Tags: Illinois

Overturned gravel truck closes portions of Route 20 in Illinois

May 04, 2015

A section of eastbound Route 20 in Elgin, Ill., was shut down Tuesday morning, April 21, when a gravel truck overturned Tuesday morning, The Courier-News reports. The Elgin Police were called to the scene at 10:23 a.m. and that portions ...

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TFIC calls on IAAP members to attend April 29 Lobby Day in Illinois

Apr 24, 2015

TFIC calls on IAAP members to attend April 29 Lobby Day in Illinois

The Transportation for Illinois Coalition (TFIC), which is made up of business groups and labor groups with mutual concerns about the need for transportation and infrastructure funding in Illinois, has put out a call to members of the Illinois Association ...

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Lafarge and Holcim announce U.S. asset divestments required by Federal Trade Commission for merger

Apr 21, 2015

In yet another sign that the planned LafargeHolcim merger will move forward, Lafarge and Holcim have announced details about the assets they propose to divest in the United States. A news release from the companies notes that the divestments will ...

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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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Man faces additional charges in fatal crash

Sep 04, 2014

Man faces additional charges in fatal crash

The man who was driving under the influence and crashed into a Naperville, Illinois, quarry, is facing additional DUI counts. Michael Szot, 21, is facing nine counts of aggravated DUI causing death. He was originally charged with only four counts of aggravated DUI and ...

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Lafarge employees volunteer for cleanup project

Aug 25, 2014

Lafarge employees volunteer for cleanup project

Several Lafarge employees volunteered for the Living Lands and Waters river cleanup project on the Des Plains River in Channahon, IL, close to the Lafarge Joliet Quarry. Around 30 employees from the Lafarge US corporate office and its West Aggregates operation ...

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Two dead, one charged in quarry drowning

Jul 24, 2014

Two dead, one charged in quarry drowning

Mihirtej Boddupalli, 21, and Sajaad Safiullah Syed, 21, are both dead following an accident at a Naperville, Ill. quarry. The young men were inside a vehicle near the quarry when the driver became reckless. The vehicle ended up in the quarry, ...

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Bluff Spring Fen: Rare collaboration awarded for gorgeous restoration

Jul 15, 2014

Bluff Spring Fen: Rare collaboration awarded for gorgeous restoration

Eleven years ago Mike Vondra, owner and President of Bluff City Materials, Inc. and partners came together with one common goal in mind – the restoration of Bluff Spring Fen, a 100 acre Illinois Nature Preserve in Elgin. When they committed ...

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PHOTOS: Caterpillar’s Visitors Center offers glimpse of history

May 26, 2014

PHOTOS: Caterpillar’s Visitors Center offers glimpse of history

If you’re in the construction industry or are a person who appreciates the fine art of heavy equipment, make a visit to the Caterpillar Visitors Center in Peoria, Illinois a priority. Even if you ever find yourself in the Chicago area, ...

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Boone County quarry owner seeks special-use permit to continue operations

May 06, 2014

Boone County quarry owner seeks special-use permit to continue operations

The owners of a quarry in Boone County, Illinois will soon find out if operations at the site can continue for five more years. The Boone County Board is considering the approval of a five-year, special use permit that would allow ...

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VIDEO: Caterpillar speeds production of 700-ton trucks using iPads

Apr 24, 2014

VIDEO: Caterpillar speeds production of 700-ton trucks using iPads

While looking for ways to increase productivity on its assembly line in Decatur, Illinois, Caterpillar saw workers climbing up and down countless times from the massive 797F mining trucks it assembles there. Related: Product of the Week: Cat 770G and 772G off-highway ...

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