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Cemex Honored with Southern California Energy Efficiency Award

Cemex received the Southern California Edison (SCE) 2017 Energy Efficiency Award for its commitment to conserving energy and land stewardship at its Victorville Cement Plant, which has served the California High Desert community for more than 100 years.

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New Construction Starts Jump 14 Percent in September

The value of new construction starts in September soared 14 percent from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $814.8 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. 

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Graniterock Helps Fire Victims Breathe Easier

California-based Graniterock donated 2,800 disposable respirator masks to residents and first-responders of fire-torn Wine Country after word came from a team member’s close friend that “all we need are those masks” to handle the worst air quality ever recorded in the North Bay area.

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MSHA Issues New Serious Accident Alert

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) issued a new serious accident alert. On Oct. 11, 2017, a miner received an electrical shock while working in a 480-volt electrical control panel for a portable crusher without locking and tagging out the circuit.The injured miner was transported to a local hospital, treated and released.

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Polaris Poised to Meet Increased Demand

Polaris Materials Corp. reported preliminary sales volumes for the quarter and nine months ended Sept. 30, 2017, and further increased its full-year sales expectations.

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