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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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Lehigh Hanson’s Michael Stanczak receives NSSGA Barry K. Wendt award

Mar 18, 2015

Lehigh Hanson’s Michael Stanczak receives NSSGA Barry K. Wendt award

During the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) 2015 Annual Convention Closing General Session, retired Lehigh Hanson executive Michael “Mike” Stanczak was presented with the Barry K. Wendt Memorial Commitment Award for his dedication to the construction aggregates industry, ...

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NSSGA comments on latest developments in proposed Waters of the U.S. rule

Mar 18, 2015

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association is, once again, asking for everyone’s help in calling for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to go back to the drawing board on the proposed Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule. At a ...

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New Hampshire town votes to purchase sand and gravel pit

Mar 17, 2015

One of the items discussed during the Nelson, N.H., annual town hall meeting was the purchase of a sand and gravel pit in a neighboring town, which would allow the city to excavate its own materials for town roads. SentinelSource.com ...

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Cemex USA operations recognized by Wildlife Habitat Council

Mar 16, 2015

Cemex USA operations recognized by Wildlife Habitat Council

Cemex USA has announced that nine of its sites in Florida, Tennessee, Ohio, and Georgia received certifications through two Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) programs, Corporate Lands for Learning and Wildlife at Work. The WHC builds partnerships with corporations and conservation ...

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Summit Materials’ CEO, Tom Hill, joins Wildlife Habitat Council Board of Directors

Mar 13, 2015

Summit Materials’ CEO, Tom Hill, joins Wildlife Habitat Council Board of Directors

Tom Hill, the CEO and founder of Summit Materials, has joined the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) Board of Directors. The WHC, a non-profit organization, encourages corporations to operate with an environmentally conscious culture. The organization partners with corporations to help ...

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Manufacturers news — Volvo Penta and McCloskey join forces; Superior Industries acquires Clemro Western; Palfinger names new vice president; Kalyn Siebert joins forces with Worldwide Equipment and Twin State Trailers; J&J Truck Bodies appoints new sales manager

Mar 13, 2015

Manufacturers news — Volvo Penta and McCloskey join forces; Superior Industries acquires Clemro Western; Palfinger names new vice president; Kalyn Siebert joins forces with Worldwide Equipment and Twin State Trailers; J&J Truck Bodies appoints new sales manager

Volvo Penta and McCloskey International announced a new crushing and screening partnership. A Volvo press release states that McCloskey will install Volvo Penta D8, D11, and D13 engines in its mobile jaw, cone, and impactor crushers, and install the Volvo ...

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New York quarry wins round in court battle over quarry permit

Mar 12, 2015

Troy Sand and Gravel Co. Inc. won a round in court in its on-going battle with the town of Nassau over plans to operate an 89-acre quarry, The Record reports. A 2013 order from the state Supreme Court in Rensselaer ...

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Bill Hagerty joins Rogers Group Board of Directors

Mar 12, 2015

Bill Hagerty joins Rogers Group Board of Directors

Rogers Group Inc. (RGI) announced the election of William F. (Bill) Hagerty, IV, to its Board of Directors. He is a founder and managing director of Hagerty Peterson & Co., LLC. Hagerty has served in the Cabinet of Tennessee Governor ...

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California quarry modifies buffer zones to defuse opposition to expansion

Mar 11, 2015

In an attempt to defuse some of the controversies surrounding the expansion of its 497-acre quarry located along Highway 221 near Napa State Hospital by 124 acres, Syar is modifying its proposals. According to a report in Napa Valley Register.com, ...

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Dr. Kwame Awuah-Offei named SEC academic fellow

Mar 11, 2015

Dr. Kwame Awuah-Offei named SEC academic fellow

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME) has announced that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has selected Dr. Kwame Awuah-Offei for the position of SEC academic fellow. According to a SME press release, Dr. Awuah-Offei will ...

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Martin Marietta asphalt plant reaches agreement with Fort Collins officials

Mar 11, 2015

Martin Marietta asphalt plant reaches agreement with Fort Collins officials

In response to health and safety concerns raised by its neighbors, Martin Marietta Materials’ Taft Asphalt Plant in Fort Collins, Colo., has reached an agreement with city officials on how the plant will be operated. The plant signed a Memorandum ...

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