House to ignore long-term transportation funding bill and vote on 3-month extension to force Senate’s hand

House to ignore long-term transportation funding bill and vote on 3-month extension to force Senate’s hand

- Jul 28, 2015

The House plans to vote today on a new short-term extension for transportation funding, extending solvency for the Highway ...

NEAR MISS: Miner severely injured after he was electrocuted

NEAR MISS: Miner severely injured after he was electrocuted

- Jul 28, 2015

A miner was electrocuted at a surface mine recently and serious injured after an accident with a power ...

Caterpillar splits with Navistar, will design and build its own vocational trucks in Texas

Caterpillar splits with Navistar, will design and build its own vocational trucks in Texas

- Jul 28, 2015

Caterpillar has announced a parting of ways with truck maker Navistar, ending a six-year partnership between the two ...

MSHA highlights second quarter metal/non-metal accidents

MSHA highlights second quarter metal/non-metal accidents

- Jul 27, 2015

During its July 23 quarterly training call, representatives of the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reviewed fatalities ...

Senators continue policy games with transportation funding bill as July 31 deadline looms

Senators continue policy games with transportation funding bill as July 31 deadline looms

- Jul 27, 2015

While the Senate’s DRIVE Act, H.R. 22, is being lauded for the potential it brings for the first ...

Virginia aggregate companies win awards for safety, reclamation projects

- Jul 27, 2015

Several aggregate companies working in Virginia were honored recently with awards to recognize safety and exceptional reclamation projects. Five ...

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AGGREGATES INSIDER

PHOTOS: Reclamation photo contest entries showcase post-mining opportunities

PHOTOS: Reclamation photo contest entries showcase post-mining opportunities

- Jun 30, 2015

This spring, Aggregates Manager put out the call for entries into our second annual photo contest. While reclamation posed a bit of a challenge because fewer operators had projects that would allow ...

Show off your best reclamation project

Show off your best reclamation project

- Apr 8, 2015

Anyone who has been through the permitting process knows that, even before the first shovel of overburden has been removed, the community wants to know how your site will be ...

FEATURED EQUIPMENT

Superior Industries’ TeleStacker got a big upgrade

Superior Industries’ TeleStacker got a big upgrade

The new version 12.0 of TeleStacker Conveyor PilePro from Superior Industries updates the appearance of the telescoping radial ...

Polydeck’s new dewatering screen panel

Polydeck’s new dewatering screen panel

The new 1-foot-by-1-foot polyurethane heavy-duty dewatering screen panel from Polydeck can carry the same weight of thick bed ...

Get the most (water) out of your dewatering screen

- Jul 10, 2015

Dewatering screens are common tools used to dewater fine aggregates (typically, minus-3/8-inch or smaller) prior to stockpiling. Feed ...

Reclamation stories worth sharing

- Jul 9, 2015

Earlier this year, I announced Aggregates Manager’s reclamation photo contest on this very page. The contest, which was ...

From the quarry to the cemetery

- Jul 8, 2015

‘When our forefathers crossed the ocean and settled in this country, it was not long before the tombstone ...

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