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Operations Illustrated – December 2015: The benefits of overland conveyors

Dec 23, 2015

Operations Illustrated – December 2015: The benefits of overland conveyors

By Mary Foster, Contributing Editor Benefits of Overland Conveyors Conveyors cover a lot of ground…no pun intended. There are many different types of conveyors that perform different tasks in a quarry, but they all move material from one place to another. Conveyors ...

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Seven Cemex USA plants were recognized for their conservation efforts

Nov 23, 2015

Seven Cemex USA plants were recognized for their conservation efforts

Seven Cemex USA plants from across the country were recognized recently for their efforts in environmental conservation. According to Cemex USA, the Wildlife Habitat Council awarded the Conservation Certification to Cemex cement plants in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and Texas. ...

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Rogers Group’s Pottsville Quarry reaches for the stars

Sep 02, 2015

Rogers Group’s Pottsville Quarry  reaches for the stars

Pottsville Quarry is Rogers Group, Inc.’s largest producing plant in southern middle Tennessee, but it hasn’t always been so. The quarry was just a glimmer in the eye of company executives when the greenfield site was purchased in the mid-1980s. “We ...

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Holcim to burn shoes to create cement at Vietnam facility (VIDEO)

Aug 13, 2015

Holcim to burn shoes to create cement at Vietnam facility (VIDEO)

Holcim is using shoes to take a step towards being a leader as an environmentally friendly aggregate producer with its Vietnam operation. The company has forged a partnership with shredding company Untha to build a new Solid Recovered Fuel plant that will turn waste from the largest ...

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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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NSSGA recognized as a Green Seal office for its sustainability practices

Apr 23, 2015

NSSGA recognized as a Green Seal office for its sustainability practices

Yesterday, on Earth Day, the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced that it is one of the first 13 trade associations in the country to be recognized by the Green Seal Green Office Partnership Program. As a Green ...

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Manufacturer news: Hlavinka Equipment opens Texas Hlavinda JCB division; Terex Washing Systems appoints new global sales director; Skelly and Loy promotes Aungst to VP of AMS; Luff Industries adds Riddell as territory manager; Caterpillar opens first Data Innovation Lab; Yokohama Tire Corp. will help build eco-friendly playground

Apr 17, 2015

Manufacturer news: Hlavinka Equipment opens Texas Hlavinda JCB division; Terex Washing Systems appoints new global sales director; Skelly and Loy promotes Aungst to VP of AMS; Luff Industries adds Riddell as territory manager; Caterpillar opens first Data Innovation Lab; Yokohama Tire Corp. will help build eco-friendly playground

Hlavinka Equipment Co., headquartered in East Bernard, Texas, will open a new division, Hlavinka JCB, in Victoria, Texas. The new division will sell new and used JCB agricultural and construction equipment, including skid steers and compact track loaders. Hlavinka JCB ...

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CalPortland to receive EPA’s Energy Star Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award

Apr 15, 2015

CalPortland to receive EPA’s Energy Star Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will honor CalPortland’s long-term commitment to protecting the environment through energy efficiency with a 2015 Energy Star Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award. The award, which is given to organizations in recognition ...

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Michigan DNR agrees to sell land to Graymont, Inc. to develop limestone mine

Mar 26, 2015

After a Michigan Natural Resources Commission meeting, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) agreed to sell 1,781 acres of land in northern Mackinac County to Graymont, Inc. for the development of a limestone mine. The Herald reports that Graymont ...

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Cemex renews alliance with Birdlife International

Mar 24, 2015

Cemex renews alliance with Birdlife International

Cemex has renewed its global alliance with BirdLife International for three more years, reiterating its commitment to achieving environmentally sustainable development while integrating biodiversity conservation in daily operations. The alliance includes the United States, as well as countries in other ...

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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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