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US aggregate consumption continues upward trend

September 20, 2019By

Nearly 700 million metric tons of construction aggregate were produced in April, May and June of this year.

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MSHA to host safety training conference

September 19, 2019By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA)’s tuition-free conference presents opportunities to improve your skills through programs and workshops.

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South Carolina establishes state aggregate association

September 19, 2019By

Michael Newman is executive director of the South Carolina Aggregates Association while Vulcan Materials’ Elliott Botzis serves as the first president.

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NAPA: Recycled asphalt use at an all-time high

September 19, 2019By

The average amount of reclaimed asphalt pavement in new asphalt pavements last year was 21 percent, according to the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA).

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Future of Mining Americas conference set for Denver

September 19, 2019By

The conference, with an expected 250-plus attendees, will feature a commercial and operational agenda connecting the industry.

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Dodge Momentum Index declines in August 2019

September 18, 2019By

Although the index measuring nonresidential building projects in planning is down, 11 major projects entered the planning stage last month.

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StonePoint Materials acquires Standard Gravel

September 18, 2019By

The acquisition will complement and expand Southern Aggregates, a subsidiary of StonePoint.

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Report: New pace to nonresidential construction as economy cools

September 17, 2019By

According to Marcum LLP, nonresidential construction outlays have failed to expand over the past year in real terms despite a surge in spending by state and local governments.

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