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NSSGA’s Young Leaders meeting bumped to August

March 22, 2020By

With heightened concerns around the coronavirus pandemic, the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) made the decision to move the upcoming meeting.

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The Perceptive Technologies® wireless monitoring system provides 24/7 services to help detect abnormalities in equipment before they become problematic. Photo: Regal Beloit

Regal Beloit introduces equipment monitoring solutions

March 21, 2020By

The Perceptive Technologies wireless monitoring system provides 24/7 services to help detect abnormalities in equipment before they become problematic.

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Report: One in four contractors experiencing halted or delayed projects

March 21, 2020By

In a survey released March 20, the Associated General Contractors of America notes how the coronavirus has impacted a number of contractors.

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Pennsylvania quarries, originally ordered to close, can remain open

March 20, 2020By

The governor of Pennsylvania ordered all non-life-sustaining businesses within the state to close their physical locations late this week to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

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Dodge Data economist weighs in on coronavirus’ potential impact

March 20, 2020By

According to Dodge Data & Analytics’ Richard Branch, the good news for the industry heading into the pandemic is that construction starts were stable.

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AEM asks governors to designate manufacturers, dealers as ‘essential’

March 20, 2020By

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) joined other industry associations with a request of the nation’s gubernatorial leaders.

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With five of the nation’s 13 most populous cities residing in Texas, demand for construction materials in the Lone Star State is, not surprisingly, very high. Photo: Art Wager/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

AED tells mayors, governors to keep construction going

March 20, 2020By

With cities and states asking businesses to promote social distancing, the Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) is reaching out to decision-makers to implore them not to halt projects around the United States.

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MSHA: No POV notices issued in last 12-month stretch

March 20, 2020By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration’s (MSHA) most recent Pattern of Violations (POV) screening period stretched from February 2019 to January 2020.

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