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One Ohio agency uses sand and gravel to supplement road salt during salt shortage

Jan 27, 2014

One Ohio agency uses sand and gravel to supplement road salt during salt shortage

As a salt shortage looms over Ohio’s Miami Valley, some agencies are looking to sand and gravel as a road clearing solution. The city of Trotwood is using sand and gravel to supplement what salt it has, mixing the salt with ...

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Crushed Stone Pricing by State

Jan 14, 2014

Crushed Stone Pricing by State

Crushed stone producers fared slightly better, in terms of price per ton, than their sand and gravel counterparts during 2012. While the average price of a metric ton of sand and gravel was $7.84, a metric ton of crushed stone sold ...

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Bolivar BZA considers granting conditional use permit for sand and gravel mining operation

Jul 02, 2013

Bolivar BZA considers granting conditional use permit for sand and gravel mining operation

The Bolivar Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) in Bolivar, Ohio, last month listened to various testimonies regarding a proposed Massillon Materials sand and gravel mining operation, according to the Times-Reporter. Company attorney Brian Barger, various experts and adjacent land owners gave ...

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Ohio officer injured in chase of scrap-metal theft suspect

Jun 17, 2013

Ohio officer injured in chase of scrap-metal theft suspect

A Sheriff’s deputy in Athens County, Ohio, suffered an injury while chasing a suspect in a scrap-metal theft that occurred last week, according to The Athens News. The Sheriff’s Facebook page notes that Lt. Steve Sedwick tore ligaments in his knee ...

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Lafarge’s Paulding plant creates bat shelter on site for Earth Day

Apr 24, 2013

Lafarge’s Paulding plant creates bat shelter on site for Earth Day

Lafarge North America’s Paulding Cement plant in Paulding, Ohio mounted a bat shelter in one of the plant’s wildlife habitat areas this week in honor of Earth Day. Tim Weible, senior environmental manager at the plant, said the site is certified ...

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Just in from The Hill: Supreme Court allowing early voting in Ohio

Oct 16, 2012

Just in from The Hill: Supreme Court allowing early voting in Ohio

We all know that Ohio is a battleground state for the presidential election, and it looks like it's heating up even more now. President Barack Obama visited my undergraduate alma mater, Kent State University, and Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney also ...

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KPI-JCI hosts crushing and screening PRO Service training event

Aug 22, 2011

KPI-JCI hosts crushing and screening PRO Service training event

KPI-JCI recently held an onsite, hands-on crushing and screening PRO Service Training Event at the Johnson Crushers International, Inc. plant that drew 30 participants from the United States and abroad. Fifteen representatives from eight dealerships attended the training session, including Mine ...

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EnviroTech hires West Coast regional, Midwest regional manager

Jan 20, 2011

Rob McPherson has joined EnviroTech Services, Inc., a road maintenance and safety solutions company, as the company's Midwest division manager and Jerold Vincent has joined as West Coast regional manager. In these roles, McPherson and Vincent will be responsible for product ...

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Cat shows 3 series: Compact track loader, mini excavators, and skid steer and multi-terrain loaders

Jan 20, 2011

Cat shows 3 series: Compact track loader, mini excavators, and skid steer and multi-terrain loaders

Caterpillar is showcasing its new 259B3 Series compact track loader, new D Series mini excavators, and new B3 Series skid steer and multi-terrain loaders at the World of Concrete 2011 being held Jan. 18-21 in Las Vegas. The products can be ...

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No rebound until 2013, says PCA’s Sullivan

Jan 20, 2011

No rebound until 2013, says PCA’s Sullivan

by Marcia Gruver Doyle, Editorial Director, Equipment World Don’t expect construction to significant rebounds until 2013, said Ed Sullivan, Portland Cement Association chief economist, during his annual forecast at the World of Concrete today.  “While it’s clear the economy is  gathering ...

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Special product report: C-Series excavators from Case Construction Equipment

Jan 20, 2011

Special product report: C-Series excavators from Case Construction Equipment

Case takes on the fuel efficiency challenge once again, and adds a nifty monitor by Marcia Gruver Doyle, Editorial Director, Equipment World When Case set about to up their game with its C Series excavators, it knew the immediate challenge would be ...

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Win a trip to Vegas from Cat to see new vocational trucks at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Jan 20, 2011

Caterpillar will unveil the first model in its full line of Cat Vocational Trucks, the Cat CT660, in Las Vegas at CONEXPO-CON/AGG in March. As part of the celebration, Caterpillar is holding an online sweepstakes featuring a trip to Vegas. The ...

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