Budget resolution calls for large reduction in transportation funding

Budget resolution calls for large reduction in transportation funding

- May 6, 2015

The Senate and House of Representatives passed a joint budget resolution on Tuesday that calls for massive cuts ...

Third largest Holcim shareholder votes in favor of Lafarge merger

Third largest Holcim shareholder votes in favor of Lafarge merger

- May 6, 2015

Holcim shareholder Harris Associates voted in favor of Holcim’s merger with Lafarge. Harris, the third largest Holcim shareholder, told ...

MSHA issues near-miss accident alert, best practices after highwall collapse traps operator in excavator

MSHA issues near-miss accident alert, best practices after highwall collapse traps operator in excavator

- May 6, 2015

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) issued a metal/non-metal near-miss accident alert in response to a highwall ...

FTC approves Holcim-Lafarge merger after companies agree to divest assets

FTC approves Holcim-Lafarge merger after companies agree to divest assets

- May 5, 2015

The massive merger of Holcim and Lafarge got the go-ahead from the Federal Trade Commission Monday, but not ...

Cemex sues Florida county over sand mine denial

Cemex sues Florida county over sand mine denial

- May 5, 2015

Cemex Construction Materials is determined to build a new sand mine on a 1,000-plus acre plot of land in Lake ...

Cupertino cement plant to pay $7.5 million for Clean Water Act violations

Cupertino cement plant to pay $7.5 million for Clean Water Act violations

- May 5, 2015

Lehigh Southwest Cement & Hanson Permanente Cement will pay out $7.5 million after a settlement with the Environmental ...

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Show off your best reclamation project

Show off your best reclamation project

- Apr 8, 2015

Anyone who has been through the permitting process knows that, even before the first shovel of overburden has been removed, the community wants to know how your site will be ...

PHOTOS: Caterpillar: Modern Earthmoving Marvels traces equipment evolution

PHOTOS: Caterpillar: Modern Earthmoving Marvels traces equipment evolution

- Apr 7, 2015

Whether or not you're a fan of yellow iron, there is a lot to be learned from the newly released Caterpillar: Modern Earthmoving Marvels. The book, written Frank Raczon (along with ...

FEATURED EQUIPMENT

Product of the Week: BenchRemote blast hole drilling

Product of the Week: BenchRemote blast hole drilling

Atlas Copco’s BenchRemote remote operator station allows drillers to operate more than 100 yards from the drill, which ...

Product of the Week: Orange Series Rotor components

Product of the Week: Orange Series Rotor components

Metso’s new Orange Series Rotor components for vertical shaft impact crushers are said to substantially increase uptime through ...

MSHA’s new RTLB compliance tool may come with a price

- May 1, 2015

During a stakeholder meeting on Feb. 25, 2015, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) unveiled a new ...

A vibrating grizzly feeder not only absorbs the shock of large dump loads, it also improves the efficiency of the primary crusher

- May 1, 2015

In the world of aggregate crushing, the word “feeder” can apply to many different devices. There are roller ...

In the 1800s, teamsters got an early lesson on the economics of transporting granite during the construction of Vermont’s second state house

- May 1, 2015

“The walls of the exterior are of granite, which shews the architectural details to great advantage.” — Zaddock ...

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