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Ozinga Unable To Overcome DemsÌ Smear Apparatus In Congressional Race

In his first bid for public office, Chicago ready mixed producer Martin Ozinga III came up short on Election Day against an opponent entrenched in the Illinois Democratic Party and financially emboldened by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

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Voters Approve $71 Billion For Transportation Funding

Of the 37 state and local transportation funding-related initiatives presented to voters across the country on Election Day, 32 were approved–a success rate of 86 percent

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Elmhurst-Chicago Runs Hot & Cold

About two-and-a-half years ago, management at Illinois-based Elmhurst-Chicago Stone Co., deciding to move beyond its four fixed-location ready mixed operations

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2008 National Mixer Driver Championship

Bill Emerson, a 30-year veteran with the Irving Materials Inc. Greenfield, Ind., flagship, took first place and a $5,000 cash prize in the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association's Third Annual National Mixer Driver Championship

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Polyurethane Components Skirt Conveyor Hitches

Conveyor skirting is an important enough component to an aggregate or mining operation that it seems odd to find it is often a point of cost-cutting.

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