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Aug. 15, 2019 – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an agreement with Whitaker Aggregates Inc. of Humboldt, Kan., to pay a civil penalty for failing to respond to...

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CASE has partnered with country music singer Jon Pardi to help raise awareness to careers in the construction industry. Check out Jon’s story about growing up with his dad in...

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Komatsu America Corp. announced the introduction of the WA900-8. The 256,618-lb. (116,400-kg) wheel loader is equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified emission regulations-compliant engine, and is purpose-built to...
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Manufacturers in Focus

On Aug. 3, Bunting Magnetics Co. celebrated its 60th anniversary as a company. Since being founded in 1959, Bunting Magnetics Co. has grown from a small company in Chicago, to...
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The Strategist

By: Pierre G. Villere As the real estate market collapsed in the fall of 2008, when the financial crisis pushed us over the edge into the Great Recession, a quiet but...

People on the Move

Astec Industries named Barry Ruffalo president and chief executive officer effective Aug. 12. Ruffalo, has been a group vice president at Valmont Industries for the past 13 years. He fills...
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Rock Stars

Curt Biehn, Mississippi Lime Co. (MLC) Flue Gas Treatment (FGT) business director was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 Reinhold Conference in Birmingham, Ala. Biehn has worked...
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Frac Sand

Frac Sand Transloading Terminal to Move 550,000 TPY

Canadian National (CN) announced it will start serving a new state-of-the art frac sand terminal north of Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada, starting in November 2013.

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Canadian Frac Sand Plant to Move Forward

Victory Nickel Inc. has received the required approval from the Alberta Energy Regulator to develop the 400,000-tpy Seven Persons frac sand processing facility just southwest of Medicine Hat, Alberta.

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North American Proppant Demand to Reach $9.4 Billion in 2017

North American proppant demand has risen sharply since 2002, rising from $250 million to nearly $5 billion in 2012. While growth is expected to slow from the heady early years, stellar double-digit annual gains are still expected, with overall demand reaching more than 100 billion lb. by 2017, valued at $9.4 billion.

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Methane Pollution Subject to Conflicting Explanations

Drilling for natural gas caused “significant damage” to drinking-water aquifers in a Pennsylvania town at the center of a fight over the safety of hydraulic fracturing, according to a report prepared by a federal official.

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