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Graymont Dissolving Materials Group in Quebec

Following a strategic review, Graymont announced the decision to dissolve its Materials Group in Quebec, Canada. This decision involves the divestiture of certain assets in the Portneuf region, a restructuring of Graymont operations at the Joliette plant and a reduction of the number of employees at those sites.

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McLanahan To Host First Wet Processing School

Knowing that producers are getting the most from their equipment and becoming more profitable is a priority for McLanahan Corp. This desire to educate and help producers is the reason McLanahan is hosting its first Wet Processing School.

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Mining Deaths in 2015 Lowest Ever Recorded

Preliminary data released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) indicate that 28 miners died in 2015 in work-related accidents at the nation’s mines, down from 45 in 2014. The figure represents the lowest number of mining deaths ever recorded and the first year that mining deaths dropped below 30.

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Mississippi Lime Announces Staff Change

HBM Holdings, parent company of Mississippi Lime Co., announced that Bruce L. Baggio, senior vice president of talent acquisition and development for HBM Holdings retired effective Dec. 31, 2015. Amy G. Fields succeeded Baggio in the new position of vice president and chief human resources officer for HBM Holdings effective Jan. 7, 2016.

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Country Stars Vassar, Rose to Perform at NSSGA Convention

Two stars of country music will join the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) for its annual convention, being held in conjunction with the AGG1 Academy and Expo in Nashville, Tenn.

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