Diesel Fuel Payback

pump-150Feb. 10, 2015 – This little item appeared in Vulcan Materials' recently released fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 report: "Compared to last year, fourth quarter cost of revenues for the company benefitted approximately $7 million from lower diesel fuel costs, with most of this benefit realized in the aggregates segment."

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World of Concrete Takes Over Vegas

WOC-150February 5, 2015 –Rock Products is blogging live from World of Concrete in Las Vegas this week.

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Groundhog Day

GRDHG-150Feb. 2, 2015 – It is Groundhog Day. My understanding this year is that Punxsutawney Phil came out of his hole in the ground, saw his shadow and went back inside, meaning six more weeks of winter.

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State of the Infrastructure

RFTR-BLOG-1-26-150Jan. 21, 2015 – In his State of the Union address, President Obama once again called for investment in infrastructure.


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First Fatality Hits Aggregates Industry

MSHA194x97Jan. 14, 2015 – On January 8, a 63-year-old sales manager with 11 years of experience was killed at a sand and gravel mine.

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