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Limestone Grinding Operation Opens

Charah, Inc., an ash management provider for the coal-fired electric utility industry, and Ameren Missouri opened a limestone grinding facility at APAC Tennessee’s Brickey Quarry located in Bloomsdale, Mo.

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Cemex To Acquire Ready Mix Stake

Cemex set a September 2011 target to acquire the stake of partner Ready Mix USA in two joint ventures--one cement, the other concrete, block and aggregate

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Two Knife River Divisions Land More Than $34M

Knife River's Midwest and Central Texas divisions were successful bidders on six new projects totaling more than $34 million

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Astm Developing Test Methods For Pervious Concrete

The increasing use of and interest in pervious concrete in construction has led to a need for test methods for the material. Subcommittee C09.49 on Pervious Concrete, part of ASTM International Committee C09 on Concrete and Concrete Aggregates, is currently working on proposed test methods, including two that will cover hardened density and compressive strength

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Obama Reaffirms Infrastructure Push

President Obama held a meeting on the economic impact of infrastructure investment on our states and local communities at the White House and renewed his call for infrastructure spending

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