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Lafarge Canada partners with Earth Rangers for School Outreach Program about wildlife

May 01, 2015

Lafarge Canada partners with Earth Rangers for School Outreach Program about wildlife

Lafarge Canada Inc. announced that it will once again partner with Earth Rangers: The Kid’s Conservation Organization to bring its School Outreach Program to communities across eastern Canada. Earth Rangers is a conservation organization that is dedicated to educating children ...

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CalCIMA receives 2014 NRMCA State Association of the Year Award

Apr 29, 2015

CalCIMA receives 2014 NRMCA State Association of the Year Award

During its annual convention in March, the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) announced that the California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA) was chosen as the recipient of the 2014 State Association of the Year Award. It is CalCIMA’s first ...

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MSHA invites all mine health and safety trainers to join its training call on April 29

Apr 28, 2015

MSHA invites all mine health and safety trainers to join its training call on April 29

Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Assistant Secretary Joseph A. Main has issued an invitation to all mine health and safety trainers to join the agency’s quarterly training call on Wednesday, April 29, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Eastern time. ...

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MSHA fatalgram: best practices offered in response to articulated truck fatality

Apr 02, 2015

MSHA fatalgram: best practices offered in response to articulated truck fatality

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has issued a fatalgram with details about a fatal accident that occurred on March 17, 2015, at a dredging operation. A 44-year-old haul truck driver with four days of experience was injured while ...

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Rogers Group’s Mitchell Quarry hosts students and rock hounds who love to study and collect rocks

Mar 27, 2015

Rogers Group’s Mitchell Quarry hosts students and rock hounds who love to study and collect rocks

Every year, Rogers Group, Inc.'s Mitchell Quarry hosts a couple of groups that love rocks and want to see them in their natural state. What better place to do that than in a quarry? On March 7, 16 members of Indiana ...

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Thursday’s AGG1 Academy pick – TH55: Why are My Neighbors Complaining about Blasting and What Can I Do about It?

Mar 18, 2015

Thursday’s AGG1 Academy pick – TH55: Why are My Neighbors Complaining about Blasting and What Can I Do about It?

Presenter: Doug Rudenko, Vibra-Tech Engineers At most mining operations, blast vibration levels are kept well below established criteria, yet compliance with the regulations does not always solve the conflicts arising from blasting operations. Mine operators often resort to random changes in ...

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Wednesday’s AGG1 Academy pick – W57: Attracting Young People into the Industry – Demographics are Against Us!

Mar 17, 2015

Wednesday’s AGG1 Academy pick – W57: Attracting Young People into the Industry – Demographics are Against Us!

Presenters: Phil James, Colin Jenkins, and Julian Smallshaw, Institute of Quarrying The industry has an aging workforce. We need to attract young people into the aggregates sector. Using our proven knowledge of running a successful apprenticeship program, we will demonstrate how ...

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Cemex USA operations recognized by Wildlife Habitat Council

Mar 16, 2015

Cemex USA operations recognized by Wildlife Habitat Council

Cemex USA has announced that nine of its sites in Florida, Tennessee, Ohio, and Georgia received certifications through two Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) programs, Corporate Lands for Learning and Wildlife at Work. The WHC builds partnerships with corporations and conservation ...

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Cemex USA operations recognized by Wildlife Habitat Council

Mar 09, 2015

Cemex USA operations recognized by Wildlife Habitat Council

Cemex USA has announced that nine of its sites in Florida, Tennessee, Ohio, and Georgia received certifications through two Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) programs, Corporate Lands for Learning and Wildlife at Work. The WHC builds partnerships with corporations and conservation ...

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NSSGA promotes Young Leaders conference

Feb 27, 2015

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) is inviting all aggregates industry professionals 40 years of age and younger to attend its Young Leaders (YL) conference being held April 29 – May 2 in Fort Lauderdale. The NSSGA says ...

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30 Ohio elementary students learn history of Marblehead quarries

Feb 26, 2015

30 Ohio elementary students learn history of Marblehead quarries

#attachment_39670 { margin-bottom:15px; } Gretchen Curtis from the Lakeside Heritage Society in Lakeside Marblehead, Ohio, recently visited with a class of 30 fourth-grade students at Danbury Elementary School, the Port Clinton News Herald reports. Curtis reviewed the 100-year history of limestone ...

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