Brand-New Skirting System Controls Conveyor Dust Emissions

Superior Industries Inc. recently completed development of a brand new Modular Skirting System. The easy to install accessory controls dust and prevents spillage within conveyor load and transfer zones. “Our crews visit and collect data from thousands of conveyor systems each year and we figure about half of them would benefit from material containment components,” said Paul D. Schmidgall, chief…

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Announcing ‘Women in Aggregates’

A woman’s place is in the aggregates industry. We are pleased to announce that SEMCO Publishing – parent company of Rock Products, Cement Products, Concrete Products, The ASIA Miner and North American Mining magazines  – has launched Women in Aggregates, womeninaggregates.com, a new group dedicated to supporting women working in the aggregates industry.  The initiative follows the efforts of similar…

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Superior Equipment Designed for Frac Sand Plants

Silica sand was historically used and consistently produced for golf courses, glassmakers and some industrial consumers. Then, in about 2010, demand dramatically increased as oil and gas producers discovered the durable, crush-resistant material. Overnight, frac sand production became the new gold rush, said Superior Silica Sand.

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Screening: Mastering the Art of Sizing and Separation

Strategies and Products To Accelerate Productivity And Efficiency. By Mark S. Kuhar Screening can be a bottleneck in aggregate production. Cases of quarries operating with high rates of return and contamination of materials in their screens are not uncommon, as are stoppages in times of higher humidity and rain. According to Metso Outotec, one solution is to analyze the feed…

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