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Go West for the Best

By Mark S. Kuhar

Eugene, Ore., is about as far West as you can go without falling in the Pacific Ocean. It was there that KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens hosted more than 60 authorized North American dealers at its annual National Dealer Conference.

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Oldest Rock Art Discovered

By Mark S. Kuhar

A new high-tech analysis led by a University of Colorado Boulder researcher shows the oldest known petroglyphs in North America, which are cut into several boulders in western Nevada, date to at least 10,500 years ago and perhaps even as far back as 14,800 years ago.

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Lafarge: ‘Building Better Cities to Meet Demand of Urbanization

By Mark S. Kuhar

Lafarge North America launched its new brand positioning, Building Better Cities, representing its pledge to offer solutions that contribute to meeting the many challenges posed by the growing trend of urbanization. Lafarge’s new brand positioning opens a promising new niche for the company to be a more involved player in sustainable construction and resilient building for both commercial products and the everyday consumer.

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Kobelco’s Back

By Mark S. Kuhar

Kobelco Construction Machinery USA held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new Houston-based North American Headquarters following the relaunch of the brand as an independent product line earlier this year.

The event was attended by nearly all of Kobelco’s recently signed dealers, a host of local and national media and several local officials, as well as Kobelco staff members from all over the world.

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Young Leaders Gather in The Big Easy

By Josephine Smith

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association Young Leaders Annual Meeting took place May 14-18 in New Orleans. Rock Products Assistant Editor Josephine Smith was there.

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