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Cemex's Balcones Quarry Hosts Quarry Academy

Cemex USA hosted dozens of aggregates industry experts at its Balcones Quarry in New Braunfels, Texas, to help highlight best practices to improve process efficiency as part of the annual Quarry Academy educational seminar presented by Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology and Dyno Nobel.

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MSHA Issues Serious Accident Alert

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has issued the following Serious Accident Alert.

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ARTBA Chides Congress for Ignoring Highway Trust Fund

A leading transportation infrastructure group criticized the recently passed House tax bill for failing to address the looming insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund in 2021 and the “$1,000 per year ‘hidden tax’ borne by every American household due to ever increasing traffic congestion on the Interstate highways.”

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New Enterprise Makes Land Purchase

The parent company of Buffalo Crushed Stone has paid $1.4 million to buy the neighboring Greatbatch Medical Inc. plant in Clarence, N.Y., which is set to close, according to The Buffalo News.

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Zatezalo Confirmed to Head MSHA

David Zatezalo was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the Assistant Secretary of Labor overseeing the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by a vote of 52-46 on Nov. 15, 2017.

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