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Unimin’s Guion Plant: Changing With the Times

Aug 29, 2014

Unimin’s Guion Plant: Changing With the Times

  Unimin’s Guion Plant is located in the heart of the small town of Guion, Ark. in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. The plant, which operates an underground mine, a surface quarry, and a sand processing plant, has quite a ...

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PHOTOS, VIDEO: Take a look inside Texas Crushed Stone Co.’s Georgetown Quarry

May 27, 2014

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Take a look inside Texas Crushed Stone Co.’s Georgetown Quarry

The family-owned and operated Texas Crushed Stone Co. was incorporated in 1947. The company’s Georgetown Quarry, which was opened in the late 1950s, has been one of the nation’s top producing crushed stone operations for the past few years. Click through the ...

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Texas Crushed Stone Co.’s Georgetown Quarry: The loadout systems

May 27, 2014

Texas Crushed Stone Co.’s Georgetown Quarry: The loadout systems

There are two loadout systems for railcars, one for base material and one for graded material. The railroad track runs under overhead bins as the railcars are moved along by a locomotive. <= Previous                                                                                                                       Next =>

Texas Crushed Stone Co.’s Georgetown Quarry: The scalehouse

May 27, 2014

Texas Crushed Stone Co.’s Georgetown Quarry: The scalehouse

Loaded customer trucks proceed to the scalehouse to check their weight on the scales. If the truck’s weight is good, the driver is instructed to pull under the scalehouse to receive a ticket, which is sent down a chute. <= Previous                                                                                                                       Next ...

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Texas Crushed Stone Co.’s Georgetown Quarry: Load removal

May 27, 2014

Texas Crushed Stone Co.’s Georgetown Quarry: Load removal

If the scale shows that a truck is overloaded, the driver is instructed to pull over to a material handler to have part of its load removed. <= Previous                                                                                                                       Next =>

Texas Crushed Stone Co.’s Georgetown Quarry: The primary plant in action

May 27, 2014

The primary plant at Texas Crushed Stone Co.'s Georgetown quarry -- shown here being loaded by two haul trucks -- is located in a separate town from the secondary plant, which is in Round Rock. A two-mile-long conveyor connects the two ...

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Texas Crushed Stone Co.’s Georgetown Quarry: The primary plant

May 27, 2014

Texas Crushed Stone Co.’s Georgetown Quarry: The primary plant

The primary plant on the Round Rock side of the quarry is connected to the secondary plant on the Georgetown side via a 2-mile-long conveyor. <= Previous                             ...

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Texas Crushed Stone Co.’s Georgetown Quarry: The loadout systems in action

May 27, 2014

Two loadout systems fill railcars. One is used for base materials from the primary crushing plant, while the other loads graded materials from the blending plant. While the plant typically ships nearly half of its material via rail, strong local private demand ...

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Aggregates Manager’s Guide to Central Hall Exhibits

Mar 02, 2014

Aggregates Manager’s Guide to Central Hall Exhibits

At ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014, held March 4-8 in Las Vegas, aggregates industry executives and plant personnel will have the opportunity to see the newest equipment trends available to the market. With an estimated 2,400 exhibitors displaying their products, we’ve streamlined the show ...

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KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens, booth 50327

Mar 02, 2014

KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens, booth 50327

A new 170-foot long SuperStacker, from KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens, is the company’s latest model of telescoping stackers designed to minimize stockpile segregation and increase stockpile capacity. The new system is an addition to the new generation SuperStacker product line, ...

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Laser Technology, booth 30139

Mar 02, 2014

Laser Technology, booth 30139

Laser Technology will display a range of laser-based measurement products, including TruPulse laser rangefinders, which measure distance, height, slope and more. Also on display will be the MapSmart Volume Stockpile solution for the aggregates industry. An exclusive in-booth show special will be ...

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Cemco, booth 53184

Mar 02, 2014

Cemco, booth 53184

Cemco will highlight the Turbo 80 VSI crusher, an efficient vertical shaft impact crusher capable of processing a variety of aggregate materials and industrial minerals. Available in two models, the mid-size Turbo 80 is customizable to portable or stationary configurations. It processes ...

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