Tag: Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association

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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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Pat Jacomet, the executive director of OAIMA, left, and Best. Photo courtesy of OAIMA.

OAIMA wins award for crushing, screening display

August 9, 2019By

The Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA) was awarded the 2019 Best Technology Exhibit at the Ohio State Fair.

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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

Ohio program to provide welcome workforce solution

July 31, 2019By

MACC Tech, a groundbreaking program on the horizon in the Buckeye State, aims to prepare the next generation of industry employees.

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Some aggregate industry leaders see a potential end to the journey of securing adequate infrastructure funding. Photo iStock.com/undefined

Coming together on our crumbling infrastructure

May 24, 2019By

The long road to secure adequate funding for our nation’s roads and bridges stretches on, but some industry leaders see a potential end in sight.

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Neighborhood quarries are everywhere, providing for communities that may not fully understand the value of having an aggregate site in their backyard. Photo courtesy of Lehigh Hanson.

Is the local quarry endangered?

May 22, 2019By

Find out how forward-thinking producers are overcoming the digital mob to keep neighborhood sites alive.

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OAIMA project to celebrate freedom

May 16, 2019By

The Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association’s (OAIMA) Freedom Plaza will be dedicated to honor America and those who served it.

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A Caterpillar 777D haul truck operator traverses a pit at Hanson Aggregates’ Bridgeport Plant in Chico, Texas. The plant, in operation since 1956, utilizes a series of 777Ds and other Cat equipment in the pit. Photo courtesy of Lehigh Hanson

Quarry Faces: March 2019

April 1, 2019By

A look around the aggregate industry.

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Pit & Quarry Managing Editor Zach Mentz, left, with Paul Manning of Omya at Cemex’s Balcones Quarry in New Braunfels, Texas. The visit to Balcones Quarry was part of Quarry Academy, co-hosted in late 2018 by Dyno Nobel and Sandvik Mining & Rock Technology. Manning is a geologist for Sylacauga, Alabama-based Omya.

Quarry Faces: January 2019

February 4, 2019By

Snapshots from around the aggregate industry.

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