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Changing Adversaries into Allies

Jun 01, 2013

Changing Adversaries into Allies

The permitting process can be contentious, but long term community outreach and involvement can build better relationships.   By Christopher Hopkins     Getting a quarry expansion or a new greenfield site approved through the local permitting process can be a grind. It will likely ...

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Celebrating the Planet

Jun 01, 2013

Celebrating the Planet

Producers find an assortment of ways to celebrate Earth Day and show how they nurture nature.   By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief, tdunphy@randallreilly.com   While NIMBY groups may not view aggregate operations as environmentally friendly, reality and perception are often miles apart. Many operators go ...

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Lafarge’s Paulding plant creates bat shelter on site for Earth Day

Apr 24, 2013

Lafarge’s Paulding plant creates bat shelter on site for Earth Day

Lafarge North America’s Paulding Cement plant in Paulding, Ohio mounted a bat shelter in one of the plant’s wildlife habitat areas this week in honor of Earth Day. Tim Weible, senior environmental manager at the plant, said the site is certified ...

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Greening of the Fleet: EPA reduces heavy truck, off-road equipment emissions by 95 percent (INFOGRAPHIC)

Apr 22, 2013

Greening of the Fleet: EPA reduces heavy truck, off-road equipment emissions by 95 percent (INFOGRAPHIC)

In honor of Earth Day, our sister site, Equipment World, developed an infographic that examines the effectiveness of the EPA’s emissions regulations since 1996. Click the image above to view the full infographic.

EnviroTech hires West Coast regional, Midwest regional manager

Jan 20, 2011

Rob McPherson has joined EnviroTech Services, Inc., a road maintenance and safety solutions company, as the company's Midwest division manager and Jerold Vincent has joined as West Coast regional manager. In these roles, McPherson and Vincent will be responsible for product ...

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Cat shows 3 series: Compact track loader, mini excavators, and skid steer and multi-terrain loaders

Jan 20, 2011

Cat shows 3 series: Compact track loader, mini excavators, and skid steer and multi-terrain loaders

Caterpillar is showcasing its new 259B3 Series compact track loader, new D Series mini excavators, and new B3 Series skid steer and multi-terrain loaders at the World of Concrete 2011 being held Jan. 18-21 in Las Vegas. The products can be ...

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No rebound until 2013, says PCA’s Sullivan

Jan 20, 2011

No rebound until 2013, says PCA’s Sullivan

by Marcia Gruver Doyle, Editorial Director, Equipment World Don’t expect construction to significant rebounds until 2013, said Ed Sullivan, Portland Cement Association chief economist, during his annual forecast at the World of Concrete today.  “While it’s clear the economy is  gathering ...

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Special product report: C-Series excavators from Case Construction Equipment

Jan 20, 2011

Special product report: C-Series excavators from Case Construction Equipment

Case takes on the fuel efficiency challenge once again, and adds a nifty monitor by Marcia Gruver Doyle, Editorial Director, Equipment World When Case set about to up their game with its C Series excavators, it knew the immediate challenge would be ...

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Win a trip to Vegas from Cat to see new vocational trucks at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Jan 20, 2011

Caterpillar will unveil the first model in its full line of Cat Vocational Trucks, the Cat CT660, in Las Vegas at CONEXPO-CON/AGG in March. As part of the celebration, Caterpillar is holding an online sweepstakes featuring a trip to Vegas. The ...

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Donaldson expands fuel filter product line

Jan 20, 2011

Filtration systems and parts manufacturer Donaldson Company has expanded its fuel filter offering to provide customers with even more options to protect engine components and to extend equipment life. The expanded line of replacement fuel filters includes a full complement of ...

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Charles Machine Works fully acquires Radius Professional HDD Tools

Jan 20, 2011

The Charles Machine Works, Inc. (CMW), a manufacturer of underground construction equipment, has acquired 100 percent ownership of Radius Professional HDD Tools in Weatherford, Texas. Finalized Jan. 13, 2011, the sale makes Radius HDD Tools a wholly owned subsidiary of CMW ...

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PPI for finished goods rises in December

Jan 20, 2011

The Producer Price Index for finished goods rose 1.1 percent in December, reports the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This advance followed increases of 0.8 percent in November and 0.4 in October. It also marks the sixth straight rise in finished ...

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