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Nssga Elections Held

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association held its 2009 elections for officers, executive committee members and two board vacancies on March 12 during the association's annual convention in Orlando.

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Philippine Mining Companies Spend On Green

According to the Philippine newspaper The Freeman, mining companies spent at least P830 million ($17.3 million) in 2008 by mining companies in Central Visayas to comply with environmental requirements.

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Mobasher Becomes Aci Fellow

Barzin Mobasher, a professor in the department of civil, environmental and sustainable engineering, has been selected as a Fellow of the American Concrete Institute.

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Oil Sand Co., Canada Extend Lease

The Fort Hills Energy L. P. reached an agreement with the government of Alberta, Canada to extend the term of the Fort Hills oil sands leases until 2019. The mine is located 90 kilometers north of Fort McMurray, Alberta.

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Cemex, Core Banks Renegotiating Debt

Cemex has initiated discussions with its core banks to renegotiate the majority of its outstanding debt, or approximately $14.5 billion in syndicated and bilateral obligations.

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