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In a continuation of last month’s Quarry and Aggregates (Q&A) Forum, Terex Mineral Processing System’s President Kieran Hegarty talked about various issues impacting the aggregates industry.
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  • Knife River ñ Cheyenne Division Lands $12 Million

    Knife River’s Cheyenne division was the successful bidder on four projects totaling slightly more than $12 million in new work for the Wyoming Department of Transportation and Laramie County
  • Txi Loss $23.7 Million For Quarter

    Texas Industries reported a net loss of $23.7 million for the quarter that ended Aug. 31
  • Msha Moving To Overhaul Pov Program

    The Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration will begin using a new screening criteria for the pattern of violations enforcement program
  • Msha Moving To Overhaul Pov Program

    The Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration will begin using a new screening criteria for the pattern of violations enforcement program
  • Labor Sec. Addresses Mining Association

    U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis spoke last week at the National Mining Association's executive board meeting
  • Labor Sec. Addresses Mining Association

    U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis spoke last week at the National Mining Association's executive board meeting
  • Commercial Construction Economic Summit In Pa.

    The current state of the economy has greatly impacted the construction and design. Industry executives point to the unwillingness of lenders to finance new projects
  • Trip Studies Road Conditions

    Twenty-four percent of the nation’s major metropolitan roads have pavements in poor condition, resulting in rough rides and costing the average urban motorist $402 annually in additional vehicle operating costs, according to a new report by TRIP, a national transportation research group
  • Msha Wins Ruling In Massey Energy Case

    An administrative law Judge with the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission ruled in favor of the Mine Safety and Health Administration in a legal challenge filed last June by Massey Energy’s Performance Coal
  • Msha Wins Ruling In Massey Energy Case

    An administrative law Judge with the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission ruled in favor of the Mine Safety and Health Administration in a legal challenge filed last June by Massey Energy’s Performance Coal
  • Chamber Releases Transportation Indexes

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce released the first-ever nationwide and state-by-state Transportation Performance Indexes, which show a significant decline over the last five years in America’s transportation infrastructure
  • Usgs: Aggregate Up In Q2

    The U.S. Geological Survey reports that an estimated 331 million metric tons of crushed stone were produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the second quarter, an increase of 6.4% compared with the second quarter of 2009
  • USGS: Aggregate Up In Q2

    The U.S. Geological Survey reports that an estimated 331 million metric tons of crushed stone were produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the second quarter, an increase of 6.4% compared with the second quarter of 2009
  • Builder Confidence Unchanged In September

    Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes held unchanged in September from the previous month's low level of 13, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index
  • Cement Group Issues Building Requirements

    To allow local governments to adopt green building codes that address high performance as well as conventional sustainable features, the Portland Cement Association and the Institute for Business and Home Safety have developed "High Performance Building Requirements for Sustainability 2.0."
  • Msha Impact Inspections Net Violators

    The Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration said that the results are in from impact inspections it conducted from April through August at 111 coal and metal/nonmetal mines
  • Msha Impact Inspections Net Violators

    The Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration said that the results are in from impact inspections it conducted from April through August at 111 coal and metal/nonmetal mines
  • China Shuangji Cement Sees Rising Demand

    China Shuangji Cement, located in China's Shandong and Hainan Provinces, said that a vibrant domestic economy is expected to have a meaningful impact on its business going forward as the economy maintains its momentum
  • Construction Jobs Rebound In August

    Construction jobs were added in half the states in August, while the number of states with year–over–year job gains rose to 10 from just six in July, according to employment data from the Department of Labor
  • Housing Starts Up 10.5% In August

    Nationwide housing starts rose 10.5% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 598,000 units in August, bringing the pace of production more in line with the level of construction activity before the popular home buyer tax credit temporarily stimulated housing sales earlier this year
  • Study: Emotional Intelligence Key To Employee Happiness

    Employees with a high level of emotional intelligence are more dedicated and satisfied at work, compared to other employees
  • Prestigious College Doesn'T Predict Ceo Success

    Whether or not a company’s CEO holds a degree from a top school has no bearing on the firm’s long-term performance
  • Forget Green Cheese: Moon Silica Rich

    Scientists have discovered massive silica-rich deposits. But before you rush to obtain mineral rights and mining permits, bear in mind, the deposits are on the Moon
  • Vulcan Honored For Solid Waste Reduction

    The Irwindale, Calif., chamber of commerce awarded Vulcan Materials' Western Division its 2010 Solid Waste Reduction Award
  • Luck Stone Receives An Epa Grant

    Luck Stone teams with the Environmental Protection Agency and Virginia Clean Cities at James Madison University to implement the first construction equipment repower project in Virginia
  • Reason For Radical Approach To Transportation

    For decades he's been in the thick of transportation policy. He's authored books and studies, advised four presidential administrations, he introduced the terms 'privatization' to transportation and 'high-occupancy toll lanes', and he is the director of transportation policy and Searle Freedom Trust Transportation Fellow at Reason Foundation. Robert Poole has released a new study that calls for completely rethinking how we spend federal transportation dollars in a plan dubbed Interstate 2.0
  • Txi Cement Plant Earns Epa Award

    TXI's Midlothian Cement Plant has been awarded the 2010 Energy Star certification for superior energy performance by the Environmental Protection Agency
  • Titan America Promotes Executives, Reorganizes

    Titan America made four appointments within its executive structure
  • Luck Stone To Buy Massie Aggregate

    Luck Stone Corp. has entered into an agreement to purchase the Jack L. Massie Aggregate distribution center in Williamsburg, Va.
  • Knife River Restructures Operations

    In an effort to streamline its business and management structure, Knife River has reorganized all of its operations under three leaders
  • Conveyor Training Expanded

    Martin Engineering expanded its Foundations training program on the design and development of more productive belt conveyors to offer three customizable seminars
  • Conexpo Russia Sells Exhibit Space For 2011

    Exhibit space sales are now open for Conexpo Russia to be held May 31, to June 4, 2011 in Moscow
  • Msha Issues Fatality Update

    The Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration issued a safety alert and fatality update on the mining deaths that have occurred so far this year
  • Msha Issues Fatality Update

    The Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration issued a safety alert and fatality update on the mining deaths that have occurred so far this year
  • Artba Opposes Proposed Epa Changes To Soot Rule

    A proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency to tighten particular matter standards amounts to moving the goal posts in the middle of the game and could jeopardize state highway safety improvements
  • Cemex Sells Kentucky Aggregate, Concrete Block Assets

    Cemex completed the sale of seven aggregates quarries, three resale aggregate distribution centers, and one concrete block manufacturing facility in Kentucky to Bluegrass Materials Co.
  • Zinke To Lead Two Knife River Operations

    Knife River named Dave Zinke president of its Montana and Wyoming operations
  • Obama Wants $50B To Expand Infrastructure

    While in Milwaukee this past Sunday, President Barack Obama announced a plan to expand and renew roads, railways and runways
  • Msha Conferencing A Wolf In Sheep'S Clothes

    The Mine Safety and Health Administration will reinstate prepenalty conference proceedings for disputed citations and orders. This pilot program will
  • Guilt By Association

    As if lawmakers in California didn't have enough to worry about, Gloria Romero, the Democratic majority leader of the California State Senate, introduced
  • Union Boss Got It Right, But No One Was Listening

    Cecil Roberts hesitated, concerned that what he was about to say might come back to haunt him. But the president of the United Mine Workers of America
  • An F-Word Or Two Makes For A Safer Quarry Operation

    The three Es for accident prevention have been around for ages. Still, engineering, education and enforcement remain a good basic approach. Sometimes
  • Msha Conferencing A Wolf In Sheep'S Clothes

    The Mine Safety and Health Administration will reinstate prepenalty conference proceedings for disputed citations and orders. This pilot program will
  • Economic Low Tide

    California plays by its own rules. As a result, it often emerges as a national leader in many areas. This is especially true when it comes to regulating
  • Announcements, September 2010

    Please submit industry and company announcements to Rock Products' editor, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Granite Construction's Vice President and General
  • Guilt By Association

    As if lawmakers in California didn't have enough to worry about, Gloria Romero, the Democratic majority leader of the California State Senate, introduced
  • Waking Employees

    Several years ago I was working with a company that was looking for some ways to turn around the performance of one of its divisions. The productivity,
  • Mobile Processing Equipment

    Inertia Machine Corp.'s 5066 Tracker primary horizontal-shaft impactor is a mobile, track-mounted crusher that delivers up to 700 tons per hour, reportedly
  • Union Boss Got It Right, But No One Was Listening

    Cecil Roberts hesitated, concerned that what he was about to say might come back to haunt him. But the president of the United Mine Workers of America
  • An F-Word Or Two Makes For A Safer Quarry Operation

    The three Es for accident prevention have been around for ages. Still, engineering, education and enforcement remain a good basic approach. Sometimes
  • Obama'S $50 Billion Plan

    President Barack Obama rolled out a transportation-funding plan that calls for a quick $50 billion jolt of federal money. However, Congress will have
  • Calendar, September 2010

    Please submit event information to Rock Products' editor, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. OCT. 2-5 NSSGA Fall Board MeetingSan Diego, Calif.Contact: Cynthia
  • Dot Issues $13.8 Million In Grants

    The Department of Transportation is giving more than $13.8 million in grants to eight university transportation centers for research and education programs.
  • Wendling Quarries Test Drives Gen Set

    A mobile aggregate plant operated by Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based Wendling Quarries is testing the MTU Series 1600 diesel engine used to power a 600-kW standby/550-kW
  • Innovations, September 2010

    DUST COLLECTION CYCLONES High-efficiency and high-volume dust collection cyclones, custom made in carbon or stainless steel with round or square inlets,
  • Fifty Billion Reasons To Be Uncertain

    I wish it were this easy. The president sees the economy sputter and huddles with the best economic minds. He emerges with a plan to pump $50 billion
  • By The Numbers, September 2010

    YEAR-TO-DATE Construction Contract Values Unadjusted Totals in Millions 7 Month 20107 Month 2009% change Nonresidential Building$87,192$101,529-14 Residential
  • Optics, Co-Optics And Optic Art

    Over the last 35 years the word has taken on a new meaning. In public relations and politics it references how the public sees something as opposed to
  • Reason For Radical Transportation Funding

    For decades he's been in the thick of transportation policy. He's authored books and studies, advised four presidential administrations, and he serves
  • Economic Low Tide

    California plays by its own rules. As a result, it often emerges as a national leader in many areas. This is especially true when it comes to regulating
  • Obama'S $50 Billion Plan

    President Barack Obama rolled out a transportation-funding plan that calls for a quick $50 billion jolt of federal money. However, Congress will have
  • Waking Employees

    Several years ago I was working with a company that was looking for some ways to turn around the performance of one of its divisions. The productivity,
  • Optics, Co-Optics And Optic Art

    Over the last 35 years the word has taken on a new meaning. In public relations and politics it references how the public sees something as opposed to
  • Dredging Through Decades

    Willard Salemink is a walking encyclopedia of dredging technology. The 76-year-old founder of Twinkle earned his degree in general science from the University of Iowa in 1961 and began his career in steel fabrication. He launched Assemblers Inc, which concentrated on the design and construction of aggregate processing equipment including crushers, screens and conveyors.
  • Survey Reveals Road Funding Alternatives

    Voters remain open to allowing states to explore non-traditional methods for funding transportation projects, according to a survey of states released Wednesday
  • Survey Reveals Road Funding Alternatives

    Voters remain open to allowing states to explore non-traditional methods for funding transportation projects, according to a survey of states released Wednesday
  • Caterpillar Makes Green Company List

    Caterpillar has earned the 73rd spot on Newsweek's Green Rankings; the magazine ranked the top 500 companies.
  • Caterpillar Makes Green Company List

    Caterpillar has earned the 73rd spot on Newsweek's Green Rankings; the magazine ranked the top 500 companies.
  • Caterpillar Makes Green Company List

    Caterpillar has earned the 73rd spot on Newsweek's Green Rankings; the magazine ranked the top 500 companies.
  • House Oks Three-Month Transportation Extension

    The House of Representatives passed a three-month extension of the highway law set to expire at the end of September
  • House Oks Three-Month Transportation Extension

    The House of Representatives passed a three-month extension of the highway law set to expire at the end of September
  • Colorado Aggregate Operation Permitted

    In Fremont County, Colorado, the commissioners gave the go-ahead for an open pit sand and gravel mine southeast of Florence
  • Txi Reports First Quarter Results

    Texas Industries financial results for the quarter ended Aug. 31, show net income was $1.7 million.
  • Bauma Conexpo Goes To India

    The first bC India—a Bauma Conexpo international trade fair for construction, building-materials and mining machines, and construction vehicles—has now been scheduled to take place between 8 and 11 Feb. 8-11, 2011.
  • Bauma Conexpo Goes To India

    The first bC India—a Bauma Conexpo international trade fair for construction, building-materials and mining machines, and construction vehicles—has now been scheduled to take place between 8 and 11 Feb. 8-11, 2011.
  • Bauma Conexpo Goes To India

    The first bC India—a Bauma Conexpo international trade fair for construction, building-materials and mining machines, and construction vehicles—has now been scheduled to take place between 8 and 11 Feb. 8-11, 2011.
  • Bauma Conexpo Goes To India

    The first bC India—a Bauma Conexpo international trade fair for construction, building-materials and mining machines, and construction vehicles—has now been scheduled to take place between 8 and 11 Feb. 8-11, 2011.
  • Bauma Conexpo Goes To India

    The first bC India—a Bauma Conexpo international trade fair for construction, building-materials and mining machines, and construction vehicles—has now been scheduled to take place between 8 and 11 Feb. 8-11, 2011.
  • Bauma Conexpo Goes To India

    The first bC India—a Bauma Conexpo international trade fair for construction, building-materials and mining machines, and construction vehicles—has now been scheduled to take place between 8 and 11 Feb. 8-11, 2011.
  • Congressman Expects House Action On Transportation Bill

    Democrat Timothy Bishop has represented the eastern end of New York’s Long Island since 2002. He serves on the budget committee and the transportation and infrastructure committee, putting him in right in the thick of the debate over the next transportation-funding bill. I asked him about the bill before Congress’ August recess.
  • Mechanical Fasteners Vs. Vulcanizing

    Amid a global economic downturn, aggregate operations need to do everything they can to improve operating efficiencies and reduce costs. At the heart of plant operations is the conveyer system—an excellent first checkpoint when seeking to optimize productivity.
  • Norway Quarry Expansion To Get Metso Equipment

    Metso will supply a complete fine crushing and screening system to Norsk Stein's Jelsa quarry expansion in Norway.
  • Norway Quarry Expansion To Get Metso Equipment

    Metso will supply a complete fine crushing and screening system to Norsk Stein's Jelsa quarry expansion in Norway.
  • Norway Quarry Expansion To Get Metso Equipment

    Metso will supply a complete fine crushing and screening system to Norsk Stein's Jelsa quarry expansion in Norway.
  • Norway Quarry Expansion To Get Metso Equipment

    Metso will supply a complete fine crushing and screening system to Norsk Stein's Jelsa quarry expansion in Norway.
  • Norway Quarry Expansion To Get Metso Equipment

    Metso will supply a complete fine crushing and screening system to Norsk Stein's Jelsa quarry expansion in Norway.
  • Norway Quarry Expansion To Get Metso Equipment

    Metso will supply a complete fine crushing and screening system to Norsk Stein's Jelsa quarry expansion in Norway.
  • Aggregate Scholarship Won By Duke Student

    The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association named Elizabeth Reese of Midlothian, Va.,
  • Aggregate Scholarship Won By Duke Student

    The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association named Elizabeth Reese of Midlothian, Va.,
  • Aggregate Scholarship Won By Duke Student

    The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association named Elizabeth Reese of Midlothian, Va.,
  • Blasting Conference Opens Registration

    The International Society of Explosives Engineers is accepting registrations for the 36th Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique
  • Blasting Conference Opens Registration

    The International Society of Explosives Engineers is accepting registrations for the 36th Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique
  • Blasting Conference Opens Registration

    The International Society of Explosives Engineers is accepting registrations for the 36th Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique
  • Survey: Cities' Financial Distress To Continue Beyond 2010

    The effects of the recession will continue to drag down city budgets beyond 2010
  • Survey: Cities' Financial Distress To Continue Beyond 2010

    The effects of the recession will continue to drag down city budgets beyond 2010
  • Groups Urge Congress To Pass A Transportation Bill

    The Association of Equipment Manufacturers and Associated Equipment Distributors have issued the following statement calling for timely reauthorization of federal transportation funding, following House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chairman
  • Groups Urge Congress To Pass A Transportation Bill

    The Association of Equipment Manufacturers and Associated Equipment Distributors have issued the following statement calling for timely reauthorization of federal transportation funding, following House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chairman
  • Columbian Miners Unfairly Punished, Usw Tells State Department

    United Steelworkers International President Leo W. Gerard has written to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to express grave concern over the punishment of miners
  • Columbian Miners Unfairly Punished, Usw Tells State Department

    United Steelworkers International President Leo W. Gerard has written to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to express grave concern over the punishment of miners
  • Columbian Miners Unfairly Punished, Usw Tells State Department

    United Steelworkers International President Leo W. Gerard has written to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to express grave concern over the punishment of miners
  • U.S. Concrete Sells Sacramento Operations

    U.S. Concrete has sold its four ready-mixed concrete plants in Sacramento, Calif.
  • U.S. Concrete Sells Sacramento Operations

    U.S. Concrete has sold its four ready-mixed concrete plants in Sacramento, Calif.
  • U.S. Concrete Sells Sacramento Operations

    U.S. Concrete has sold its four ready-mixed concrete plants in Sacramento, Calif.
  • Nssga Extends Deadline For Agg-1 Contest

    NSSGA is extending its deadline to register for a chance to win a weekend for two in Cincinnati until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23. Visit http://www.nssga.org/c4yourself/ today and register. Package includes two free nights at the NSSGA convention hotel, the opportunity to experience the convention spouses tours, meals at local restaurants and a chance to see the Bengals play the Texans, eight rows from the field.
  • Limestone Shipments On Great Lakes Decline Further

    Limestone trade on the Great Lakes continues a steady decline, according to the Lake Carrier's Association.
  • How To Be A Great Boss During Hard Times

    During one of the many peaks of oil consumption in our country, I worked with a company that manufactured the grinding teeth for oil well drill bits.
  • How To Be A Great Boss During Hard Times

    During one of the many peaks of oil consumption in our country, I worked with a company that manufactured the grinding teeth for oil well drill bits.
  • Cement Association Awards Fellowships

    The Portland Cement Association Education Foundation awarded three graduate students with educational fellowships at the association’s recent fall meeting in Chicago
  • Cement Association Awards Fellowships

    The Portland Cement Association Education Foundation awarded three graduate students with educational fellowships at the association’s recent fall meeting in Chicago
  • Aggregate Industries Wins Concrete Assoc. Prize

    The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association awarded Aggregate Industries with the 2009 Grand Prize Award for Environmental Excellence.
  • Aggregate Industries Wins Concrete Assoc. Prize

    The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association awarded Aggregate Industries with the 2009 Grand Prize Award for Environmental Excellence.
  • Aggregate Industries Wins Concrete Assoc. Prize

    The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association awarded Aggregate Industries with the 2009 Grand Prize Award for Environmental Excellence.
  • Cemex, Lafarge Protested In U.K.

    Overseas, Cemex and Lafarge are stirring the emotions of the locals in the United Kingdom
  • Safety Investments Good As Gold

    Since the recent housing market downturn and the subsequent stock market tumble last year, I've noticed a perceptible increase in the number of advertisements
  • Health Issues Likely To Top Regulatory Agenda

    Health issues of concern to mining notably black lung and asbestos diseases and silicosis will be a top concern of regulators at the Mine Safety and Health
  • Safety Investments Good As Gold

    Since the recent housing market downturn and the subsequent stock market tumble last year, I've noticed a perceptible increase in the number of advertisements
  • Senate To Review Msha. Osha Nominations

    The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions is expected to begin confirmation hearings shortly on the nomination of Joe Main, President
  • Senate To Review Msha. Osha Nominations

    The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions is expected to begin confirmation hearings shortly on the nomination of Joe Main, President
  • Feds Should Lead With Funding Model

    So, here's my breakthrough proclamation: The gas-tax system of funding roads doesn't work. There. You heard it here first, in the pages of Rock Products.
  • Online Public Relations Strategies

    As public communication continues its migration to the Internet, public relations practitioners continually need to reconsider their strategies and tactics.
  • Online Public Relations Strategies

    As public communication continues its migration to the Internet, public relations practitioners continually need to reconsider their strategies and tactics.
  • Msha Finally Prevails In Key Road-Jurisdiction Case

    The long and winding road of the National Cement Co. of California case took another turn in July when the U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, held that
  • Msha Finally Prevails In Key Road-Jurisdiction Case

    The long and winding road of the National Cement Co. of California case took another turn in July when the U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, held that
  • Health Issues Likely To Top Regulatory Agenda

    Health issues of concern to mining notably black lung and asbestos diseases and silicosis will be a top concern of regulators at the Mine Safety and Health
  • Canadian Quarry Invests Big

    Keeping the world economy in perspective, Winnipeg, Manitoba, is surprisingly OK. There are several projects set to consume large amounts of concrete
  • Land Of The Living Dead

    Mark Twain once wrote that one should put all of your eggs in one basket, and watch that basket. It's not advice you're likely to hear from many financial
  • Quality Matters

    Every manager and business owner is looking hard at costs today. Typically, the functions relating to quality control is one area of the company where
  • Alleged Testing Fraud

    The issue of quality control has been the subject of a 1-year investigation and back-and-forth court battle in New York. The dust-up involves a ready-mix
  • Alleged Testing Fraud

    The issue of quality control has been the subject of a 1-year investigation and back-and-forth court battle in New York. The dust-up involves a ready-mix
  • Portability And Maneuverability

    At a large aggregate plant, it's impressive to see miles of conveyors stretching high above the ground where screens are stacked on top of screens. Primary, secondary and tertiary crushers bust and grind material to near dust to be segregated into mountainous stockpiles. These giant anthills, silhouetted by the sunset, can be admired from the tops of catwalks as monuments to a job well done.
  • Products

    CONVEYORS Martin Engineering's EVO system, is designed with less flat surfaces to eliminate dust accumulation. It has complete zones of a belt conveyor,
  • Feds Should Lead With Funding Model

    So, here's my breakthrough proclamation: The gas-tax system of funding roads doesn't work. There. You heard it here first, in the pages of Rock Products.
  • Land Of The Living Dead

    Mark Twain once wrote that one should put all of your eggs in one basket, and watch that basket. It's not advice you're likely to hear from many financial
  • Quality Matters

    Every manager and business owner is looking hard at costs today. Typically, the functions relating to quality control is one area of the company where
  • Safety Investments Good As Gold

    Since the recent housing market downturn and the subsequent stock market tumble last year, I've noticed a perceptible increase in the number of advertisements
  • Senate To Review Msha. Osha Nominations

    The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions is expected to begin confirmation hearings shortly on the nomination of Joe Main, President
  • Feds Should Lead With Funding Model

    So, here's my breakthrough proclamation: The gas-tax system of funding roads doesn't work. There. You heard it here first, in the pages of Rock Products.
  • Online Public Relations Strategies

    As public communication continues its migration to the Internet, public relations practitioners continually need to reconsider their strategies and tactics.
  • Msha Finally Prevails In Key Road-Jurisdiction Case

    The long and winding road of the National Cement Co. of California case took another turn in July when the U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, held that
  • Health Issues Likely To Top Regulatory Agenda

    Health issues of concern to mining notably black lung and asbestos diseases and silicosis will be a top concern of regulators at the Mine Safety and Health
  • Canadian Quarry Invests Big

    Keeping the world economy in perspective, Winnipeg, Manitoba, is surprisingly OK. There are several projects set to consume large amounts of concrete
  • Land Of The Living Dead

    Mark Twain once wrote that one should put all of your eggs in one basket, and watch that basket. It's not advice you're likely to hear from many financial
  • Quality Matters

    Every manager and business owner is looking hard at costs today. Typically, the functions relating to quality control is one area of the company where
  • Alleged Testing Fraud

    The issue of quality control has been the subject of a 1-year investigation and back-and-forth court battle in New York. The dust-up involves a ready-mix
  • Portability And Maneuverability

    At a large aggregate plant, it's impressive to see miles of conveyors stretching high above the ground where screens are stacked on top of screens. Primary, secondary and tertiary crushers bust and grind material to near dust to be segregated into mountainous stockpiles. These giant anthills, silhouetted by the sunset, can be admired from the tops of catwalks as monuments to a job well done.
  • Products

    CONVEYORS Martin Engineering's EVO system, is designed with less flat surfaces to eliminate dust accumulation. It has complete zones of a belt conveyor,
  • Land Of The Living Dead

    Mark Twain once wrote that one should put all of your eggs in one basket, and watch that basket. It's not advice you're likely to hear from many financial
  • Quality Matters

    Every manager and business owner is looking hard at costs today. Typically, the functions relating to quality control is one area of the company where
  • Canadian Quarry Invests Big

    Keeping the world economy in perspective, Winnipeg, Manitoba, is surprisingly OK. There are several projects set to consume large amounts of concrete
  • Portability And Maneuverability

    At a large aggregate plant, it's impressive to see miles of conveyors stretching high above the ground where screens are stacked on top of screens. Primary, secondary and tertiary crushers bust and grind material to near dust to be segregated into mountainous stockpiles. These giant anthills, silhouetted by the sunset, can be admired from the tops of catwalks as monuments to a job well done.
  • Granite Construction Reorganizes

    Granite Construction launched a new organizational structure designed to improve operating efficiencies and better position it for long-term growth.
  • Granite Construction Reorganizes

    Granite Construction launched a new organizational structure designed to improve operating efficiencies and better position it for long-term growth.
  • Creative Thinking

  • Creative Thinking

  • Lippmann'S 6500Lp Crushing Plant

    Lippmann's 6500LP crushing plant offers a larger feeder, larger impact crusher and larger screen deck combine to make the 6500LP the highest producing plant for its size in recycle crushing, the company reports.
  • Telsmith'S Quarrytrax Model Ti6060

    Telsmith's QuarryTrax Model TI6060 is a track-mounted, primary impact crushing plant designed for production of up to 800 tph. The plant features the Telsmith Model PA6060 primary impact crusher and a massive, solid-type rotor set on oversized 220-mm-wide series bearings.
  • It Takes Courage To Reach The Emerald City Of Safety

    As Dorothy and Toto made their way along the yellow brick road toward Emerald City, they encountered three characters, each with a particular need. The
  • Court Allows Msha To Cite Multiple Employers

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed citations issued to a mine operator for the sins of its contractor. More disturbingly, in the
  • More Dust Regs On The Way?

    Kentucky miner Scott Howard has sued MSHA to compel the agency to issue a rule to cut the permissible exposure limit for respirable dust. Although the
  • It Takes Courage To Reach The Emerald City Of Safety

    As Dorothy and Toto made their way along the yellow brick road toward Emerald City, they encountered three characters, each with a particular need. The
  • Senate Considers Closing Highway Fund Gap

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  • Portable Plants Offer A Value Proposition

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