CRH Takes McBath for a Tour

Aug. 23. 2022 – According to the The Georgia Construction Aggregate Association, CRH hosted a roundtable and meet and greet with Georgia Congresswoman Lucy McBath (D-Ga.) at its North American Headquarters in Dunwoody, Ga. CRH offices are in McBath’s current Congressional District. This meet and greet provided an opportunity for the aggregate industry to share information about our industry with…

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EDDY Pump Addresses Problems Pumping Sand and Aggregate

Sand and aggregate pits usually are dredged using drag lines or excavators to mechanically dig up the sand and aggregate and then place it into big piles. The sand and aggregate are then loaded into large trucks and driven to the processing plant. This is a very costly and time-consuming process that incorporates large capital equipment and manpower. EDDY Pump…

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Northwest Pumps Explains Metal, Rubber-Lined Pumps

Knowing what kind of slurry pump to use can make an enormous difference for any aggregate operation. The wrong type of pump will lead to inefficiency, premature pump breakdowns and inevitably spending more to replace it, according to Northwest Pumps. One factor that will affect which kind of pump, is whether the inside is metal or has a rubber lining.…

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Kirby Promoted to North America Sales Director – East

Kolberg Pioneer Inc., Johnson Crushers International Inc. and Astec Mobile Screens Inc. announced the promotion of Darren Kirby to North America sales director – East. In his new position, Kirby will be responsible for directing, administering and coordinating all domestic field sales operations for the eastern region. He will report to the vice president, sales and marketing to establish and…

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Georgia Construction Aggregate Association Trade Show Sets Record

The Georgia Construction Aggregate Association recently held its annual Management Workshop at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta. A record number of more than 600 plant management and industry executives turned out to hear programs built around the themes of safety, education, community relations and sustainability. 

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ConExpo-Con/Agg to Give You the Boot

June 27, 2016 – With summer construction work in full swing, ConExpo-Con/Agg has launched a social media sweepstakes that gives the hardworking men and women of the construction and aggregates industries a chance to win a new pair of work boots. Any eligible individual who likes ConExpo-Con/Agg on Facebook or Twitter and provides their email address on the sweepstakes page will…

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Terex Finlay Debuts Tracked Mobile Cone Crusher

The C-1545 cone crusher is the latest addition to the Terex Finlay range of tracked mobile cone crushers. The mid-range Terex Finlay C-1545 offers operators a high capacity and aggressive cone crusher for the surface ore mining and aggregate industries. This efficient and highly productive machine incorporates the new Terex TC1150 cone crusher with direct variable speed clutch drive, automatic…

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Mellott Company Expands Product Lines

Mellott Company, the East Coast’s largest service provider to the aggregate industry and the largest Metso distributor in North America, now features the Replacement Parts and Component Exchange (CXP) program. It was officially introduced at this year’s ConExpo-Con/Agg show. Years of experience in all aspects of the aggregate industry led Mellott Company to develop high-quality replacement parts for its own…

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