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Haver & Boecker names certified sales manager for Ontario

June 28, 2017By

Haver & Boecker appoints James McGillivray as a certified sales manager to connect with customers one-on-one in Ontario, Canada.

Cemex to shut down last US coastal mine

June 28, 2017By

The California Coastal Commission reached a settlement agreement with Cemex to shut down sand extraction at the company’s Marina, California-based mine.

LiuGong appoints chairman, senior chief director

June 28, 2017By

LiuGong Machinery named Kevin Thieneman as chairman of LiuGong North America and senior chief director of Guangxi LiuGong Machinery.

Martin Marietta purchasing Bluegrass Materials

June 26, 2017By

Bluegrass, one of the largest privately-held aggregate producers in the United States, is being acquired for $1.625 billion.

Martin Marietta’s Lloyd to retire; successor named

June 23, 2017By

Anne Lloyd, executive vice president and CFO of the company, announced plans to retire. James Nickolas, formerly of Caterpillar, will succeed her at Martin Marietta.

US-flag shipping on Great Lakes nearly identical to 2016

June 22, 2017By

U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters moved 9.5 million tons of cargo on the Great Lakes in May, which is a virtual repeat of one year ago.

May 2017 construction starts increase 1 percent

June 21, 2017By

New construction starts in May increased 1 percent from April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $651.2 billion, reports Dodge Data & Analytics.

Mississippi Lime Co. acquires hydrated lime business

June 20, 2017By

Mississippi Lime Co. acquired Mercer Lime Co.’s hydrated lime business. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.