PACA Offering Field Testing Certification Examinations

The Pennsylvania Aggregates and Concrete Association (PACA) announced it is offering certification examinations for those interested in earning their American Concrete Institute (ACI) Concrete Field Testing Technician – Grade I certification. ACI-certified technicians are in high demand. Certification is awarded to candidates who can demonstrate the technical knowledge and ability to properly perform seven basic field tests on freshly mixed…

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Mellott, NorX Partner to Serve Aggregates Industry

With more than 150 years of combined corporate service, two companies with strong small-town roots, similar work ethics and values – Mellott and NorX – are joining together with the goal of becoming the market-leading supplier of crushing and screening solutions, and related after-market support in the aggregates industry with world-class business partners. Based in Lawrenceville, Ga., and run by the Glaze family,…

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Section of Colorado Quarry Closed Following Rockslide

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has shut down a major portion of the Glenwood Springs limestone quarry operated by Rocky Mountain Industrials (RMI) in Glenwood Springs, Colo., following a rockslide incident, according to an article in the Post Independent. U.S. Bureau of Land Management Upper Colorado River District spokesman Eric Coulter said that a BLM geologist and inspectors…

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Eagle Materials Concrete and Aggregates Revenue Spikes 30%

Eagle Materials Inc. reported financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2023 ended Dec. 31, 2022. The company is reporting record revenue of $511 million, up 10%.; and record net earnings of $117 million, up 14%. Revenue in the Heavy Materials sector, which includes Cement, Concrete and Aggregates, as well as Joint Venture and intersegment Cement revenue, was up 3%…

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Turner Mining Group Awarded $120 Million Mining Contract in Texas

Turner Mining Group broke ground on a four-year, turnkey mining contract for an industrial sand producer in West Texas. This mining services agreement expands Turner’s client portfolio into diverse markets as the global demand for frac sand continues to rise. Employing more than 80 miners to perform the services, Turner will manage and oversee all mining activities in a multi-site effort…

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