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The Cupertino Quarry Shooting: Aftermath

LehighCement-LogoOctober 7, 2011 – It was a tragedy of unspeakable proportions, the kind that does not happen in the aggregates and cement industries. Three workers dead, six wounded, and one carjacking victim hospitalized as well. Lehigh Hanson's Permanente Cement Plant and quarry in Cupertino has challenges today and going forward different from any other aggregates or cement plant in the country.

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Quarry Shooting Suspect Killed by Police

LehighCement-LogoOctober 6, 2011 – Here is the latest update on the quarry shooting that happened yesterday at Lehigh Hanson's Permanente Cement Plant and quarry in Cupertino, Calif. Police say they have shot and killed Shareef Allman, the man suspected of the shooting rampage that left three dead and seven injured. The Santa Clara County sheriff's office said multiple shots had been fired and the suspect was killed shortly after they resumed the manhunt for him earlier today.

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Death Toll In Cupertino Now at Three

LehighCement-LogoOctober 6, 2011 – This is an update on the situation first reported here yesterday at Lehigh Hanson's Permanente Cement Plant and quarry in Cupertino, Calif. Three people are now confirmed dead, and seven more have been treated for gunshot wounds at hospitals, after an employee went on a shooting rampage. Authorities identified the dead as Mark Muñoz, 59, of San Jose, John Vallejos, 51, of San Jose, and Manuel Guadalupe Piñon, 48, of Newman, all employees of Lehigh.

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Man Kills Two at California Quarry

LehighCement-LogoOctober 5, 2011 — You wouldn’t think it could happen at a quarry. Two people were reported killed and six wounded in a shooting at a Lehigh quarry operation and cement plant located in the foothills above Cupertino, Calif.  The shooting happened during a shift-change meeting at the Lehigh Southwest Cement Permanente Plant at 24001 Stevens Creek Blvd., according to the Santa Clara County sheriff's office. Sheriff's Sgt. Jose Cardoza said the suspect, an employee of the Lehigh Southwest Cement Plant, then attempted to carjack a woman at Homestead Road and Tantau Avenue and shot her.

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Congestion Costs Money

tti-headerOctober 4, 2011 – Wasted time is wasted money. And when it comes to infrastructure, there is a lot of time and money being wasted. The Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) released its 2011 Urban Mobility Report detailing the significant economic impact America’s crumbling transportation network has on the nation’s economy.

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