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Martin Engineering announces retirement of Todd Swinderman
Jan. 24, 2012, Neponset, Ill. – Martin Engineering, a worldwide leader in bulk materials handing technology, has announced the retirement of Chief Technical Director Todd Swinderman as of December 31, 2011. He will continue to support key strategic initiatives with the company as an independent consultant.
Launch of Aggneo
Jan. 24, 2012 – Lafarge Canada Inc. announced the launch of Aggneo, a new range of high standard recycled aggregates. Aggneo is a Lafarge Group global initiative with the goal to offer a reliable and sustainable construction solution starting at the foundation of customer's needs.
New road construction along Nogales border
Jan. 24, 2012 – It's been a little over two weeks and 40 military engineers from Alaska continue digging a new road for Border Patrol along the U.S. Mexico Border in Nogales.
New advocacy group for recycled aggregate launches in Canada
Jan. 20, 2012 – Aggregate Recycling Ontario launches campaign to encourage the use of more recycled aggregate in infrastructure projects.
Information sought on Vulcan operations
Jan. 20, 2012 – The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking additional information on Vulcan Materials Co.'s operations in regard to Martin Marietta's $4.8 billion hostile takeover bid of the company.
Granite Hill Quarry production begins
Jan. 20, 2012 – Erdene Resource Development Corp.has announced that it has received notice from Aggregates USA (Sparta) LLC ("AUSA") that they commenced commercial production in January from the quarry located in central Georgia, U.S. The Company has also reported the receipt of the 2012 minimum royalty of US$165,000 from AUSA.
Lafarge given inaugural wildlife award
Jan. 18, 2012 – Employees at Lafarge's Stonewall Aggregates have been recognized for their commitment to wildlife habitat conservation with the awarding of the first Wildlife at Work certification by the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC).
Mild weather delays construction of vital winter roads to North
Jan. 18, 2012 – Chief Larry Knott has been waiting months for 15 new homes to be delivered to Red Sucker Lake First Nation, a small community about 700 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg. But now he’s worried the houses might not come at all.
Roanoke Cement Company honoured by EPA
Jan. 17, 2012 – Officials at Roanoke Cement Company, a Titan America business, are pleased to announce that four of their cement distribution terminals have achieved the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR(R) Challenge for Industry, which recognizes plants that demonstrate a commitment to the environment by achieving a 10% reduction in energy intensity within five or fewer years.
Recycling aggregates focus of new Ontario advocacy group
Jan. 17, 2012 – Eliminating large piles of concrete and asphalt removed from demolition sites and road reconstruction projects by reusing these materials is the immediate focus of a new Ontario organization.