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Aggregates Poster, Calendar Part of Earth Science Week Toolkit

USGS BobRidky pic19The Minerals Education Coalition (MEC) of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Foundation (SMEF) is partnering with the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) to support Earth Science Week 2014. MEC’s new poster “Hard Rock and the Rolling Stones: Aggregates” and the “Aggregates Matter” activity calendar page are part of AGI’s Earth Science Week Toolkit.

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KPI-JCI Dealer Days a Huge Success

kpi-jciKPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens hosted 70 authorized North American dealers at its annual National Dealer Conference, held Sept. 15-17 at The Curtis Hotel in Denver. Rock Products Editor Mark Kuhar was the only aggregates industry magazine chief editor to attend the event.

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NAM Study Details Economic Benefits of Infrastructure Investment

A new study commissioned by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and conducted by Inforum at the University of Maryland offers a view into the economic benefits the U.S. economy would reap with a more concerted effort to address the nation’s infrastructure needs.

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USGS Releases Quarterly Mine, Plant Production Data

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) released its quarterly U.S. mine and plant production data for selected mineral commodities. These are provided to the Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System (FRS), for use in preparing its index of industrial production and the related capacity indexes and capacity utilization rates. 

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