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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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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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GCAA Announces Support for Automation & Energy Conference

Rock Products is pleased to announce that in addition to the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) sponsorship, the Georgia Construction Aggregates Association (GCAA) will co-sponsor the magazine’s Automation & Energy Conference being held Nov. 19-21 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta.

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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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MSHA Touts Record-Low Fatality, Injury Rates

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration announced the release of final data for 2012 that indicate the lowest fatality and injury rates in the history of U.S. mining, along with the lowest rate of contractor fatalities since the agency began calculating those rates in 1983.

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