Lame Duck Push

Nov. 7, 2014 – Michael W. Johnson, president and CEO of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association, has an important message for aggregates producers. It goes like this: “The American people have selected who will represent them during the next Congress, but remember six more weeks of work remain for members of the 113th Congress. Tell them today that their job…

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Highbank Building Barge Load-Out

Highbank Resources Ltd., Vancouver, B.C., Canada, has finalized a contract with Foresight Innovations Ltd. of Victoria, B.C., to drive the pilings and complete the infrastructure for the company’s barge load-out facility at Swamp Point North. Work is expected to commence at the site this month with completion anticipated in 2-3 weeks.

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Sold!

August 18, 2014 – Martin Marietta Materials has now sold what needed to be sold. The company completed the divestitures required pursuant to a consent decree that was a condition of the Department of Justice’s clearance of Martin Marietta’s acquisition of Texas Industries Inc., which closed on July 1, 2014. Martin Marietta sold to Vulcan Materials one quarry in Oklahoma and…

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Ozinga RMC Integrates Illinois Sites

August 7, 2014 – A definitive agreement with Aggregate Industries, centered on ready mixed production and fleet assets at 14 Meyer Material Co. sites, has netted Ozinga Bros. an expanded footprint across seven northern Illinois counties. Effective late last month, it transferred concrete plant operation and delivery to Ozinga Ready Mix Concrete, while Aggregate Industries/Meyer maintains six aligned sand and…

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