Carved In Stone

What in the World?

What in the World?

AggMan Staff - Feb 01, 2013

When it comes to this wall, you might just need some education.   By Bill Langer     This article is about a famous wall; ...

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Failing Grades

Failing Grades

AggMan Staff - Jan 01, 2013

America’s infrastructure gets a D on its report card. By Bill Langer   As a doting grandfather (a.k.a. Papa), I have some great ...

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A Christmas Story — It’s a Clinker!

A Christmas Story — It’s a...

AggMan Staff - Dec 01, 2012

While The Old Man may not have appreciated it, clinker is a welcome product in some parts of the world.   By ...

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The Curious Case of the Agua Fria River gravels

The Curious Case of the Agua Fria River...

AggMan Staff - Nov 01, 2012

As it is subjected to weathering, certain gravels break down and drift away, thus rejuvenating the deposit.   By Bill Langer   The Curious ...

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Boss Kean’s Ditch

Boss Kean’s Ditch

AggMan Staff - Oct 04, 2012

Despite Paul Newman’s charisma, it’s tough to miss Hollywood’s swell sleight of hand.   By Bill Langer     My wife, Pam, and I recently ...

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Aggregates at the Movies

Aggregates at the Movies

AggMan Staff - Sep 01, 2012

Grab some popcorn and compile your list of favorite film-related quotes..   By Bill Langer    Occasionally, while my wife and I watch movies, ...

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The Devil Made Me Do It

The Devil Made Me Do It

AggMan Staff - Aug 01, 2012

What you see is what you get — in reel life and in real life.   While eating dinner the other day, ...

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See you at the Forum

AggMan Staff - Jul 01, 2012

A gathering of geologists, planners, aggregate operators, and others sparks interesting dialogue on geology and mining.     I recently attended the 48th ...

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Gravel Monkey, Indeed!

Gravel Monkey, Indeed!

AggMan Staff - Jun 07, 2012

Geological deposits such as alluvial fans are complex landforms that require more than a primate to identify and excavate.   I do ...

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Joints, Humpback Whales and Quarries

Joints, Humpback Whales and Quarries

AggMan Staff - Mar 19, 2012

Knowledge of geological joints is essential in assuring the economic extraction of crushed stone from quarries, and detailed studies of ...

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