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October 2011

Oct 01, 2011

October 2011

A Shift in Focus

Editorial

Jul 05, 2011

Certifying Sustainability By Therese Dunphy Last month, our neighbors to the north brought the concept of green aggregates one step closer to the United States. Holcim (Canada) Inc. and Environmental Defence jointly established Socially and Environmentally Responsible Aggregates (SERA), a not-for-profit organization ...

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Data Mining July 2011

Jul 05, 2011

Data Mining July 2011

Strategic acquisitions and divestitures lead M&A market By George H. Reddin Merger and acquisition activity continues to plod along with the theme of strategic bolt-on and corporate divestitures continuing to lead the way. Publicly traded companies continue efforts to repair balance sheets ...

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AggBeat

May 06, 2011

AggBeat

By Tina Grady Barbaccia Boulder Dash Makes a Bold Statement Hosting a run through the quarry promotes healthy living, employee camaraderie, and community education. The aggregates industry has long suffered from the “Not In My Backyard” (NIMBY) mentality because its operations are often ...

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Data Mining April 2011

Apr 01, 2011

Data Mining April 2011

Aggregate shipments show modest increases By George H. Reddin Merger and acquisition activity in the first quarter continues at a slow pace. The themes of balance sheet management, investment in emerging markets, and challenges in meeting the gap between buyer and seller ...

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Plant Profile

Nov 02, 2010

Plant Profile

Putting safety first For Lafarge’s Calera Quarry, safety is more than a priority…it’s a way of life. All aggregate operations must adhere to strict safety rules and regulations as set forth by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), but Lafarge chooses ...

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September 2010

Sep 08, 2010

September 2010

Keep Your Screens Clean

Data Mining September 2010

Sep 01, 2010

Data Mining  September 2010

AggMan Index: Signs of Life, but Short of Expectations The overall equity markets continue to trade sideways as investors look to synthesize the mixed economic, financial, and industry data. For the month, the S&P 500 ended up 3.4 to 100.6 but ...

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Lafarge brings back 77 employees before expected

May 10, 2010

Lafarge is recalling 77 of its employees as early as today because of an uptick in demand for cement, the The Alpena News reports. The plant's employees were laid off in early April when the plant had a full inventory of ...

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MSHA kicks off its new safety initiative

Mar 01, 2010

MSHA kicks off its new safety initiative

MSHA kicks off its new safety initiative By Kerry Clines, Senior Editor In January, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced that recently released data reported an all-time low in the number of mining fatalities for 2009 ...

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Lafarge announcing 2009 annual results Feb. 19, 7 a.m. Paris time

Feb 18, 2010

Lafarge says it plans to announce its 2009 annual results on tomorrow, February 19, at 7 a.m. (Paris time). The conference will be broadcast at 11 a.m. by Webcast on the company's Website. To register and access the Webcast when it's ...

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Rick Feltes wins NSSGA’s 2009 Wendt Memorial Commitment Award

Feb 17, 2010

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) on Feb. 17 named Richard J. (Rick) Feltes, Lafarge, AC&A Division, Eastern U.S., Elburn, Ill., as recipient of the 13th annual Barry K. Wendt Memorial Commitment Award for his dedication to the ...

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