Granite Commits to Bringing Women into Leadership

Granite is committed to bringing more women into leadership as part of Catalyst CEO Champions for Change. These CEO champions continue to advance women in their organizations at every level across the leadership pipeline, particularly in the executive ranks – demonstrating their commitment to doubling down on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the midst of a global pandemic and…

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CEMEX, Heidelberg, Holcim Make Climate ‘A List’

Three of the top five global cement, aggregate and concrete producers have made the 2021 Climate Disclosure Project A List, reflecting transparency in environmental impact, greenhouse gas emissions management and water resource metrics. CEMEX, HeidelbergCement and Holcim are among 200 A List/Climate category performers from a pool of 10,000-plus companies that London-based CDP observes.

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Freight Bottlenecks Slowing Shipments

As vehicle travel returns to pre-pandemic levels and federal transportation funding from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) begins to reach states, it will be critical that states make additional investments to improve the efficiency and condition of the nation’s freight network to minimize supply chain disruptions, according to a new report released by TRIP, a Washington, D.C.-based national…

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LafargeHolcim Acquires Marshall Concrete Products

LafargeHolcim in the United States acquired Marshall Concrete Products, a “longstanding and trusted supplier” of concrete products and services in the Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn., and the greater Twin Cities metropolitan area, the company stated. This acquisition expands the footprint of local Aggregate Industries operations, part of the LafargeHolcim family of companies in the United States.

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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.

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Governors, State DOT CEOs Talk Infrastructure At Summit

The National Governors Association (NGA) hosted five governors, eight state department of transportation executives, federal officials, and private sector partners during an infrastructure summit held Nov. 30 through Dec. 2 in Annapolis, Md. Participants in the three-day summit shared resources and discussed strategies for implementing the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act or IIJA on Nov. 15, reported the…

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CalCIMA Announces Excellence in Safety Awards Winners

The California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA) announced its 2021 Excellence in Safety Awards winners. These awards acknowledge the exceptional work and contributions to safety in regard to leadership, innovation, commitment, and impact beyond the plant. “Safety has to be JOB #1 in our industry. We’re proud to prioritize the safety of our workers, from training and tools, to…

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Athabasca Acquires Strategic Sand Assets

Athabasca Minerals Inc. entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of strategic sand assets located in the United States from an “independent, arms-length vendor,” according to the company. In support of the strategic acquisition, JMAC Resources Limited has agreed to purchase 7,375,000 AMI common shares at a price of $0.20 per share for gross proceeds of C$1,475,000 in a…

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