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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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July 2014

Jul 09, 2014

July 2014

Perfect Plant Entrances

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.

Product of the week: Brigade Electronics radar obstacle detection systems

Jun 26, 2014

Product of the week: Brigade Electronics radar obstacle detection systems

At Hillhead, Brigade Electronics highlights its line of radar obstacle detection systems. In what seems like an upgrade to my SUV’s audio alarms, all four models of the Backsense radar system visual and audible warning when objects enter any of the ...

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PHOTOS, VIDEO: Terex Washing Systems showcases new washing equipment

Jun 25, 2014

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Terex Washing Systems showcases new washing equipment

Terex Washing Systems (TWS) offered up two new ways to wash aggregates during Hillhead 2014. Related: Terex rolls out new crushing, screening, and washing equipment First, it introduced an upsized version of its Aggresand 165 with a new, larger version, the Aggresand ...

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PHOTOS, VIDEO: Hillhead hits mid-week peak

Jun 25, 2014

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Hillhead hits mid-week peak

On Wednesday, June 25, attendance at Hillhead hit what locals describe as peak attendance. The overall atmosphere was quite positive, with one Sandvik executive noting that it had scanned well over 1,000 attendee badges during the first day alone. Check out these ...

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