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Cat Vocational Truck Ready for Work; Second Model Announced

Caterpillar, at a September media event in Peoria, Ill., updated the trade press on its CT660 vocational truck. Rock Products attended the event, where Caterpillar called the truck “among the most significant new products ever launched” by the company.

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Atlas Copco Kicks Off Global Customer Events

XAS750It’s been four years since Atlas Copco’s last customer event, Total Solutions, took place in Belgium. Building off of that theme, last week’s Experience our Energy: Regional Event for The Americas in Panama was the first of four global events that the company’s new Portable Energy Division has planned. Rock Products Assistant Editor Josephine Smith attended the event.

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Saint Index: A Quarry Ranks Among Most-Unwanted Local Projects

Nearly 60 percent of Americans say they would oppose a new aggregate quarry project in their hometown, making it the third most-unwanted type of local development project, the 2011 Saint Index survey found.

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Aggregate Industries' Michigan Plants Receive Safety Awards

Aggregate Industries U.S. (AIUS), a member of the Holcim Group, announced that several of its Michigan facilities have received the Michigan Aggregates Association (MAA) 2010 Safety Award for outstanding safety records.

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