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Environmental Management Systems

Jun 07, 2012

Environmental Management Systems

Developing a system for environmental performance can make you both a good steward and give you a competitive edge.   Developing an environmental management system (EMS) may seem like it’s adding another layer of red tape or additional responsibilities to an already-busy ...

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Intermat 2012 — A Look at Intermat

Mar 19, 2012

Intermat 2012 — A Look at Intermat

Come to Paris in April for Intermat 2012 to see what the construction industry has up its sleeves for 2012 and beyond. Ahhh, springtime in Paris! Cobblerumble of construction equipment. That’s right; it’s time, once again, for Intermat, one of the ...

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Stockpile Analysis

Dec 02, 2011

Stockpile Analysis

3D mobile laser scanning offers quick and accurate inventory measurements Performing physical inventories of material stockpiles is a task that most aggregate companies see as a necessary evil — it is something that has to be done for accounting purposes, but ...

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Plant Profile

May 08, 2011

Plant Profile

The Answer is Blowing in the Wind At least that’s where Teichert Aggregates hopes to find a way to lower energy costs at one of its plants. By Kerry Clines, Senior Editor California-based Teichert Aggregates began construction of its Vernalis Plant in 1999, ...

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Equipment Management

May 08, 2011

Equipment Management

Where the Rubber Meets Haul Road Routine tire maintenance can improve performance and reduce operating costs on mobile equipment. By E. Bradford Pugh It doesn’t matter what type of equipment you are using, the condition of your tires can make a big difference ...

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Supply Lines

May 08, 2011

Supply Lines

Material on the Move From stockpiling to loadout, conveyors help keep materials moving smoothly throughout an aggregate operation. By Kerry Clines, Senior Editor   To create conveying efficiencies,start with a good plant design and quality belt material.   Metso Minerals Industries, Inc. Metso offers a wide range ...

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State and Province News May 2011

May 08, 2011

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates. By Therese Dunphy, Editor in Chief California At press time, a judge seemed unlikely to accept Duarte’s legal efforts to prevent plans ...

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Rollouts May 2011

May 08, 2011

Rollouts May 2011

Crushers Your complete guide to new and updated equipment and supplies in the aggregates industry. By Aggregates Manager Staff ConExpo-Con/Agg 2011 was the staging ground for the introduction of many new products and equipment for the aggregate industry. In fact, there were so ...

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Rock Law

May 08, 2011

Looking Back It’s time to set aside hyperbole and focus on whatever drives safety reform. by Mark Savit I am sad to say that this will be our last column in Aggregates Manager. We started writing for the magazine almost at the same ...

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Data Mining May 2011

May 07, 2011

Data Mining May 2011

Little financial news to cheer about By George H. Reddin The construction materials sector has not had much to cheer about over the last few years. Congress did pass a short-term extension to the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A ...

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Editorial

May 07, 2011

Increased Optimism By Therese Dunphy “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty,” –Winston Churchill   Throughout the last several years, many aggregate producers may have been pessimists rather than optimists, but the tide may be ...

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Carved in Stone

May 07, 2011

Carved in Stone

Q is for Quartz This versatile mineral has been used in everything from ceremonial rattles to sonar transducers to quartz watches. By Bill Langer Quartz (kwôrts) noun – Intensely frozen ice (Gaius Plinius Secundus, 77 A.D.) Back when our daughter, Kimberly, was a tyke ...

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