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The Bar Has Been Raised

Annual Part 48 (underground) or Part 46 (surface) Safety Training is required for miners and contractors who are considered miners.  There May Be Better Ways To Help Adults Learn And Retain Information They Gain From Educational Or Training Events.

By Joseph P. McGuire and Billy Snead

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Carrying the Load

EC380D-ExcavatorFracking boom helps Arcilla Mining double production, and it relies on heavy iron and smart financing to keep material moving.

By Mark S. Kuhar

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Rock to the Top

Rock Products Presents the Top 25 Construction Aggregates Producers.Rock Products Presents the Top 25 Construction Aggregates Producers.

Following are the top 25 aggregates producers in the United States, according to information released by the U.S. Geological Survey. This information is based upon 2012 production and does not take into consideration mergers and acquisitions that have occurred since that time. – Ed.

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In-The-Field Dreams

At R.E. Pierson’s Stone Yard in New Jersey, W.S. Tyler conducted Specialized Field Tests for a Number of Aggregates Producers. At R.E. Pierson’s Stone Yard in New Jersey, W.S. Tyler conducted Specialized Field Tests for a Number of Aggregates Producers.

By Mark S. Kuhar

This is the second in a new series of personal accounts called “Quarry Stories,” written by the editor of Rock Products, bringing you perspective and insight gleaned from more than 20 years of covering the equipment, technology, plant operations and people that make the aggregates industry great. –Ed.

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