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Astec Co-Founder, Industry Giant Don Brock Dies

BROCK 150Astec Industries Inc. announced that Dr. J. Don Brock, Chairman and former CEO of Astec Industries, Inc. passed away earlier today at Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga, Tenn. As previously announced, he had been diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer in 2012.

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Full Speed Ahead for New Canadian Quarry

Canadian aggregate-exploration-and-development company Highbank Resources Ltd., said that a crew at its Swamp Point North (SPN) quarry project recently returned to the site and is actively clearing snow, upgrading and maintaining roads, and logging/clearing further quarry area for stockpiles. The quarry is located on the Portland canal, south of Stewart, in Northwest British Columbia, Canada.

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JCB Introduces Tier 4 Final Wheel Loader, Excavators

JCB-150JCB held a media event at its North American headquarters in Savannah, Ga., to introduce several new products. Rock Products Associate Editor Josephine Smith attended the event.

 

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