ConExpo-Con/Agg March 4 Highlights

| Published on March 4, 2014

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Here are Aggregates Manager’s picks for today’s industry educational sessions.

Prices for the educational sessions include several options, including the following:

  • All Session Pass – $395 (includes any session from Tuesday through Friday, except any specially priced programming)

  • Session Day Pass – $195 (includes any sessions on selected day)

  • Single Session – $65

Tuesday, March 4

8:30-9:30 a.m.

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T10: You Can’t Change What You Don’t Measure – Easy Measuring/Immediate Results in Quarries.

by Joe Steiger, Loadrite

Your continuous improvement programs are saving money, but where and by how much? Learn about simple measurement tools and techniques that can help you track the success of your continuous improvement programs.

Learning Objectives:

1. Develop and implement successful continuous improvement programs.

2. Implement simple measurement tools and techniques that can help you track the success of your continuous improvement programs.

3. Realize financial savings at your quarries by utilizing and tracking your continuous improvement programs.

10-11:30 a.m.

T18: Performance Benchmarks: Productivity to the Max

by George Fox, Luck Stone Corp.; Dan Humpal, Martin Marietta Materials; and Phillip Gosnell, Rogers Group Inc.; moderated by Bob Bartok, Paschal Associate Sales

The presentation will demonstrate how to establish plant performance benchmarks, then evaluate and improve overall productivity. Real-life plants will be reviewed showing before and after operating results. Elements include benchmarking new and existing plants, reviewing performance through field samples, evaluating process equipment performance, identifying bottlenecks and inefficiencies and maximizing plant productivity and profitability.

Learning Objectives:

1. Learn how to benchmark a plant using process simulation software.

2. Discover how to evaluate productivity and performance of equipment.

3. Understand how to develop plant optimization and identify process bottleneck.

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