Projected Aggregates Production 2022-2026

Feb. 3, 2022 – Rock Products and Burgex Mining Consultants continue to team up to bring the aggregates industry critical information and resources. We previously announced our collaboration to produce an all-new digital version of our Aggregates Atlas, and you will continue to hear more about that. Today we are releasing Burgex’s updated projections for aggregates production through 2026. The information is presented in both…

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Do Managers Matter Anymore?

With Changes Happening At Light Speed, The Need For Managers Is Questioned. By Steve Schumacher As everyone who reads this knows, change is a constant in both business and in all parts of our lives. Everyone also knows that major changes have been constant and dramatic the last couple years. The things we took for granted in our workplaces may…

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Granite Receives Two Safety Awards

Granite received two 2021 CalCIMA Excellence in Safety Awards at the 2021 CalCIMA Education Conference. The awards recognize “exceptional contributions to safety leadership, innovation, and commitment,” and award categories include aggregate, industrial mineral, cement, concrete, and asphalt facilities, as well as employees, safety professionals, and special recognition. Granite’s Solari Sand & Gravel facility in Arvin, Calif., won in the Small…

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Total Construction Flat in December; Up for 2021

Total construction starts were flat in December with a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $879.3 billion, according to Dodge Construction Network. Residential construction starts gained 4% in December 2021, while nonresidential building starts improved by 3%. Nonbuilding starts, however, declined 12%.  Across 2021, total construction starts rose by 12% compared to 2020. Residential starts moved 20% higher, and nonresidential buildings…

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CEMEX Expands Use of Renewable Diesel at California Operations

CEMEX continues to expand its use of low-carbon alternative fuels at several of its California operations, utilizing renewable diesel to power trucks and machinery as part of its global Future in Action program aimed at reducing CO2 emissions throughout its operations and supply chain. “At CEMEX, we have ambitious goals to reduce our CO2 emissions across our value chain, and…

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Reports From California, North Carolina

A mining and reclamation project was approved by Yolo County, Calif., supervisors following a lengthy presentation, deliberation and public comment session, according to the Daily Democrat. The Teichert Shifler Mining and Reclamation project involves an application to establish a new mining operation to extract sand and gravel aggregate along lower Cache Creek. Referred to as the Teichert Shifler operation, the…

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