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ARTBA Hall of Fame Honorees Have Aggregates Connection

The Vecellio family, Charles F. Potts and Thomas N. Iovino are the 2018 inductees to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation’s Transportation Development Hall of Fame. The group was honored, along with the 2016 and 2017 class inductees, at a May 14 dinner in Washington, D.C.

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Cemex Holds First California Building Materials Forum

Cemex hosted more than 80 clients in Walnut Creek, Calif., during its first-ever California Building Materials Forum, with experts providing insight on industry trends, sharing best practices and looking forward to the future of the industry. 

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New Lime Plant Set for California

Panamint Valley Limestone Inc. announced development of a lime plant in Trona, Calif. The $45 million plant will be the only producer of lime in the state of California, where currently all lime used is imported from out of state. The plant is expected to create 30 to 40 well-paying jobs.

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Cemex Invests in New Safety Technology Company

Cemex Ventures announced that it invested in PRYSMEX, a Mexico-based startup that offers a solution capable of detecting and helping to prevent workplace accidents through the Internet of Things and real-time data collection.

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Four Corners Materials Donates Land

Four Corners Materials, a division of Oldcastle Materials, donated 40 acres of what once was an aggregates operation to the City of Farmington, N.M., for use as “green space and waterfront recreation,” according to a press release from the city and the River Reach Foundation.

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