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Aggregates Executives Among New ARTBA Officers

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced the election of its 2017-2018 officers during an annual business meeting of members on Sept. 19, including several high-profile aggregates executives. New officers are: 

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Industry Suffers Eighth Fatality of 2017

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is reporting that on Sept. 5, 2017, a 20-year-old plant operator with 23 weeks of experience was fatally injured at a sand and gravel mine. The victim was performing maintenance on a belt conveyor when he became entangled in the tail pulley.

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NSSGA Announces Environmental Awards

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced the recipients of the 2017 Environmental Excellence, Safety Excellence, Stars of Excellence and the Environmental Leadership Awards.

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Congressional Representatives Visit Quarries

Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas), chairman of the House Rules Committee, visited Martin Marietta’s Southwest, Cement and Southwest Ready Mix divisional headquarters office in Dallas on Aug. 23.

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Trump Nominates Trombino to Head FHWA

President Donald Trump will nominate Paul Trombino III, P.E., to be administrator of the Federal Highway Administration. He is set to transition to the agency from Iowa-based McClure Engineering Co., a nine-office transportation and environmental firm for which he has served as president since January 2017.

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