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  • Looking Up

    USGS Reports 4th Quarter, Final 2010 Production Volume, and the Numbers are Higher than Originally Predicted.

  • On-Site Equipment Analysis

    Aggregates Producers Can Now Obtain Heavy Equipment Analysis On-Site in Minutes, With Results as Comprehensive as an Off-Site Laboratory.

  • Barging In

    Unloading time reduced 50 percent with a floating terminal at PowerSouth’s Lowman Power Plant.

  • Bauma Conexpo Launch New Show In India

    Bauma Conexpo India furthers the cooperation between Bauma and AEM. The inaugural show will be held in Mumbai from Feb. 8-11, 2011
  • Next Stop China

    With Bauma 2010 in the books, organizers are setting their sights to Bauma China 2010, the International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Construction Vehicles and Equipment. That show has been booked to capacity since February
  • Local Officials Guarded Optimism For Economy

    Local government officials are cautiously optimistic about the future of economic growth, according to a new survey released by the International City/County Management Association and the National League of Cities
  • Local Officials Guarded Optimism For Economy

    Local government officials are cautiously optimistic about the future of economic growth, according to a new survey released by the International City/County Management Association and the National League of Cities
  • Bill Could Aid Water Construction Funding

    The National Utility Contractors Association applauds the introduction of the Sustainable Water Infrastructure Investment Act of 2010 (S. 3262) that would lift water and wastewater infrastructure project from under the state volume cap subject to private activity bonds (PAB)
  • Bill Could Aid Water Construction Funding

    The National Utility Contractors Association applauds the introduction of the Sustainable Water Infrastructure Investment Act of 2010 (S. 3262) that would lift water and wastewater infrastructure project from under the state volume cap subject to private activity bonds (PAB)
  • Jcb Sues To Stop Copying

    JCB took legal action against three Far Eastern manufacturers for product copying and patent infringements. It successfully applied for court orders in Germany resulting in preliminary injunctions being served against manufacturers who were exhibiting the infringing machines at Bauma
  • Housing Starts And Permits Rise In March

    Nationwide housing starts rose for a third consecutive month in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 626,000 units from an upwardly revised February number, according to figures released by the U.S. Commerce Department.
  • Housing Starts And Permits Rise In March

    Nationwide housing starts rose for a third consecutive month in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 626,000 units from an upwardly revised February number, according to figures released by the U.S. Commerce Department.
  • Msha Conducts Surprise Inspections At Three Massey Mines

    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration inspectors responded to three separate anonymous complaints about hazardous conditions at three West Virginia coal mines owned by Massey Energy
  • Msha Conducts Surprise Inspections At Three Massey Mines

    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration inspectors responded to three separate anonymous complaints about hazardous conditions at three West Virginia coal mines owned by Massey Energy
  • Six Cement Plants Win Environmental Awards

    Six cement plants received special recognition for their commitment to improving the environment and their communities at the Ninth Annual Cement Industry Environment and Energy Awards, presented by Portland Cement Association and Cement Americas magazine at PCA's spring meeting
  • Six Cement Plants Win Environmental Awards

    Six cement plants received special recognition for their commitment to improving the environment and their communities at the Ninth Annual Cement Industry Environment and Energy Awards, presented by Portland Cement Association and Cement Americas magazine at PCA's spring meeting
  • Six Cement Plants Win Environmental Awards

    Six cement plants received special recognition for their commitment to improving the environment and their communities at the Ninth Annual Cement Industry Environment and Energy Awards, presented by Portland Cement Association and Cement Americas magazine at PCA's spring meeting
  • Lahood To Deliver Keynote Address At Artba Conference

    U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood has confirmed to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association that he will deliver the keynote address at the association’s 22nd Annual ARTBA Public Private Partnerships (P3) in Transportation Conference, held July 22-23, in Washington, D.C.
  • Lahood To Deliver Keynote Address At Artba Conference

    U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood has confirmed to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association that he will deliver the keynote address at the association’s 22nd Annual ARTBA Public Private Partnerships (P3) in Transportation Conference, held July 22-23, in Washington, D.C.
  • Modest Growth For World Asphalt Demand Predicted

    World demand for asphalt is forecast to expand 2.1% annually from a weak 2008 base to 108 million metric tons in 2013, equivalent to 655 million barrels of primary asphalt
  • Modest Growth For World Asphalt Demand Predicted

    World demand for asphalt is forecast to expand 2.1% annually from a weak 2008 base to 108 million metric tons in 2013, equivalent to 655 million barrels of primary asphalt
  • Builder Confidence Improves In April

    Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes improved significantly in April as consumers rushed to take advantage of home buyer tax credits set to expire at the end of the month, according to results of the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI)
  • Builder Confidence Improves In April

    Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes improved significantly in April as consumers rushed to take advantage of home buyer tax credits set to expire at the end of the month, according to results of the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI)
  • Natural Resource Acquires Three Aggregate Properties

    Natural Resource Partners bought three aggregates operations. NRP’s combined investment on all three transactions will be approximately $31 million, $21 million of which was paid at closing and $10 million of which is anticipated to be funded later in 2010. A portion of the proceeds from the recent equity offering were used to fund the transactions
  • Mother Nature Makes Underwater Asphalt

    Some 700 feet deep in the waters off California’s coastal resort, Santa Barbara, sits a group of football-field-sized asphalt domes unlike any other underwater features known to exist
  • Mother Nature Makes Underwater Asphalt

    Some 700 feet deep in the waters off California’s coastal resort, Santa Barbara, sits a group of football-field-sized asphalt domes unlike any other underwater features known to exist
  • Bauma Overcomes Volcano

    Bauma 2010 organizers say this year’s show marks a turnaround in the international construction machinery industry. And, this was despite the ban on air travel, which contributed to a 17% drop in attendance
  • Bauma Overcomes Volcano

    Bauma 2010 organizers say this year’s show marks a turnaround in the international construction machinery industry. And, this was despite the ban on air travel, which contributed to a 17% drop in attendance
  • Aashto Calls For Balanced Approach To Livability

    The Department of Transportation has indicated that livability is among the administration's top priorities for future transportation funding. Soon it will be up to Congress to determine how livability will fit into the next multiyear transportation authorization legislation
  • Msha Ramps Up Coal Inspections

    The Mine Safety and Health Administration launched an inspection blitz at 57 coal mines with a significant number of violations or conditions that may include problems relating to methane accumulations, ventilation practices, rock dust applications and inadequate mine examinations
  • Artba Argues Against Emissions Retrofitting Rule

    The American Road & Transportation Builders Association is asking the Environmental Protection Agency to not grant California a waiver allowing a proposal to require the mandatory retrofitting of off-road diesel
  • Conexpo-Con/Agg 2011 Gains International Buying Status

    Conexpo-Con/Agg 2011 and the co-located IFPE 2011 have been named to the federal government's International Buyer Program. The program is designed to boost international attendance at U.S.-based trade shows and create international business opportunities for show exhibitors
  • Mich., Canadian Leaders Want New Intl Bridge

    Stressing the importance of growing jobs, commerce and trade, an all-star line-up of leaders from Michigan and Canadian business and labor, city and the state governments together urged Michigan lawmakers to pass legislation to allow Michigan to enter a public-private partnership to build and operate a new
  • Mga Receives Certification For Self-Cleaning Concrete

    MGA Cast Stone, which makes architectural precast and cast stone, has been certified to manufacture photocatalysis cement induced concrete
  • Mga Receives Certification For Self-Cleaning Concrete

    MGA Cast Stone, which makes architectural precast and cast stone, has been certified to manufacture photocatalysis cement induced concrete
  • Vantacore To Invest $115M In Aggregate Industry

    VantaCore Partners consummated a significant acquisition-financing package that it will use to acquire aggregate operations. The financing consisting of $100 million of equity funding from Trilantic Capital Partners and a $15 million Acquisition Facility from PNC.
  • Vantacore To Invest $115M In Aggregate Industry

    VantaCore Partners consummated a significant acquisition-financing package that it will use to acquire aggregate operations. The financing consisting of $100 million of equity funding from Trilantic Capital Partners and a $15 million Acquisition Facility from PNC.
  • Miner Dispute Flares In L.A.

    Hundreds of miners and family members involved in a labor dispute at Rio Tinto's borax mine in the Mojave Desert join supporters from across Southern California in a protest against the U. K. mining corporation at the British consulate in Los Angeles.
  • Miner Dispute Flares In L.A.

    Hundreds of miners and family members involved in a labor dispute at Rio Tinto's borax mine in the Mojave Desert join supporters from across Southern California in a protest against the U. K. mining corporation at the British consulate in Los Angeles.
  • Road Funding Subject Of House Hearing

    The massive gap between current federal investment levels and what the Department of Transportation says is needed to maintain and improve highway and transit systems cannot be closed without boosting current user fees and significantly expanding the use of other financing methods
  • Road Funding Subject Of House Hearing

    The massive gap between current federal investment levels and what the Department of Transportation says is needed to maintain and improve highway and transit systems cannot be closed without boosting current user fees and significantly expanding the use of other financing methods
  • Senate Road Committee Hears Safety Pitch

    The Senate Environmental and Public Works Committee recently held a hearing on improving transportation safety. Industry groups tried to make the connection between increased funding and increased safety.
  • Senate Road Committee Hears Safety Pitch

    The Senate Environmental and Public Works Committee recently held a hearing on improving transportation safety. Industry groups tried to make the connection between increased funding and increased safety.
  • Msha Admits Computer Errors, Launches Investigation At W.V. Mine

    Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis admitted that computer errors kept the agency from giving Massey Energy’s Upper Big Branch mine as a pattern of violation status.
  • Msha Admits Computer Errors, Launches Investigation At W.V. Mine

    Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis admitted that computer errors kept the agency from giving Massey Energy’s Upper Big Branch mine as a pattern of violation status.
  • Artba Urges Clarity, Flexibility In Transportation Planning

    The American Road & Transportation Builders Association told the White House Council on Environmental Quality in comments submitted April 9, that the categorical exclusion
  • Artba Urges Clarity, Flexibility In Transportation Planning

    The American Road & Transportation Builders Association told the White House Council on Environmental Quality in comments submitted April 9, that the categorical exclusion
  • Niosh Seeks Asbestos Comments

    The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health is accepting comments on a proposed asbestos bulletin until April 16.
  • Niosh Seeks Asbestos Comments

    The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health is accepting comments on a proposed asbestos bulletin until April 16.
  • Niosh Seeks Asbestos Comments

    The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health is accepting comments on a proposed asbestos bulletin until April 16.
  • Groups Oppose Divert Fees In Climate And Energy Legislation

    The American Association of the State Highway and Transportation Officials is one of 27 transportation, industry, and labor organizations urging the lawmakers to ensure climate and energy legislation that retains the long-standing principle
  • Nssga Taskforce Addresses Msha

    The National Stone Sand & Gravel Association’s ad hoc taskforce on worker safety and health policy has developed possible legislative remedies for the Mine Safety and Health Administration enforcement seen as inappropriate.
  • Nssga Taskforce Addresses Msha

    The National Stone Sand & Gravel Association’s ad hoc taskforce on worker safety and health policy has developed possible legislative remedies for the Mine Safety and Health Administration enforcement seen as inappropriate.
  • Nssga Taskforce Addresses Msha

    The National Stone Sand & Gravel Association’s ad hoc taskforce on worker safety and health policy has developed possible legislative remedies for the Mine Safety and Health Administration enforcement seen as inappropriate.
  • Panel Addresses Infrastructure Bank Concept

    The National Chamber Foundation, a division of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, held the first in a five-part series on the potential creation of a national infrastructure bank.
  • Panel Addresses Infrastructure Bank Concept

    The National Chamber Foundation, a division of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, held the first in a five-part series on the potential creation of a national infrastructure bank.
  • Researchers To Diagnose Troubled Bridges

    Tess Ahlborn, a professor of civil and environmental engineering, is leading a team of two dozen Michigan Technological University researchers working to identify the best remote-sensing technologies for monitoring the health of bridges.
  • Court Rules For Vulcan Texas Quarry

    The 5th Circuit Court recently ruled in favor of Vulcan Materials’ proposed quarry in Medina County, Texas. The ruling upheld decisions made by the Surface Transportation Board and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • Court Rules For Vulcan Texas Quarry

    The 5th Circuit Court recently ruled in favor of Vulcan Materials’ proposed quarry in Medina County, Texas. The ruling upheld decisions made by the Surface Transportation Board and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • Court Rules For Vulcan Texas Quarry

    The 5th Circuit Court recently ruled in favor of Vulcan Materials’ proposed quarry in Medina County, Texas. The ruling upheld decisions made by the Surface Transportation Board and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • Court Rules For Vulcan Texas Quarry

    The 5th Circuit Court recently ruled in favor of Vulcan Materials’ proposed quarry in Medina County, Texas. The ruling upheld decisions made by the Surface Transportation Board and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • Conexpo-Con/Agg Management Committee Named

    Michael Haberman, President of Gradall will serve as chairman of the 2011 Conexpo-Con/Agg show-management committee.
  • Conexpo-Con/Agg Management Committee Named

    Michael Haberman, President of Gradall will serve as chairman of the 2011 Conexpo-Con/Agg show-management committee.
  • 25 Dead In W.Va. Coal Mine Explosion

    A methane gas explosion in an underground coal mine on Monday has killed 25 workers; four remained trapped, but danger in the mine forced rescue workers to suspend their efforts to find those missing. It is the worst mining tragedy in decades.
  • 25 Dead In W.Va. Coal Mine Explosion

    A methane gas explosion in an underground coal mine on Monday has killed 25 workers; four remained trapped, but danger in the mine forced rescue workers to suspend their efforts to find those missing. It is the worst mining tragedy in decades.
  • A Tough Climb To Tier 4

    As 2011 approaches, Tier 4 Interim looms over heavy equipment manufacturers. This phase of the Environmental Protection Agency’s crusade for zero emissions impacts 174- to 751-horsepower vehicles; regulations for 75- to 130-horsepower engines start in 2012. These regulations aim to significantly limit emissions of nitrogen oxides, particulate matter and carbon monoxide.
  • A Tough Climb To Tier 4

    As 2011 approaches, Tier 4 Interim looms over heavy equipment manufacturers. This phase of the Environmental Protection Agency’s crusade for zero emissions impacts 174- to 751-horsepower vehicles; regulations for 75- to 130-horsepower engines start in 2012. These regulations aim to significantly limit emissions of nitrogen oxides, particulate matter and carbon monoxide.
  • A Tough Climb To Tier 4

    As 2011 approaches, Tier 4 Interim looms over heavy equipment manufacturers. This phase of the Environmental Protection Agency’s crusade for zero emissions impacts 174- to 751-horsepower vehicles; regulations for 75- to 130-horsepower engines start in 2012. These regulations aim to significantly limit emissions of nitrogen oxides, particulate matter and carbon monoxide.
  • A Tough Climb To Tier 4

    As 2011 approaches, Tier 4 Interim looms over heavy equipment manufacturers. This phase of the Environmental Protection Agency’s crusade for zero emissions impacts 174- to 751-horsepower vehicles; regulations for 75- to 130-horsepower engines start in 2012. These regulations aim to significantly limit emissions of nitrogen oxides, particulate matter and carbon monoxide.
  • A Tough Climb To Tier 4

    As 2011 approaches, Tier 4 Interim looms over heavy equipment manufacturers. This phase of the Environmental Protection Agency’s crusade for zero emissions impacts 174- to 751-horsepower vehicles; regulations for 75- to 130-horsepower engines start in 2012. These regulations aim to significantly limit emissions of nitrogen oxides, particulate matter and carbon monoxide.
  • A Tough Climb To Tier 4

    As 2011 approaches, Tier 4 Interim looms over heavy equipment manufacturers. This phase of the Environmental Protection Agency’s crusade for zero emissions impacts 174- to 751-horsepower vehicles; regulations for 75- to 130-horsepower engines start in 2012. These regulations aim to significantly limit emissions of nitrogen oxides, particulate matter and carbon monoxide.
  • A Tough Climb To Tier 4

    As 2011 approaches, Tier 4 Interim looms over heavy equipment manufacturers. This phase of the Environmental Protection Agency’s crusade for zero emissions impacts 174- to 751-horsepower vehicles; regulations for 75- to 130-horsepower engines start in 2012. These regulations aim to significantly limit emissions of nitrogen oxides, particulate matter and carbon monoxide.
  • A Tough Climb To Tier 4

    As 2011 approaches, Tier 4 Interim looms over heavy equipment manufacturers. This phase of the Environmental Protection Agency’s crusade for zero emissions impacts 174- to 751-horsepower vehicles; regulations for 75- to 130-horsepower engines start in 2012. These regulations aim to significantly limit emissions of nitrogen oxides, particulate matter and carbon monoxide.
  • Aggregate Shipments Fall 21% In Q4

    The U.S. Geological Survey reports that an estimated 255 million metric tons of crushed stone was produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the fourth quarter of 2009, a decrease of 20% compared with that of the same period of 2008. The
  • Aggregate Shipments Fall 21% In Q4

    The U.S. Geological Survey reports that an estimated 255 million metric tons of crushed stone was produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the fourth quarter of 2009, a decrease of 20% compared with that of the same period of 2008. The
  • Pervasive Bacteria Found In Chinese Drywall

    Sabre Environmental Services announced the latest results of its continuing research and analysis of Chinese drywall. Testing performed by Sabre and independent labs has demonstrated viable bacteria present in Chinese drywall
  • Pervasive Bacteria Found In Chinese Drywall

    Sabre Environmental Services announced the latest results of its continuing research and analysis of Chinese drywall. Testing performed by Sabre and independent labs has demonstrated viable bacteria present in Chinese drywall
  • Mine Operator'S Walk-Around Rights Vindicated

    For the second time, now on remand, Administrative Law Judge Feldman has ruled that a violations of the mine operator's walk-around rights during a Mine
  • Evaluations And Follow-Ups Are Critical To Mine Safety

    When flying coach, the exit row is prime seating. The legroom seems to be at least double that of the other rows. The flight attendants are required to
  • Expect The Worst From Crippled Media

    Journalism invokes romantic images; hunky leading men Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman were tapped to play the iconic newspapermen Bob Woodward and Carl
  • Managers Should Maximize The Employee Interview

    As the economy becomes more stable, businesses are starting to fill jobs. It is a buyer's market, and some companies will strengthen their position by
  • Mine Operator'S Walk-Around Rights Vindicated

    For the second time, now on remand, Administrative Law Judge Feldman has ruled that a violations of the mine operator's walk-around rights during a Mine
  • Media Buys Bogus Mine Safety Claim On Case Back Logs

    The hearing before Rep. George Miller's (D-Calif.) Education and Labor Committee was billed as an effort to discuss the reasons for and solutions to the
  • Evaluations And Follow-Ups Are Critical To Mine Safety

    When flying coach, the exit row is prime seating. The legroom seems to be at least double that of the other rows. The flight attendants are required to
  • Cost Benefits Of Recycled Concrete And Other Waste Aggregate

    Local materials not costly products shipped from great distances should be used for bases if they can be modified or used in deeper lifts, said aggregates
  • Florida Producers Win Right To Mine

    The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers recently approved a plan that will allow mining to expand in a South Florida area dubbed the Lake Belt. Aggregate companies
  • Products

    VIBRATORY SCREENS Metso vibratory feeders are available in variable or fixed rates. There are no belts to maintain, no springs to tune and no air gaps
  • Products

    VIBRATORY SCREENS Metso vibratory feeders are available in variable or fixed rates. There are no belts to maintain, no springs to tune and no air gaps
  • Maintenance Products For The Aggregate Industry

    Once an operation is in place, and the economy is in agreement, turning a profit is determined by the state of its equipment. Take care of it, and it
  • Maintenance Products For The Aggregate Industry

    Once an operation is in place, and the economy is in agreement, turning a profit is determined by the state of its equipment. Take care of it, and it
  • Out-Going Nssga Chair Reflects On Industry

    Jerry Geraghty has been president and CEO of Rogers Group since 2005 and a company director since 1999. He has just finished his year as chairman of the
  • Mine Operator'S Walk-Around Rights Vindicated

    For the second time, now on remand, Administrative Law Judge Feldman has ruled that a violations of the mine operator's walk-around rights during a Mine
  • Out-Going Nssga Chair Reflects On Industry

    Jerry Geraghty has been president and CEO of Rogers Group since 2005 and a company director since 1999. He has just finished his year as chairman of the
  • Expect The Worst From Crippled Media

    Journalism invokes romantic images; hunky leading men Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman were tapped to play the iconic newspapermen Bob Woodward and Carl
  • Managers Should Maximize The Employee Interview

    As the economy becomes more stable, businesses are starting to fill jobs. It is a buyer's market, and some companies will strengthen their position by
  • Mine Operator'S Walk-Around Rights Vindicated

    For the second time, now on remand, Administrative Law Judge Feldman has ruled that a violations of the mine operator's walk-around rights during a Mine
  • Media Buys Bogus Mine Safety Claim On Case Back Logs

    The hearing before Rep. George Miller's (D-Calif.) Education and Labor Committee was billed as an effort to discuss the reasons for and solutions to the
  • Evaluations And Follow-Ups Are Critical To Mine Safety

    When flying coach, the exit row is prime seating. The legroom seems to be at least double that of the other rows. The flight attendants are required to
  • Cost Benefits Of Recycled Concrete And Other Waste Aggregate

    Local materials not costly products shipped from great distances should be used for bases if they can be modified or used in deeper lifts, said aggregates
  • Florida Producers Win Right To Mine

    The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers recently approved a plan that will allow mining to expand in a South Florida area dubbed the Lake Belt. Aggregate companies
  • Products

    VIBRATORY SCREENS Metso vibratory feeders are available in variable or fixed rates. There are no belts to maintain, no springs to tune and no air gaps
  • Maintenance Products For The Aggregate Industry

    Once an operation is in place, and the economy is in agreement, turning a profit is determined by the state of its equipment. Take care of it, and it
  • Out-Going Nssga Chair Reflects On Industry

    Jerry Geraghty has been president and CEO of Rogers Group since 2005 and a company director since 1999. He has just finished his year as chairman of the
  • Managers Should Maximize The Employee Interview

    As the economy becomes more stable, businesses are starting to fill jobs. It is a buyer's market, and some companies will strengthen their position by
  • Expect The Worst From Crippled Media

    Journalism invokes romantic images; hunky leading men Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman were tapped to play the iconic newspapermen Bob Woodward and Carl
  • Media Buys Bogus Mine Safety Claim On Case Back Logs

    The hearing before Rep. George Miller's (D-Calif.) Education and Labor Committee was billed as an effort to discuss the reasons for and solutions to the
  • Florida Producers Win Right To Mine

    The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers recently approved a plan that will allow mining to expand in a South Florida area dubbed the Lake Belt. Aggregate companies
  • Cost Benefits Of Recycled Concrete And Other Waste Aggregate

    Local materials not costly products shipped from great distances should be used for bases if they can be modified or used in deeper lifts, said aggregates
  • Products

    VIBRATORY SCREENS Metso vibratory feeders are available in variable or fixed rates. There are no belts to maintain, no springs to tune and no air gaps
  • Maintenance Products For The Aggregate Industry

    Once an operation is in place, and the economy is in agreement, turning a profit is determined by the state of its equipment. Take care of it, and it
  • Maintenance Products For The Aggregate Industry

    Once an operation is in place, and the economy is in agreement, turning a profit is determined by the state of its equipment. Take care of it, and it
  • Products

    VIBRATORY SCREENS Metso vibratory feeders are available in variable or fixed rates. There are no belts to maintain, no springs to tune and no air gaps
  • Maintenance Products For The Aggregate Industry

    Once an operation is in place, and the economy is in agreement, turning a profit is determined by the state of its equipment. Take care of it, and it
  • Products

    VIBRATORY SCREENS Metso vibratory feeders are available in variable or fixed rates. There are no belts to maintain, no springs to tune and no air gaps
  • St. Lawrence Cement Becomes Holcim (Canada) Inc.

    St. Lawrence Cement formally announced today a change of company name to Holcim (Canada) Inc.
  • Arlen Specter'S Statement On Switching Sides

    I have been a Republican since 1966. I have been working extremely hard for the Party
  • Arlen Specter'S Statement On Switching Sides

    I have been a Republican since 1966. I have been working extremely hard for the Party
  • New-Homes Inventory Continues To Shrink In March

    The number of newly built, single-family homes on the market declined for a 23rd consecutive month in March as builders focused on winnowing down their inventories
  • Concrete Associations Unite In Joint Sustainability Initiative

    The Portland Cement Association (PCA), National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA), American Concrete Institute (ACI),
  • Concrete Associations Unite In Joint Sustainability Initiative

    The Portland Cement Association (PCA), National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA), American Concrete Institute (ACI),
  • Aashto: Transportation Construction Costs To Double By 2015

    By 2015, governments at all levels will need to more than double their spending on highways and bridges to keep up
  • Industry Supports Epa In Streamlining New Opacity Rule

    The U.S. Environment Protection Agency has issued the final rule for New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) Subpart OOO
  • Industry Supports Epa In Streamlining New Opacity Rule

    The U.S. Environment Protection Agency has issued the final rule for New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) Subpart OOO
  • Ettore Riello Elected President Of Veronafiere

    Ettore Riello is the new President of VeronaFiere. He was elected today at the AGM of the Authority in Viale del Lavoro for the three-year period 2009-2012
  • Artba Sues Epa Over State Air Quality Rules

    Seeking to prevent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from making a final determination that allows states to restrict or ban the use of certain heavy construction equipment under the Clean Air Act
  • Artba Sues Epa Over State Air Quality Rules

    Seeking to prevent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from making a final determination that allows states to restrict or ban the use of certain heavy construction equipment under the Clean Air Act
  • Aem Joins China Exhibitions

    The Association of Equipment Manufacturers announces international cooperation with the bauma China exhibition.
  • Massive Building Set In Poland

    The aggregate value of construction investments in transport, sports, hotel and telecommunications infrastructure and facilities related to the organization of Euro 2012 (soccer tournament) in Poland is estimated at almost PLN95 billion
  • Artba Backs High-Speed Rail Proposal

    The American Road & Transportation Builders Association says it is behind proposed high-speed rail improvements, but offers some suggestions.
  • Research Board Compares Notes

    Use of a digital camera and laptop computer for a portable aggregate imaging system, the viability of increased use of Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement in highway structures
  • Holcim Increases Eur Bond

    Holcim Finance tapped its EUR500 million bond issued on March 26, by raising additional EUR150 million with a coupon of 9%
  • Holcim Increases Eur Bond

    Holcim Finance tapped its EUR500 million bond issued on March 26, by raising additional EUR150 million with a coupon of 9%
  • Home Builder Confidence Biggest Gain In Five Years

    Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose five points in April to the highest level since October 2008
  • Home Builder Confidence Biggest Gain In Five Years

    Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose five points in April to the highest level since October 2008
  • Aem Education Program Honored

    The Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ Construction Challenge work force development program has been named to the Associations Advance America 2009
  • Aem Education Program Honored

    The Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ Construction Challenge work force development program has been named to the Associations Advance America 2009
  • Aem Education Program Honored

    The Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ Construction Challenge work force development program has been named to the Associations Advance America 2009
  • Lafarge Opens Cement Plant In Iraq

    Earlier this month, Bruno Lafont, chairman and CEO of Lafarge, inaugurated a new cement plant at Bazian, in Iraqi Kurdistan.
  • Lafarge Opens Cement Plant In Iraq

    Earlier this month, Bruno Lafont, chairman and CEO of Lafarge, inaugurated a new cement plant at Bazian, in Iraqi Kurdistan.
  • Former Trade Rep Schwab Joins Cat Board

    Susan C. Schwab, U.S. Trade Representative from 2006 to 2009, has been elected to the Caterpillar board of directors.
  • Tradeshow Set For India

    Messe M¸nchen and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers have reached an agreement on closer cooperation in organizing international construction machinery trade fairs.<
  • Tradeshow Set For India

    Messe M¸nchen and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers have reached an agreement on closer cooperation in organizing international construction machinery trade fairs.<
  • Tradeshow Set For India

    Messe M¸nchen and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers have reached an agreement on closer cooperation in organizing international construction machinery trade fairs.<
  • Tradeshow Set For India

    Messe M¸nchen and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers have reached an agreement on closer cooperation in organizing international construction machinery trade fairs.<
  • Tradeshow Set For India

    Messe M¸nchen and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers have reached an agreement on closer cooperation in organizing international construction machinery trade fairs.<
  • Tradeshow Set For India

    Messe M¸nchen and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers have reached an agreement on closer cooperation in organizing international construction machinery trade fairs.<
  • School Construction Funds Distributed

    U.S. Secretary of Education is distributing $108.8 million in funding for targeted students and communities under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
  • School Construction Funds Distributed

    U.S. Secretary of Education is distributing $108.8 million in funding for targeted students and communities under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
  • 2K Transportation Projects Funded

    President Barack Obama today announced funding for the 2,000th transportation project under the American Recovery and Reinvestment
  • 2K Transportation Projects Funded

    President Barack Obama today announced funding for the 2,000th transportation project under the American Recovery and Reinvestment
  • Trucking Sees Diesel Fuel Price Level Off

    The average retail diesel price in the U.S. rose just one cent from the week earlier to ring up as $2.23 per gallon for the week of April 6, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). That modest rise comes on the heels of the 13-cent jump recorded the week before, suggesting that retail prices for on-highway diesel fuel have leveled off.
  • Ag Trucking Lobby Helps Drive Weight-Limit Bill

    Efforts by the Agricultural Transportation Efficiency Coalition (AgTEC) have helped move ahead legislation to increase the allowable weight to 97,000 lbs for a single truck on the federal highway system.
  • Navistar, Caterpillar Broaden Truck Ties

    Caterpillar Inc. and Navistar International Corp. have revealed more details of their rapidly evolving alliance, announcing yesterday that they will jointly build and market trucks in global markets before the end of the year as well as create a full lineup of vocational trucks to be sold by Caterpillar dealers in North America.
  • Msha Hiring Mine Inspectors

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration will conduct an employment screening for underground, surface and electrical mine inspector jobs in Kentucky and for general and electrical mine inspector jobs in New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia
  • Msha Hiring Mine Inspectors

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration will conduct an employment screening for underground, surface and electrical mine inspector jobs in Kentucky and for general and electrical mine inspector jobs in New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia
  • Epa To Revise Opacity Rule

    The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is under court order to issue a revised opacity rule by April 16.
  • Epa To Revise Opacity Rule

    The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is under court order to issue a revised opacity rule by April 16.
  • Epa To Revise Opacity Rule

    The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is under court order to issue a revised opacity rule by April 16.
  • Epa To Revise Opacity Rule

    The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is under court order to issue a revised opacity rule by April 16.
  • Epa To Revise Opacity Rule

    The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is under court order to issue a revised opacity rule by April 16.
  • Epa To Revise Opacity Rule

    The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is under court order to issue a revised opacity rule by April 16.
  • Epa To Revise Opacity Rule

    The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is under court order to issue a revised opacity rule by April 16.
  • Epa To Revise Opacity Rule

    The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is under court order to issue a revised opacity rule by April 16.
  • National Wildlife Refuge Roads To Receive $10 Million

    Road repairs in eight of America's national wildlife refuges can begin, thanks to $10 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
  • National Wildlife Refuge Roads To Receive $10 Million

    Road repairs in eight of America's national wildlife refuges can begin, thanks to $10 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
  • National Wildlife Refuge Roads To Receive $10 Million

    Road repairs in eight of America's national wildlife refuges can begin, thanks to $10 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
  • Aviation Infrastructure Gets $229 Million Boost

    The Department of Transportation is making more than $229 million in aviation infrastructure grants available
  • Stimulus Implementation On Track

    In late March, Vice President Joseph Biden met with members of the Obama administration cabinet to discuss implementing the economic recovery money.
  • Stimulus Implementation On Track

    In late March, Vice President Joseph Biden met with members of the Obama administration cabinet to discuss implementing the economic recovery money.
  • Illinois Association Holds Annual Convention

    The Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers’ 41st Annual Convention held in March saw a slight decrease in attendance but maintained several sessions focused on environment.
  • Metso Not Surprised By Downturn

    At Metso Corp.'s Annual General Meeting, President and CEO Jorma Eloranta reports that Metso's operating environment and business at the beginning of the year have been as anticipated.
  • Metso Not Surprised By Downturn

    At Metso Corp.'s Annual General Meeting, President and CEO Jorma Eloranta reports that Metso's operating environment and business at the beginning of the year have been as anticipated.
  • Metso Not Surprised By Downturn

    At Metso Corp.'s Annual General Meeting, President and CEO Jorma Eloranta reports that Metso's operating environment and business at the beginning of the year have been as anticipated.
  • Polaris Restructures Shipping Contracts

    Polaris Minerals reached a shipping contract agreements with CSL International.
  • Polaris Restructures Shipping Contracts

    Polaris Minerals reached a shipping contract agreements with CSL International.
  • Vulcan Realigns Businesses

    Vulcan Materials Co., is organizing its operations into two regional business units: west and east.
  • Vulcan Realigns Businesses

    Vulcan Materials Co., is organizing its operations into two regional business units: west and east.
  • Obama Administration Halts Bush-Era Species Bill

    As anticipated, the Obama administration has frozen a Bush-era Endangered Species Act regulation. The Bush policy had drawn intense fire from environmental
  • Philippine Mining Companies Spend Money On Environmental Rules

    According to the Philippine newspaper The Freeman, mining companies spent at least P830 million ($17.3 million) in Central Visayas to comply with environmental
  • Illinois Aggregate Association Focuses On Environment

    The Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers' 41st Annual Convention held in March saw a slight decrease in attendance but maintained several sessions
  • Redefining What It Means To Work As A Team

    For years, perhaps decades, has been one of the most popular terms tossed around business circles. It is yet another sports metaphor meant to convey cooperation
  • A Tale Of Two Agencies

    Mine Safety and Health Administration enforcement against mine operators for the sins of their contractors and subcontractors has long been a contentious
  • A Blueprint For Changing How Mine Safety Is Regulated

    President Barack Obama campaigned on a platform of change, and he is keeping his promise in at least one area. He has charged the Office of Management
  • Task Force Asks Congress For Dredging Money

    Great Lakes task force members are urging Congress to use the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for its intended purpose, which they say will end the dredging
  • Task Force Asks Congress For Dredging Money

    Great Lakes task force members are urging Congress to use the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for its intended purpose, which they say will end the dredging
  • Personality Differences

    What manager hasn't said at least once in his or her professional life, that this job would be so much easier if it weren't for all the people that had
  • Rollin' Rollin' Rollin'

    Over the years, the science of conveying has developed components that make material movement as efficient, safe and low-maintenance as presently possible.
  • Bearings Part Of Drive Upgrade

    When Eureka Stone Quarry upgraded its crusher from diesel to electric drive, it included new bearings for the jackshaft. Typically, split-block SAF-type
  • Product Innovations For The Aggregate Mining Industry

    DUST COLLECTOR VALVE Aerodyne's Vacu-Valve Platypus serves as a constant-discharge valve for dust collectors, hoppers, cyclones and other equipment operating
  • Redefining What It Means To Work As A Team

    For years, perhaps decades, has been one of the most popular terms tossed around business circles. It is yet another sports metaphor meant to convey cooperation
  • A Tale Of Two Agencies

    Mine Safety and Health Administration enforcement against mine operators for the sins of their contractors and subcontractors has long been a contentious
  • A Blueprint For Changing How Mine Safety Is Regulated

    President Barack Obama campaigned on a platform of change, and he is keeping his promise in at least one area. He has charged the Office of Management
  • Nssga Debuts Agg Show, Names Award Winners

    After years of planning, the tradeshow designed to bring the majority of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association offerings under one roof had its
  • Nssga Debuts Agg Show, Names Award Winners

    After years of planning, the tradeshow designed to bring the majority of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association offerings under one roof had its
  • House Panel Backs Water Spending

    The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved a bill aimed at expanding support for U.S. water infrastructure needs. H.R. 1262, The Water
  • House Panel Backs Water Spending

    The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved a bill aimed at expanding support for U.S. water infrastructure needs. H.R. 1262, The Water
  • Nssga Elects Officers

    The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association held its 2009 elections for officers, executive committee members and two board vacancies on March 12. Those
  • Nssga Elects Officers

    The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association held its 2009 elections for officers, executive committee members and two board vacancies on March 12. Those
  • Which Way Is Up?

    It has been written almost to the point of ad nauseam that we now live in interesting times as has the comparisons to the Chinese curse, May you live
  • Markley Returns As Editor

    As part of a company restructuring, long-time Rock Products Editor Rick Markley has returned to the magazine as its editor in chief. Neal Lorenzi left
  • Markley Returns As Editor

    As part of a company restructuring, long-time Rock Products Editor Rick Markley has returned to the magazine as its editor in chief. Neal Lorenzi left
  • Material Demand Strong In Brazil

    Frank Lynn & Associates has joined forces with its Brazilian business partner Magnus Landmann to release a new study on Brazil's surprisingly stable construction
  • Material Demand Strong In Brazil

    Frank Lynn & Associates has joined forces with its Brazilian business partner Magnus Landmann to release a new study on Brazil's surprisingly stable construction
  • Philippine Mining Companies Spend Money On Environmental Rules

    According to the Philippine newspaper The Freeman, mining companies spent at least P830 million ($17.3 million) in Central Visayas to comply with environmental
  • Philippine Mining Companies Spend Money On Environmental Rules

    According to the Philippine newspaper The Freeman, mining companies spent at least P830 million ($17.3 million) in Central Visayas to comply with environmental
  • Illinois Aggregate Association Focuses On Environment

    The Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers' 41st Annual Convention held in March saw a slight decrease in attendance but maintained several sessions
  • Illinois Aggregate Association Focuses On Environment

    The Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers' 41st Annual Convention held in March saw a slight decrease in attendance but maintained several sessions
  • Oil Sand Company, Canada Extend Lease

    Fort Hills Energy reached an agreement with the government of Alberta, Canada to extend the term of the Fort Hills oil sands leases until 2019. The mine
  • Oil Sand Company, Canada Extend Lease

    Fort Hills Energy reached an agreement with the government of Alberta, Canada to extend the term of the Fort Hills oil sands leases until 2019. The mine
  • Joy Ride: Operating Heavy Equipment "For Fun"

    An operation often turns on the skills of its heavy-equipment operators, but manipulating this machinery can be a demanding and draining job. And no matter
  • Personality Differences

    What manager hasn't said at least once in his or her professional life, that this job would be so much easier if it weren't for all the people that had
  • Which Way Is Up?

    It has been written almost to the point of ad nauseam that we now live in interesting times as has the comparisons to the Chinese curse, May you live
  • Joy Ride: Operating Heavy Equipment "For Fun"

    An operation often turns on the skills of its heavy-equipment operators, but manipulating this machinery can be a demanding and draining job. And no matter
  • Task Force Asks Congress For Dredging Money

    Great Lakes task force members are urging Congress to use the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for its intended purpose, which they say will end the dredging
  • Personality Differences

    What manager hasn't said at least once in his or her professional life, that this job would be so much easier if it weren't for all the people that had
  • Rollin' Rollin' Rollin'

    Over the years, the science of conveying has developed components that make material movement as efficient, safe and low-maintenance as presently possible.
  • Bearings Part Of Drive Upgrade

    When Eureka Stone Quarry upgraded its crusher from diesel to electric drive, it included new bearings for the jackshaft. Typically, split-block SAF-type
  • Product Innovations For The Aggregate Mining Industry

    DUST COLLECTOR VALVE Aerodyne's Vacu-Valve Platypus serves as a constant-discharge valve for dust collectors, hoppers, cyclones and other equipment operating
  • Redefining What It Means To Work As A Team

    For years, perhaps decades, has been one of the most popular terms tossed around business circles. It is yet another sports metaphor meant to convey cooperation
  • A Tale Of Two Agencies

    Mine Safety and Health Administration enforcement against mine operators for the sins of their contractors and subcontractors has long been a contentious
  • A Blueprint For Changing How Mine Safety Is Regulated

    President Barack Obama campaigned on a platform of change, and he is keeping his promise in at least one area. He has charged the Office of Management
  • Nssga Debuts Agg Show, Names Award Winners

    After years of planning, the tradeshow designed to bring the majority of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association offerings under one roof had its
  • House Panel Backs Water Spending

    The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved a bill aimed at expanding support for U.S. water infrastructure needs. H.R. 1262, The Water
  • Nssga Elects Officers

    The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association held its 2009 elections for officers, executive committee members and two board vacancies on March 12. Those
  • Which Way Is Up?

    It has been written almost to the point of ad nauseam that we now live in interesting times as has the comparisons to the Chinese curse, May you live
  • Markley Returns As Editor

    As part of a company restructuring, long-time Rock Products Editor Rick Markley has returned to the magazine as its editor in chief. Neal Lorenzi left
  • Obama Administration Halts Bush-Era Species Bill

    As anticipated, the Obama administration has frozen a Bush-era Endangered Species Act regulation. The Bush policy had drawn intense fire from environmental
  • Material Demand Strong In Brazil

    Frank Lynn & Associates has joined forces with its Brazilian business partner Magnus Landmann to release a new study on Brazil's surprisingly stable construction
  • Philippine Mining Companies Spend Money On Environmental Rules

    According to the Philippine newspaper The Freeman, mining companies spent at least P830 million ($17.3 million) in Central Visayas to comply with environmental
  • Illinois Aggregate Association Focuses On Environment

    The Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers' 41st Annual Convention held in March saw a slight decrease in attendance but maintained several sessions
  • Oil Sand Company, Canada Extend Lease

    Fort Hills Energy reached an agreement with the government of Alberta, Canada to extend the term of the Fort Hills oil sands leases until 2019. The mine
  • Joy Ride: Operating Heavy Equipment "For Fun"

    An operation often turns on the skills of its heavy-equipment operators, but manipulating this machinery can be a demanding and draining job. And no matter
  • Joy Ride: Operating Heavy Equipment "For Fun"

    An operation often turns on the skills of its heavy-equipment operators, but manipulating this machinery can be a demanding and draining job. And no matter
  • Personality Differences

    What manager hasn't said at least once in his or her professional life, that this job would be so much easier if it weren't for all the people that had
  • Rollin' Rollin' Rollin'

    Over the years, the science of conveying has developed components that make material movement as efficient, safe and low-maintenance as presently possible.
  • Bearings Part Of Drive Upgrade

    When Eureka Stone Quarry upgraded its crusher from diesel to electric drive, it included new bearings for the jackshaft. Typically, split-block SAF-type
  • Bearings Part Of Drive Upgrade

    When Eureka Stone Quarry upgraded its crusher from diesel to electric drive, it included new bearings for the jackshaft. Typically, split-block SAF-type
  • Bearings Part Of Drive Upgrade

    When Eureka Stone Quarry upgraded its crusher from diesel to electric drive, it included new bearings for the jackshaft. Typically, split-block SAF-type
  • Vulcan Completes Florida Rock Divestitures

    Vulcan Materials Co. has announced it has completed the divestitures required pursuant to a consent decree that was a condition of the Department of Justice’s clearance for Vulcan’s acquisition of Florida Rock Industries, which closed on Nov. 16, 2007. The divestitures were completed in a series of three independent transactions that involved both cash and the tax-deferred exchange of strategic assets.
  • Lafarge Announces Joint Venture With Jamaica Pre-Mix

    Lafarge has signed an agreement with Jamaica Pre-Mix Ltd. to create a new joint venture based in Kingston, Jamaica. This strategic alliance is part of Lafarge's latest efforts in North America to maintain and expand its infrastructure to offer increased value and service to meet growing customer needs.
  • Epa Money Available For Diesel Technology

    EPA is announcing the availability of almost $50 million in grant funding to establish clean diesel projects aimed at reducing emissions from the nation's existing fleet of diesel engines.
  • Small Business Association May Revamp Explosives Rules

    The Small Business Administration is calling on the Mine Safety and Health Administration to update its rules on the use of explosives in mines to reflect
  • Chicago Museum Controversy Sounds A Bit Too Familiar

    Sometimes it is easier to understand a situation when it happens to someone else. Recently the Children's Museum in Chicago developed a problem that might
  • Two'S Company? Not During Task Training

    Providing effective task training to mobile equipment operators always is a daunting duty for mine operators because of the need to supervise new operators,
  • Veyance To Focus On Heavy-Duty Conveyors

    Veyance Technologies Inc., Fairlawn, Ohio, is exploring the possible sale of its Belt Concepts of America lightweight conveyor belt subsidiary in order
  • Industrial Hygienists' Credibility Under Scrutiny

    Years ago, as a student of occupational health, I was taught to hold in high regard threshold limit values (TLVs) developed by the American Conference
  • Aiha To Conduct June 1 Ergonomics Symposium

    The American Industrial Hygiene Association's Ergonomics Committee will sponsor an Ergonomics Symposium: Making a Business Case for Ergonomics (and Other
  • Conexpo 2008 Sets Records For Attendance And Exhibits

    The recent ConExpo-Con/Agg 2008 and the co-located IFPE 2008 expositions set records for attendance, exhibit space and number of exhibiting companies,
  • Announcements

    Hirschmann Automation and Control has appointed Wolfgang Babel CEO, succeeding Reinhard Sitzman. Babel studied electrical engineering at the Friedrich
  • Demand For Mining Equipment To Grow

    Global demand for specialized mining machinery and equipment (including separately sold parts) is projected to increase 5.9% per year through 2011 to
  • Sandvik, Dyno Nobel Renew Agreement

    The North American divisions of Sandvik Mining and Construction and Dyno Nobel Inc. both global suppliers to the aggregate industry have renewed their
  • Niosh Collecting Data On The Mining Industry

    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health is collecting data on the mining industry via a survey, which will be completed during June.
  • Utah Mine Operator Hit With $420,300 Fine

    The Mine Safety and Health Administration has assessed a $420,300 fine against Andalex Resources Inc. for violations related to potential fire and explosion
  • Company Loyalty Makes A Comeback

    Company loyalty, the traditional bond between an organization and its employees, seems to be an obsolete concept in 2008. As the employment scene turns
  • Aviation Tax Deadline Extended By Congress

    Congress has punted (for the time being) on a long-term bill to reauthorize federal aviation programs including the Airport Improvement Program, reports
  • Turn-Key Processing Acquires American Bin

    Turn-Key Processing Solutions (TPS) has acquired American Bin & Conveyor Inc., a manufacturer of bulk material handling equipment that supplies aggregate
  • Construction Starts Rise 2% In February

    At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $561.3 billion, new construction starts in February advanced 2% from the previous month, it was reported by McGraw-Hill
  • Aashto Lambasts Interstate 95 Closure

    The recent closing of a stretch of Interstate 95 in Pennsylvania demonstrates the tremendous unmet transportation needs facing the nation, according to
  • Reviews And Updates

    YEAR-TO-DATE Construction Contract ValuesUnadjusted Totals in Millions 2 Month 2008 2 Month 2007 % change Nonresidential Building $36,261 $33,010 +10
  • Built To Last

    Built to last. Historic. Linked by generations of employees. These adjectives all describe Tilcon New York Inc.'s largest operation, Clinton Point Quarry,
  • 2008 Aggregate Research Report

    High-strength concrete will perform well when recycled concrete aggregate takes the place of virgin aggregate, but an admixture is required, according
  • Preserving Community Commitment

    Blue Springs Nature Preserve is a haven for nature lovers that opened officially in November 2007. The site is tucked away at the junction of Trout Creek
  • Detailed Accident Analysis Can Prevent Future Problems

    The primary purpose of your accident prevention systems is just that: accident prevention. Your organization probably employs any number of accident (injury
  • Innovations

    PORTABLE CRUSHER The Fintec 1107 track-mounted primary jaw crusher is built for tough quarry duty, yet is fully transportable on a low-boy trailer, making
  • On Top Of The Mountain

    A new source of aggregates is in the works for the Pacific Northwest, just outside of Seattle in Kitsap, Wash., a region desperate for reserves. It was
  • Conveying Ideas For Efficiency, Safety And Profitability

    One of the most important yet maintenance-intensive and dangerous pieces of production equipment is the conveyor. As this machinery has gotten more efficient
  • Chicago Museum Controversy Sounds A Bit Too Familiar

    Sometimes it is easier to understand a situation when it happens to someone else. Recently the Children's Museum in Chicago developed a problem that might
  • On Top Of The Mountain

    A new source of aggregates is in the works for the Pacific Northwest, just outside of Seattle in Kitsap, Wash., a region desperate for reserves. It was
  • Small Business Association May Revamp Explosives Rules

    The Small Business Administration is calling on the Mine Safety and Health Administration to update its rules on the use of explosives in mines to reflect
  • Chicago Museum Controversy Sounds A Bit Too Familiar

    Sometimes it is easier to understand a situation when it happens to someone else. Recently the Children's Museum in Chicago developed a problem that might
  • Two'S Company? Not During Task Training

    Providing effective task training to mobile equipment operators always is a daunting duty for mine operators because of the need to supervise new operators,
  • Veyance To Focus On Heavy-Duty Conveyors

    Veyance Technologies Inc., Fairlawn, Ohio, is exploring the possible sale of its Belt Concepts of America lightweight conveyor belt subsidiary in order
  • Industrial Hygienists' Credibility Under Scrutiny

    Years ago, as a student of occupational health, I was taught to hold in high regard threshold limit values (TLVs) developed by the American Conference
  • Aiha To Conduct June 1 Ergonomics Symposium

    The American Industrial Hygiene Association's Ergonomics Committee will sponsor an Ergonomics Symposium: Making a Business Case for Ergonomics (and Other
  • Conexpo 2008 Sets Records For Attendance And Exhibits

    The recent ConExpo-Con/Agg 2008 and the co-located IFPE 2008 expositions set records for attendance, exhibit space and number of exhibiting companies,
  • Announcements

    Hirschmann Automation and Control has appointed Wolfgang Babel CEO, succeeding Reinhard Sitzman. Babel studied electrical engineering at the Friedrich
  • Demand For Mining Equipment To Grow

    Global demand for specialized mining machinery and equipment (including separately sold parts) is projected to increase 5.9% per year through 2011 to
  • Sandvik, Dyno Nobel Renew Agreement

    The North American divisions of Sandvik Mining and Construction and Dyno Nobel Inc. both global suppliers to the aggregate industry have renewed their
  • Niosh Collecting Data On The Mining Industry

    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health is collecting data on the mining industry via a survey, which will be completed during June.
  • Utah Mine Operator Hit With $420,300 Fine

    The Mine Safety and Health Administration has assessed a $420,300 fine against Andalex Resources Inc. for violations related to potential fire and explosion
  • Company Loyalty Makes A Comeback

    Company loyalty, the traditional bond between an organization and its employees, seems to be an obsolete concept in 2008. As the employment scene turns
  • Aviation Tax Deadline Extended By Congress

    Congress has punted (for the time being) on a long-term bill to reauthorize federal aviation programs including the Airport Improvement Program, reports
  • Turn-Key Processing Acquires American Bin

    Turn-Key Processing Solutions (TPS) has acquired American Bin & Conveyor Inc., a manufacturer of bulk material handling equipment that supplies aggregate
  • Construction Starts Rise 2% In February

    At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $561.3 billion, new construction starts in February advanced 2% from the previous month, it was reported by McGraw-Hill
  • Aashto Lambasts Interstate 95 Closure

    The recent closing of a stretch of Interstate 95 in Pennsylvania demonstrates the tremendous unmet transportation needs facing the nation, according to
  • Reviews And Updates

    YEAR-TO-DATE Construction Contract ValuesUnadjusted Totals in Millions 2 Month 2008 2 Month 2007 % change Nonresidential Building $36,261 $33,010 +10
  • Built To Last

    Built to last. Historic. Linked by generations of employees. These adjectives all describe Tilcon New York Inc.'s largest operation, Clinton Point Quarry,
  • 2008 Aggregate Research Report

    High-strength concrete will perform well when recycled concrete aggregate takes the place of virgin aggregate, but an admixture is required, according
  • Preserving Community Commitment

    Blue Springs Nature Preserve is a haven for nature lovers that opened officially in November 2007. The site is tucked away at the junction of Trout Creek
  • Detailed Accident Analysis Can Prevent Future Problems

    The primary purpose of your accident prevention systems is just that: accident prevention. Your organization probably employs any number of accident (injury
  • Innovations

    PORTABLE CRUSHER The Fintec 1107 track-mounted primary jaw crusher is built for tough quarry duty, yet is fully transportable on a low-boy trailer, making
  • On Top Of The Mountain

    A new source of aggregates is in the works for the Pacific Northwest, just outside of Seattle in Kitsap, Wash., a region desperate for reserves. It was
  • Conveying Ideas For Efficiency, Safety And Profitability

    One of the most important yet maintenance-intensive and dangerous pieces of production equipment is the conveyor. As this machinery has gotten more efficient
  • Chicago Museum Controversy Sounds A Bit Too Familiar

    Sometimes it is easier to understand a situation when it happens to someone else. Recently the Children's Museum in Chicago developed a problem that might
  • On Top Of The Mountain

    A new source of aggregates is in the works for the Pacific Northwest, just outside of Seattle in Kitsap, Wash., a region desperate for reserves. It was
  • Built To Last

    Built to last. Historic. Linked by generations of employees. These adjectives all describe Tilcon New York Inc.'s largest operation, Clinton Point Quarry,
  • 2008 Aggregate Research Report

    High-strength concrete will perform well when recycled concrete aggregate takes the place of virgin aggregate, but an admixture is required, according
  • Conveying Ideas For Efficiency, Safety And Profitability

    One of the most important yet maintenance-intensive and dangerous pieces of production equipment is the conveyor. As this machinery has gotten more efficient