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Have a Blast With Help from Rock Products

BlastNov. 11, 2016 – Academy Blasting is offering its popular "Mechanics of Rock Blasting" course to Rock Products' readers at a special 10 percent discount.

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Americans Gassed Up This Summer

BLOG pumpNov. 3, 2016 – A lot of gas tax money was collected this summer. U.S. gasoline consumption rose to 9.7 million barrels a day in June, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

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Infrastructure as an Issue

voteOct. 24, 2016 – Well, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton agree on one thing: Our roads and bridges are a mess. According to news reports, Trump finally produced an infrastructure document. He says he would get a bill introduced during his first 100 days in office that would "spur $1 trillion in infrastructure investment over 10 years."

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Dramatic Flood Video

MatthewOct. 14, 2016 – Hurricane Matthew did untold damage up and down the Atlantic coast, and aggregates operations were not immune. Check out this dramatic video footage, taken by WRAL television, of a Hanson operation near Rocky Mount, N.C., taking on billions of gallons of flood water. Truly a devastating storm and one that will take many months of recovery operations.

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Going From Big to Bigger

10112016 CECAOct. 4, 2016 – I just returned from Las Vegas, where I attended MINExpo. It was a great show, with vibrant attendance and a lot of product introductions. Even with a down coal industry and a flatlined mining industry, the show was exceptional.

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