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Construction and Industrial Materials: Essential, Beneficial, Sustainable

A steady supply of construction and industrial materials are essential to the California Dream and our quality of life. In the same way we need water and power facilities, a reliable, local supply of construction and industrial materials is essential to modern society.  Try to imagine a world without rock, sand, gravel, concrete and industrial minerals. There would be no homes, highways, hospitals and schools. There would be no bridges, dams, solar panels, computers, life-saving medicines or many of the products we use each and every day.
The environmental and economic value and benefit of our industry is everywhere you look.
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  • Caltrans Renews Support for Aggregate Permitting

    Caltrans has updated its letters and fact sheet for cities and counties on the need to permit aggregate resources.

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  • Home Prices

    Rock Plants Make Good Neighbors.  A recent study concludes rock quarries don't adversely affect values for surrounding homes.  

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  • Annual Spring Thaw Conferences Underscore Safety Priority

    Annual Spring Thaw Conferences Underscore Safety Priority  For years, CalCIMA has hosted annual training conferences called the Spring Thaw. The conferences provide an opportunity for laborers, plant managers, supervisors, safety personnel, company owners, vendors, suppliers and equipment manufacturers to get together to discuss updates in regulation, policy and procedure as well as new training ideas.

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