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Rock From The Road: Blog & Travelogue

Nov. 7, 2018 – The prevailing industry opinion in the aftermath of the midterm elections is that this may be a good opportunity to finally move infrastructure to the front...

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Watch Hollywood action star Dolph Lundgren pump up a group of excavators and have them do things you never thought an excavator could do. Pull-ups. Push-ups. Side-to-sides. Find out more...

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Caterpillar introduced the 990K Aggregate Handler, designed to handle greater payloads in aggregates yard applications. With as much as a 25 percent payload increase, as compared to the standard 990K,...
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Manufacturers in Focus

Telsmith Inc. donated funds to Port Washington High School, Port Washington, Wis., that will assist with purchasing new manufacturing equipment for the technical education department.
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People on the Move

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced that it has hired Chuck Fuqua as its vice president of communications. Fuqua brings over two decades of experience in communications...
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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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With the majority of races in the midterm elections called, the Associated Equipment Distributors released the following statement.
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  • ConExpo-Con/Agg Revisited

    Product Introductions By Manufacturers From All Over The World Were The Keys To Success for North America’s largest Construction-Equipment Show.

  • iQuarry

    Ohio's Duff Quarry Can Operate its Plant On the Go With an iPad, and That's Only One of its Many Creative Ideas and Innovations.

  • Cat Joins Nasa'S Moon Mining Competition

    Caterpillar is supporting the NASA Lunabotics Mining Competition at the Kennedy Space Center
  • Cat Joins Nasa'S Moon Mining Competition

    Caterpillar is supporting the NASA Lunabotics Mining Competition at the Kennedy Space Center
  • Sen. Voinovich Wins ArtbaíS Highest Honor

    Senator George Voinovich (R-Ohio) and Rich Wagman, chairman and CEO of highway and bridge contractor G.A. & F.C. Wagman, are the recipients of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s highest honor – the 2009 ARTBA Award
  • Sen. Voinovich Wins ArtbaíS Highest Honor

    Senator George Voinovich (R-Ohio) and Rich Wagman, chairman and CEO of highway and bridge contractor G.A. & F.C. Wagman, are the recipients of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s highest honor – the 2009 ARTBA Award
  • Silica May Become Cancer Drug Vehicle

    Packaging anti-cancer drugs into particles of chemically modified silica improve the drugs' ability to fight skin cancer in mice, according to new research
  • Silica May Become Cancer Drug Vehicle

    Packaging anti-cancer drugs into particles of chemically modified silica improve the drugs' ability to fight skin cancer in mice, according to new research
  • Incentive Pay Can Spur Cheating

    Paying employees to perform better can enhance their productivity, but also can entice them to cheat, finds a new study by Ryerson University and University of Guelph researchers
  • Incentive Pay Can Spur Cheating

    Paying employees to perform better can enhance their productivity, but also can entice them to cheat, finds a new study by Ryerson University and University of Guelph researchers
  • China Construction To Grow 9%

    Construction expenditures in China are expected to rise 9.1% per annum in real terms through 2014, moderating significantly from the pace of the 2004-2009 period
  • China Construction To Grow 9%

    Construction expenditures in China are expected to rise 9.1% per annum in real terms through 2014, moderating significantly from the pace of the 2004-2009 period
  • Aashto Wants Ports Improved

    Inland and Gulf Coast ports in Mississippi pumped more than $6.2 billion into the state's economy in 2009, producing 46,000 jobs and a payroll worth more than $1.8 billion, according to statistics from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
  • Roanoke Cement Praised For Safety, Air Quality

    Roanoke Cement Company's Winston-Salem terminal has been honored by North Carolina state and county government for its safety and air quality
  • Roanoke Cement Praised For Safety, Air Quality

    Roanoke Cement Company's Winston-Salem terminal has been honored by North Carolina state and county government for its safety and air quality
  • Roanoke Cement Praised For Safety, Air Quality

    Roanoke Cement Company's Winston-Salem terminal has been honored by North Carolina state and county government for its safety and air quality
  • Court Allows Msha To Close Hearings

    The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia has ruled in favor of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration in a recent challenge to the agency’s decision to conduct private interviews as part of its investigation of the Upper Big Branch Mine explosion
  • Court Allows Msha To Close Hearings

    The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia has ruled in favor of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration in a recent challenge to the agency’s decision to conduct private interviews as part of its investigation of the Upper Big Branch Mine explosion
  • Msha Outlines Hearing Process For Upper Big Branch

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration further defined its plans for a series of public hearings in the investigation of the April 5 explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine in Raleigh County, W.Va.
  • Msha Outlines Hearing Process For Upper Big Branch

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration further defined its plans for a series of public hearings in the investigation of the April 5 explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine in Raleigh County, W.Va.
  • Heidelbergcement, Ifc To Develop Africa'S Cement Capacities

    HeidelbergCement and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, signed an agreement to support the development of local infrastructure in Sub-Saharan Africa by increasing the local supply of cement
  • Heidelbergcement, Ifc To Develop Africa'S Cement Capacities

    HeidelbergCement and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, signed an agreement to support the development of local infrastructure in Sub-Saharan Africa by increasing the local supply of cement
  • Granite Construction'S Dorey Retires

    William Dorey, president and CEO of Granite Construction, will retire Aug. 31 after 42 years with the company
  • Granite Construction'S Dorey Retires

    William Dorey, president and CEO of Granite Construction, will retire Aug. 31 after 42 years with the company
  • Quantum Mechanics Used To Understand Silica

    Scientists have used quantum mechanics to reveal that the most common mineral on Earth is relatively uncommon deep within the planet
  • Pca: Climate Bill Needs To Protect U.S. Cement Industry

    The energy and climate legislation released last week by Sens. John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) addresses several issues important to maintaining a strong domestic manufacturing sector
  • Pca: Climate Bill Needs To Protect U.S. Cement Industry

    The energy and climate legislation released last week by Sens. John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) addresses several issues important to maintaining a strong domestic manufacturing sector
  • Pca: Climate Bill Needs To Protect U.S. Cement Industry

    The energy and climate legislation released last week by Sens. John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) addresses several issues important to maintaining a strong domestic manufacturing sector
  • Home Builder Confidence Up In May

    Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose for a second consecutive month in May to its highest level in more than two years, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders Wells Fargo Housing Market Index
  • Home Builder Confidence Up In May

    Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose for a second consecutive month in May to its highest level in more than two years, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders Wells Fargo Housing Market Index
  • Vulcan Settles Illinois Lawsuit

    Vulcan Materials Co. reached a settlement of a lawsuit filed against it by the state of Illinois and the Illinois Department of Transportation
  • Vulcan Settles Illinois Lawsuit

    Vulcan Materials Co. reached a settlement of a lawsuit filed against it by the state of Illinois and the Illinois Department of Transportation
  • Employment Index Grows At Slower Pace

    The Conference Board Employment Trends Index increased again in April for the eighth consecutive month. The index now stands at 94.7, up from March's revised figure of 93.9. The index is up 7.1% from a year ago
  • Employment Index Grows At Slower Pace

    The Conference Board Employment Trends Index increased again in April for the eighth consecutive month. The index now stands at 94.7, up from March's revised figure of 93.9. The index is up 7.1% from a year ago
  • Confidence Low For Older Adult Home Building

    Builder confidence in the mature-housing market remained weak, according to 2010 first-quarter data from the National Association of Home Builders' 55+ Housing Market Index
  • Confidence Low For Older Adult Home Building

    Builder confidence in the mature-housing market remained weak, according to 2010 first-quarter data from the National Association of Home Builders' 55+ Housing Market Index
  • Granite'S Joint Venture To Compete For Projects In Guam

    The joint-venture team composed of Granite Construction, Hensel Phelps and Traylor Brothers is among seven teams of contractors awarded a $4 billion multiple-award construction contract by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Pacific
  • Granite'S Joint Venture To Compete For Projects In Guam

    The joint-venture team composed of Granite Construction, Hensel Phelps and Traylor Brothers is among seven teams of contractors awarded a $4 billion multiple-award construction contract by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Pacific
  • Artba: Senate Climate Bill Shorts Transportation

    A majority of the revenue generated from a new transportation user fee included in a climate bill proposed in the U.S. Senate would be diverted to nontransportation purposes--a departure from 54 years of federal policy, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association
  • Artba: Senate Climate Bill Shorts Transportation

    A majority of the revenue generated from a new transportation user fee included in a climate bill proposed in the U.S. Senate would be diverted to nontransportation purposes--a departure from 54 years of federal policy, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association
  • Artba: Senate Climate Bill Shorts Transportation

    A majority of the revenue generated from a new transportation user fee included in a climate bill proposed in the U.S. Senate would be diverted to nontransportation purposes--a departure from 54 years of federal policy, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association
  • Cement Demand To Grow In S. Africa

    Increased infrastructural spending by the government, numerous planned projects by public corporations, low-cost housing projects, and the revival of residential building construction are factors likely to spur the demand for cement in South Africa over the next few years
  • Cement Demand To Grow In S. Africa

    Increased infrastructural spending by the government, numerous planned projects by public corporations, low-cost housing projects, and the revival of residential building construction are factors likely to spur the demand for cement in South Africa over the next few years
  • Msha To Hold Public Meetings On Massey Investigation

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration plans to hold two public hearings, two public forums and a public comment period as part of its overall federal investigation into the April 5 explosion at Massey Energy’s Upper Big Branch Mine in Raleigh County, W.Va.
  • Msha To Hold Public Meetings On Massey Investigation

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration plans to hold two public hearings, two public forums and a public comment period as part of its overall federal investigation into the April 5 explosion at Massey Energy’s Upper Big Branch Mine in Raleigh County, W.Va.
  • April Great Lakes Limestone Up 1 Million Tons

    Shipments of limestone on the Great Lakes in April point to a continued rebound in economic activity in the nation’s industrial heartland
  • April Great Lakes Limestone Up 1 Million Tons

    Shipments of limestone on the Great Lakes in April point to a continued rebound in economic activity in the nation’s industrial heartland
  • Holcim Constructs Cement Plant On Java

    In view of the continuous economic growth in Indonesia, Holcim Ltd. will build a new cement plant with an annual capacity of 1.6 million tons in the eastern part of the main island of Java, near the city of Tuban
  • Holcim Constructs Cement Plant On Java

    In view of the continuous economic growth in Indonesia, Holcim Ltd. will build a new cement plant with an annual capacity of 1.6 million tons in the eastern part of the main island of Java, near the city of Tuban
  • Recovery Act Stimulates 300,000 Transportation Jobs

    At least 311,000 direct, on-project highway and transit jobs have been created or sustained across the country during the first year of the Recovery Act, according to a report released last week by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
  • Recovery Act Stimulates 300,000 Transportation Jobs

    At least 311,000 direct, on-project highway and transit jobs have been created or sustained across the country during the first year of the Recovery Act, according to a report released last week by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
  • North American Limestone Enters High-Calcium Market

    North American Limestone Corp., through its wholly owned subsidiary, Ohio River Trading Co., has leased a grinding and processing facility for high-calcium carbonate limestone
  • North American Limestone Enters High-Calcium Market

    North American Limestone Corp., through its wholly owned subsidiary, Ohio River Trading Co., has leased a grinding and processing facility for high-calcium carbonate limestone
  • North American Limestone Enters High-Calcium Market

    North American Limestone Corp., through its wholly owned subsidiary, Ohio River Trading Co., has leased a grinding and processing facility for high-calcium carbonate limestone
  • Granite Revenue Falls 36% In Q1

    Granite Construction reported a net loss of $41 million, or $1.09 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2010 compared with net income of $8.9 million, or $0.23 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2009
  • Granite Revenue Falls 36% In Q1

    Granite Construction reported a net loss of $41 million, or $1.09 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2010 compared with net income of $8.9 million, or $0.23 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2009
  • Vulcan Sees Demand Recovery

    In announcing its first-quarter financial results, Vulcan Materials Co. said demand for aggregate was showing signs of recovery
  • Vulcan Sees Demand Recovery

    In announcing its first-quarter financial results, Vulcan Materials Co. said demand for aggregate was showing signs of recovery
  • Mine Safety Award Honorees Named

    The Industrial Minerals Association – North America named the companies and mining operations that will receive its safety recognition awards. The safety recognition awards program is run in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration
  • Mine Safety Award Honorees Named

    The Industrial Minerals Association – North America named the companies and mining operations that will receive its safety recognition awards. The safety recognition awards program is run in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration
  • Holcim Q1 Results Improve

    Announcing its financial results, Holcim says it was a mixed picture in the global construction markets during the first quarter of 2010. While most emerging markets continued to grow, heavy snowfall and a weak economy further restrained construction activity in Europe and North America.
  • Holcim Q1 Results Improve

    Announcing its financial results, Holcim says it was a mixed picture in the global construction markets during the first quarter of 2010. While most emerging markets continued to grow, heavy snowfall and a weak economy further restrained construction activity in Europe and North America.
  • Aem Updates Excavator Safety Manual

    The Association of Equipment Manufacturers has updated its hydraulic excavator safety manual with new and expanded material that reflects current industry practices
  • Aem Updates Excavator Safety Manual

    The Association of Equipment Manufacturers has updated its hydraulic excavator safety manual with new and expanded material that reflects current industry practices
  • Aem Updates Excavator Safety Manual

    The Association of Equipment Manufacturers has updated its hydraulic excavator safety manual with new and expanded material that reflects current industry practices
  • Mmm Production Down 12% In Q1

    In the first quarter, Martin Marietta Materials showed aggregates volume down 12%, but up 9% for March. Aggregate prices were down 3% for the quarter.
  • Mmm Production Down 12% In Q1

    In the first quarter, Martin Marietta Materials showed aggregates volume down 12%, but up 9% for March. Aggregate prices were down 3% for the quarter.
  • Pca Expects More Cement Consumption

    Expected increases in public construction activities will pave the way for improved cement consumption in 2010 and beyond, according the most recent economic forecast from the Portland Cement Association
  • Pca Expects More Cement Consumption

    Expected increases in public construction activities will pave the way for improved cement consumption in 2010 and beyond, according the most recent economic forecast from the Portland Cement Association
  • MshaíS Main Testifies On Mine Safety

    On April 27, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health Joseph Main testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. The committee, known as HELP, held a hearing to look at mine safety
  • MshaíS Main Testifies On Mine Safety

    On April 27, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health Joseph Main testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. The committee, known as HELP, held a hearing to look at mine safety
  • U.S. Concrete Restructures Debt

    U.S. Concrete reached an agreement with a substantial majority of its bondholders on the terms of a comprehensive debt restructuring
  • U.S. Concrete Restructures Debt

    U.S. Concrete reached an agreement with a substantial majority of its bondholders on the terms of a comprehensive debt restructuring
  • Prices For Jamaican Quarrying Up

    The Jamaican Producer Price Index for the mining and quarrying industry advanced by 0.2% for the month of the February
  • Prices For Jamaican Quarrying Up

    The Jamaican Producer Price Index for the mining and quarrying industry advanced by 0.2% for the month of the February
  • House Extends Aviation Act

    The House approved and sent to the Senate the latest in a series of authorization extensions for the Federal Aviation Administration
  • House Extends Aviation Act

    The House approved and sent to the Senate the latest in a series of authorization extensions for the Federal Aviation Administration
  • Dot-Usda Study Rural Transportation

    The Department of Transportation and the Department of Agriculture recently issued a joint report that focuses on transportation and its effects on rural communities
  • Dot-Usda Study Rural Transportation

    The Department of Transportation and the Department of Agriculture recently issued a joint report that focuses on transportation and its effects on rural communities
  • Recycling Aggregate

    Despite double-digit drops in aggregate production, recycled material has shown year-over-year growth
  • Mine Disaster Will Lead To Heightened Enforcement

    It was only a matter of time. In the wake of the coal mine tragedy at Massey Energy Co., which claimed the lives of 29 miners, I keep hearing that the
  • For Improved Safety, Choose High Quality Over Low Cost

    We are comforted to know that our favorite airline selected its tires from the lowest bidder. We're grateful that the defibrillator used in the local
  • Announcements

    Please submit industry and company announcements to Rock Products' editor, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. CNH appointed Henrik Starup vice president of Construction
  • Housing Starts Up

    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,
  • Metro Building Jobs Fall

    Only 10 of 337 metropolitan areas added construction jobs between February 2009 and 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Even worse, 230
  • Communicating In A Fast-Changing World

    As Oldcastle’s vice president of public relations and a former chair of NSSGA’s communications committee, there are few people better suited than Joyce Watson to expound on the state of communication in the aggregate industry.
  • More Debt Is Wrong

    Given that the surface transportation bill expired this past September, the time of brainstorming for funding ideas has passed. It should be the time for the serious work of hammering out a workable, sustainable funding plan.
  • By The Numbers

    YEAR-TO-DATEConstruction Contract Values Unadjusted Totals in Millions 3 Month 2007 3 Month 2006 % change Nonresidential Building $44,332 $44,783 -1 Residential
  • Upper Big Branch Mine Keeps Communication Channels Open

    In 2006 this column scolded Sago Mine operators in West Virginia for shirking their responsibility to communicate with employees, their families, and
  • Mine Disaster Will Lead To Heightened Enforcement

    It was only a matter of time. In the wake of the coal mine tragedy at Massey Energy Co., which claimed the lives of 29 miners, I keep hearing that the
  • A Look Inside Health Care

    Now that the health care bills are law, what do they mean to the aggregate industry?
  • A Look Inside Health Care

    Now that the health care bills are law, what do they mean to the aggregate industry?
  • Employee Evaluation

    Make sure the performance review holds no surprises for employees
  • Employee Evaluation

    Make sure the performance review holds no surprises for employees
  • Rock Products Readers' Poll

    How will passing the health care bill affect the transportation bill? Will make it easier to get a transportation bill done 0% Will make it harder to
  • Recycling Aggregate

    Despite double-digit drops in aggregate production, recycled material has shown year-over-year growth
  • Recycling Aggregate

    Despite double-digit drops in aggregate production, recycled material has shown year-over-year growth
  • Innovations

    DRIVELINE SYSTEM Volvo's OptiShift is a driveline system for Volvo L150F, L180F and L220F wheel loaders that reduces fuel consumption by 12%, the company
  • Health Drinks For Engines

    Select your engine oil and lubricants, as if the life of your equipment depends on it. Most oil manufacturers say the right oil can extend the life of
  • Health Drinks For Engines

    Select your engine oil and lubricants, as if the life of your equipment depends on it. Most oil manufacturers say the right oil can extend the life of
  • For Improved Safety, Choose High Quality Over Low Cost

    We are comforted to know that our favorite airline selected its tires from the lowest bidder. We're grateful that the defibrillator used in the local
  • Aggregate Producers Will Feel The Pain Of Recent Coal Tragedy

    The nation's sensibilities were jarred by four mine accidents that claimed 28 miners' lives over a 20-month period several years ago. Yet another such
  • Communicating In A Fast-Changing World

    As Oldcastle’s vice president of public relations and a former chair of NSSGA’s communications committee, there are few people better suited than Joyce Watson to expound on the state of communication in the aggregate industry.
  • Employee Evaluation

    Make sure the performance review holds no surprises for employees
  • Announcements

    Please submit industry and company announcements to Rock Products' editor, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. CNH appointed Henrik Starup vice president of Construction
  • Housing Starts Up

    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,
  • Metro Building Jobs Fall

    Only 10 of 337 metropolitan areas added construction jobs between February 2009 and 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Even worse, 230
  • Communicating In A Fast-Changing World

    As Oldcastle’s vice president of public relations and a former chair of NSSGA’s communications committee, there are few people better suited than Joyce Watson to expound on the state of communication in the aggregate industry.
  • More Debt Is Wrong

    Given that the surface transportation bill expired this past September, the time of brainstorming for funding ideas has passed. It should be the time for the serious work of hammering out a workable, sustainable funding plan.
  • By The Numbers

    YEAR-TO-DATEConstruction Contract Values Unadjusted Totals in Millions 3 Month 2007 3 Month 2006 % change Nonresidential Building $44,332 $44,783 -1 Residential
  • Upper Big Branch Mine Keeps Communication Channels Open

    In 2006 this column scolded Sago Mine operators in West Virginia for shirking their responsibility to communicate with employees, their families, and
  • Mine Disaster Will Lead To Heightened Enforcement

    It was only a matter of time. In the wake of the coal mine tragedy at Massey Energy Co., which claimed the lives of 29 miners, I keep hearing that the
  • A Look Inside Health Care

    Now that the health care bills are law, what do they mean to the aggregate industry?
  • Employee Evaluation

    Make sure the performance review holds no surprises for employees
  • Rock Products Readers' Poll

    How will passing the health care bill affect the transportation bill? Will make it easier to get a transportation bill done 0% Will make it harder to
  • Recycling Aggregate

    Despite double-digit drops in aggregate production, recycled material has shown year-over-year growth
  • Innovations

    DRIVELINE SYSTEM Volvo's OptiShift is a driveline system for Volvo L150F, L180F and L220F wheel loaders that reduces fuel consumption by 12%, the company
  • Health Drinks For Engines

    Select your engine oil and lubricants, as if the life of your equipment depends on it. Most oil manufacturers say the right oil can extend the life of
  • For Improved Safety, Choose High Quality Over Low Cost

    We are comforted to know that our favorite airline selected its tires from the lowest bidder. We're grateful that the defibrillator used in the local
  • Aggregate Producers Will Feel The Pain Of Recent Coal Tragedy

    The nation's sensibilities were jarred by four mine accidents that claimed 28 miners' lives over a 20-month period several years ago. Yet another such
  • Employee Evaluation

    Make sure the performance review holds no surprises for employees
  • Communicating In A Fast-Changing World

    As Oldcastle’s vice president of public relations and a former chair of NSSGA’s communications committee, there are few people better suited than Joyce Watson to expound on the state of communication in the aggregate industry.
  • Recycling Aggregate

    Despite double-digit drops in aggregate production, recycled material has shown year-over-year growth
  • Health Drinks For Engines

    Select your engine oil and lubricants, as if the life of your equipment depends on it. Most oil manufacturers say the right oil can extend the life of
  • Health Drinks For Engines

    Select your engine oil and lubricants, as if the life of your equipment depends on it. Most oil manufacturers say the right oil can extend the life of
  • Health Drinks For Engines

    Select your engine oil and lubricants, as if the life of your equipment depends on it. Most oil manufacturers say the right oil can extend the life of
  • Eagle Materials Cfo Resigns

    Mark V. Dendle, executive vice president of finance and administration and CFO for Eagle Materials, will resign effective June 12
  • Eagle Materials Cfo Resigns

    Mark V. Dendle, executive vice president of finance and administration and CFO for Eagle Materials, will resign effective June 12
  • China Construction Set To Grow

    According to researchers, construction expenditures in China are forecast to grow 8.1% annually
  • China Construction Set To Grow

    According to researchers, construction expenditures in China are forecast to grow 8.1% annually
  • Consumer Confidence Index Increases Sharply

    The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index, which had improved considerably in April
  • Consumer Confidence Index Increases Sharply

    The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index, which had improved considerably in April
  • Multifamily Builder Confidence Up

    Recent hints of optimism in the housing industry appear to have spread to the multifamily sector, according to the first quarter results
  • Multifamily Builder Confidence Up

    Recent hints of optimism in the housing industry appear to have spread to the multifamily sector, according to the first quarter results
  • Polaris Wins Safety Award

    Polaris Minerals’ subsidiary, Orca Sand & Gravel Ltd., won the 2008 Stuart/O'Brian Safety Award
  • Polaris Wins Safety Award

    Polaris Minerals’ subsidiary, Orca Sand & Gravel Ltd., won the 2008 Stuart/O'Brian Safety Award
  • Polaris Wins Safety Award

    Polaris Minerals’ subsidiary, Orca Sand & Gravel Ltd., won the 2008 Stuart/O'Brian Safety Award
  • Polaris Wins Safety Award

    Polaris Minerals’ subsidiary, Orca Sand & Gravel Ltd., won the 2008 Stuart/O'Brian Safety Award
  • Artba Hands Out Awards

    Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), and Gene McCormick, a top executive with the engineering firm Parsons Brinckerhoff are the recipients
  • Artba Hands Out Awards

    Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), and Gene McCormick, a top executive with the engineering firm Parsons Brinckerhoff are the recipients
  • Continental Materials Reports Q1 Loss

    Continental Materials Corp. reported a net loss of $490,000 or 31 cents per diluted share for its first quarter ending April 4
  • Continental Materials Reports Q1 Loss

    Continental Materials Corp. reported a net loss of $490,000 or 31 cents per diluted share for its first quarter ending April 4
  • Granite Construction Declares Quarterly Dividend

    Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend
  • Granite Construction Declares Quarterly Dividend

    Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend
  • Granite Construction Declares Quarterly Dividend

    Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend
  • Cemex And Service Rock Opposed Near Vegas

    Cemex and Service Rock Products, are seeing some tough opposition to a proposed gravel quarry in the Las Vegas Valley's southern tip
  • Cemex And Service Rock Opposed Near Vegas

    Cemex and Service Rock Products, are seeing some tough opposition to a proposed gravel quarry in the Las Vegas Valley's southern tip
  • Cemex And Service Rock Opposed Near Vegas

    Cemex and Service Rock Products, are seeing some tough opposition to a proposed gravel quarry in the Las Vegas Valley's southern tip
  • Builder Confidence Continues To Rise In May

    Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes improved for a second consecutive month in May to the highest level since September of 2008
  • Builder Confidence Continues To Rise In May

    Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes improved for a second consecutive month in May to the highest level since September of 2008
  • Builder Confidence Continues To Rise In May

    Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes improved for a second consecutive month in May to the highest level since September of 2008
  • Lafarge Sells Canadian Asphalt And Paving Operations

    Coco Paving Inc., will acquire Lafarge Eastern Canada’s Ontario and Quebec asphalt and paving construction operations
  • Lafarge Sells Canadian Asphalt And Paving Operations

    Coco Paving Inc., will acquire Lafarge Eastern Canada’s Ontario and Quebec asphalt and paving construction operations
  • Biden Delivers Report On Stimulus Progress

    Vice President Joe Biden submitted his first quarterly report to President Obama detailing progress implementing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
  • Biden Delivers Report On Stimulus Progress

    Vice President Joe Biden submitted his first quarterly report to President Obama detailing progress implementing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
  • Obama Calls For Scientific Integrity

    In May, President Obama issued a memorandum directing his administration to use sound science
  • Obama Calls For Scientific Integrity

    In May, President Obama issued a memorandum directing his administration to use sound science
  • Obama Calls For Scientific Integrity

    In May, President Obama issued a memorandum directing his administration to use sound science
  • Obama Calls For Scientific Integrity

    In May, President Obama issued a memorandum directing his administration to use sound science
  • Road Construction Study Out

    Driving on rough roads costs the average American motorist approximately $400 a year in extra vehicle operating costs.
  • Road Construction Study Out

    Driving on rough roads costs the average American motorist approximately $400 a year in extra vehicle operating costs.
  • ArtbaíS Dave Bauer Among Top Lobbyists

    The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s senior lobbyist Dave Bauer was recognized
  • ArtbaíS Dave Bauer Among Top Lobbyists

    The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s senior lobbyist Dave Bauer was recognized
  • Companiesí Quality Function At Critical Crossroad

    Once a critical part of the manufacturing process and still a major part of transactional processes for the past two decades
  • Companiesí Quality Function At Critical Crossroad

    Once a critical part of the manufacturing process and still a major part of transactional processes for the past two decades
  • Companiesí Quality Function At Critical Crossroad

    Once a critical part of the manufacturing process and still a major part of transactional processes for the past two decades
  • Miners Safe After 24-Hour Entrapment

    On May 9, at about 5:50 a.m., an inundation occurred at the Mountaineer Alma A coal mine in Mingo County
  • Miners Safe After 24-Hour Entrapment

    On May 9, at about 5:50 a.m., an inundation occurred at the Mountaineer Alma A coal mine in Mingo County
  • Miners Safe After 24-Hour Entrapment

    On May 9, at about 5:50 a.m., an inundation occurred at the Mountaineer Alma A coal mine in Mingo County
  • Polaris Sales Off In Q1

    Polaris Minerals reported that its financial results for the quarter ended March 31
  • Polaris Sales Off In Q1

    Polaris Minerals reported that its financial results for the quarter ended March 31
  • Cemex Changes Top Managers

    Cemex restructured the roles of top managemers that report to the CEO
  • Cemex Changes Top Managers

    Cemex restructured the roles of top managemers that report to the CEO
  • Niosh Researchs Carcinogens, Seeks Nominees And Partners

    In March, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health researchers participated in a re-evaluation by the International Agency for Research on Cancer
  • Niosh Researchs Carcinogens, Seeks Nominees And Partners

    In March, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health researchers participated in a re-evaluation by the International Agency for Research on Cancer
  • Niosh Researchs Carcinogens, Seeks Nominees And Partners

    In March, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health researchers participated in a re-evaluation by the International Agency for Research on Cancer
  • Niosh Researchs Carcinogens, Seeks Nominees And Partners

    In March, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health researchers participated in a re-evaluation by the International Agency for Research on Cancer
  • Pca: Stimulus Package To Boost Cement Consumption

    Although all market segments and all regions are expected to record significant declines in cement consumption
  • Pca: Stimulus Package To Boost Cement Consumption

    Although all market segments and all regions are expected to record significant declines in cement consumption
  • San Diego Honors Vulcan Materials

    Vulcan Materials Co., Western Division was recognized by San Diego’s Environmental Services Department
  • San Diego Honors Vulcan Materials

    Vulcan Materials Co., Western Division was recognized by San Diego’s Environmental Services Department
  • San Diego Honors Vulcan Materials

    Vulcan Materials Co., Western Division was recognized by San Diego’s Environmental Services Department
  • Vulcan Q1 Results, Outlook For 2009

    Vulcan Materials Co., announced its results for the first quarter ended March 31
  • Vulcan Q1 Results, Outlook For 2009

    Vulcan Materials Co., announced its results for the first quarter ended March 31
  • Vulcan Q1 Results, Outlook For 2009

    Vulcan Materials Co., announced its results for the first quarter ended March 31
  • Obama Announces More Administration Posts

    President Barack Obama intends to nominate the following individuals for key administration posts
  • Obama Announces More Administration Posts

    President Barack Obama intends to nominate the following individuals for key administration posts
  • Slow Start For Great Lakes Stone Trade

    The Great Lakes limestone trade has gotten off to one of its slowest starts in years.
  • Slow Start For Great Lakes Stone Trade

    The Great Lakes limestone trade has gotten off to one of its slowest starts in years.
  • Sen. Reid Opposes Vegas Quarry

    The Associated Press reports that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) joined opponents of a proposed gravel quarry
  • Sen. Reid Opposes Vegas Quarry

    The Associated Press reports that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) joined opponents of a proposed gravel quarry
  • Sen. Reid Opposes Vegas Quarry

    The Associated Press reports that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) joined opponents of a proposed gravel quarry
  • Minerals Association, Msha Names Safety Winners

    The Industrial Minerals Association – North America and the Mine Safety and Health Administration named the winners of their joint safety awards.
  • Minerals Association, Msha Names Safety Winners

    The Industrial Minerals Association – North America and the Mine Safety and Health Administration named the winners of their joint safety awards.
  • Minerals Association, Msha Names Safety Winners

    The Industrial Minerals Association – North America and the Mine Safety and Health Administration named the winners of their joint safety awards.
  • Asphalt Demand In China To Grow

    According to research from the Freedonia Group, demand for asphalt in China is expected to rise 5% annually through 2012 to 16.8 million metric tons.
  • Asphalt Demand In China To Grow

    According to research from the Freedonia Group, demand for asphalt in China is expected to rise 5% annually through 2012 to 16.8 million metric tons.
  • Concrete Form Maker Lands Bermuda Deal

    Alternative Green Technologies, a public company focused on reducing the carbon footprint in the world by acquiring and building green companies
  • Concrete Form Maker Lands Bermuda Deal

    Alternative Green Technologies, a public company focused on reducing the carbon footprint in the world by acquiring and building green companies
  • Senate Panel Wants Specifics From Administration

    Members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee are urging the Obama administration not to leave all the hard decisions to them about how
  • Tough Regulation Enforcement Expected In Obama Era

    Although the Obama administration has been preoccupied with jump-starting the economy, signs are emerging as to how the regulatory agencies and Congress
  • Predicting Environmental Policy

    There seems no shortage of crisis coming at the Obama administration in its early days. It is a noteworthy topic given the potential for sweeping change. To learn more about what to expect, we spoke with John Hayden, vice president of environment, safety & health for the National Stone
  • Does The Name Pavlov Ring A Bell?

    The Russian physiologist and psychologist, Ivan Pavlov performed some experiments on dogs to research gastric function. The now famous experiments in
  • Clearing The Air

    Miner's exposure to dust remains a top concern among regulatory agencies, particularly at production facilities with high levels of silica. This respirable
  • Senate Panel Wants Specifics From Administration

    Members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee are urging the Obama administration not to leave all the hard decisions to them about how
  • Hourly Foremen Held As Agents For 110(C)

    It is not often that the full Federal Mine Safety & Health Review Commission issues a substantive decision in the aggregates industry, but its recent
  • Tough Regulation Enforcement Expected In Obama Era

    Although the Obama administration has been preoccupied with jump-starting the economy, signs are emerging as to how the regulatory agencies and Congress
  • Improved Safety

    In the past few years, the aggregate industry has experienced a big reduction in the injury and fatality rates. In fact, if current trends hold, 2008
  • Maybe It Was The Stick

    When the Mine Safety and Health Administration released the 2008 mining fatality figures in January, it didn't mention cooperative efforts between government
  • Does The Name Pavlov Ring A Bell?

    The Russian physiologist and psychologist, Ivan Pavlov performed some experiments on dogs to research gastric function. The now famous experiments in
  • Clearing The Air

    Miner's exposure to dust remains a top concern among regulatory agencies, particularly at production facilities with high levels of silica. This respirable
  • Clearing The Air

    Miner's exposure to dust remains a top concern among regulatory agencies, particularly at production facilities with high levels of silica. This respirable
  • Sparing Some Change

    If there was any one word that dominated the latter half of 2008, it was Change was the rallying cry for both supporters and detractors of President Obama's
  • Senate Panel Wants Specifics From Administration

    Members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee are urging the Obama administration not to leave all the hard decisions to them about how
  • Senate Panel Wants Specifics From Administration

    Members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee are urging the Obama administration not to leave all the hard decisions to them about how
  • Leadership Versus Control: Every Manager Makes A Choice

    Much has been written about communication and leadership. Best practices are noted, innovative theories are prescribed, and buzzwords are created. Job
  • Hourly Foremen Held As Agents For 110(C)

    It is not often that the full Federal Mine Safety & Health Review Commission issues a substantive decision in the aggregates industry, but its recent
  • Tough Regulation Enforcement Expected In Obama Era

    Although the Obama administration has been preoccupied with jump-starting the economy, signs are emerging as to how the regulatory agencies and Congress
  • Improved Safety

    In the past few years, the aggregate industry has experienced a big reduction in the injury and fatality rates. In fact, if current trends hold, 2008
  • Maybe It Was The Stick

    When the Mine Safety and Health Administration released the 2008 mining fatality figures in January, it didn't mention cooperative efforts between government
  • The Metrics Pyramid

    So there we were with sodas, chips, pizza and the NFL playoffs on television. Some guys were smiling and some were not. Some guys were talking about various
  • A Slow Year, Some Additions For Wheel Loaders

    In 2008, just about every manufacturer had a major wheel loader release in coordination with ConExpo-Con/Agg. Volvo released a prototype of the L220F
  • Recent Innovations For The Aggregate Industry

    SCREEN The minerals separator from Rotex is for industrial sand applications from inch to 100 mesh. The multi-deck stacked design provides sharp separations.
  • Predicting Environmental Policy

    There seems no shortage of crisis coming at the Obama administration in its early days. It is a noteworthy topic given the potential for sweeping change. To learn more about what to expect, we spoke with John Hayden, vice president of environment, safety & health for the National Stone
  • Does The Name Pavlov Ring A Bell?

    The Russian physiologist and psychologist, Ivan Pavlov performed some experiments on dogs to research gastric function. The now famous experiments in
  • Sparing Some Change

    If there was any one word that dominated the latter half of 2008, it was Change was the rallying cry for both supporters and detractors of President Obama's
  • Senate Panel Wants Specifics From Administration

    Members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee are urging the Obama administration not to leave all the hard decisions to them about how
  • Leadership Versus Control: Every Manager Makes A Choice

    Much has been written about communication and leadership. Best practices are noted, innovative theories are prescribed, and buzzwords are created. Job
  • Hourly Foremen Held As Agents For 110(C)

    It is not often that the full Federal Mine Safety & Health Review Commission issues a substantive decision in the aggregates industry, but its recent
  • Maybe It Was The Stick

    When the Mine Safety and Health Administration released the 2008 mining fatality figures in January, it didn't mention cooperative efforts between government
  • The Metrics Pyramid

    So there we were with sodas, chips, pizza and the NFL playoffs on television. Some guys were smiling and some were not. Some guys were talking about various
  • Does The Name Pavlov Ring A Bell?

    The Russian physiologist and psychologist, Ivan Pavlov performed some experiments on dogs to research gastric function. The now famous experiments in
  • Clearing The Air

    Miner's exposure to dust remains a top concern among regulatory agencies, particularly at production facilities with high levels of silica. This respirable
  • Sparing Some Change

    If there was any one word that dominated the latter half of 2008, it was Change was the rallying cry for both supporters and detractors of President Obama's
  • Senate Panel Wants Specifics From Administration

    Members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee are urging the Obama administration not to leave all the hard decisions to them about how
  • Leadership Versus Control: Every Manager Makes A Choice

    Much has been written about communication and leadership. Best practices are noted, innovative theories are prescribed, and buzzwords are created. Job
  • Hourly Foremen Held As Agents For 110(C)

    It is not often that the full Federal Mine Safety & Health Review Commission issues a substantive decision in the aggregates industry, but its recent
  • Tough Regulation Enforcement Expected In Obama Era

    Although the Obama administration has been preoccupied with jump-starting the economy, signs are emerging as to how the regulatory agencies and Congress
  • Improved Safety

    In the past few years, the aggregate industry has experienced a big reduction in the injury and fatality rates. In fact, if current trends hold, 2008
  • Maybe It Was The Stick

    When the Mine Safety and Health Administration released the 2008 mining fatality figures in January, it didn't mention cooperative efforts between government
  • The Metrics Pyramid

    So there we were with sodas, chips, pizza and the NFL playoffs on television. Some guys were smiling and some were not. Some guys were talking about various
  • A Slow Year, Some Additions For Wheel Loaders

    In 2008, just about every manufacturer had a major wheel loader release in coordination with ConExpo-Con/Agg. Volvo released a prototype of the L220F
  • Recent Innovations For The Aggregate Industry

    SCREEN The minerals separator from Rotex is for industrial sand applications from inch to 100 mesh. The multi-deck stacked design provides sharp separations.
  • Predicting Environmental Policy

    There seems no shortage of crisis coming at the Obama administration in its early days. It is a noteworthy topic given the potential for sweeping change. To learn more about what to expect, we spoke with John Hayden, vice president of environment, safety & health for the National Stone
  • The Metrics Pyramid

    So there we were with sodas, chips, pizza and the NFL playoffs on television. Some guys were smiling and some were not. Some guys were talking about various
  • A Slow Year, Some Additions For Wheel Loaders

    In 2008, just about every manufacturer had a major wheel loader release in coordination with ConExpo-Con/Agg. Volvo released a prototype of the L220F
  • A Slow Year, Some Additions For Wheel Loaders

    In 2008, just about every manufacturer had a major wheel loader release in coordination with ConExpo-Con/Agg. Volvo released a prototype of the L220F
  • A Slow Year, Some Additions For Wheel Loaders

    In 2008, just about every manufacturer had a major wheel loader release in coordination with ConExpo-Con/Agg. Volvo released a prototype of the L220F
  • Consumer Confidence Index Increases In April

    The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index, which had posted a slight increase in March
  • Workers Pedaling On Site Contribute To Royal Concrete'S Corporate Greening

    If you can ride a bicycle instead of taking a gas-powered vehicle, that's how you'll get around
  • U-Joint Literature Available

    A new catalog from Ameridrives Power Transmission offers design and sizing information on APTD Model J Series
  • Wet Scrubbing Coal Emissions With Limestone

    Wet scrubbing is the dominant method for flue gas desulfurization (FGD), a technology that removes the sulfur dioxide in the emissions of power plants.
  • Wet Scrubbing Coal Emissions With Limestone

    Wet scrubbing is the dominant method for flue gas desulfurization (FGD), a technology that removes the sulfur dioxide in the emissions of power plants.
  • Mdu Resources Gets Yarbrough'S Material & Construction

    MDU Resources Group has acquired Yarbrough's Dirt Pit, doing business as Yarbrough's Material & Construction, a leading aggregate supplier and ready-mixed concrete producer near Sour Lake, Texas, located approximately 25 miles west of Beaumont.
  • Conexpo 2008 Gallery

    Take a look at Rock Products' Conexpo 2008 Photo Album.
  • Tei Rock Drills Hem550

    The HEM550 drill from TEI Rock Drills features the new TE550 drifter. This design is more durable than the dry firing that is destructive to most hammers.
  • David Carroll Explains Sustainability

    Lafarge North America has always been a leader in the environmental arena. The company has many success stories of wildlife restoration, solid fuels programs
  • Rmc Touts Environmental Benefits Of Concrete Mixes

    The RMC Research & Education Foundation has released a new CD, Research in Support of Sustainable Development. The CD includes all of the foundation's
  • Martin Marietta Buys Six Vulcan Quarries

    Martin Marietta Materials Inc. has acquired six quarry locations in Georgia and Tennessee from Vulcan Materials Co. Martin Marietta reportedly paid $192
  • Vulcan Plant Receives Iso-14001 Certification

    Vulcan Materials Co., Western Div., has been recognized for voluntarily implementing an environmental management system at its Irwindale, Calif. facility,
  • Construction Industry To Experience Wild Ride

    Nonresidential construction will experience wide variance in demand, material costs and labor availability, according to a Construction Inflation Alert
  • May Announcements

    Please submit industry and company announcements to Rock Products' editor, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Jay Marak has been named corporate safety director
  • Penn State To Present June Mine Safety Event

    Penn State University and the Mine Safety and Health Administration will present Escape and Survive: A Miner's Town Hall Meeting on June 18 in Greensburg,
  • Quarry Academy To Present New Ideas

    During ConExpo 2008, Sandvik Mining and Construction and Dyno Nobel Inc. announced that they are renewing their cooperative agreement in North America.
  • Miller Says Miner Bill Flawed

    House Labor Committee Chairman George Miller (D-Calif.) is pointing to the conclusions of a Governmental Accountability Office report as evidence that
  • Bill To Legislate Combustible Dusts

    The U.S. House Education and Labor Committee recently passed legislation to help prevent combustible dust explosions. The Combustible Dust Explosion and
  • Growing With Power

    Down in Milltown, Ind., a family operation is steadily producing more than 700,000 tons per year of high-quality limestone. Robertson Crushed Stone has
  • Keep It Real: The Key To Employee Publications

    While many companies are converting completely to electronic media for employee communication, it would be premature to say that print is dead. Even white-collar
  • Lafarge, Jamaica Form Joint Venture

    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
  • Preventing Fan Failure

    Mining and aggregate processing plants throughout the world rely on critical process fans for operation. So what happens when a fan rotor, with a wheel
  • Discriminating Circumstances

    Granite Rock Co. recently won its case, rebutting charges of illegal discrimination under Section 105(c) of the Mine Act by its former employee, Hubert
  • Pennsy Opens Driving Grange For Employees

    Pennsy Supply, Harrisburg, Pa., recently designed and built a driving range for its employees 18 to help improve the safe performance of the company's
  • Getting The Word Out

    Public concern about the state of the environment has risen to a high point, fueled in part by media coverage of climate change, energy use, air pollution
  • Case Will Donate To National Gas Rodeo

    Case Construction Equipment will provide construction equipment to the 14th National Gas Rodeo, to be held Sept. 19-20 in Fairview Heights, Ill. The rodeo
  • Building Safety Committees

    Safety and health committees exist at many mine sites, but are these committees giving the mine operator the most bang for the buck? Unless management,
  • David Carroll Explains Sustainability

    Lafarge North America has always been a leader in the environmental arena. The company has many success stories of wildlife restoration, solid fuels programs
  • Superior Selects Distributor In South

    Superior Industries, a manufacturer of conveyor systems and components, has named McCourt & Sons Equipment Inc. its new equipment dealer for Louisiana
  • In Demand: Productivity, Comfort, Sustainability

    During March 2008, major manufacturers of wheel loaders took the triennial opportunity to show the aggregate production, mining and heavy construction
  • Reviews And Updates

    YEAR-TO-DATE Construction Contract Values Unadjusted Totals in Millions 3 Month 2008 3 Month 2007 % change Nonresidential Building $52,745 $51,067 +3
  • Products

    IMPACT BEDS DRX Impact Beds from Flexco have been engineered to maximize belt protection, while offering ease of installation and maintenance. While other
  • Post-Accident Prevention

    Last month, I offered the concept that post-accident investigations are a critical step in accident prevention. I stressed that the analysis should be
  • Keep It Real: The Key To Employee Publications

    While many companies are converting completely to electronic media for employee communication, it would be premature to say that print is dead. Even white-collar
  • Getting The Word Out

    Public concern about the state of the environment has risen to a high point, fueled in part by media coverage of climate change, energy use, air pollution
  • Rmc Touts Environmental Benefits Of Concrete Mixes

    The RMC Research & Education Foundation has released a new CD, Research in Support of Sustainable Development. The CD includes all of the foundation's
  • Martin Marietta Buys Six Vulcan Quarries

    Martin Marietta Materials Inc. has acquired six quarry locations in Georgia and Tennessee from Vulcan Materials Co. Martin Marietta reportedly paid $192
  • Vulcan Plant Receives Iso-14001 Certification

    Vulcan Materials Co., Western Div., has been recognized for voluntarily implementing an environmental management system at its Irwindale, Calif. facility,
  • Construction Industry To Experience Wild Ride

    Nonresidential construction will experience wide variance in demand, material costs and labor availability, according to a Construction Inflation Alert
  • May Announcements

    Please submit industry and company announcements to Rock Products' editor, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Jay Marak has been named corporate safety director
  • Penn State To Present June Mine Safety Event

    Penn State University and the Mine Safety and Health Administration will present Escape and Survive: A Miner's Town Hall Meeting on June 18 in Greensburg,
  • Quarry Academy To Present New Ideas

    During ConExpo 2008, Sandvik Mining and Construction and Dyno Nobel Inc. announced that they are renewing their cooperative agreement in North America.
  • Miller Says Miner Bill Flawed

    House Labor Committee Chairman George Miller (D-Calif.) is pointing to the conclusions of a Governmental Accountability Office report as evidence that
  • Bill To Legislate Combustible Dusts

    The U.S. House Education and Labor Committee recently passed legislation to help prevent combustible dust explosions. The Combustible Dust Explosion and
  • Growing With Power

    Down in Milltown, Ind., a family operation is steadily producing more than 700,000 tons per year of high-quality limestone. Robertson Crushed Stone has
  • Keep It Real: The Key To Employee Publications

    While many companies are converting completely to electronic media for employee communication, it would be premature to say that print is dead. Even white-collar
  • Lafarge, Jamaica Form Joint Venture

    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
  • Preventing Fan Failure

    Mining and aggregate processing plants throughout the world rely on critical process fans for operation. So what happens when a fan rotor, with a wheel
  • Discriminating Circumstances

    Granite Rock Co. recently won its case, rebutting charges of illegal discrimination under Section 105(c) of the Mine Act by its former employee, Hubert
  • Pennsy Opens Driving Grange For Employees

    Pennsy Supply, Harrisburg, Pa., recently designed and built a driving range for its employees 18 to help improve the safe performance of the company's
  • Getting The Word Out

    Public concern about the state of the environment has risen to a high point, fueled in part by media coverage of climate change, energy use, air pollution
  • Case Will Donate To National Gas Rodeo

    Case Construction Equipment will provide construction equipment to the 14th National Gas Rodeo, to be held Sept. 19-20 in Fairview Heights, Ill. The rodeo
  • Building Safety Committees

    Safety and health committees exist at many mine sites, but are these committees giving the mine operator the most bang for the buck? Unless management,
  • David Carroll Explains Sustainability

    Lafarge North America has always been a leader in the environmental arena. The company has many success stories of wildlife restoration, solid fuels programs
  • Superior Selects Distributor In South

    Superior Industries, a manufacturer of conveyor systems and components, has named McCourt & Sons Equipment Inc. its new equipment dealer for Louisiana
  • In Demand: Productivity, Comfort, Sustainability

    During March 2008, major manufacturers of wheel loaders took the triennial opportunity to show the aggregate production, mining and heavy construction
  • Reviews And Updates

    YEAR-TO-DATE Construction Contract Values Unadjusted Totals in Millions 3 Month 2008 3 Month 2007 % change Nonresidential Building $52,745 $51,067 +3
  • Products

    IMPACT BEDS DRX Impact Beds from Flexco have been engineered to maximize belt protection, while offering ease of installation and maintenance. While other
  • Post-Accident Prevention

    Last month, I offered the concept that post-accident investigations are a critical step in accident prevention. I stressed that the analysis should be
  • Keep It Real: The Key To Employee Publications

    While many companies are converting completely to electronic media for employee communication, it would be premature to say that print is dead. Even white-collar
  • Getting The Word Out

    Public concern about the state of the environment has risen to a high point, fueled in part by media coverage of climate change, energy use, air pollution
  • Growing With Power

    Down in Milltown, Ind., a family operation is steadily producing more than 700,000 tons per year of high-quality limestone. Robertson Crushed Stone has
  • In Demand: Productivity, Comfort, Sustainability

    During March 2008, major manufacturers of wheel loaders took the triennial opportunity to show the aggregate production, mining and heavy construction
  • In Demand: Productivity, Comfort, Sustainability

    During March 2008, major manufacturers of wheel loaders took the triennial opportunity to show the aggregate production, mining and heavy construction
  • In Demand: Productivity, Comfort, Sustainability

    During March 2008, major manufacturers of wheel loaders took the triennial opportunity to show the aggregate production, mining and heavy construction
  • Esco Eversharp Bucket Lip System

    ESCO EverSharp lip system features a true continuous-edge design that protects the plate lip, eliminating the need to rebuild the lip during multiple bucket-rebuild cycles. The bases contain fully stabilized bearing areas for the shrouds, transferring load pressures from the plate lip and onto the hardened cast base.
  • Esco Eversharp Bucket Lip System

    ESCO EverSharp lip system features a true continuous-edge design that protects the plate lip, eliminating the need to rebuild the lip during multiple bucket-rebuild cycles. The bases contain fully stabilized bearing areas for the shrouds, transferring load pressures from the plate lip and onto the hardened cast base.
  • Powerscreen Chieftain 2100 Rinser

    The track-mounted, three-deck Powerscreen Chieftain 2100 Rinser produces up to 500 tons per hour, depending on mesh and material. The fully mobile washing screen can work independently or as part of a Powerscreen multi-machine, full-range wash plant.
  • Powerscreen Chieftain 2100 Rinser

    The track-mounted, three-deck Powerscreen Chieftain 2100 Rinser produces up to 500 tons per hour, depending on mesh and material. The fully mobile washing screen can work independently or as part of a Powerscreen multi-machine, full-range wash plant.
  • New Holland W170B And W190B Wheel Loaders

    The New Holland W170B and W190B wheel loaders have Tier 3-compliant engines that are rated at 195 and 227 gross horsepower, respectively. The W170B is available in both standard and tool carrier configurations. The machines use four different power modes. Max power mode is for extreme conditions for peak horsepower and maximum hydraulic flow.
  • New Holland W170B And W190B Wheel Loaders

    The New Holland W170B and W190B wheel loaders have Tier 3-compliant engines that are rated at 195 and 227 gross horsepower, respectively. The W170B is available in both standard and tool carrier configurations. The machines use four different power modes. Max power mode is for extreme conditions for peak horsepower and maximum hydraulic flow.