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Court to Teamsters: Aggregate Industries not NLRA-bound to be ‘bad’ at bargaining

Sources: U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, Washington, D.C.; CP staff

The top federal appellate court recently granted an Aggregate Industries petition for review of a National Labor Relations Board decision involving the transfer of work between Construction and Ready-Mix bargaining unit drivers represented by Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen and Helpers Local 631, Las Vegas.

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Stabil Concrete applies fabrication competencies to exterior, interior GFRC brands

Sources: Stabil Concrete Products LLC, St. Petersburg, Fla.; CP staff

Architectural precaster Stabil Concrete has announced separately branded glass fiber reinforced concrete products: a namesake line for exterior cladding and Osso Concrete Design for interior applications.

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Pumping group, NRMCA co-locate Education Edge, ConcreteWorks conferences

Sources: American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA), Lewis Center, Ohio; CP staff

ACPA’s biannual Gaining the Edge Education Conference and the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s annual ConcreteWorks will run concurrently, September 18-20 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville.

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Clean diesel power eclipses 40 percent of Class 3-8 truck fleet

Sources: Diesel Technology Forum, Washington, D.C.

Four million of the 9.5 million medium and heavy-duty commercial trucks operating in the U.S. are equipped with newer technology engines, according to a Diesel Technology Forum (DTF) analysis of IHS Automotive vehicles in operation statistics. The analysis encompasses model year 2007–2015 Class 3-8 diesel trucks in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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