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Congressional Fellowship

SMENovember 24, 2013 - Want to go shake up Congress? Someone has to. The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) has established a Congressional Fellowship for mining for the 2014-2015 legislative session in Washington, D.C. The application process opens Dec. 1 and closes Dec. 31, 2013. The successful candidate will begin work in Washington Sept. 1, 2014, and conclude Aug. 31, 2015.

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Quarry Academy Day Two

QuarryAcademy2November 12, 2013 – The second day of Sandvik's Quarry Academy here in San Antonio was highlighted by a seminar series focused on big-picture mine planning and blasting.

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Quarry Academy

QuarryAcademyNovember 11, 2013 – I am blogging live this week in San Antonio as I attend Sandvik's Quarry Academy, an annual event staged with Dyno Nobel.

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Vulcan Looking Up

vulcanNovember 4, 2013 - Vulcan Materials had a very good third quarter. The company is reporting that its net sales increased $88 million, or 13 percent, versus the prior year's third quarter. Gross profit improved $32 million, or 25 percent, from the prior year.

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'I Make America' Expands Identity

IMakeAmericaLogoOctober 28, 2013 – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers(AEM) announced all domestic policy advocacy efforts on behalf of the equipment manufacturing industry will now be integrated under the I Make America banner. I Make America began as a national grassroots campaign and now has nearly 30,000 supporters across the country that advocate to dramatically increase jobs for America's equipment manufacturers.

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