Three Things to Consider Before Building a Website for Your Mining Company

Websites are an important tool for all businesses, large and small.  In today’s techno-savvy world, just any old website will not suffice; especially for a mining company.


Many mining and related companies have outdated websites (i.e., 3+ years old), while others still do not have a website at all.  Perhaps those who don’t have a website think of it as unnecessary, or a strategic way to hide from their community, or management has never got around to building a site because of time, energy, skills and/or cost needed to take on the project.

What Trump's Proposed Wall Means for the Construction Aggregates Industry

With the presidential election campaign season is in full swing, the experts at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. decided to publish a report analyzing the economic benefactors of the Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump’s proposed border wall between the United States and Mexico.

The report estimates, Mexico’s Cemex SAB will benefit the most from the project as well as Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua SAB, for which Cemex SAB owns a stake.  Other companies who stand to benefit include Martin Marietta Materials, Inc., Vulcan Materials, Co., and CalPortland, Co.

Project Cornerstone Forms to Educate Community about the Importance of Construction Aggregates Industry

SAN DIEGO, CA At a meeting on March 25, 2014, a group of local San Diego construction aggregate producers decided to form Project Cornerstone, Inc.  The organization is intended to be a grassroots effort dedicated to educating the public about the importance of local construction aggregates (i.e., sand, gravel and crushed stone).

“The construction aggregate providers of San Diego are happy to announce the formation of Project Cornerstone, a grass roots effort focused on educating the public on the importance of having a sustainable local supply of these resources,” said Crystal Howard, Executive Director for Project Cornerstone.  “Construction aggregates are the cornerstone of our communities and we are excited to provide a program that will illustrate how these materials are used in our everyday lives."

Advancements in Paperless Lending

Advancements in paperless lending software are shaping the way lenders do business in 2012. Many lenders have discovered managing their loan files electronically offers significant advantages over the old paper file method.

Utilizing a paperless lending system saves time and money. Quite simply, having all documents in an electronic format and accessible in one place eliminates wasted time spent looking for a physical document. Lenders also see a savings in their paper and printer ink costs because employees do not need to print or copy documents like they did previously. In the ProLender System, users can generate a Loan Approval and make it accessible both internally and online without printing a single page.