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Komatsu Launches Intelligent Machine Control Excavator

Komatsu-150Komatsu America introduced the PC210LCi-10 intelligent Machine Control excavator to the North American market at a special event held at Komatsu Training and Demo Center in Cartersville, Ga. The event was attended by Rock Products Associate Editor Josephine Smith, the only aggregates industry editor on-hand for the event.

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Granite Construction Reports Third Quarter Results

Granite Construction reported net income of $15.3 million for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2014, compared to revised net income of $13.0 million in the third quarter of 2013. Diluted earnings per share in the quarter were $0.38 compared to $0.33 in the prior-year period.

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NSSGA Demands EPA Back Down on Waters Rule

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to reconsider its proposal to radically expand the scope of federal authority over water and land uses across the U.S. Aggregates producers argued that the policy change is unjustifiable and the cost to the American taxpayer and industry would far outweigh any benefit.

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