Dust Control Technology Sponsors Orphanage Event

Peoria, Ill.-based Dust Control Technology sponsored a day-long event to benefit the children of Casa Hogar de Cabo San Lucas, a boys’ orphanage dedicated to providing active care and personal well-being in Baja California Sur, Mexico. The 41 young men who currently reside at the facility were treated to a full day of food and surfing on the grounds of the Cabo Surf Hotel, including lessons from professional instructors at the Mike Doyle Surf School. This was the third annual Carvin’ for Kids gathering – all three sponsored by Dust Control Technology. The company was also a supporter of the annual Casa Hogar fundraiser in 2013, which brought in more than $330,000 to support the orphanage and its efforts.

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J.D. Neuhaus Launches New Mobile Website

Materials handling and lifting equipment specialist J.D. Neuhaus has launched a mobile version of its website designed specifically for smartphones. With mobile phone users currently making up an estimated 15 percent of global internet traffic, it is becoming ever more important to have a website that looks good and functions correctly when viewed on mobile devices, noted the company.

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Holcim 2014 Outlook: Cement Volumes Up

Holcim expects the global economies to show another year of uneven performance in 2014. For instance, North American markets are expected to continue to benefit from a further recovery especially in the United States. Latin America on the other hand could continue to face uncertainties in Mexico but should overall show slight growth.

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PCA to Feds: Pavements Part of Vehicle Fuel Economy, Lower Emissions Equation

Responding to the White House’s second phase of fuel economy standards for heavy-duty trucks, targeted for 2015-16 rulemaking and implementation, Portland Cement Association CEO Gregory Scott noted, “We should expand the debate beyond making more efficient [vehicles] to making more efficient infrastructure.”

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