California Governor Signs AB 2953 Recycling Bill

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the California Construction And Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA) sponsored recycling bill, AB 2953 (Salas), into law on Friday, Sept. 30. This bill requires local governments to adopt specifications for the use of recycled construction materials – road base, asphalt, and concrete – for road repair and construction. CalCIMA sponsored this bill to increase the recycling…

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York Building Products Acquires Union Quarries

York Building Products acquired Union Quarries, a Carlisle, Pa.-based manufacturer of crushed stone, asphalt and ready-mix concrete products. “This exciting acquisition will allow both operations to provide a greater level of product offering for our respective customers, increase our level of customer service, and help us jointly reach a broader market area” said Dave Semple, president of York Building Products.…

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Metso Outotec Acquires Tesab Engineering

Metso Outotec has signed an agreement to acquire Tesab Engineering Ltd, a Northern Ireland-based company offering mobile crushing equipment for aggregates applications, including quarrying, recycling, asphalt and concrete.  Their turnover in 2021 was approx. EUR 30 million and they have more than 60 employees primarily in Europe. The value of the deal was not disclosed. It will have no material…

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Hyundai Brings Popular Machines to AGG1

At the AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo in Nashville, Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas featured two of its most in-demand machines for asphalt, highway/roadwork and pavement maintenance – the HL980A wheel loader and the HX220AL excavator. Hyundai HL980A Wheel LoaderDelivering 351 hp (262 kW) and a 7.3 cu. yd. (5.6 cu. m) payload, the Hyundai HL980A wheel loader is a heavy-duty…

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More Than 11,000 Attend AGG1 and World of Asphalt

More than 11,000 asphalt paving and aggregates professionals filled a sold-out Music City Center exhibition floor in Nashville as AGG1 and World of Asphalt brought the industry back together. Organizations from across the country, including Rogers Group Inc. and Milestone Contractors sent representatives ranging from C-Suite executives to field operators, to view specialized exhibits and product unveilings, take in the latest…

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CRH’s Americas Materials Division Solid Through Three Quarters

CRH plc issued a company update for Jan. 1 to Sept. 30. Cumulative nine-month sales to the end of September amounted to $22.8 billion, an increase of 11% compared with the corresponding period in 2020 and 7% ahead on a like-for-like basis. First-half growth moderated in the third quarter as easing pandemic related restrictions in the third quarter of 2020…

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