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Joe McCarthy is an Associate Editor of Pit and Quarry Magazine. You can contact him at and at 216-363-7930.

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Cargo movements on the Great Lakes rise in July 2019 Posted on 13 Sep 2019 in the News categories.

U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters moved 11.4 million tons of cargo in July, an increase of 16.4 percent from 2018, the Lake Carriers’ Association reports.

MSHA awards grant money for safety education, training Posted on 09 Sep 2019 in the News categories.

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) awarded $400,000 in funding through its Brookwood-Sago grant program to support safety education and training.

Caterpillar debuts hammers, bits for blasthole drilling Posted on 09 Sep 2019 in the News categories.

Cat released down-the-hole hammers and bits designed for severe blasthole drilling applications that improve on operation and maintenance.

Construction activity is experiencing a new, normal level Posted on 23 Aug 2019 in the Editors' Blog categories.

Takeaways from a Dodge Data & Analytics presentation show that while the construction industry isn’t growing like it once did, activity is still strong.

OAIMA wins award for crushing, screening display Posted on 09 Aug 2019 in the Editors' Blog categories.

The Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA) was awarded the 2019 Best Technology Exhibit at the Ohio State Fair.

EP Minerals’ crushing and loading process consolidated Posted on 09 Aug 2019 in the Editors' Blog & featured categories.

The company is addressing efficiency challenges head on with an excavator attachment that enhances crushing and screening.

Superior secures Canadian conveying equipment distributor Posted on 08 Aug 2019 in the News categories.

Belterra, a Canadian conveying equipment distributor, will now stock, sell and service Superior’s conveyor idlers, pulleys, scrapers and accessories.

Ohio program to provide welcome workforce solution Posted on 31 Jul 2019 in the featured & Features categories.

MACC Tech, a groundbreaking program on the horizon in the Buckeye State, aims to prepare the next generation of industry employees.