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Guest Blog: Housing increases more than offset by falling federal spending

Jul 10, 2013

Guest Blog: Housing increases more than offset by falling federal spending

Recent deal activity continued with the same themes we have seen in the last few years — corporate divestitures for balance sheet management and small strategic bolt-on deals by the sector’s major producers. Vulcan Materials and Lafarge S.A. continue to ...

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The Joe Main Agenda and Prospects for MSHA Legislation in 2010

Jan 05, 2010

The Industrial Minerals Association - North America (IMA-NA) will offer a Webinar on Jan. 21 at 2 p.m. EST to examine the Mine Safety and Health Administration's (MSHA) agenda under Joe Main, as well as the prospects of MSHA legislation for 2010. ...

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Congress Fails to Extend SAFETEA-LU before CR Expires

Nov 04, 2009

Efforts in the Senate to consider a six-month extension of the surface transportation law by unanimous consent stalled last week when several senators objected. According to the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association's eDigest & Washington Watch newsletter, the failure of ...

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EPA stormwater Webcast for aggregate operations

Sep 02, 2009

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is offering a free, on-line, Industrial Stormwater Webcast on Tuesday, Sept. 29 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. (EDT) for owners and operators of ready mixed concrete, crushed stone and sand and gravel operations. The Webcast ...

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Knife River Corp. hosts U.S. Representative Jim Oberstar

Aug 14, 2009

(SAUK RAPIDS, Minnesota) — Minnesota’s U.S. Representative Jim Oberstar (D), Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, was given a first-hand look at the nation’s drastic need for long-term infrastructure funding. Knife River Corporation’s North Central Region hosted a tour ...

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Quarry Academy focuses on improving processes

Aug 11, 2009

"Improving processes, instilling expertise" is the theme for Quarry Academy 2009, sponsored by Sandvik and Dyno Nobel and scheduled for Nov. 3 through 5 in Atlanta, Ga. The three-day technical course will address current best practices in unit operations with a focus ...

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MSHA’s Mike Davis to address Fly-In attendees

Aug 11, 2009

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) says it is concerned that improvements in the aggregates industry safety and health record is not being acknowledged by the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), and that the agency is more ...

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Fort Payne Quarry wins 2009 Alabama Small Manufacturer of the Year Award

Aug 10, 2009

Fort Payne Quarry wins 2009 Alabama Small Manufacturer of the Year Award

Vulcan's Fort Payne Quarry won the 2009 Alabama Small Manufacturer of the Year Award in June. The award is presented annually to manufacturing companies of different sizes that meet the required criteria. The quarry was nominated for the award by Fort Payne ...

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Terex to move manufacturing from Cedar Rapids plant

Aug 07, 2009

(Westport, Conn., Aug. 6, 2009) — Terex Corporation today announced that it will be consolidating the manufacturing of the equipment made at its Terex Cedarapids plant in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, into other Terex facilities in North America. Engineering, sales, and ...

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Hardhat Comedy Tour

Aug 07, 2009

In an effort to raise brand awareness and provide some comic relief for out-of-work construction workers, Volvo Rents launched its Hardhat Comedy Tour in November 2008 in Asheville, N.C. The show has since traveled to various cities across the United States. The ...

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Color for a cause

Aug 07, 2009

Volvo Rents has recently launched its “Color for a Cause” initiative to increase brand awareness and support various charities. The campaign allows franchise owners to choose a cause that they care about, as well as the equipment they would like ...

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Congress passes HTF fix

Aug 05, 2009

The House and Senate approved a bill (H.R. 3357) to put $7 billion into the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) in order to keep it solvent through the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30. President Obama has said that he will ...

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