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Product of the Week: McLanahan’s filter press line

Jul 24, 2014

Product of the Week: McLanahan’s filter press line

McLanahan introduces an updated version of its filter press line, designed to make operations more efficient, while eliminating the need for settling ponds. Filter press operation has been streamlined with fewer moving parts and a single hydraulic filter. The system ...

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Buckhorn Materials develops greenfield site and community goodwill

Jul 22, 2014

Buckhorn Materials develops greenfield site and community goodwill

When Buckhorn Materials, LLC permitted the greenfield site that eventually became Lynches River Quarry in 2007, it encountered some community opposition, despite its rural location. “Once we had the permit, we wanted to show the community that we could blend ...

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Software solutions for improving production, costs and safety

Jul 21, 2014

Software solutions for improving production, costs and safety

The right technology can not only streamline production processes and costs, it can also enhance safety.   Next generation of simulation software AggFlow Design and Manage, from Bedrock Software, LLC, is a hybrid program that allows workers to work on-line or off-line and ...

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CalPortland pleases neighbors by focusing on safety, noise, and dust

Jul 18, 2014

CalPortland pleases neighbors by focusing on safety, noise, and dust

When it comes to making good impressions on neighbors, CalPortland focuses on the triple-threat: safety, noise, and dust. Safety is the top priority, says Bill Larson, vice president of marketing for Glendora, Calif.-based CalPortland Co. “To integrate with the community, it’s ...

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3-year-old takes a turn as quarry foreman

Jul 16, 2014

3-year-old takes a turn as quarry foreman

Graniterock had its youngest team member hard at work on July 8: Renzo, a 3-year-old Seaside, Calif. The tyke suffers from Wilm’s tumor, a rare form of kidney cancer that often strikes children during their preschool years. During play time, ...

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Product of the Week: Liebherr R 956 crawler excavator

Jul 10, 2014

Product of the Week: Liebherr R 956 crawler excavator

With its kinematics and hydraulic power, the new R 956 crawler excavator, from Liebherr, is designed with increased breakout and digging forces for tough operating conditions. The unit weighs in at 117,945 to 123,020 pounds, depending on configuration, and is powered ...

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How to perfect your plant entrance

Jul 09, 2014

How to perfect your plant entrance

Operations Illustrated: July 2014

Product of the Week: Nesco DustPro Series H spray system

Jul 03, 2014

Product of the Week: Nesco DustPro Series H spray system

Nesco’s DustPro Series H spray system is designed for hydraulically driven track-mounted plants. It includes a high-pressure pump with hydraulic motor, control panel, and wireless remote. The pump module features two output lines, each with a solenoid valve. One line supplies ...

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Hire a hero

Jul 03, 2014

Hire a hero

As aggregate demand continues its slow climb back to pre-Great Recession levels, many aggregates producers find that increased demand means a need for quality employees. At CalPortland’s Dupont plant, its relationship with one neighbor helps it fill its ranks. That site ...

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Rollouts July 2014

Jul 01, 2014

Rollouts July 2014

Your complete guide to new and updated equipment and supplies in the aggregates industry.   Designed for tough operating conditions With its kinematics and hydraulic power, the new R 956 crawler excavator, from Liebherr, is designed with increased breakout and digging forces for ...

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Take the long term approach to community relations

Jul 01, 2014

Take the long term approach to community relations

A solid relationship between an aggregates operation and the community in which it operates often shares the same characteristics as a solid friendship. It may be based on shared interests. It may be based on common goals. It may be ...

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PHOTOS, VIDEO: Crushing and screening draws a crowd

Jun 26, 2014

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Crushing and screening draws a crowd

Product demonstrations were among the key draws for attendees at Hillhead. In the rock processing area, eight manufacturers highlighted their track- and skid-mounted crushers, tracked and wheeled crushers, scalping screens, and stockpiling conveyors. Here are some of the plants seen at Hillhead.

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