CASE, Leica Introduce OEM-Fit Machine Control Solutions

CASE Construction Equipment now offers OEM-Fit 2D and 3D machine control solutions designed by Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon – now available for CASE D-series excavators from CASE SiteControl Certified dealers.   This new option ensures that the optimal combination of machine and solution is installed and tested by CASE-certified precision field specialists. It also simplifies the acquisition process and allows…

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Mergers and Acquisitions Dominate the News

In the last couple of months, I have written about the housing boom, as well as an economy on fire, which coupled with the prospects for an infrastructure bill just adds optimism to the outlook for our industry. But as we look out toward the last remaining months of the year, it has been remarkable to witness the growth spurt…

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Rhode Island Quarry Resolves Allegations

Both the current and former owner of a quarry property on White Rock Road in Westerley, R.I., have agreed to terms intended to resolve allegations by a state agency of wetlands regulation violations, according to the Westerly Sun. Cherenzia Excavation Inc. of Westerly and Strategic Commercial Realty Inc., an offshoot of Rawson Materials of Putnam, Conn., signed the consent agreement…

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Judge Rules Against Colorado Quarry

Garfield District Court Judge Anne K. Norrdin issued an order granting Garfield County, Colo.’s motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit filed by Rocky Mountain Industrials (RMI) against the county two years ago, according to SILT. In her June 26 order, Judge Norrdin ruled that the county special use permit “does not authorize unrestricted or unregulated mining activities by RMI,…

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Lehigh Expansion Opposed by County

Lehigh Southwest Cement Co. wants to amend its 2012 Reclamation Plan for Lehigh Permanente Quarry near Cupertino, Calif., to increase mining. As part of the amendment, the proposal asks to disturb an area of the “Permanente Ridge” that is about 100 vertical ft. in height and 4,000 ft. across, according to the Palo Alto Times. The company’s proposal would effectively…

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Proposed Operation in Alaska Denied

Quality Asphalt Paving (QAP) and parent company Colaska Inc., part of the international Colas Group, faced community opposition to a proposed aggregates operation. Plans submitted to the borough of Meadow Lakes, Alaska, called for the removal of up to 2 million cu. yd. of gravel from a 105-acre area of the parcel over a 20-year period, with a portable asphalt…

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Hey, Update Your Website!

I could write an editorial every month about the need for a new infrastructure bill. But the chess game in Washington goes on and on, so I will wait until checkmate to address that issue again. In the meantime, why haven’t you updated your website lately? I know, that’s a seemingly random question that came out of left field. But…

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First Look – August 2021

TOP NEWS • USGS STATS • ECONOMIC INDICATORS • MSHA WATCH • ENERGY TOP NEWS Industry Leaders Share Growth Projections  The Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association at its 67th Annual Meeting heard a National Economic Report presented by Jon Hockenyos, president of TXP Inc., an economic analysis and public policy consulting firm. New Frontier Materials Buys Fred Weber Assets New Frontier…

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