Former Geneva Rock Quarry to Become Innovative Development

By Mark S. Kuhar Since 1954, Geneva Rock has been a top supplier of ready-mixed concrete, sand and gravel, asphalt and construction services in Utah. The company has a history of providing quality products and service. As a major employer in Utah, Geneva Rock has more than 1,200 employees and its parent company, Clyde Companies, has more than 4,000 employees. …

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TACA Teaches Texas Teachers

By Mark S. Kuhar How do industrial minerals enhance our daily lives and how are they mined in Texas? In July, 14 Texas science teachers learned the answers at an intensive industrial minerals mining workshop jointly sponsored by the Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA) and the Texas Mining and Reclamation Association (TMRA). During the week-long teacher training, which took…

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Sand on the Beach

New Research From The University Of Massachusetts Amherst Reveals How The Grain Size Of Beach Sand Relates To The Slope Of The Beach Itself. By Mark S. Kuhar Millions of Americans will visit New England’s beaches this summer to cool off, play in the waves and soak up the sun. Until now, the factors governing which beaches slope gradually to…

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Space-Age Manufacturing

3D Printing Technology Being Used To Supply Hydraulic Fasteners To Customers In The Quarry Industry, Among Others. By Mark S. Kuhar 3D printing technology like that being tested to enable astronauts to manufacture precision parts in space is being used for a more down-to-earth application by Technofast Industries to supply hydraulic fasteners to customers in the mining, quarry, energy, construction…

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Burgex Produces Southeastern Aggregate Production Map

By Mark S. Kuhar As part of its ongoing efforts to improve its mineral market analysis, mining consulting and exploration services, the Geographic Information System (GIS) team at Burgex Mining Consultants has developed a comprehensive interactive geospatial model of construction aggregate supply and demand in the southeastern United States.

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PRINOTH, McNeilus Collaborate on Off-Road Concrete Mixer

PRINOTH and McNeilus introduced a unique tracked concrete mixer destined for the off-road construction market. Originating from an increased demand for off-road placement of concrete, Multi Machine Inc. of New Jersey, the PRINOTH dealer for the Northeast, decided to add to their national rental fleet a concrete mixer to allow contractors access in hard-to-reach locations and provide exciting new opportunities…

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