OAIMA Hosts Annual Meeting, Trade Show
Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association's (OAIMA) held its annual meeting and trade show at the Hilton at Easton in Columbus, Ohio, on Nov. 13 and 14.
OAIMA President Tony Price of National Lime & Stone Company welcomed attendees and provided opening comments during the general session, which was followed by comments from OAIMA Executive Director, Pat Jacomet and Jerry Wray
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Research Lab Aims to Change Building Methods
RICHBURG, S.C. (AP) The insurance industry hopes a 21,000-sq.-ft. lab in rural South Carolina can help revolutionize the way homes are built and stem the cost of Mother Nature's disasters.
Officials at the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety say the wake of destruction left by hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters can be greatly reduced with construction cho
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Mine Expansion to Claim Vital Iron Range Highway
VIRGINIA, Minn. (AP) A key stretch of U.S. Highway 53 must be removed by 2017 to make way for the expansion of a taconite ore mine, based on the terms of an agreement the state struck with a mining company in 1960.
“We've got to move it because the state of Minnesota signed a contract with the mining company back then,'' said Sen.
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Blastcrete Gunite Attachment Adds Convenience, Maneuverability
Blastcrete Equipment Company's H-020 gunite attachment gives shotcrete contractors a powerful rotary gunite machine that attaches easily to any skid steer, requires less compressed air and saves space on job sites. The easy-to-operate machine delivers precise material control for projects including concrete repair, soil stabilization and refractory lining applications.
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E-Series Cat Hammers Combine Design Simplicity, Advanced Features
Ten new Cat E-Series hammers — designed for use with mini-excavators, skid steer loaders and backhoe loaders — are available in both “silenced” and side-plate versions. Four sizes — H35, H45, H55 and H65 — are offered in two mounting configurations for installation on both Caterpillar and competitive carriers.
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Riding to the Rescue in Texas with the Bayonet Breaker
In the world of heavy equipment, many words come to mind. Hard work, knowledge, expertise, and grit are a few but miracle is not normally one of them—until now.
Tragedies are exactly what they sound like…tragic. Sometimes even tragedies spawn miracles and bring out the very best in people.
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Allu to Showcase D, DL Bucket Attachments at ConExpo-Con/AGG 2014
Allu Group Inc. will be located in the Gold Lot in booth 2109 at the ConExpo-Con/AGG 2014 trade show. The New Jersey-based Allu will demonstrate both its D-Series and DL Screener bucket attachments at the booth as well as display its PMX power mixer. The PMX is an integral part of the Allu soil stabilization system.
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