys ...

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Paladin Attachments makes strides in fight against breast cancer

Oct 11, 2012

Paladin Attachments makes strides in fight against breast cancer

On Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, Paladin Attachments, a manufacturer of attachments and couplers, made a significant contribution to the American Cancer Society by participating in its Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in Akron, Ohio, that raised more than $81,500 ...

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Romancing the Stone

Oct 04, 2012

By Therese Dunphy   Jennifer Joy Pinniger, who focused on “romancing the stone” for nearly 16 years, will retire as president and CEO of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) on Nov. 2. Instead, she will enjoy a well-deserved opportunity ...

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Opening Its Doors

Oct 04, 2012

Opening Its Doors

Through a variety of community relations programs, Silvi Group strives to be an asset to the communities in which it operates.   By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief     Nearly 15 years ago, Fairless Hills, Pa.-based Silvi Group Companies began its foray into community engagement by ...

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Case sponsors 2012 National Gas Rodeo

Sep 05, 2012

Case Construction Equipment today announced its premier sponsorship of the 19th Annual National Gas Rodeo. Since 2007, Case has been the exclusive provider of loader/backhoes and compact excavators for the event, which showcases preferred safety practices and efficient use of equipment in natural ...

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July 2012

Jul 05, 2012

July 2012

Keep a Clean House

Going for the Green

Jul 01, 2012

Going for the Green

Summit Materials’ recently acquired crushed stone quarry in central Texas has raised the bar on working with and for the community and the environment.     Deep in the heart of Texas, a crushed-stone quarry is making every effort to do the right ...

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Fairmount Minerals wins IAAP community relations award

Jun 21, 2012

Fairmount Minerals wins IAAP community relations award

Fairmount Minerals' Wedron Silica sand-mining facility has earned the Community Relations Award  from the Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers (IAAP) for its outstanding community involvement in the region, according to the IAAP. The Wedron Silica facility received the IAAP Community Relations Award after ...

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Staying Alive Forecast 2011

Jan 03, 2011

Staying Alive   Forecast 2011

You know it’s all right, it’s okay. I’ll live to see another day. — Bee Gees, 1977 The margins are slim and the competition is fierce, but producers who survived the economic downturn see slivers of hope on the horizon. The Brothers Gibb may ...

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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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Fort Payne Quarry, the Good Neighbor

Sep 01, 2009

Fort Payne Quarry, the Good Neighbor

At a time when many cities fight to keep quarries out of their communities, the city of Fort Payne awarded Vulcan’s Fort Payne Quarry with a Manufacturer of the Year award. by Kerry Clines, Senior Editor A recent executive brief released by ...

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