North American Mining Hires Publishing Veterans

May 6, 2021 – Pleased to give a shout out to Semco’s new publication, North American Mining magazine, which has hired two key industry veterans with significant experience in the mining sector to lead sales and editorial. “Vic Matteucci will head up sales and Donna Schmidt assumes the reins of editor,” stated Peter Johnson, publisher of the magazine. “The staff of North American Mining magazine…

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Martin Marietta Sees Good Year Ahead

May 5, 2021 – Martin Marietta Materials Inc. reported results for the first quarter ended March 31. Total revenues were $982.4 million versus $958.2 million in the first quarter of 2020. Looking ahead, Martin Marietta remains confident that favorable pricing dynamics will continue, supported by the company’s locally-driven pricing strategy. Additionally, the company anticipates single-family housing growth, expanded infrastructure investment and notable heavy…

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Propane Council Shares Air Quality Resources

May 3, 2021 – In celebration of Clean Air Month, the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) is encouraging construction professionals to visit its webpage dedicated to carbon monoxide (CO) safety and indoor air quality this month. Celebrated in May, the American Lung Association (ALA) sponsors Clean Air Month to bring heightened awareness to the correlation between clean air and respiratory…

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What’s Under Construction?

May 3, 2021 – Since the completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad in 1869, the first megaproject in U.S. history, crews around the nation have always eyed making the country’s infrastructure better and more efficient. ConExpo-Con/Agg 365 recently ranked the top five infrastructure projects currently underway in the United States. Hint: there’s a lot of transit on the list. Check out the…

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Vulcan Materials Supports Student Scholarships

April 29, 2021 – Vulcan Materials recently donated $5,000 to the College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM) at Auburn University. For more than 20 years, Vulcan has generously donated an annual academic scholarship for COSAM students in the Department of Geosciences. Several representatives from Vulcan met with Department of Geosciences Chair Dr. Ming-kuo Lee and made a formal donation from the…

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Let’s Talk New Money

April 27, 2021 – Catherine Rampell, writing for The Arizona Evening Star, analyzed the GOP infrastructure proposal and said, “See, the White House proposal had been framed as new infrastructure money, on top of whatever the government was already expected to spend on roads, bridges, airports, broadband, etc., if existing laws and programs continue without changes. The Republican plan, by contrast, takes credit for all…

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NSSGA Awards Deadline Approaching

April 15, 2021 – According to the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), there are just nine days left for members to submit applications for a Safety Excellence, Environmental Excellence and/or Community Relations Excellence Award. By applying, members have the opportunity to showcase their facilities’ 2020 activities. Operations will then be put in the running to win a Gold, Silver or Bronze award. To get started with…

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