Could a Closed Quarry Bring Baseball to Oregon?

June 15, 2021 – A Portland, Ore., developer is swinging for the fences with a proposal that not only sets the stage to entice Major League Baseball to Oregon, but also brings needed housing, industry and parks into Rockwood, Ore. And the star of the plan is Knife River’s closed Rockwood sand and gravel quarry. Barry Smith, an architect, has drafted plans to…

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Leftwich Named President and CEO of TACA

The Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA) announced that Josh Leftwich is joining the association as its new president and chief executive officer. Leftwich comes to TACA with more than 20 years of experience in the mining and energy sectors, bringing an extensive and diverse range of knowledge in regulatory policy, legislative engagement, environmental permitting, business planning, risk management and…

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