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Command Alkon/JWS Unveils Surprise in Las Vegas

The 2011 Command Alkon Customer Conference in Las Vegas marked the release of the JWS Division’s Apex 5 suite of software modules for the bulk materials industry. Mining Media International editors were on-hand for the product launch.

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FMI Releases NRCI for the Fourth Quarter 2011

FMI, a provider of management consulting and investment banking to the engineering and construction industry, released its Nonresidential Construction Index report for the fourth quarter of 2011.

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Martin Marietta Materials Grows in Third Quarter

Martin Marietta Materials Inc. announced results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2011. Ward Nye, president and CEO of the company, said during the third quarter the company continued to build on a foundation that has enabled it to outperform others in the industry as all aggregates operations work through the prolonged economic downturn.

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Lafarge Leads 2nd Annual Illinois River Clean-Up

On Oct. 14, Lafarge North America's Chicago-area operations teamed up with the national organization Living Lands and Water (LLW) on its 2nd annual Illinois River clean-up event.

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Summit Materials Acquires Texas Companies

Summit Materials, based in Washington D.C., acquired Industrial Asphalt Inc.; Asphalt Paving Co. of Austin Inc.; and Ramming Paving Co. Ltd. in Austin, Texas. “We are very pleased to welcome the new companies and their employees to Summit. These businesses are a great combination, and together with RK Hall in northeast Texas, they expand Summit’s presence in the state,” said Tom Hill, CEO of Summit Materials.

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