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Libra Systems launches Covid-19 Care Initiative

Source: Libra Systems, Harleyville, Pa. 

Concrete, aggregate and asphalt plant automation, scale ticketing and business integration solutions provider Libra Systems is offering E-Ticketing at no charge as part of its Covid-19 Care Initiative. The company's other ‘hands-free’ solutions that help maintain social distancing include self-service kiosks, remote printer terminals, and Camera ID. — www.librasystems.com

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Eagle unloads California concrete, aggregates stakes in Teichert deal

Sources: Eagle Materials, Dallas; CP staff

Eagle Materials has sold its Mathews Readymix and Western Aggregates operations in northern California to Sacramento-based producer and contractor Teichert Inc. The Mathews assets include three batch plant locations and 26 trucks; Western Aggregates' vested-rights-to-mine cover 3,900 acres and span reserves of 900 million-plus tons. 

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White House taps ABC, AGC, Big Labor officials for Economic Revival Group

Sources: White House Briefing Room; CP staff

President Donald Trump has enlisted Associated General Contractors of America CEO Stephen Sandherr and Associated Builders & Contractors CEO Michael Bellaman to participate in Construction/Labor/Workforce, one of 16 Great American Economic Revival Industry Groups informing federal, state or local actions as pandemic response measures ease. Joining them are Bechtel Corp. CEO Brendan Bechtel and Flour Corp. CEO Carlos Hernandez, plus AFL-CIO's Richard Trumka; International Brotherhood of Teamsters' Jim Hoffa; International Union of Operating Engineers' Jim Callahan; Laborers’ International Union of North America's Terry O’Sullivan; and, North America’s Building Trades Union's Sean McGarvey.

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Atlas tracks sand & gravel, crushed stone sites from Maine to Maui

Source: Rock Products

CC041620 AtlasRock Products magazine has released an exhaustive directory of sand & gravel and crushed stone operations in conjunction with its April edition. The 2020 Aggregates Industry Atlas maps more than 6,000 crushed stone, sand & gravel, and dredging operations state-by-state; plus, a companion directory provides contact details and parent company references where applicable

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Cement holds steady as minor greenhouse gas emissions data point

Sources: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; CP staff

A just-released EPA report shows the United States continuing to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions disproportionate to economic output: 2018 levels were down 10 percent compared to 2005, while the economy grew 25 percent over that 13-year span.

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