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Sept. 25, 2020 – California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that he has directed the state to ban gasoline-powered cars beginning in 15 years. The new executive order aims to eliminate...

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The VDG drum motor is a one-component conveyor drive design, which houses all moving parts inside the drum, eliminating the hazards posed by external drive parts, increasing operator safety, efficiency,...

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Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology released a new version of its Digital Driller operator training simulator, designed to allow the training of underground drill operators and maintenance personnel from anywhere.
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Building on its 135-year legacy in Milwaukee, Komatsu Mining Corp. officially broke ground for its new state-of-the-art headquarters and manufacturing campus in the city's Harbor District on east Greenfield Avenue.
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by: Pierre G. Villere As we finish the third quarter of 2020, a year for the history books, I continue to puzzle over the dichotomy in the current American economy. In...

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Eagle Iron Works (EIW) added Eric Tyree to its sales team. Tyree is responsible for EIW’s dealer and customer relationship building in the Eastern region of the United States.
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Scott W. Parson received the 2020 President’s Award for Excellence from the Salt Lake Chamber in Utah. Parson is president of Staker Parson Materials & Construction and the Oldcastle Materials...
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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.