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Rocks Build America

NSSGA convention, Rocks Build America. March 6, 2014 - Today at the NSSGA convention the association rolled out its new strategic plan, titled Rocks Build America. The plan focuses on legislative advocacy, safety, expand strategic communications and membership development. NSSGA president Michael Johnson said it is important to cultivate grass roots support for the association to achieve its goals.

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The Word from Wirtgen

ConExpo-Con/Agg media event, Wirtgen March 6, 2014 - At a ConExpo-Con/Agg media event, Wirtgen talked up its product line, including pavers, screeds, and especially its line of Kleemann portable crushing plants. The company's Bruce McMonigle welcomed the trade press and stressed the fact that the company's products run the gamut from construction to aggregates.

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Allu: One Step Ahead

Allu introduced a quarry sized screener crusherMarch 5, 2014 - Today at a ConExpo-Con/Agg media event, Allu introduced a quarry sized screener crusher processor attachment. The company touted its high-quality products and an emphasis on the North American market. The company's Dale Mickle said the product is for loaders and excavators.

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James Receives Award

NSSGA convention, Vulcan MaterialsMarch 5, 2014 - At the NSSGA convention, Vulcan Materials President and CEO Don James received the Barry K. Wendt Award. James used the occasion of his award to assail the extreme right and left wings of the political spectrum for views that are detrimental to the national economy and construction economy as well.

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Maximum McLanahan

McLanahan at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014March 5, 2014 - Today at a ConExpo-Con/Agg media event, McLanahan introduced the Freedom Series jaw crusher; a new cone crusher; a deep cone thickener; and a new filter press. Company president George Sidney stressed the importance of the filter press to frac sand production. He also touted McLanahan's unique niche as a customized process solutions provider. They have served the industry for 179 years.

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