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Planning ahead of a blast to ensure burdens aren’t too heavy and shots are properly spaced is a must for operations looking to limit vibration. Photo: P&Q Staff

Economic impact study illustrates benefits of commercial explosives

May 21, 2024 By

The Institute of Makers of Explosives commissioned a study highlighting the importance of the commercial explosives industry nationwide.

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Changing the perception of the industry (Part 2)

May 20, 2024 By

Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference attendees share how showcasing the tangible impact of mining and its importance in daily life could help change the negative perception of the industry.

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Effectively promoting the aggregate industry’s value (Part 1)

May 17, 2024 By

Aggregates are essential to everyday life, but Pit & Quarry Roundtable attendees largely agree more must be done to communicate the industry’s story to the public.

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NSSGA accepting nominations for Wendt award

October 30, 2023 By

The next Barry K. Wendt Memorial Commitment Award recipient will be honored during the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) Annual Convention in March 2024.

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Essential Minerals Association celebrates safety excellence

October 23, 2023 By

The organization formerly known as the Industrial Minerals Association-North America issued awards and renewed a longtime partnership at a fall meeting.

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Longtime OAIMA fixture Loos dies

March 10, 2023 By

The aggregate industry lost Maralynn Ruth Loos, a longtime employee of the Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA), earlier this month.

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Votorantim Cimentos executive named PCA board chairman

December 7, 2022 By

The election of Filiberto Ruiz was one of several changes to the Portland Cement Association (PCA) board of directors.

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Pennsylvania producers gather for underground conference

October 12, 2022 By

The Pennsylvania Aggregates & Concrete Association hosted the inaugural Underground Stone Conference in Pittsburgh last week.

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NAPA debuts climate action plan

January 31, 2022 By

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) revealed “The Road Forward” plan as a member-driven initiative to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by mid-century.

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