Vulcan Moves Forward at Azusa

Vulcan Materials Co. announced the commencement of mine development at the company’s Azusa Rock Quarry, east of Los Angeles. This strategically located source of reserves in the San Gabriel Valley contains more than 100 million tons of quality granite aggregate, allowing Vulcan to supply critical California infrastructure projects and commercial development for decades to come.

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Construction Activity Steadily Improving

The construction industry continues on an upward path with steady improvement in construction activity for the fourth year in a row, according to the latest Construction Executive Survey from Wells Fargo Equipment Finance, a subsidiary of Wells Fargo & Company. More contractors and equipment distributors (57.7 percent) have seen “somewhat higher” or “much higher” activity over the past year, compared…

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SME Honors K-12 Alliances and Partners

The Minerals Education Coalition (MEC) is the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) Foundation’s program designated to generate an enlightened and supportive public that appreciates the importance of mining and minerals in their lives and their lifestyles. MEC annually recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations that have significantly aided in its activities and programs.

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Terex Corp. May Hire 1,500 Employees

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October 21, 2013 – Hiring is always a good sign. Terex Corp. plans to invest about $40 million to upgrade its Oklahoma City facility after selling several product lines that had been built here. The company will add new machinery and other equipment at its local manufacturing plant, where it could add as many as 1,500 new jobs by 2017.

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