Making a Fleet Change

Find Out How The Quarry At Argos USA’s Martinsburg Cement Plant Optimized Its Loading And Hauling Operations. By Mark S. Kuhar Argos USA’s Martinsburg cement plant, acquired in 2016, operates a limestone quarry in the West Virginia panhandle. Quarry operations there began around 1900 underground for lime-grade high-calcium limestone; and on the surface for cement grade limestone.  After purchasing the…

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Argos USA, Liability Heir, Cooperates in Feds’ Concrete Price-Fixing Investigation

Argos USA, Alpharetta, Ga., has entered a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) resolving a DOJ Antitrust Division charge of conspiring to fix prices, rig bids and allocate sales for ready mixed concrete in Savannah, Ga., and neighboring markets under U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia jurisdiction, according to the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division.

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Busiest Week Ever

Nov. 22, 2019 – This was one of the busiest weeks in recent memory. The week started off with the announcement that Rock Products‘ parent company SEMCO Publishing had acquired the assets of Aggregates Manager magazine, effectively creating the aggregates industry’s most powerful media enterprise. This is big news, and as that merger evolves, you will learn more about what it means for aggregates producers and manufacturers. The…

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