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Manufacturer news – Eriez promotes Mike Mankosa to executive vice president-Global Technology; GIW Industries named 2014 Company of the Year in Manufacturing; Baldor Electric debuts new website

Mar 27, 2015

Manufacturer news – Eriez promotes Mike Mankosa to executive vice president-Global Technology; GIW Industries named 2014 Company of the Year in Manufacturing; Baldor Electric debuts new website

Eriez recently promoted Mike Mankosa to executive vice president-Global Technology. In his new position, Mankosa’s responsibilities will include guiding the focus of product technology, leading the collaboration of technical expertise, and directing the development of technology solutions to enhance the ...

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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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Wisconsin sand hauling company to lay off workers due to decreased frac sand demand

Mar 25, 2015

Wisconsin sand hauling company to lay off workers due to decreased frac sand demand

The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) has announced that Chippewa Sand Transport, a Chippewa Falls-based sand hauling company, will lay off 55 hourly workers for an unknown period of time, beginning May 18, LacrosseTribune.com reports. In a letter to ...

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Five Aggregate Industries operations receive NSSGA awards

Mar 25, 2015

Five Aggregate Industries operations received awards from the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) during the NSSGA Annual Convention last week, PRNewswire reports. Two facilities were granted Environmental Excellence Awards and three facilities were granted Community Relations Awards. Award ...

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Charlie Luck elected 2015 NSSGA Chairman of the Board

Mar 25, 2015

Charlie Luck elected 2015 NSSGA Chairman of the Board

Charles Luck IV, president and CEO of Luck Companies, was elected 2015 Chairman of the Board of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) during its annual convention in Baltimore last week. “Charlie’s insights into what the aggregates industry faces ...

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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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Colorado county approves permit for new gravel pit for SH 9 improvements

Mar 24, 2015

The Grand County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to approve Kirkland Construction LLLP’s request for a special-use permit for a temporary sand and gravel pit near Kremmling, Colo. Skyhidailynews.com reports that the 30-acre site, which is located on Blue Valley ...

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Northern White Sand considers building a rail unloading facility in Carlsbad

Mar 24, 2015

Northern White Sand considers building a rail unloading facility in Carlsbad

Northern White Sand, an Eagle Materials company, is doing a feasibility study to see if it should build a sand unloading station in Carlsbad, N.M. Bakken.com reports that the company is currently expanding operations to serve several shale customers, and ...

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Holcim Lafarge merger…on again

Mar 23, 2015

Holcim Lafarge merger…on again

Last week, new terms were reached in the off again-on again merger of Holcim and Lafarge. According to a Lafarge press release, the new terms sweeten the deal for Holcim shareholders by exchanging nine Holcim shares for every 10 Lafarge ...

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Iowa Limestone Producers Association presents community relations awards

Mar 20, 2015

The Iowa Limestone Producers Association (ILPA) presented community relations awards to three companies and one individual during its 70th Annual Convention. The recipients, which are listed on the ILPA website, include the following: Martin Marietta Materials’ Alden District employees received a ...

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Manufacturer News – Siemens’ Lisa Davis selected as one of 2015 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology; Hyundai announces 2014 Pinnacle Award winners; Michelin garners recognition from Deere & Company

Mar 20, 2015

Manufacturer News – Siemens’ Lisa Davis selected as one of 2015 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology; Hyundai announces 2014 Pinnacle Award winners; Michelin garners recognition from Deere & Company

Lisa Davis, member of the Managing Board at Siemens, was selected as one of the 2015 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by the National Diversity Council, Business Wire reports. The winners are selected based on the following criteria: Top ...

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Astec Industries’ Dr. J. Don Brock loses battle with cancer

Mar 20, 2015

Astec Industries’ Dr. J. Don Brock loses battle with cancer

Astec Industries, Inc. announced that Dr. J. Don Brock, chairman and former CEO of the company, lost his battle with mesothelioma cancer on March 10. He was 76 years old. Brock and four others founded Astec in 1972 and watched it ...

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