EPA Settles With D.C. Processing Plant on Water Act Violations

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it has entered into a settlement agreement with Recycled Aggregates LLC and John Driggs Co., including a penalty of $32,400, resolving alleged Clean Water Act violations at a rock and gravel processing facility located at 1721 S. Capitol St. SW in Washington, D.C.

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Going Global

Aug. 24, 2016 – According to the latest market report published by Persistence Market Research, the global construction aggregates market is anticipated to witness a year-over-year growth of 6.3 percent in 2016. Increasing activities in infrastructure and renovation sectors are among the key drivers propelling the demand for construction aggregates globally. In addition, the macroeconomic factors such as open-ended industrialization…

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Going Global

April 18, 2014 – There is a lot of rock set to be produced on the “Third Rock from the Sun.” Through 2017, worldwide sales of construction aggregates are forecast to expand more than five percent per year to 53 billion metric tons, according to the new market research report “World Construction Aggregates” from GIIResearch.com. Following recent severe declines from…

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Aggregates Recycling Bill Offered in Canada

On Monday April 22, PC MPP Sylvia Jones (Dufferin-Caledon) introduced a private members bill, bill 56, entitled The Aggregate Recycling Promotion Act. The Bill seeks to promote greater sustainability in the construction industry by allowing for greater use of recycled aggregates in publicly-funded construction projects as a means to preserve this non-renewable resource where possible.

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