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Dec. 4, 2019 – Rock Products' recent acquisition of Aggregates Manager continues to pay big dividends, creating value for our readers, advertisers and the aggregates industry. We are pleased that...

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John Deere four-wheel-drive L-Series wheel loaders can now be equipped with a factory-installed John Deere Payload Weighing System integrated with Topcon. The payload weighing system, which is designed to increase...
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Manufacturers in Focus

The board of directors of Epiroc AB has appointed Helena Hedblom as its new president and CEO, effective March 1, 2020. She will replace Per Lindberg, who has decided to...
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The Strategist

The month of October was a time of contrasting, and therefore conflicting, economic news that can be unsettling at times. The month started with a report from the Institute of...

People on the Move

Supreme Manufacturing, a manufacturer of clamshell dredges and other specialized equipment, announced its recent hire of Elliot Archibald, who joins as vice president of sales and marketing.
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Mark Williams, environmental manager at Luck Companies, has been recognized by the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) with its 2019 Environmental Leadership Award. This prestigious award honoring outstanding...
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Frac Sand

New Frac Sand Mine on Track for Approval in Minnesota

A proposed frac sand mine in the Buffalo County, Minn., town of Dover appears to be back on track weeks after developers missed a deadline to modify the project, though its ultimate approval is still uncertain, according to the Winona Daily News.

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WISA Members Go Green

According to the Wisconsin Industrial Sand Association (WISA), three member companies were accepted into the Wisconsin DNR Green Tier program for environmental stewardship.

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Review Process for Frac Sand Plants Being Discussed

The Buffalo County Land Resources Department is drafting guidelines to help towns review proposed frac sand mining projects, according to the Winona Daily News. The guidelines are the next step toward allowing towns to have direct input on proposals in their jurisdiction, a plan the county included in its updated frac sand regulations earlier this year.

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XTO Energy Agrees to $100K Fine for Wastewater Spill

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Justice reached a settlement with XTO Energy on July 18 over alleged violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA) stemming from a spill of gas drilling wastewater in central Pennsylvania.

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