Archive for December 2014

2014 construction put in place to end on high note

December 30, 2014By

According to FMI’s Q4 Construction Outlook, total construction put in place (CPIP) for 2014 will be $62 billion […]

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Global demand for silica sand reported to increase

December 30, 2014By

According to the World Industrial Silica Sand study by The Freedonia Group, global demand for industrial silica sand […]

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Howard Hall: 2014 Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame Inductee

December 29, 2014By

After serving in France during World War I, Hall, a 2014 Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame inductee, […]

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IronPlanet and Cat Auction Services to merge

December 29, 2014By

IronPlanet will be merging with Cat Auction Services. Once combined, the two companies will provide buyers and sellers […]

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Lafarge, Holcim form executive committee for future company

December 29, 2014By

Lafarge and Holcim took a step to complete the merger of their companies, naming members of its future […]

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Vulcan announces a retirement from board of directors

December 29, 2014By

Vulcan Materials Co. announced the retirement of H. Allen Franklin from its board of directors, effective Dec. 31. […]

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EPA announces decision to not regulate fly-ash

December 29, 2014By

According to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has made […]

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Vulcan completes California quarry acquisition

December 29, 2014By

Vulcan Materials Co. acquired West Coast Aggregates’ Pilarcitos Quarry near Half Moon Bay, Calif., the Half Moon Bay […]

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