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JCB Steps Up

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March 5, 2015 –
At a special media event in Savannah, Ga., JCB introduced a number of new products for the quarry and construction industries, including the new JCB 457 front-end loader (pictured, being introduced by Peter Gallagher).

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AGG1 Growing Fast!

AGG-1-2February 24, 2015 – Aggregates industry professionals who want to see the latest product innovations – and discover the latest industry best practices – are headed to the 2015 AGG1 exhibition in Baltimore, March 17-19. Show organizers tell me that:

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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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