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EPA, DOT eye fuel-efficiency, CO2 standards for 2014 mixers, dumps

EPA- and U.S. Department of Transportation-proposed standards for vocational heavy-duty trucks, to be implemented from 2014 through 2018 model years, could net a 10 percent reduction in fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions against current Class 8 vehicles.

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Mining Media adds Concrete Products, Rock Products, Cement Americas

Denver-based Mining Media Inc. has acquired Concrete Products, Rock Products, and Cement Americas from Penton Media, along with their websites and Concrete Currents, Breaking Rock News and Cement Newsline electronic newsletters.

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Central Concrete decision affirms union loyalties in plant owner transition

The NLRB concurs with a regional hearing officer’s determination that Teamsters Local 853-represented employees at an Oakland, Calif., ready mixed site are entitled to batch plant work a prior owner assigned to Operating Engineers Local 3 members.

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