Tag: OAIMA

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Quarry Faces: January 2024

January 19, 2024By

P&Q representatives attended Komatsu’s Quarry Days, Sandvik and Dyno Nobel’s Quarry Academy and several state association meetings before the end of 2023. Check out photos from these events.

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Ohio designates week to celebrate aggregates, industrial minerals

July 18, 2023By

Government leaders in the Buckeye State are celebrating Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Awareness Week July 17-21.

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MACC Tech is a two-year program designed to provide students with basic knowledge of aggregate production, asphalt and concrete production, and construction equipment and techniques. Photo: iStock.com/1715d1db_3

MACC-Tech: Attracting the next generation to aggregates

April 7, 2023By

Developed by the Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association, the MACC-Tech initiative provides a two-year aggregate-focused curriculum to interested high school students.

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Keeping qualified employees in a candidate-driven market

April 6, 2023By

The aggregate industry continues to face a shortage of qualified workers as older generations retire. Industry experts discuss how employers can find and retain qualified employees in a tough market.

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Longtime OAIMA fixture Loos dies

March 10, 2023By

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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Quarry Faces: December 2022

December 27, 2022By

Take a look back at 2022 industry highlights, including sights from Pit & Quarry’s Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Roundtable.

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Process Machinery’s Gary Honchell, right, received the OAIMA Hall of Fame Award from Brad Belden of the Belden Brick Co. at OAIMA’s annual meeting and trade show. Belden serves OAIMA as board president. Photo: OAIMA

OAIMA recognizes industry leaders with key awards

January 12, 2022By

Find out who was recognized late last year during the Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association’s (OAIMA) Annual Meeting.

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Quarry Faces: November 2021

November 16, 2021By

Check out a few photos from P&Q’s recent travels, including visits to two Hawaiian Cement operations and the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s Legislative & Policy Forum.

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Work is underway on the Freedom Plaza project at OAIMA's office in Gahanna, Ohio. Photo: OAIMA

OAIMA Freedom Plaza project underway

October 13, 2021By

The project, when finished, will form a plaza at the Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA) office.

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