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Counting on a Conference Committee

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

As this issue of Aggregates Manager was going to press, everyone inside the Beltway was talking about the need for transportation reauthorization. The question is whether talk will lead to action. Even Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is in the dark ...

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Can You Hear Me Now?

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

Can You Hear Me Now?

Customer feedback programs allow operators to play a larger role in equipment design and evolution. After Gregg Perrett, owner and president of Valentine, Neb.-based Perrett Construction, tried for at least a year to give input to manufacturers about his experience operating ...

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Rollouts March 2012

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

Rollouts March 2012

Your complete guide to new and updated equipment and supplies in the aggregates industry.     Improved fuel economy, performance Case Construction Equipment says its new 621F wheel loader provides up to a 10-percent increase in fuel economy over the previous model, while delivering ...

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State and Province News March 2012

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates.   California Graniterock once again hosted more than 50 middle school students for a week-long Algebra Academy at its corporate office in ...

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Quality Control is Everything

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

Quality Control is Everything

Every aggregate operator spends time and money sampling, sizing, and checking aggregate to make sure it meets requirements. Here are products that can help operators achieve that goal.       Endecotts Ltd. Digital sieve shaker Endecotts says its D450 digital sieve shaker is fitted with ...

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Holt Cat hosting groundbreaking for Laredo facility relocation

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

Holt Cat, the Caterpillar equipment and engine dealer for South, Central, North, and North East Texas, will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Laredo location at 101 South Aviators Road, Laredo, Texas on Tuesday, March 20. Holt Cat purchased ...

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Equipment Innovation: Customers, manufacturers chime in on leveraging customer feedback to upgrade equipment

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

Deere, Case, Terex, and Bobcat customers and product experts talk about the process and how they influenced current and future equipment. To read this digital exclusive section on customer feedback and the process these construction equipment manufacturers use for input, go ...

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FMI predicts 5 percent 2012 construction growth

Equipment World Staff - Mar 21, 2012

Construction consultant FMI's first-quarter 2012 Construction Outlook Report shows a 5 percent increase over 2011 for total construction put in place, or $826.3 billion. According to the report, in order for residential construction to achieve the 8 percent increase projected and ...

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Home builder confidence index remains flat

Equipment World Staff - Mar 21, 2012

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes was unchanged in March from a revised level of 28 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), released today.  This means that following five consecutive ...

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Cat releases 2011 Year in Review and Sustainability reports

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

Caterpillar has made its 2011 Year In Review Report and Sustainability Report available online. The interactive online reports provide an overview of the successes of the past year and what Cat says is its "commitment to sustainability." The Year In Review ...

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Steel shipments up 5.1 percent

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported on March 19 that for the month of January 2012, U.S. steel mills shipped 8,497,932 net tons, a 5.1-percent increase from the 8,085,761 net tons shipped in the previous month, December 2011, ...

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New division may save Ohio DOT nearly $200 million annually

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

By reducing agency costs, commercializing non-interstate rest areas and seeking sponsorship and naming rights for certain infrastructure projects, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) says it could save nearly $200 million annually and billions more could be generated or saved ...

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