Mining Media adds MQT to publication lineup

Source: Mining Media International, Denver

Mining Media (which also owns Concrete Products) has acquired long-standing title Mine & Quarry Trader (MQT) from Penton Business Media, Inc., effective immediately; terms were not disclosed. The 35-year-old MQT will be combined with Mining Media’s Quarry Equipment Marketplace (QEM) to create a distribution solution for buyers and sellers in the aggregates, mining, quarrying, recycling and related industries. As a result of this merger, Concrete Products, Rock Products and Cement Americas readers who have been receiving QEM will now receive MQT in its place.

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Oldcastle, Cemex top sand & gravel producer ranks

Source: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Va.

Using 2009 statistics, USGS has produced its yearly Top 100 list of sand and gravel producers in the nation. Unlike the top crushed stone rankings released earlier this year with no change in the top 13 companies from the previous year, the sand and gravel list has a new number one: Atlanta-based Oldcastle Materials, which moved ahead of Houston’s Cemex. At the number three spot, Birmingham, Ala.-based Vulcan Materials Co. switched places from the previous year with Lehigh Hanson, Inc., Irving, Texas.

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Veteran labor attorney probes pro-union NLRB, Labor Dept. maneuvers in free webinar

Source: LeClairRyan, Richmond, Va.

In an August 4 webinar, “NLRB and DOL Step on the Gas: Implications for Employers,” LeClairRyan Partner Mark Goodwin will discuss recent National Labor Relations Board and Department of Labor actions in support of organized labor,

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