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A total of 27 states have sued the Obama administration over the new EPA water rule

Jul 01, 2015

A total of 27 states have sued the Obama administration over the new EPA water rule

More than half of the states in America have dropped lawsuits on the White House in just two days since June 29 over the Environmental Protection Agency's new Waters of the U.S. rule. According to The Hill, 27 states have filed lawsuits challenging ...

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The final Waters of the U.S. rule has been released to the Federal Register

Jun 29, 2015

The final Waters of the U.S. rule has been released to the Federal Register

The final version of the Environmental Protection Agency's controversial Waters of the U.S. rule was added to the Federal Register Monday, meaning the new law will go into effect Aug. 28. The rule has been the source of contention for most ...

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EPA releases final Waters of the U.S. rule, aggregates industry reacts

May 27, 2015

EPA releases final Waters of the U.S. rule, aggregates industry reacts

  The Environmental Protection Agency released the final version of its Waters of the U.S. rule May 27, and many still have issues with how the rule might negatively impact the aggregates industry. The EPA said in a press release that the Clean ...

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House of Representatives passes bill blocking EPA’s new Waters of the U.S. rule

May 15, 2015

House of Representatives passes bill blocking EPA’s new Waters of the U.S. rule

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill May 12 that forces the Environmental Protection Agency to cancel a new Waters of the Unites States rule. The EPA rule, which would have made the bodies of water the EPA regulates more specific, ...

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Portland Cement Association names vice president for government affairs

Jan 15, 2015

Portland Cement Association names vice president for government affairs

The Portland Cement Association has appointed A Todd Johnston as vice president for government affairs, effective 19 January 2015. Johnston will represent PCA and its members with the federal government from the association's Washington office. Johnston joins PCA with a strong record of ...

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Lafarge CEO named PCA chairman

Nov 26, 2014

Lafarge CEO named PCA chairman

John Stull, president and CEO of Lafarge North America Inc., has been named the new chairman of Portland Cement Association (PCA). Cemex USA President Karl Watson, Jr. was named vice-chairman. Stull replaces Cary O. Cohrs, president of American Cement Co., LLC. ...

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Mitsubishi cement plant receives PCA award

Nov 12, 2014

Mitsubishi cement plant receives PCA award

The Mitsubishi Cement Corp. (MCC) cement plant in Lucerne Valley, California has received an Outreach Award from the Portland Cement Association (PCA) as part of the 2014 Cement Industry Energy and Environment Awards. The Outreach Award is given to facilities that ...

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Cement consumption will see growth through 2016

Sep 29, 2014

Cement consumption will see growth through 2016

According to the latest forecast from the Portland Cement Association (PCA), cement consumption in the U.S. will see steady gains over the next three years. As far back as the World of Concrete show in January and again in the Spring, PCA chief economist ...

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Senators propose raising gas tax by 12 cents per gallon

Jun 19, 2014

Senators propose raising gas tax by 12 cents per gallon

With the current highway bill, MAP-21, nearing expiration and the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), the main transportation funding source, projected to shortfall in just over two months, the search is on for a new way to fund transportation infrastructure projects. Two ...

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PCA predicts cement consumption to continue growing over next 5 years

Jun 04, 2014

PCA predicts cement consumption to continue growing over next 5 years

Despite data that suggests the economic recovery in the U.S. is slowing down, Portland Cement Association (PCA) chief economist Ed Sullivan says he still believes construction and cement consumption will steadily grow over the next five years. The economic causes of ...

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Information Library

Apr 01, 2012

Information Library

Educational materials for aggregates professionals   Dozer operator training Immersive Technologies released a new dozer operator training technology for use with its Advanced Equipment Simulators, including the PRO3. The release includes dozer enhancements in SimControl 4.2, including a task-based operator assessment and reporting ...

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Information Library

Feb 16, 2012

Information Library

By Kerry Clines, Senior Editor     Mining safety DVD The new Mine Safety & Health DVD helps increase awareness about the dangers of mining and offers safety sign and label solutions. The DVD is viewable in both Spanish and English, educates viewers about ...

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