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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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Texas Legislature approves measure to increase transportation spending by $1.2 billion

Aug 07, 2013

Texas Legislature approves measure to increase transportation spending by $1.2 billion

The Texas Legislature on Monday night approved a constitutional amendment that would add about $1.2 billion annually to the state’s transportation spending, according to a report from our sister site, Better Roads. The money would come from a portion of oil ...

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Texas House, Senate agree to divert Rainy Day Fund money for transportation

Jul 29, 2013

Texas House, Senate agree to divert Rainy Day Fund money for transportation

Texas House and Senate negotiators reached an agreement on Friday to divert an estimated $848 million in oil and gas taxes from the Rainy Day Fund to fund transportation projects, according to a report from our sister site, Better Roads. Senator ...

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Texas House passes transportation budget

Jul 19, 2013

Texas House passes transportation budget

The Texas House on Thursday passed a bill that would provide about $800 million in transportation funding for the state, according to a report from our sister site, Better Roads. The measure, House Joint Resolution 2 (HJR2), would remove a constitutional ...

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“The Dollars and Sense of Telematics” session to take place at Construction Symposium

Jul 15, 2013

“The Dollars and Sense of Telematics” session to take place at Construction Symposium

Our Construction Symposium, which will be held in Dallas, Texas, is about a month away. This free event will feature several educational sessions for construction professionals. The first session, “The Dollars and Sense of Telematics,” will focus on implementation and financial ...

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Texas transportation funding gets third chance in second special session

Jul 09, 2013

Texas transportation funding gets third chance in second special session

Texas transportation funding is getting a third chance in a second special session that began Monday, our sister site, Better Roads, reported. The session--called by Governor Rick Perry--will include Senate Joint Resolution 1 (SJR1), which Senator Robert Nichols (R-TX) proposed. SJR1 ...

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Atlas Copco Construction Mining names Peter Redaelli as RDT product manager

Apr 29, 2013

Atlas Copco Construction Mining names Peter Redaelli as RDT product manager

Atlas Copco Construction Mining Technique USA has named Peter Redaelli as product manager for the company’s Rock Drilling Tools (RDT) business line. As product manager, Redaelli will be responsible for launching Atlas Copco’s drilling consumables; spearheading marketing and sales strategies for ...

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Ritchie Bros. sells more than $47 million in Houston auction

Apr 19, 2013

Ritchie Bros. sells more than $47 million in Houston auction

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sold more than $47 million of heavy equipment and trucks during its two-day unreserved public auction in Houston, Texas, April 17-18. More than 3,800 registered attendees bidded on more than 4,100 items, including more than 150 T/A truck ...

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AEM announces successful conclusion of 2013 World of Asphalt and AGG1

Mar 22, 2013

AEM announces successful conclusion of 2013 World of Asphalt and AGG1

AEM has announced that 2013 World of Asphalt Show & Conference and AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo, held March 19-21, 2013 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, has concluded a successful run. Attendance topped 6,000 at ...

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2012 production stats end on a low note

Mar 01, 2013

2012 production stats end on a low note

After a fairly robust beginning, 2012 production ended on a whimper, according to a new report from the U.S. Geological Survey. Crushed Stone and Sand and Gravel in the Fourth Quarter 2012 indicates that an estimated 282 million metric tons of ...

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