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How to Grade a Dirt Road

In Gravel Roads by Frank Elswick

Traditionally, grading dirt roads has called for motor graders and around-the-clock maintenance. Innovative, alternative methods — like those built by Midwest — make dirt roads stronger from the very start.  Unpaved dirt roads provide municipalities and businesses alike with cost-effective and reliable infrastructure. From industrial work on and around worksites to recreational activities in the community, unpaved dirt roads function …

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US and Australia Team Up to Capitalize on Rare-Earth Metal Supply

In Dust Control, Mine & Quarry by Jim Silva

An emerging partnership between the US and Australia promises to change the market for rare-earth metals. Here’s what mining companies can do to prepare for it. From smartphones with longer battery lives to increasingly sophisticated military equipment, many recent technological advances can be traced back to rare-earth metals — elements such as lanthanum, cerium, and dysprosium. Due to the importance …