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Sept. 19, 2018 – It is with great sadness that the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) shares the news that William “Bill” Ford passed away on Saturday, Sept.

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The Cobra 230 is an impact crusher from EvoQuip. No matter what line of work you’re in, whether it is construction and demolition, asphalt recycling, quarrying or contract crushing the...

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Part of the Trimble Connected Site portfolio, DPS900 is an integrated solution that brings the office and the field together to give you less rework, more productivity, and best of...
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This year, Metso celebrates its 150th anniversary. The story of Metso started in 1868 as a local ironworks, and is linked to the development of urban environments and the modern...
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Kolberg Pioneer Inc., Johnson Crushers International Inc. and Astec Mobile Screens Inc. announced the promotion of Darren Kirby to North America sales director – East.
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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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EIW, LLC announced that Wheeler Machinery Co. has joined their dealer network focusing on the construction and industrial aggregates industry.
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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.

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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.

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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.

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