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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, asphalt, 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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  • Martin Stratte Joins Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

    https://www.huntonak.com/services/EnvironmentalAssociate Member Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP has announced that Martin Stratte has joined the firm as a partner in its San Francisco office.  Stratte has significant experience permitting quarries, mines, and related infrastructure throughout the U.S., in addition to resolving mining-related environmental and land use matters.  In California, he will focus his practice on SMARA and CEQA compliance and litigation.  He is currently Vice Chair of the CalCIMA Legal Action Committee. 

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  • What’s Happening with the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and Low Carbon Construction Materials?

    The landmark Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 signaled a shift in how the nation views construction materials—notably concrete and asphalt. It asserts national policy and leverages federal funding for production of substantially lower carbon construction materials. This blog entry provides an update on key programs.

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  • CalCIMA Announces 2023 Excellence in Safety Awards Winners

    For Immediate Release - November 29, 2023 Contact: Julia Maldonado, jmaldonado@calcima.org, (916) 554-1000 ext. 109 Sacramento - The California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA) announced its 2023 Excellence in Safety Awards winners recently at its 2023 Education Conference  in Palm Springs, California. These awards acknowledge the exceptional work and contributions to safety in regard to leadership, innovation, commitment, and impact beyond the plant.

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