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Operations Illustrated: Do you know the best practices for dust control?

Aug 17, 2015

Operations Illustrated: Do you know the best practices for dust control?

By Mary Foster, Contributing Editor Dust Control Best Practices Dust control touches every part of an aggregate operation, from productivity, efficiency, and product quality to compliance, safety, and good neighbor relations. According to Mark Kestner, Ph.D., president and CEO of National Environmental ...

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EPA, DOT propose heightened heavy duty diesel emissions, fuel efficiency standards for 2018

Jun 28, 2015

EPA, DOT propose heightened heavy duty diesel emissions, fuel efficiency standards for 2018

The EPA and DOT announced Friday their plans for Phase 2 of the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles. Phase 2 of the program would “significantly reduce carbon emissions and improve fuel ...

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Martin Marietta asphalt plant reaches agreement with Fort Collins officials

Mar 11, 2015

Martin Marietta asphalt plant reaches agreement with Fort Collins officials

In response to health and safety concerns raised by its neighbors, Martin Marietta Materials’ Taft Asphalt Plant in Fort Collins, Colo., has reached an agreement with city officials on how the plant will be operated. The plant signed a Memorandum ...

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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.

National Center for Asphalt Technology turns 25

Aug 16, 2011

The National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) at Auburn University is celebrating its 25th anniversary. During a special ceremony, 18 individuals were inducted into the new NCAT Wall of Honor in recognition of their dedication to fulfilling NCAT’s mission, according to ...

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NewWorld Capital Group acquires Cleaire Advanced Emission Controls

Aug 16, 2011

NewWorld Capital Group has acquired Cleaire Advanced Emission Controls, a leading provider of particulate matter and nitrogen oxides abatement products for on-road and off-road heavy-duty diesel-powered vehicles.  Cleaire’s products are verified by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) at Level 3, ...

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CARB workshop handouts available

Jun 28, 2010

The Construction Industry Air Quality Coalition website has posted handouts from the recent California Air Resources Board workshops on proposed amendments to the off-road equipment and truck and bus regulations. CARB held its first workshop in Fresno on June 23 and will ...

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Two year delay on CARB regs?

Jun 28, 2010

In a series of workshops it's conducting throughout the state, the California Air Resources Board says its considering a series of amendments to its off-highway emissions regulations, which it indefinately postponed in February. Still lacking an EPA waiver that would allow them to ...

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Pittsburgh-area contractors want to nix proposed clean-air legislation

Jun 14, 2010

Construction groups say a Pittsburgh City Council bill that would hold contractors to higher environmental standards could stymie development and put small companies out of business, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports. Councilman Bill Peduto's clean-air legislation would require contractors working on city-subsidized ...

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ARTBA: Senate climate bill ‘shorts’ transportation sector

May 14, 2010

A majority of the revenue generated from a new transportation user fee included in a climate bill proposed in the U.S. Senate would be diverted to non-transportation purposes —- a departure from 54 years of federal policy, according to the ...

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American Iron and Steel Institute: EPA’s greenhouse gases ‘tailoring rule’ will cost jobs

May 13, 2010

American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) President and CEO Thomas J. Gibson offered the following comment today on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Tailoring Rule. “The Tailoring Rule issued by the Environmental Protection Agency today does not solve the fundamental problems ...

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