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Tony Basolo Dies; Former President of Dolese Bros.

The aggregates industry mourns the Jan. 9 passing of Tony Basolo, a Dolese Bros. Co. executive whom many people knew and admired for his dedication to the industry and participation in National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association activities, as well as the activities of its predecessor organization the National Stone Association.

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Mining Fatalities Second-Lowest Ever in 2018

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reported that 27 mining fatalities occurred in 2018 – the second lowest number ever recorded. 

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Dodge Momentum Index Lower in December; Up for Year

The Dodge Momentum Index fell 4.9 percent in December to 151.9 (2000=100) from the revised November reading of 159.7. The Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Data & Analytics, is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year.

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Cemex USA Highlights Ongoing Dedication to Zero4Life

Cemex USA continued its dedication to improving workplace safety and employee health by starting the new year with Safety Week 2019, an annual company-wide initiative focused on achieving Zero4Life at its hundreds of facilities across the United States.

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