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Cement Industry Bestows 2017 John P. Gleason, Jr., Leadership Awards

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Aug. 30, 2017, CHICAGO — The Portland Cement Association (PCA) today announced the winners of the 2017 John P. Gleason, Jr., Leadership Awards, honoring individuals who have exhibited leadership in association activities in support of member company objectives and operations. Congratulations to Winner: Ruben Guerrero Jr., Director of Corporate Affairs, Salt River Materials Group. Guerrero is actively engaged in PCA’s network of public policy and communications committees, including the Government Affairs Council, Industry Communications Committee and State Government ...

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Building the Modern World: Infrastructure is made of ROCKS

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Celebrating 60 Years of Excellence

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ARPA Members – Clean Air Act Workshop for the Mining Industry

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Don’t miss this unique opportunity to receive training on air quality permitting, compliance strategies and recent regulatory developments affecting the mining industry. For more details see flyer below or email Nicole@azrockproducts.org

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Highway Bill Gives Millions More To Arizona, Paves Way For Interstate 11

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WASHINGTON – Arizona will receive an additional $380 million in federal highway and transit funds over the next five years under legislation passed by Congress on Thursday.

The funding is considered vital in providing state and local officials in Arizona the certainty to plan and execute large transportation projects. Besides the increased money, the legislation includes language by Sen. John McCain and Rep. Martha McSally that would pave the way for establishing the Sonoran Corridor. And it includes language Rep. Paul ...

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National Miners Day

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December 6, has been designated as National Miners Day to honor the contributions and sacrifices of miners, both past and present.

The date commemorates the worst industrial mine accident in American history when 362 miners perished in an explosion at the No. 6 and No. 8 mines in Monongah, W.Va., on this date in 1907.

Today, more than 350,000 miners extract dozens of diverse minerals from the earth, including coal, gold, copper, silver, granite, limestone, salt and gravel. All of ...

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HOUSE PASSES BILL DEFINING SAND AND GRAVEL AS STRATEGIC AND CRITICAL

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The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1937, the National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2015, by a vote of 254-177 on Oct. 22. Sand, gravel and minerals necessary for transportation infrastructure construction were included in the definition of strategic and critical minerals, despite the efforts of some lawmakers to delete them from the bill.

Introduced by Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., the bill is designed to expedite the permitting to produce domestic sources of minerals of strategic and critical ...

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ADOT’s Projected Transportation Revenues Fall Short of Estimated Needs

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Department plans, constructs, and maintains Arizona’s highway infrastructure— Every 5 years the Department develops and submits to the State Transportation Board (Board) a long-range transportation plan that identifies anticipated highway system needs for the next 20 years. The Department also prepares a 5-year construction program for board approval that identifies specific construction projects that will be conducted based on anticipated funding. This 5-year construction program is updated annually and includes preservation, modernization, and expansion projects.

Department transportation funding sources include federal ...

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Sonoran Desert Tortoise Does Not Warrant Endangered Species Protection

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Sonoran Desert Tortoise Does Not Warrant Endangered Species Protection
Finding represents best science, federal agencies and Arizona collaborating to conserve species

After reviewing the best available scientific and commercial information, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) finds that the Sonoran desert tortoise does not face the threat of extinction and will be removed from the Endangered Species Act (ESA) candidate list. The finding is due in part to long-term commitments to continued proactive efforts between federal agencies, Arizona Game and ...

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Pima County Bond Campaign – Endorsers Press Conference

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Source: David Steele

The press conference for the Pima County Bond Campaign is, next Tuesday, September 8 at 2:00 PM. At this press conference, we will announce the groups and individuals endorsing the bond. The press conference will take place in front of the Reid Park Zoo (map). If you could take a moment and let us know if you will be able to attend by clicking here we would very much appreciate it. Please wear attire ...

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