Tags: Florida

Cemex sues Florida county over sand mine denial

May 05, 2015

Cemex sues Florida county over sand mine denial

Cemex Construction Materials is determined to build a new sand mine on a 1,000-plus acre plot of land in Lake County, Florida, despite the County Commission turning down the aggregate company’s application. The South Lake Press reported that Cemex and the owner of ...

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Cement shipments jumped 10 percent in October

Jan 15, 2015

Cement shipments jumped 10 percent in October

The industry had a great month in October when total shipments of portland and blended cement in the United States and Puerto Rico increased 10 percent, 9.6 million metric tons (Mt), according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey. Shipments for the ...

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Cement shipments were up slightly in August

Nov 14, 2014

Cement shipments were up slightly in August

The Total shipments of portland and blended cement in the United States and Puerto Rico in August 2014 were 8.7 million metric tons (Mt), up slightly from the level in August 2013. Shipments for the year through August were 57.3 ...

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Rocker Bob Seger rips Wisconsin mine plan in new song [Audio]

Oct 20, 2014

Rocker Bob Seger rips Wisconsin mine plan in new song [Audio]

Rock 'n' Roll legend Bob Seger has a new album out entitled, "Ride Out." On the album he has a song called "It's Your World," in which he addresses his unhappiness with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and the possibility of ...

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Flooding Problems Resolved at Florida Aggregates Operation

Dec 20, 2013

Flooding Problems Resolved at Florida Aggregates Operation

The state of Florida has witnessed unprecedented population growth over the past 10 years growing by more than 18 percent to 19 million full-time residents. As warm weather and favorable tax rates continue to draw baby boomers to the Sunshine ...

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Homeowners sue Pasco County Commission over lime rock quarry approval

Jul 05, 2013

Homeowners sue Pasco County Commission over lime rock quarry approval

A group of homeowners is asking a Shady Hills, Florida, judge to reject the Pasco County Commission’s approval of a mediation settlement that would allow a lime rock quarry to operate near their homes, according to the Tampa Bay Times. Robert ...

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Florida’s budget calls for big infrastructure investment

Feb 25, 2013

Florida’s budget calls for big infrastructure investment

The state’s proposed $9.1 billion budget includes plans for an 11-percent increase in transportation spending as the state tries to increase jobs, build more roads, and get the state’s ports ready for the Panama Canal expansion. According to the Bradenton Herald, ...

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Ritchie Brothers holds annual auction

Feb 02, 2012

Ritchie Brothers Auctioneers will sell more than 9,100 heavy equipment items and trucks – the most items the company has ever sold at a single auction – at its unreserved public equipment auction in Orlando, Florida, from February 13-18, beginning ...

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