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Turmac Rebranded Columbia Batching Division

Harmonizing its batch plant equipment brand with the flagship, Columbia will operate the Turmac Division as the Batching Division of Columbia Machine. The name change reinforces the primary focus of providing concrete batching and mixing solutions to domestic and international product machinery customers, notes General Manager J.P. Gianotti.

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Governor recognizes Salt River Materials For Role In Energy-Wise, Habitat Home

Product, engineering, and site-labor contributions to Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona's Net-Zero Energy home--incorporating an insulating concrete form-styled wall system plus decorative, value-added concrete surfaces--garnered Salt River Materials an "Excellence in Economic Development and Energy Leadership Award."

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Titan America, Cemex chiefs named to top PCA posts

During its fall meeting, the PCA board of directors elected Titan America CEO Aris Papadopoulos chairman and Cemex USA President Gilberto Perez vice chairman, both for two-year terms.

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EPA scrutinizes New England RM producers’ Clean Water Act compliance

A U.S. Attorney’s Office complaint, filed on behalf of EPA in the New Hampshire District Court, alleges Clean Water Act violations at the Torromeo Industries Inc. ready mixed and aggregate operation in Kingston, N.H. Agency staff contends that Torromeo Industries, based in Methuen, Mass., violated the Act by discharging storm and process water into wetlands and waterways without the required authorization under a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit.

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Cement industry challenges EPA rule driving $26/ton spike

A PCA Petition for Reconsideration and Administrative Stay with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) cites late additions to a final rule—national emission standard for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP)—the agency issued in August without affording opportunity for public comment.

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