Recovering Water

Can Decanter Centrifuges Solve One Of Your Most Urgent Processing Challenges? By Eric Gentis Before the mining industry can find the most effective and efficient solutions, it is important to first understand the most pressing challenges it faces. Removing valuable resources from the ground involves more than just digging it up, making the material smaller and then loading it on…

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Addressing Conveyor Idler Issues

There Can Be Many Consequences Of A Mistracking Belt, But All Result In Higher Costs And Increased Maintenance. By R. Todd Swinderman On any belt conveyor system that moves bulk materials, the belt must run straight and true to maximize its life, minimize fugitive material and safety hazards, and achieve high system efficiency. There can be many consequences of a…

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Women in Aggregates: Anne Noonan

An Industry Outsider Makes Her Mark.  By Josephine Patterson This is the first in a new series that highlights women in the aggregates industry. – Ed  Anne Noonan decided it was time to undertake a new challenge in a different industry. So, after a successful 30-plus-year career in the chemical industry, she took on the role of President and CEO…

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Countering NIMBY With Market Intelligence

Using Mineralocity Aggregates To Address Community Concerns In Parleys Canyon, Utah. By Stuart Burgess I recently had lunch with an individual who is involved in exploring the potential of developing a construction aggregate quarry in Parleys Canyon, just outside of Salt Lake City. As with most quarries in the United States, the proposal is facing stiff opposition from the Not…

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The Art of Equipment Fuel Efficiency

Here Are A Few Core Principles That Affect Fuel Efficiency Throughout The Life Of A Machine And How To Get The Most Out Of Each Gallon. By CASE Construction Equipment Diesel costs are one of the heaviest line items in a contractor’s budget. Smart equipment use, maintenance and selection, however, can significantly reduce the amount of diesel fuel burned each…

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Dredging Delivers

New Products And Sophisticated Technology Help Producers Make The Most Of Their Dredging Capabilities. By Mark S. Kuhar For aggregates producers that dredge, the evolution of technology has been something to witness over the past few years. Dredges were once the offensive tackle of heavy equipment, but now they have become more like the star running back. CDW Delivers Cutter…

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Aggregates Industry Market Report

In This Quarterly Report, Provided Exclusively to Rock Products, Capstone Partners Offers Insight Into Merger and Acquisition Activity, Capital Markets Trends, Aggregate Production and Pricing. By Darin Good, Brian Krehbiel and Crista Gilmore Capstone Partners’ Building Products & Construction Services Team is pleased to share its Rock Products report. Healthy backlogs and persistent aggregates-intensive construction projects have fueled demand for sector participants, despite a backdrop…

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SAFETY

I Hear and I Forget; I See and I Remember; I Do and I Understand An Evaluation Of Learning Derived From Active Safety Training. By Joseph P. McGuire, PhD Depending on learning objectives and the resources available, instructors may choose to design their trainings to be more active or passive and use formats that prefer face-to-face or online platforms. Previous…

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Aggregates Industry Market Report

In This Quarterly Report, Provided Exclusively to Rock Products, Capstone Partners Offers Insight Into Merger and Acquisition Activity, Capital Markets Trends, Aggregate Production and Pricing. By Darin Good, Brian Krehbiel and Crista Gilmore The Aggregates sector has continued to benefit from robust construction demand, despite persistent supply chain disruptions and rising inflation. The merger and acquisition (M&A) market has remained…

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Legislative and Federal Update

An Update Of Recent Legislation And Initiatives Coming Out Of Washington, D.C. Senate Passes Water Resources Development ActThe U.S. Senate passed the 2022 Water Resources Development Act – a bill to provide for improvements to the rivers and harbors of the United States, to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, and for other purposes –…

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