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Therese Dunphy has been covering the aggregates industry since 1991 and helped launch Aggregates Manager in 1996.

Product of the Week: Metso’s Nordberg GP7 gyratory crusher

Mar 24, 2015

Product of the Week: Metso’s Nordberg GP7 gyratory crusher

Metso continues to expand its range of high-capacity crushers with the launch of the Nordberg GP7, its largest secondary gyratory to date. The new 58-ton crusher is said to feature an ideal combination of feed opening, cavity design, and capacity, ...

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Celebrate the generational differences in the workplace

Mar 19, 2015

Celebrate the generational differences in the workplace

Can't we all just get along? Maybe, but it depends on how adept your managers and workforce are at navigating the dynamics of the four unique generations currently at work in the labor market. That was the message author David Stillman ...

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PHOTOS: NSSGA closes convention with a focus on leadership

Mar 18, 2015

Paul Detwiler III turned over the chairman's gavel to Charlie Luck IV, who will serve as chairman of NSSGA through the next annual convention.

During the closing session of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association's (NSSGA) annual convention, much of the focus was on people within the industry. Current leaders were recognized for their service, and David Stillman, author of When Generations Collide: ...

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Keep neighbors happy with a solid trucker policy

Mar 18, 2015

Keep neighbors happy with a solid trucker policy

Keeping neighbors happy can be tricky business, and one of the most difficult aspects to control is the one that happens outside the gates of your operation: trucks hauling your material. "Once a truck leaves the gate, that's who the ...

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Gallery: Photos from Bluegrass Material Co.’s Texas Quarry

Mar 18, 2015

Gallery: Photos from Bluegrass Material Co.’s Texas Quarry

Participants at the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association's (NSSGA) annual convention had the opportunity to tour Bluegrass Material Co.'s Texas Quarry, which Bluegrass President Ted Baker describes as the company's flagship quarry. "This is our biggest quarry both sales ...

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Metso rolls out new crushers at AGG1

Mar 17, 2015

Metso rolls out new crushers at AGG1

Metso (Booth 1373) introduced a number of new crushers, including a new cone crusher at AGG1 2015. It says it designed the new HP5 with safety, simplicity, and eco-efficiency in mind. Automatic settings, specialized maintenance tools, reduced emissions, and energy-efficient motors ...

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W.S. Tyler announces name change, introduces screen technology

Mar 17, 2015

W.S. Tyler announces name change, introduces screen technology

W. S. Tyler (Booth 2510) announced that it will offer the full lineup of its parent company, Haver & Boecker, throughout North America. As a reflection, it will adopt the Haver & Boecker name.   “Haver & Boecker has a long, established ...

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Bill Shuster talks about long-term transportation funding

Mar 17, 2015

Bill Shuster talks about long-term transportation funding

During the opening general session of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association's (NSSGA) Annual Convention in Baltimore, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) outlined the status of three important issues to the aggregates industry: highway funding, FAA reauthorization, ...

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Booths to see at the AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo

Mar 17, 2015

Booths to see at the AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo

If you are heading to the opening of the AGG 1 Aggregates Academy & Expo, which opens at 11 a.m. today at the Baltimore Convention Center, let Aggregates Manager’s guide to the show help you navigate the more than 350 ...

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MSHA releases focuses on RTLB, releases web tool

Mar 03, 2015

The new RTLB calculator will allow operators to see how their citations in this category benchmark nationally.

Last week, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) held a conference call with stakeholders to walk them through two new online tools it has released to allow operators and inspectors to track violations of standards it has identified as ...

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Rollouts

Mar 01, 2015

Rollouts

Electromechanical vibrating feeder Deister Machine Co., Inc. will launch the newest addition to its lineup of screening, scalping, and feeding equipment — the New Deister Two-Mass Electromechanical Vibrating Feeder — at AGG1 in Baltimore. The feeder is designed to allow greater ...

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Screen media options for aggregates producers

Mar 01, 2015

Screen media options for aggregates producers

Specialized media for dewatering screens McLanahan Corp. manufactures its own screen media in-house and offers a specialized screen media and mounting system used with dewatering screens. The McLanahan Type 02 Screen Media was specifically designed to carry heavy loads while resisting ...

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