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Aggregates and the Olympics

Sep 01, 2012

By Therese Dunphy      From an opening sequence that showcased James Bond and Queen Elizabeth parachuting from a helicopter to Gabby Douglas’ gymnastic feats to Michael Phelps’ record-setting number of medals, the 2012 Summer Olympics kept viewers glued to the coverage. Despite an ...

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Carved in Stone

Jan 07, 2012

Carved in Stone

Seeking the Philosopher's Stone From the father of soil mechanics to a fictional young wizard, many have sought mythical solutions to complex problems. Alchemists reasoned that the transmutation of cheap metals into gold could be affected by a dry powder made from ...

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CalCIMA names its 2010 Safety Awards program winners

Oct 15, 2010

The California Construction & Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA) has announced the winners of its 2010 Safety Awards program. The winners follow: Award Category – Aggregate Plant (Large), Randy Riberdy, plant manager, Vulcan Materials – Western Division, Sun Valley, Calif. Award Category – ...

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Rock Solid, Rock Along

Jul 01, 2009

Rock Solid, Rock Along

Unique materials and diversity have helped this quarry stay afloat during rough economic seas. by Kerry Clines, Senior Editor   The east coast of Florida isn’t exactly the kind of place someone would expect to find a rock quarry, but that’s exactly where ...

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February 2008

Feb 01, 2008

February 2008

Don't Dread Moving a Dredge

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