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ConExpo Latin America Holds Successful Briefing

ConExpo Latin America conducted a well-attended and well-received exhibitor-information meeting in Santiago, Chile; construction equipment manufacturers and related industry companies learned details directly from show organizers about exhibiting at this world-class event that is bringing the unique ConExpo brand of quality and value to the region.

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Congress Set to Act on Highway Trust Fund Patch

Highway BillAccording to the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA), the House Ways and Means Committee marked up its version of the Highway Trust Fund patch (H.R. 5021) the morning of July 10 with the Senate Finance Committee moving forward in the afternoon on its bill. Senators reached a bipartisan agreement late July 9 allowing that panel to proceed with markup.

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Wood Appointed NSSGA Communications VP

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The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) appointed Bailey Wood to the role of vice president of communications. In this position, he will be a key leader as the association implements Rocks Build America, a three-year strategic plan to grow the scope and influence of the aggregates industry and refortify America’s infrastructure backbone.

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More than 17,000 People Rock Hillhead

 

Hillhead-2014-showgroundA total of 17,559 visitors attended this year’s Hillhead show, held from June 24-26 at Lafarge Tarmac’s Hillhead Quarry, near Buxton, Derbyshire, England. Rock Products Sales Director Sean Carr attended the event.

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