Tag: Editors’ Blog

Texas science teachers enjoy a tour of the Austin Core Research Center at the Bureau of Economic Geology during a TMRA Teacher Workshop. The award-winning educational workshops are offered each summer covering lignite, uranium and industrial minerals mining. Photo courtesy of TACA

How TACA aims to enhance public education of the industry

December 11, 2019By

The Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA) partnered with the Texas Mining and Reclamation on a program for teachers.

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The forecast for public works construction remains positive, especially when compared to other construction segments. Photo: iStock.com/Jens_Lambert_Photography

Strong public support for infrastructure investment continues

December 2, 2019By

Voters approved nearly 90 percent of transportation investment ballot measures this year, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association reports.

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Rep. Troy Balderson (R-Ohio), second from left, visits with members of the Ohio delegation during the 2019 NSSGA Legislative & Policy Forum. Photo courtesy of Kevin Yanik

The industry returns to Capitol Hill

November 22, 2019By

P&Q participated in the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s annual lobbying event in Washington, D.C. Find out what producers, manufacturers and others spent their time on as they visited with members of Congress.

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Martin Marietta offers an early view of 2020

October 31, 2019By

Martin Marietta expects the current construction cycle will continue for the foreseeable future and expand at a steady pace in 2020 for each of its three primary construction end-use markets.

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MSHA’s 2017 workplace exams rule back in place

October 2, 2019By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) put this old rule into effect after a court vacated a 2018 update of the rule on examinations of working places.

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Industry, MSHA talk business in the Midwest

August 29, 2019By

Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) leaders paid a visit this month to Ohio, where industry representatives from eight states gathered to share concerns and discuss opportunities.

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Ohio Cat sets example to successfully promote the industry

August 27, 2019By

A special event in downtown Cleveland this month provided parents and kids an opportunity to get up close with equipment from Caterpillar.

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Gibraltar Rock, Sahara Sand team on JFK Airport reconstruction

July 10, 2019By

The divisions of the Silvi Group Cos. are nearing the finish line on the delivery of 185,000 tons of sand and stone for runway No. 3 at the airport.

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