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Dec. 11, 2019 – An estimated 744 Mt of total construction aggregates was produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the third quarter of 2019, an increase...

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CASE Construction Equipment’s new full-size CX350D LR excavator provides increased operating performance in applications that require long-distance bucket reach and precision. The new model features an elongated boom and arm...
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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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Rock Stars

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

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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