Unearthing the Future

Decoding A Decade of Trends in U.S. Aggregate Mining. By Jake Tanner In the ever-evolving world of aggregate mining, understanding the past can be the compass to navigating the future. At Burgex, we’ve always been driven by a thirst for knowledge and a passion for exploration – both underground and within data. Our latest mission? Diving deep into the historical…

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Kerr County Goes Big on BMPs

Operators, Community Activists And The Local Government Are Working Together To Create A More Collaborative Environment Through A Focus On Voluntary Best Management Practices. By Therese Dunphy In Texas Hill Country, where there had been an acrimonious relationship between aggregate producers and local residents, the two groups came together – along with local government officials and business people – to…

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Graniterock Names Lemon New President/CEO

Graniterock named Peter Lemon its new president and chief executive officer effective Jan. 1, 2023. Lemon, an energetic and effective business leader, brings nearly 25 years of experience in heavy civil construction and aggregate mining to the CEO position of the family-owned company. He succeeds Tom Squeri, who has served as CEO since 2012 and led Graniterock through some of…

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IronDirect Debuts Online Buying Platform for Heavy Equipment

At a special media event in Asheville, N.C., attended by Rock Products, IronDirect unveiled its brand and business model to the aggregates, mining and construction industries. IronDirect is “a first-of-its-kind platform for buyers of heavy construction equipment and parts,” according to the company, and can “reduce equipment costs by up to 50 percent.”

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MINExpo Preview: Titan Tires

Titan International Inc. (Titan Tires) added an 875/65R29 size to its proven STL2+ line. This new addition is specially suited to Cat 982M wheel loaders, and adds to the existing list of sizes, which include a 23.5R25, 26.5R25 and 29.5R25. The dual-purpose E-3/L-3 tread can be selected with either cut-resistant or wear-resistant compounding for excellent performance in any operating conditions. “What…

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