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VanWell deal extends Environmental StoneWorks’ installation program

Sources: Environmental StoneWorks, Denver; CP staff

Environmental StoneWorks has expanded its integrated precast veneer stone production and installation business through the acquisition of VanWell Masonry, a Snohomish, Wash., contractor serving the Pacific Northwest for 25 years. 

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Thermal beneficiation process equips Charah to step up ash output

Sources: Charah Solutions, Louisville, Ky.; CP staff

Charah Solutions’ new thermal beneficiation technology improves finished fly ash quality by reducing loss on ignition, ammonia, activated carbon and moisture in raw feeds. The proprietary MP618 Multi-Process suits both wet and dry ash streams and offers these company-cited advantages over competing technologies: Lower cost profile; efficient footprint with self contained environmental controls that can be deployed in weeks versus years; and, modular design that can be scaled to market demand.

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McNeilus dispatches its 100,000th mixer to CalPortland/Glacier NW

Sources: McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing Co., Dodge Center, Minn.; CP staff

A milestone, technology-laden Bridgemaster model McNeilus displayed at the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s ConcreteWorks conference outside Washington, D.C. is bound for Washington State—to the CalPortland Co. Glacier Northwest fleet.

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McInnis terminal births new era for prime Big Apple waterfront

Sources: McInnis Cement, Montreal; CP staff

New York City Council and community organization representatives recently joined McInnis Cement officials for a formal opening of the producer’s 44,000-metric ton (mt) capacity terminal in the Bronx—the first new industrial maritime project built on the borough’s south waterfront since the 1960s.

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OSHA official clarifies safety incentive, post-incident testing policy

Sources: Occupational Safety and Health Administration; CP staff

OSHA Acting Director of Safety Programs Kim Stille has informed regional administrators and state designees that safety incentive programs and post-incident drug testing—contrary to indications in a final rule the agency adopted during the Obama administration’s waning months—do not violate Standard 1904.35, Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illness, Employee Involvement.

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