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Rock From The Road: Blog & Travelogue

Nov. 7, 2018 – The prevailing industry opinion in the aftermath of the midterm elections is that this may be a good opportunity to finally move infrastructure to the front...

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Watch Hollywood action star Dolph Lundgren pump up a group of excavators and have them do things you never thought an excavator could do. Pull-ups. Push-ups. Side-to-sides. Find out more...

Prime-Time Products

Caterpillar introduced the 990K Aggregate Handler, designed to handle greater payloads in aggregates yard applications. With as much as a 25 percent payload increase, as compared to the standard 990K,...
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Manufacturers in Focus

Telsmith Inc. donated funds to Port Washington High School, Port Washington, Wis., that will assist with purchasing new manufacturing equipment for the technical education department.
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People on the Move

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced that it has hired Chuck Fuqua as its vice president of communications. Fuqua brings over two decades of experience in communications...
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Rock Stars

Emily Haas, Ph.D., is the winner of an Arthur S. Flemming award presented by the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration at George Washington University. Hass has co-authored...
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Distributor News

With the majority of races in the midterm elections called, the Associated Equipment Distributors released the following statement.
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Frac Sand

Study: Methane Leakage from Shale Gas Lower Than Alleged

Initial findings from a new comprehensive study undertaken by the Environmental Defense Fund and the University of Texas found that methane leakage rates from natural gas systems were far below estimates of previous studies.

Read more: Study: Methane Leakage from Shale Gas Lower Than Alleged

Using Passive Microseismic Monitoring For Site Safety

By Taylor Milne, Andrew Weir-Jones, and Alireza Taale

With mine- and drill-site safety becoming an increasingly crucial topic in many projects today, new technologies are arising to seismically monitor the structural integrity of any mine or drill site that may consist of rock structures or structural discontinuities.

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Wisconsin Town Votes for Permit Moratorium

The Trempealeau County, Wis., Board in Whitehall voted 12-0 to not consider any new silica-sand removal permits for a year, according to the Pierce County
Herald.

Read more: Wisconsin Town Votes for Permit Moratorium

Permit Approval Raises Eyebrows

The Town of Bridgeport, Minn.'s decision to approve two permits for a controversial frac sand mine had conflict-of-interest issues, including those involving two Planning Commission members who had family working for the mining company at the time of their vote, according to a lawsuit.

Read more: Permit Approval Raises Eyebrows

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