Rock Products Sponsors NSSGA Young Leaders Luncheon

At the recent National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) convention, Rock Products was once again proud to sponsor NSSGA’s Young Leaders Luncheon. A packed house enjoyed lunch and listened to motivational speaker Justin Patton, who opined that morale and the bottom line of every business suffers when leaders lack emotional intelligence and don’t take responsibility for their leadership presence. Patton was introduced by Rock Products’ Editor…

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Here’s to the Young Leaders

Aug. 7, 2020 – You have to give the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) Young Leaders group credit. They didn’t let COVID-19 stop them from holding their 2020 annual meeting. It was held virtually, with enthusiasm and gusto. Rock Products’ Associate Editor Josephine Patterson, an active participant, was on-hand for the event, you can read her recap here. Rock Products is a proud sponsor of…

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Fragmented Software Systems a Roadblock to Digital Evolution

By Katherine James Fragmented software application landscapes are common in the mining sector and inhibit much needed business transformation. We often see enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions with a variable mix of enterprise asset management (EAM), project management, and workforce planning and scheduling optimization systems. On top of that, we have scores of Excel spreadsheets to add to the complexity.

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Mining for Operational Excellence

By Colin Beaney Operational excellence in the mining industry is of critical importance because everyone operates in a similar way. The mining company that has complete end-to-end visibility of its natural resource extraction and marketing processes; that understands the importance of HR in asset management; and uses operational intelligence to inform its decisions will be the one to outperform its…

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