Construction Machinery Exports Up 15%

Exports of U.S.-made construction equipment increased in the second quarter of 2010, and total construction machinery exports at midyear were $7.4 billion, a 15% gain overall compared to the first six months of 2009, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers

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Msha Fines Big Laurel Mining More Than $542,000

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration levied $542,400 in proposed penalties against Big Laurel Mining Corp.

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Lags In Highway Spending Drop Cement Forecast

Due to delays in an extension of a federal highway bill, cement consumption will not begin a significant rebound until 2013, according to the most recent economic forecast from the Portland Cement Association

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C&D World Co-Locating At Conexpo-Con/Agg

The 2011 edition of C&D World, the Annual Meeting of the Construction Materials Recycling Association, will be held on March 23, 2011, at the Paris Resort and Casino in Las Vegas

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Rock Mining The Oldest Profession

For those having a difficult time making the case with political and community leaders that aggregate mining and processing aids the economy, here's another tact—it maybe the oldest profession and one that helped early humans prosper

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