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How one quarry brings focus to environment, community and safety

May 29, 2014

How one quarry brings focus to environment, community and safety

Environmental conservation, community relations and safety are all important aspects of a successful quarry operation, and San Antonio, Texas-based Beckmann Quarry puts a strong focus on all three. The quarry, a Martin Marietta Materials operation, implements a variety of unique approaches ...

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PHOTOS, VIDEO: Take a look inside Texas Crushed Stone Co.’s Georgetown Quarry

May 27, 2014

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Take a look inside Texas Crushed Stone Co.’s Georgetown Quarry

The family-owned and operated Texas Crushed Stone Co. was incorporated in 1947. The company’s Georgetown Quarry, which was opened in the late 1950s, has been one of the nation’s top producing crushed stone operations for the past few years. Click through the ...

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U.S. Concrete begins mining at Red River Plant in Oklahoma

Mar 11, 2014

U.S. Concrete begins mining at Red River Plant in Oklahoma

U.S. Concrete recently announced its subsidiary, Redi-Mix Concrete, LLC, has begun operations at its Red River Plant in Thackerville, Oklahoma. The plant, a sand and gravel operation, allows the company to supply materials to its Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex concrete operations as ...

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Two men hospitalized after accident at Texas sand and gravel operation

Jan 24, 2014

Two men hospitalized after accident at Texas sand and gravel operation

Two men are in the hospital following an accident at a sand and gravel operation near Amarillo, Texas. One worker was airlifted to the hospital Wednesday morning due to injuries sustained after a cable broke off a truck and struck him ...

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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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Sand and Gravel Pricing by State

Jan 07, 2014

Sand and Gravel Pricing by State

While sand and gravel producers have closed the door on 2013 production, state-by-state pricing trends throughout the most recent year are not yet widely available. Operators can, however, look to 2012 production and pricing information to benchmark how they fared against ...

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AED appoints Brian P. McGuire as president, CEO

Nov 26, 2013

AED appoints Brian P. McGuire as president, CEO

Associated Equipment Distributors has appointed Brian P. McGuire as its new president and CEO, effective January 6. He will be located at AED’s headquarters in Oak Brook, Illinois. McGuire, 43, most recently served as president of the Tooling and Manufacturing Association. He has ...

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New Screen Plant Improves Capacity and Versatility

Nov 05, 2013

New Screen Plant Improves Capacity and Versatility

Big Creek Sand & Gravel turns waste material into a profit center with a third screening deck. Acting as the first adopter of a new piece of equipment can take a leap of faith, but for Charlie Harvey, his relationships with ...

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Guest Blog: Balance sheet management continues among operators

Oct 08, 2013

Guest Blog: Balance sheet management continues among operators

Corporate divestitures once again dominated the activity last month, with Lafarge North America and Vulcan Materials leading the way. Balance sheet management continues to be the emphasis to create liquidity and borrowing capacity to take advantage of when the market ...

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ACG Materials acquires Pinnacle Materials assets

Aug 27, 2013

ACG Materials acquires Pinnacle Materials assets

ACG Materials, a subsidiary of Harrison Gypsum, has acquired the assets of Pinnacle Materials' Eagle Ford Division in South Texas. ACG Materials will operate five aggregate pits -- located in Dilley, Pearsall, Eagle Pass and the Three Rivers area -- previously ...

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TCA announces 2013 convention education partners

Aug 20, 2013

TCA announces 2013 convention education partners

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association has announced that the University of Houston’s Department of Construction Management, Keystone Concrete Placement and Seretta Construction will be the official education partners for the 2013 TCA Convention. The 2013 TCA Convention will be held September 30 ...

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Guest Blog: Construction forecast holds promise, highways remain flat

Aug 09, 2013

Guest Blog: Construction forecast holds promise, highways remain flat

Earnings reports from the construction aggregate sector show that there is improvement in the economic and construction industry fundamentals that drive demand for crushed stone, sand and gravel. Data on housing starts and private non-residential construction continues to be positive, leading ...

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