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SME Hires Former NSSGA Staffer

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) announced that three new associates have joined the Society's team of specialists, including former National Stone, Sand, and Gravel Association (NSSGA) staffer Tim Reagan.

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Senators Press for Highway Trust Fund Action

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) held a press conference calling on her colleagues to preserve 3 million jobs in jeopardy due to severe funding shortfalls at the expiration of MAP-21, if Congress fails to act.

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Hellerstein, McCracken Elected to MDU Resources Board

MDU Resources Group Inc. announced that Mark A. Hellerstein and William E. McCracken have been elected to the company's board of directors, effective August 1.

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CalCIMA Legislation Saves Aggregates, Mineral Operations

The California Department of Conservation announced that legislation sponsored by the California Construction & Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA) has saved 108 aggregate and mineral operations from inadvertently having to cease operations. This helps California’s economic recovery and prevents adverse environmental impacts for the state.

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Kobelco Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Kobelco Construction Machinery USA held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new Houston-based North American Headquarters following the relaunch of the brand as an independent product line earlier this year.

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