A One-of-a-Kind Company

By Mark S. Kuhar

There are a lot of different types of companies in the aggregates industry, but Mellott Company is unique, to say the least. I found this out first hand on a recent trip to their headquarters in Warfordsburg, Pa.

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A Reason for the Rise in Highway Fatalities

By Mark S. Kuhar

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) just released its statistics on automobile fatalities and the news is grim.

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Rock Products 120 Years Strong

One of the most honored duties that falls to the editor of a long-serving trade magazine is the opportunity to mark a major milestone. This issue celebrates the 120th anniversary of Rock Products.

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Get Off the Phone!

I can’t tell you the number of times I have been driving somewhere and looked over to see someone texting as they are driving. Cell phone use while operating a motor vehicle is a form of distracted driving and is extremely dangerous.

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NIMBY Gets Personal

Over the many years I have covered the aggregates industry, I have written about the Not In My Back Yard (NIMBY) movement on numerous occasions. While I have written about how NIMBY groups challenge aggregates operations and how to deal with that, I have never personally experienced a NIMBY group in action.

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