Archive for August 2017

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USGS: Aggregate production down in second quarter 2017

August 31, 2017By

An estimated 606 million metric tons of construction aggregate were produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the second quarter of 2017.

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NSSGA names safety-award recipients

August 31, 2017By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) named the recipients of its 2017 Safety Excellence and Sterling Safety Awards.

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Terex MPS names Canica business development manager

August 31, 2017By

In this role, Orritt will be responsible for developing the sales and distribution of the company’s Canica vertical shaft impact crusher product range.

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Harvey situation raises questions about AGG1 2018

August 31, 2017By

What impact, if any, will Hurricane Harvey have on next March’s AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo and NSSGA Annual Convention?

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Hurricane Harvey and the effects on the Houston market

August 30, 2017By

Hurricane Harvey will forever change the lives of those in Houston. What impact is the epic storm having on area aggregate producers, and what’s the outlook for the industry in southeast Texas?

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KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens

August 30, 2017By

KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens offer a complete line of pre-engineered modular crushing, screening and conveying components for a variety of applications.

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Hinkle Contracting’s experience with drones highly positive

August 30, 2017By

Kentucky producer Hinkle Contracting Co.’s investment in an unmanned aircraft system has exceeded its expectations.

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Vulcan Materials to acquire Polaris Materials

August 29, 2017By

Vulcan Materials Co. has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Polaris Materials Corp., an aggregate and logistics company that serves California markets.

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