Operations and Management

From the quarry to the cemetery

From the quarry to the cemetery

- Jul 08, 2015

‘When our forefathers crossed the ocean and settled in this country, it was not long before the tombstone cutter made ...

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Location is key for Dolese Bros. Co.’s Davis Quarry

Location is key for Dolese Bros. Co.’s...

- Jul 05, 2015

              In the late 1800s, four brothers started a public works construction company in the Chicago area, Dolese Bros. Co. When ...

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Operations Illustrated  July 2015

Operations Illustrated July 2015

- Jul 02, 2015

By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief Rethinking Reclamation Many of the most successful reclamation projects are ones that enhance the community surrounding the site, ...

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Paving Barre’s future

Paving Barre’s future

- Jun 08, 2015

‘The confusion…between hardness and toughness, has led to serious practical errors in the choice of materials for roads, inasmuch as ...

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The nation’s  top 25 crushed stone producers

The nation’s top 25 crushed stone...

- Jun 04, 2015

Domestic production data for crushed stone were derived by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from voluntary surveys of U.S. producers. ...

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May 2015

May 2015

- May 01, 2015

 Squeeze Play: A Different Take on Dewatering

In the 1800s, teamsters got an early lesson on the economics of transporting granite during the construction of Vermont’s second state house

In the 1800s, teamsters got an early lesson...

- May 01, 2015

“The walls of the exterior are of granite, which shews the architectural details to great advantage.” — Zaddock Thompson, 1842, ...

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April 2015

April 2015

- Apr 01, 2015

 Spring Safety

PHOTOS AND VIDEOS: Trinity Materials’...

AggMan Staff - Apr 01, 2015

Trinity Materials’ Indian Village Plant runs a sand dredging operation in southwest Louisiana where bayous, swamps, lakes, and ‘gators abound. Sand ...

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Tales from an Old Timer

Tales from an Old Timer

- Apr 01, 2015

“Stones that are very large, and which cannot with ease be removed whole , may be blown to pieces with ...

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