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April 7, 2020 – According to Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) chief economist Ken Simonson, once again last week, contractors reported more widespread impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on...

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McLanahan will be showcasing the UltraWASH at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020 in Las Vegas on March 10-14. Watch this video to see the modular wash plant be developed for the show and...

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MAJOR introduced FLEX-MAT ID Enabled. The RFID technology tracks and stores screen media data such as panel dimensions and customer-defined details to offer users information at their fingertips for simple...
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Manufacturers in Focus

Command Alkon and Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sectors, announced a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Command Alkon by Thoma...
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The Strategist

As we all know, the construction materials industry, which in part includes construction aggregates, ready-mixed concrete and concrete products, has been consolidating rapidly over the past three decades, and the...

People on the Move

Vulcan Materials Co. elected George Willis to its board of directors, effective immediately. Willis will serve on the Audit and Safety, Health and Environmental Affairs committees of the board.
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Rock Stars

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) Promotion Committee presented the John Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award For Promotion to 42-year Ash Grove Cement Co. veteran Matt Wood, who has led...
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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.