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Rock From The Road: Blog & Travelogue

Dec. 4, 2017 – The Senate passed its tax overhaul with no provision to route revenues toward a promised $1 trillion infrastructure plan or to fix the Highway Trust Fund's...

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Kespry announced it has raised $33 million in its Series C round of funding, led by G2VP with Shell Technology Ventures, Cisco Investments and ABB Ventures joining as new investors...
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Manufacturers in Focus

SSAB announced the launch of a newly enhanced Hardox Wearparts website. Visitors to the site will now find it easier to select the right steel and other wear materials and...
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People on the Move

The Cedarapids brand of Terex MPS has named Jeffrey High as its new regional sales manager based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, effective Nov. 27, 2017.
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Rock Stars

George Sidney of McLanahan Corp., was honored with the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association's (NSSGA) Grasstops CEO of the Year award.
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  • House Gears Up For Water Development Act

    Earlier this month, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s subcommittee on water resources and environment held a hearing on proposals for a Water Resources Development Act of 2010.
  • House Gears Up For Water Development Act

    Earlier this month, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s subcommittee on water resources and environment held a hearing on proposals for a Water Resources Development Act of 2010.
  • New Home Tax Credit Expanded

    The Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009, signed into law by President Obama on Nov. 6, extends the deadline for the first-time home-buyer tax credit and gives a larger group of home buyers the chance to take advantage of this government program
  • New Home Tax Credit Expanded

    The Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009, signed into law by President Obama on Nov. 6, extends the deadline for the first-time home-buyer tax credit and gives a larger group of home buyers the chance to take advantage of this government program
  • Study Links Chinese Drywall To Corrosion

    Engineering consulting firm Environmental Health & Engineering has completed a major indoor air-quality study for the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
  • Study Links Chinese Drywall To Corrosion

    Engineering consulting firm Environmental Health & Engineering has completed a major indoor air-quality study for the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
  • Study Links Chinese Drywall To Corrosion

    Engineering consulting firm Environmental Health & Engineering has completed a major indoor air-quality study for the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
  • Public Sector Works Support U.K. Construction Industry

    All construction workloads fell in the third quarter in the United Kingdom
  • Public Sector Works Support U.K. Construction Industry

    All construction workloads fell in the third quarter in the United Kingdom
  • Housing Starts Decline In October

    Nationwide housing production fell 10.6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 529,000 units in October as builders awaited word on whether an important home buyer incentive would be extended,
  • Housing Starts Decline In October

    Nationwide housing production fell 10.6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 529,000 units in October as builders awaited word on whether an important home buyer incentive would be extended,
  • Franks ArtbaíS Director Of Congressional Affairs

    The American Road & Transportation Builders Association promoted Dean Franks to director of congressional affairs.<
  • Franks ArtbaíS Director Of Congressional Affairs

    The American Road & Transportation Builders Association promoted Dean Franks to director of congressional affairs.<
  • Cities Need More Than Short-Term Stimulus

    While the economy may be recovering according to some reports, four of the nation's mayors still expressed concern for their cities' futures during a Nov. 19 panel discussion with Vice President Joe Biden's chief economic policy advisor. Points made by the panel members include the need to look beyond the temporary benefit caused by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and the permanent nature of changes cities have made to adjust to the economic downturn.

  • Cities Need More Than Short-Term Stimulus

    While the economy may be recovering according to some reports, four of the nation's mayors still expressed concern for their cities' futures during a Nov. 19 panel discussion with Vice President Joe Biden's chief economic policy advisor. Points made by the panel members include the need to look beyond the temporary benefit caused by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and the permanent nature of changes cities have made to adjust to the economic downturn.

  • Mshaí Joe Main Meets The Press

    Assistant Secretary of Labor who oversees the Mine Safety and Health Administration Joe Main conducted his first press conference by telephone today
  • Malaysian Building Construction Market Analysis

    New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, “Strategic Analysis of Building Construction Market in Malaysia,” finds that the market is expected to earn revenues of $8.93 billion by 2015.
  • Employment Trends Index Up In October

    The Conference Board Employment Trends Index increased for the second consecutive month. The ETI now stands at 89.3, up 0.7% from the revised September figure. The index is down 13.2% from a year ago.<
  • Bad Economy May Doom Incumbents Of Both Parties

    This month’s election was small, but highly charged and may be a precursor for a wild and woolly 2010 election season. The aggregate industry’s resident political junkie, Pam Whitted, National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s vice president of government affairs, gave us her take on how things in D.C. are likely to shake out.<
  • Senator Wants Ftc Crack Down On Chinese Drywall Scams

    Sen. Mary L. Landrieu (D-La.) urged the Federal Trade Commission to help protect homeowners from scams by companies and individuals claiming to have solutions for tainted Chinese drywall.
  • Senator Wants Ftc Crack Down On Chinese Drywall Scams

    Sen. Mary L. Landrieu (D-La.) urged the Federal Trade Commission to help protect homeowners from scams by companies and individuals claiming to have solutions for tainted Chinese drywall.
  • Senator Wants Ftc Crack Down On Chinese Drywall Scams

    Sen. Mary L. Landrieu (D-La.) urged the Federal Trade Commission to help protect homeowners from scams by companies and individuals claiming to have solutions for tainted Chinese drywall.
  • Infrastructure A Priority At Obama Job Summit

    Rebuilding cities' infrastructure, fostering regional and local economies, and coordinating federal and local energy efficiencies are some of the priorities the National League of Cities President Kathleen Novak wants to stress in her participation in President Obama's upcoming job summit.
  • Abb To Supply Indian Cement Plant

    ABB has won an order for the first gearless mill drive system to be installed in an Indian manufacturing plant. Indian cement manufacturer Lalitha Cement Ltd.,
  • Abb To Supply Indian Cement Plant

    ABB has won an order for the first gearless mill drive system to be installed in an Indian manufacturing plant. Indian cement manufacturer Lalitha Cement Ltd.,
  • Report Identifies States In Financial Peril

    Loss of state revenues, large budget gaps, increasing joblessness, high foreclosure rates, legal and poor money-management practices have brought California and several other states to the brink of financial
  • Report Identifies States In Financial Peril

    Loss of state revenues, large budget gaps, increasing joblessness, high foreclosure rates, legal and poor money-management practices have brought California and several other states to the brink of financial
  • Quarrying Moratorium Imposed

    In the former Philippines capital Quezon City, the environmental department issued a moratorium on all quarrying activities citing imminent danger in the area
  • Quarrying Moratorium Imposed

    In the former Philippines capital Quezon City, the environmental department issued a moratorium on all quarrying activities citing imminent danger in the area
  • Quarrying Moratorium Imposed

    In the former Philippines capital Quezon City, the environmental department issued a moratorium on all quarrying activities citing imminent danger in the area
  • Aed, Aem: Transportation Bill Key To Unemployment

    In the wake of recent dismal government unemployment data, two construction equipment industry trade groups
  • Aed, Aem: Transportation Bill Key To Unemployment

    In the wake of recent dismal government unemployment data, two construction equipment industry trade groups
  • HolcimíS Q3 Sales Down, Income Up

    In reporting its Q3 financial results, Holcim showed net income like-for-like increased by 13.7%
  • HolcimíS Q3 Sales Down, Income Up

    In reporting its Q3 financial results, Holcim showed net income like-for-like increased by 13.7%
  • U.S. Asphalt Demand To Increase Slowly

    The Freedonia Group predicts that consumption of asphalt products in the United States will increase 1.7% annually
  • U.S. Asphalt Demand To Increase Slowly

    The Freedonia Group predicts that consumption of asphalt products in the United States will increase 1.7% annually
  • Great Lakes Limestone Trade Falls Into Fall

    The first full month of fall was another disappointment for Great Lakes Limestone,
  • Global Demand For Mining Equipment To Increase In 2013

    Global demand for mining equipment (including separately sold parts and attachments) is projected to increase 4.9 percent per year
  • Vulcan Materials Wins Award For Air Quality Research

    Vulcan Materials' western division has been awarded the 2009 Blue Sky Award for Innovative Research
  • Martin Marietta Promotes Nye, Zelnak Retires

    Martin Marietta Materials Chairman and CEO Stephen P. Zelnak Jr. will retire mid-year 2010 after leading the company for over 27 years.
  • Builders Support Home Buyer Tax Credit Extension

    The National Association of Home Builders applauds Congress for passing legislation that will extend and expand the $8,000 first-time home buyer tax credit.<
  • Builders Support Home Buyer Tax Credit Extension

    The National Association of Home Builders applauds Congress for passing legislation that will extend and expand the $8,000 first-time home buyer tax credit.<
  • Public Weighs Against Grand Canyon Mining

    Environmentalists are urging Congress to support legislation to permanently ban mining claims on public land surrounding the Grand Canyon. Under the mining law of 1872, more than one thousand uranium mining claims have been staked just outside park boundaries.<
  • Public Weighs Against Grand Canyon Mining

    Environmentalists are urging Congress to support legislation to permanently ban mining claims on public land surrounding the Grand Canyon. Under the mining law of 1872, more than one thousand uranium mining claims have been staked just outside park boundaries.<
  • Polaris Announces Third Quarter Results

    Polaris Minerals Corp. has reported financial results for the quarter ending Sept. 30.
  • Polaris Announces Third Quarter Results

    Polaris Minerals Corp. has reported financial results for the quarter ending Sept. 30.
  • Contractorsí Association Expects Slow Recovery

    Associated Builders and Contractors today released its 2010 economic forecast for the commercial and industrial construction industry.
  • Contractorsí Association Expects Slow Recovery

    Associated Builders and Contractors today released its 2010 economic forecast for the commercial and industrial construction industry.
  • Mayors Report Cities Remain In Recession

    Federal assistance is now necessary to prevent economic conditions in the nation's major cities from deteriorating further,
  • Knife River Wins Road Contracts

    Knife River Corp.’s East Texas Division, based in Tyler, has been awarded a $19.9 million Texas Department of Transportation project on the Highway 281 Loop in Longview
  • Breakthrough Agreement In Chinese Drywall Litigation

    U.S. District Court Judge Eldon E. Fallon said that Knauf Plasterboard (Tianjin) Co., one of the Chinese drywall manufacturers involved in recent defective drywall complaints
  • Jamaican Company Expands For Calcium Carbonate Exports

    A family operation in St Ann, Jamaica, that exports calcium carbonate, is looking to expand next year. Lydford Mining Company, is a 50-staff business turning over $2 million a year
  • Martin Marietta Reports 22% Drop In Volume In Q3

    In reporting its financial results for the third quarter and the first nine months of the year, Martin Marietta Materials saw net sales drop 18% in the quarter
  • Martin Marietta Reports 22% Drop In Volume In Q3

    In reporting its financial results for the third quarter and the first nine months of the year, Martin Marietta Materials saw net sales drop 18% in the quarter
  • Mining Agency Hands Out Safety Awards

    Twenty mining operations have been honored for their outstanding 2008 safety records in the annual Sentinels of Safety
  • Mining Agency Hands Out Safety Awards

    Twenty mining operations have been honored for their outstanding 2008 safety records in the annual Sentinels of Safety
  • Mining Agency Hands Out Safety Awards

    Twenty mining operations have been honored for their outstanding 2008 safety records in the annual Sentinels of Safety
  • Highway Bill Extended Through Dec. 18

    Congress has passed another continuing resolution to keep the federal government running through Dec. 18
  • Highway Bill Extended Through Dec. 18

    Congress has passed another continuing resolution to keep the federal government running through Dec. 18
  • Mass. Quarry Beats Protests, Gets Permit

    The Freetown, Mass., Soil Board voted to renew for one year a permit held by Cape Cod Aggregates to operate a quarry. This came despite protests from residents in Freetown and nearby Berkley, The South Coast Today
  • Vulcan Announces Q3 Results

    Vulcan Materials Co. announced results today for the third quarter ended Sept. 30,
  • Vulcan Announces Q3 Results

    Vulcan Materials Co. announced results today for the third quarter ended Sept. 30,
  • Granite Construction Awarded $22 Million Canal Project

    Granite Construction Co. has been awarded a $22 million contract by the Gila River Indian Community to construct the final phase of the new 8.5-mile Santan Canal
  • Granite Construction Awarded $22 Million Canal Project

    Granite Construction Co. has been awarded a $22 million contract by the Gila River Indian Community to construct the final phase of the new 8.5-mile Santan Canal
  • Recent Enhancements To Mining Excavators

    Equipment manufacturers, year after year, are pushing machines just a little further, offering machines with more power. The harder the machine works,
  • Daylight Savings Time Switch Increases Risk For Injury

    Daylight Savings Time may be hazardous to your health or that of your co-workers. The United States is one of 74 countries that observe DST. Here, DST
  • Poor Communication Hits Mining'S Bottom Line

    There are exceptions, but most of life's problems can be traced back to poor communication. When you peel back the layers encasing problems with a spouse
  • Poor Planning Can Sink Quarry Expansion Plans

    Drillers confirm that the product on a site is suitable, and the consultants conduct scientific studies to show that the quarry expansion or greenfield
  • Recovery Money Helps, Long-Term Bill A Must

    Representatives of the aggregates and transportation construction industry say the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has provided an important economic
  • Recovery Money Helps, Long-Term Bill A Must

    Representatives of the aggregates and transportation construction industry say the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has provided an important economic
  • Neighbor'S Perception Influences Mine Operation'S Success

    In 1988 the first in a series of studies was launched to assess the attitudes and perceptions of aggregate producers and county planning and zoning officials
  • Public Relations Lessons In Chinese Drywall

    And now from those wonderful folks who brought you bad baby formula, tainted toothpaste and poison pet food, it's dirty drywall. In its largest investigation
  • Maintaing Reputation Is Constant Battle

    Given the worldwide financial crisis and its impact on the economy, a company's reputation is more important now than it ever has been. A bright spotlight
  • Graniterock Earns Respect With Antique Trucks

    Members of unpopular industries know that it is difficult to get residents to look twice at them. It is even hard to get them to do so without a scowl
  • Court Ruling Impact Miner'S Reinstatement Rights

    Two recent rulings from the Federal Mine Safety & Health Review Commission will set precedent on how temporary reinstatement of miners, following whistleblower
  • Recent Innovations In The Aggregates Industry

    DREDGE WINCHES Dredging Supply Company has planetary hydraulic winches for dredging applications. The winches have braking capabilities for speed control
  • Daylight Savings Time Switch Increases Risk For Injury

    Daylight Savings Time may be hazardous to your health or that of your co-workers. The United States is one of 74 countries that observe DST. Here, DST
  • Recent Enhancements To Mining Excavators

    Equipment manufacturers, year after year, are pushing machines just a little further, offering machines with more power. The harder the machine works,
  • Poor Communication Hits Mining'S Bottom Line

    There are exceptions, but most of life's problems can be traced back to poor communication. When you peel back the layers encasing problems with a spouse
  • Public Relations Lessons In Chinese Drywall

    And now from those wonderful folks who brought you bad baby formula, tainted toothpaste and poison pet food, it's dirty drywall. In its largest investigation
  • Poor Communication Hits Mining'S Bottom Line

    There are exceptions, but most of life's problems can be traced back to poor communication. When you peel back the layers encasing problems with a spouse
  • Poor Planning Can Sink Quarry Expansion Plans

    Drillers confirm that the product on a site is suitable, and the consultants conduct scientific studies to show that the quarry expansion or greenfield
  • Recovery Money Helps, Long-Term Bill A Must

    Representatives of the aggregates and transportation construction industry say the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has provided an important economic
  • Neighbor'S Perception Influences Mine Operation'S Success

    In 1988 the first in a series of studies was launched to assess the attitudes and perceptions of aggregate producers and county planning and zoning officials
  • Public Relations Lessons In Chinese Drywall

    And now from those wonderful folks who brought you bad baby formula, tainted toothpaste and poison pet food, it's dirty drywall. In its largest investigation
  • Maintaing Reputation Is Constant Battle

    Given the worldwide financial crisis and its impact on the economy, a company's reputation is more important now than it ever has been. A bright spotlight
  • Graniterock Earns Respect With Antique Trucks

    Members of unpopular industries know that it is difficult to get residents to look twice at them. It is even hard to get them to do so without a scowl
  • Court Ruling Impact Miner'S Reinstatement Rights

    Two recent rulings from the Federal Mine Safety & Health Review Commission will set precedent on how temporary reinstatement of miners, following whistleblower
  • Recent Innovations In The Aggregates Industry

    DREDGE WINCHES Dredging Supply Company has planetary hydraulic winches for dredging applications. The winches have braking capabilities for speed control
  • Daylight Savings Time Switch Increases Risk For Injury

    Daylight Savings Time may be hazardous to your health or that of your co-workers. The United States is one of 74 countries that observe DST. Here, DST
  • Recent Enhancements To Mining Excavators

    Equipment manufacturers, year after year, are pushing machines just a little further, offering machines with more power. The harder the machine works,
  • Court Ruling Impact Miner'S Reinstatement Rights

    Two recent rulings from the Federal Mine Safety & Health Review Commission will set precedent on how temporary reinstatement of miners, following whistleblower
  • Poor Planning Can Sink Quarry Expansion Plans

    Drillers confirm that the product on a site is suitable, and the consultants conduct scientific studies to show that the quarry expansion or greenfield
  • Neighbor'S Perception Influences Mine Operation'S Success

    In 1988 the first in a series of studies was launched to assess the attitudes and perceptions of aggregate producers and county planning and zoning officials
  • Public Relations Lessons In Chinese Drywall

    And now from those wonderful folks who brought you bad baby formula, tainted toothpaste and poison pet food, it's dirty drywall. In its largest investigation
  • Maintaing Reputation Is Constant Battle

    Given the worldwide financial crisis and its impact on the economy, a company's reputation is more important now than it ever has been. A bright spotlight
  • Graniterock Earns Respect With Antique Trucks

    Members of unpopular industries know that it is difficult to get residents to look twice at them. It is even hard to get them to do so without a scowl
  • New Excavators Offer Fuel Efficiency

    Energy savings are of concern everywhere, and manufacturers of hydraulic excavators are taking notice and optimizing their machines' operation for fuel
  • Excuse For Safety: "I Don'T Know"

    The double doors open automatically and you step through the threshold. You notice the pungent smell of hospital disinfectant as you make your way toward
  • Ceos Speak On Safety

    Safety professionals obviously understand the importance of safety. They demonstrate their commitment by word and deed every day. But it is especially
  • Methods For Hearing Protection

    Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) has long been one of the most frequent and persistent disabilities suffered by workers in all sectors of the mining
  • Product Innovations

    CD REMOTE CONTROL Caterpillar's remote control system for the D10T, D11T and D11T Carry Dozer (CD) track-type tractors helps protect operators from excessive
  • Excuse For Safety: "I Don'T Know"

    The double doors open automatically and you step through the threshold. You notice the pungent smell of hospital disinfectant as you make your way toward
  • Airport Construction On Track

    Airport projects funded by the federal Airport Improvement Program should stay on track now that President Bush has signed a six-month extension of the
  • Airport Construction On Track

    Airport projects funded by the federal Airport Improvement Program should stay on track now that President Bush has signed a six-month extension of the
  • Ceos Address Economic Issues

    The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association is bringing together a panel of CEOs to share ideas for (and insights into) the business challenges that
  • Ceos Address Economic Issues

    The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association is bringing together a panel of CEOs to share ideas for (and insights into) the business challenges that
  • Glacier Nw Expansion Sparks Debate

    A bid by Glacier Northwest to expand its sand and gravel mine in the historic village of Olympia, Wash., has reopened a decades-long land-use debate that
  • Glacier Nw Expansion Sparks Debate

    A bid by Glacier Northwest to expand its sand and gravel mine in the historic village of Olympia, Wash., has reopened a decades-long land-use debate that
  • Knife River Gets Big Project

    The Wyoming Department of Transportation has awarded Knife River Corp. a $46.1 million project on Interstate 80. The I-80 Rock Springs-Rawlins Wamsutter
  • Knife River Gets Big Project

    The Wyoming Department of Transportation has awarded Knife River Corp. a $46.1 million project on Interstate 80. The I-80 Rock Springs-Rawlins Wamsutter
  • Construction Takes Another Hit

    New construction starts fell 5% in September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $529.9 billion, according to McGraw-Hill Construction. Decreased
  • Construction Takes Another Hit

    New construction starts fell 5% in September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $529.9 billion, according to McGraw-Hill Construction. Decreased
  • Luck Stone Halts Operation

    Luck Stone will temporarily stop mining at its Massaponax facility in Fredericksburg, Va., because the market for stone in that region has fallen. However,
  • Luck Stone Halts Operation

    Luck Stone will temporarily stop mining at its Massaponax facility in Fredericksburg, Va., because the market for stone in that region has fallen. However,
  • Government Explores Water Transportation

    The federal government is exploring the use of marine waterways as short, sea-based transportation alternatives to roads in order to alleviate congestion,
  • Government Explores Water Transportation

    The federal government is exploring the use of marine waterways as short, sea-based transportation alternatives to roads in order to alleviate congestion,
  • Reviews And Updates

    YEAR-TO-DATE Construction Contract ValuesUnadjusted Totals in Millions 9 Month 2008 9 Month 2007 % change Nonresidential Building $187,622 $181,282 +3
  • Rmc Helps Hurricane Research

    Heavy hurricane and tropical storm activity in the Atlantic and Gulf Coast regions have renewed interest in the report, Coast in the Eye of the Storm
  • Rmc Helps Hurricane Research

    Heavy hurricane and tropical storm activity in the Atlantic and Gulf Coast regions have renewed interest in the report, Coast in the Eye of the Storm
  • Cat Vows To Meet 2011 Emissions Regulations

    Caterpillar plans to meet upcoming U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim, European Stage IIIB and Japan MLIT Step 4 mobile, non-road emissions regulations that take
  • Cat Vows To Meet 2011 Emissions Regulations

    Caterpillar plans to meet upcoming U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim, European Stage IIIB and Japan MLIT Step 4 mobile, non-road emissions regulations that take
  • May You Live In Interesting Times

    Just like the rest of the world, I am reading the harrowing economic news from The Associated Press this morning: Stock markets around the world plummeted
  • Reaching More Than One Public

    To a public relations professional, there is no public; the word is publics. Identifying and distinguishing between publics is a necessary first step
  • Mine Consultant Makes Judicial Challenge

    The consulting engineering company implicated in the 2007 Crandall Canyon mine disaster that killed six miners and three members of the mine rescue team
  • Ceos Speak On Safety

    Safety professionals obviously understand the importance of safety. They demonstrate their commitment by word and deed every day. But it is especially
  • Aggregate Industries: Problem Solvers

    Today's economy has proven challenging for most operations; an Aggregate Industries operation in Brandywine, Md., tells a similar story. There also is
  • Methods For Hearing Protection

    Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) has long been one of the most frequent and persistent disabilities suffered by workers in all sectors of the mining
  • Hedging Fuel Prices

    In fuel-intensive arenas such as the aggregates industry, high and volatile fuel prices can have a significant impact on the bottom line, not to mention
  • Hard Surfacing Welding

    With companies running increasingly leaner operations these days, it's not surprising that many turn to hard surfacing as a means to increase their efficiencies
  • Minexpo Products

    VIBRATION MONITORING Metso Mining Group, working with Metso Automation, introduced the Screen Security Package (SSP), a real-time monitoring system designed
  • New Excavators Offer Fuel Efficiency

    Energy savings are of concern everywhere, and manufacturers of hydraulic excavators are taking notice and optimizing their machines' operation for fuel
  • Reaching More Than One Public

    To a public relations professional, there is no public; the word is publics. Identifying and distinguishing between publics is a necessary first step
  • Mine Consultant Makes Judicial Challenge

    The consulting engineering company implicated in the 2007 Crandall Canyon mine disaster that killed six miners and three members of the mine rescue team
  • Hedging Fuel Prices

    In fuel-intensive arenas such as the aggregates industry, high and volatile fuel prices can have a significant impact on the bottom line, not to mention
  • Product Innovations

    CD REMOTE CONTROL Caterpillar's remote control system for the D10T, D11T and D11T Carry Dozer (CD) track-type tractors helps protect operators from excessive
  • Excuse For Safety: "I Don'T Know"

    The double doors open automatically and you step through the threshold. You notice the pungent smell of hospital disinfectant as you make your way toward
  • Airport Construction On Track

    Airport projects funded by the federal Airport Improvement Program should stay on track now that President Bush has signed a six-month extension of the
  • Ceos Address Economic Issues

    The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association is bringing together a panel of CEOs to share ideas for (and insights into) the business challenges that
  • Glacier Nw Expansion Sparks Debate

    A bid by Glacier Northwest to expand its sand and gravel mine in the historic village of Olympia, Wash., has reopened a decades-long land-use debate that
  • Knife River Gets Big Project

    The Wyoming Department of Transportation has awarded Knife River Corp. a $46.1 million project on Interstate 80. The I-80 Rock Springs-Rawlins Wamsutter
  • Construction Takes Another Hit

    New construction starts fell 5% in September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $529.9 billion, according to McGraw-Hill Construction. Decreased
  • Luck Stone Halts Operation

    Luck Stone will temporarily stop mining at its Massaponax facility in Fredericksburg, Va., because the market for stone in that region has fallen. However,
  • Government Explores Water Transportation

    The federal government is exploring the use of marine waterways as short, sea-based transportation alternatives to roads in order to alleviate congestion,
  • Reviews And Updates

    YEAR-TO-DATE Construction Contract ValuesUnadjusted Totals in Millions 9 Month 2008 9 Month 2007 % change Nonresidential Building $187,622 $181,282 +3
  • Rmc Helps Hurricane Research

    Heavy hurricane and tropical storm activity in the Atlantic and Gulf Coast regions have renewed interest in the report, Coast in the Eye of the Storm
  • Cat Vows To Meet 2011 Emissions Regulations

    Caterpillar plans to meet upcoming U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim, European Stage IIIB and Japan MLIT Step 4 mobile, non-road emissions regulations that take
  • May You Live In Interesting Times

    Just like the rest of the world, I am reading the harrowing economic news from The Associated Press this morning: Stock markets around the world plummeted
  • Reaching More Than One Public

    To a public relations professional, there is no public; the word is publics. Identifying and distinguishing between publics is a necessary first step
  • Mine Consultant Makes Judicial Challenge

    The consulting engineering company implicated in the 2007 Crandall Canyon mine disaster that killed six miners and three members of the mine rescue team
  • Ceos Speak On Safety

    Safety professionals obviously understand the importance of safety. They demonstrate their commitment by word and deed every day. But it is especially
  • Aggregate Industries: Problem Solvers

    Today's economy has proven challenging for most operations; an Aggregate Industries operation in Brandywine, Md., tells a similar story. There also is
  • Methods For Hearing Protection

    Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) has long been one of the most frequent and persistent disabilities suffered by workers in all sectors of the mining
  • Hedging Fuel Prices

    In fuel-intensive arenas such as the aggregates industry, high and volatile fuel prices can have a significant impact on the bottom line, not to mention
  • Hard Surfacing Welding

    With companies running increasingly leaner operations these days, it's not surprising that many turn to hard surfacing as a means to increase their efficiencies
  • Minexpo Products

    VIBRATION MONITORING Metso Mining Group, working with Metso Automation, introduced the Screen Security Package (SSP), a real-time monitoring system designed
  • New Excavators Offer Fuel Efficiency

    Energy savings are of concern everywhere, and manufacturers of hydraulic excavators are taking notice and optimizing their machines' operation for fuel
  • May You Live In Interesting Times

    Just like the rest of the world, I am reading the harrowing economic news from The Associated Press this morning: Stock markets around the world plummeted
  • Hedging Fuel Prices

    In fuel-intensive arenas such as the aggregates industry, high and volatile fuel prices can have a significant impact on the bottom line, not to mention
  • Mine Consultant Makes Judicial Challenge

    The consulting engineering company implicated in the 2007 Crandall Canyon mine disaster that killed six miners and three members of the mine rescue team
  • Reaching More Than One Public

    To a public relations professional, there is no public; the word is publics. Identifying and distinguishing between publics is a necessary first step
  • Aggregate Industries: Problem Solvers

    Today's economy has proven challenging for most operations; an Aggregate Industries operation in Brandywine, Md., tells a similar story. There also is
  • Hard Surfacing Welding

    With companies running increasingly leaner operations these days, it's not surprising that many turn to hard surfacing as a means to increase their efficiencies
  • Hard Surfacing Welding

    With companies running increasingly leaner operations these days, it's not surprising that many turn to hard surfacing as a means to increase their efficiencies
  • Hard Surfacing Welding

    With companies running increasingly leaner operations these days, it's not surprising that many turn to hard surfacing as a means to increase their efficiencies
  • 972H Wheel Loader

    Last month at Caterpillar's Aurora, Ill., plant, new additions to the H-series family of wheel loaders were introduced. This included the 972H, which
  • 972H Wheel Loader

    Last month at Caterpillar's Aurora, Ill., plant, new additions to the H-series family of wheel loaders were introduced. This included the 972H, which