South Carolina Wildlife Federation Certifies Martin Marietta Quarry

The South Carolina Wildlife Federation (SCWF) certified Martin Marietta’s Berkeley Quarry as a Wildlife And Industry Together (W.A.I.T.) site. The W.A.I.T. program recognizes industries that are dedicated to protecting the environment and keep wildlife needs in mind when making land-management decisions. Martin Marietta joined 29 other manufacturers in the state with this distinction, including BMW, Michelin, Honda of S.C., Duke Energy, FujiFilm, Spartanburg Water and others. 

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MSHA Reports Third Industry Fatality of the Year

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is reporting the third metal/nonmetal mining fatality of the year.

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Cemex U.S. Sales Up 2 Percent in First Quarter

Cemex announced that, on a like-to-like basis for its ongoing operations and adjusting for currency fluctuations, consolidated net sales increased by 6 percent during the first quarter of 2017 to $3.1 billion versus the comparable period in 2016. Operating EBITDA on a like-to-like basis increased by 2 percent during the quarter to $559 million versus the same period in 2016.

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ARTBA: WOTUS Fundamentally Flawed

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) told a U.S. Senate panel the controversial “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule is scientifically and legally flawed and should be repealed. 

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Rock Products Sponsors Award at Young Leaders Meeting

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) celebrated its 25th Young Leaders Annual Meeting at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass in Chandler, Ariz., last month. Industry leaders imparted advice to a record crowd of more than 200 people, including Rock Products Associate Editor Josephine Smith and Director of Sales Sean Carr.

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