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March 22, 2019 – The numbers are official. A few weeks ago I reported preliminary 2018 aggregates production, courtesy of USGS's 2019 Mineral Commodity Summaries. Those numbers have been confirmed...

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The Alliance Low Water Washer turns crusher dust into profitable manufactured sand. Using significantly less water than a standard screw, the first of its kind machine accepts a dry feed...

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BKT will showcase its EARTHMAX SR 46 tire at bauma. The tire is “an innovative solution for rigid dumpers operating under adverse conditions in rocky environments such as mines, dams...
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With tariffs continuing to take a toll on U.S. businesses, farmers, communities, and families across the country, a new report by IHS Markit outlines the impact of tariffs on the...
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Austin Powder Co. announced that Jason F. Rawlings has joined the company as its new president. Rawlings succeeds Dave True, a 43-year veteran of company, who will remain to help...
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Randy Lake, president of CRH Americas Materials, addressed the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) Annual Convention on Feb. 10 for the final time as chairman of the association.
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Life or Death


AggregateIndustriesAugust 15, 2013 – Aggregate Industries (AIUS), a member of the Holcim Group, and the International Rescue Dog Organization, based in Salzburg, Austria, are hosting an International Search and Rescue Testing at the AIUS K-9 Testing Facility in Littleton, Mass., on Aug. 16. Rescue dogs and their handlers will undergo rigorous testing, including a search for volunteer human “survivors” under piles of rubble.

The highly realistic course is crucial to prepare the teams for emergencies where recovery is often a matter of life and death. Competing in Friday’s event are Janeth Rodriquez and Miah, Karen MacIntyre and Eiko, Bill Dotson and Dari, Barbara Francoeur and Kairu and Joyce Bowden and Kali.