9 Tips for Fall Prevention

9 Tips for Fall Prevention

- Apr 23, 2014

An accident at an underground limestone mine has left two workers dead, according to an accident report released ...

DOT Chief Foxx: President Obama preparing to send surface transportation reauthorization proposal to Congress

DOT Chief Foxx: President Obama preparing to send surface transportation reauthorization proposal to Congress

- Apr 23, 2014

President Barack Obama is preparing to present his proposed $302 billion, four-year transportation reauthorization bill to Congress. Transportation Secretary ...

Astec Industries net sales decrease 4% in Q1 2014, domestic sales rise 8%

Astec Industries net sales decrease 4% in Q1 2014, domestic sales rise 8%

- Apr 22, 2014

Astec Industries saw a 4-percent decrease in net sales in the first quarter of 2014, but domestic sales ...

7 Best Practices for Operating Mobile Equipment Near Embankments

7 Best Practices for Operating Mobile Equipment Near Embankments

- Apr 22, 2014

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released the accident report on a November 7, 2013 fatality ...

110-year-old quarry demonstrates aggregate mining importance

110-year-old quarry demonstrates aggregate mining importance

- Apr 21, 2014

The work performed at 110-year-old quarry showcases why aggregate mining is important. The Buffalo Crushed Stone quarry in Lancaster, ...

Diesel fuel price report: April 21, 2014

Diesel fuel price report: April 21, 2014

- Apr 21, 2014

Following five consecutive weeks of declining costs, U.S. diesel fuel prices are up $0.019 per gallon for the ...

AGGREGATES INSIDER

VIDEO: Giant-sized Jenga

VIDEO: Giant-sized Jenga

- Apr 17, 2014

  In a short film in its new “Built For It” series, Cat highlights five equipment operators facing off in a super-sized Jenga game. The catch? Eight tons of wooden blocks ...

MSHA Issues Guidance on POV Corrective Action Programs

MSHA Issues Guidance on POV Corrective Action Programs

- Apr 15, 2014

MSHA’s Pattern of Violations (POV) saga continues. On April 3, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) issued a Program Information Bulletin (PIB) detailing the ...

FEATURED EQUIPMENT

Product of the Week: Komatsu PC170LC-10 excavator

Product of the Week: Komatsu PC170LC-10 excavator

Komatsu America Corp.’s PC170LC-10 excavator, with operating weights ranging from 38,100 to 41,5600 pounds, joins its dash-10 series. The ...

Product of the Week: Deister BFO-11224-EX2 Mine-Duty Screen

Product of the Week: Deister BFO-11224-EX2 Mine-Duty Screen

Deister Machine Co. rolls out its BFO-11224-EX2 Mine-Duty Screen. Offering the next generation in machine size and production output, ...

Rollouts April 2014

AggMan Staff - Apr 1, 2014

Wheel loaders, impact crushers, cone crushers and track drills are among the products featured.

State and Province News April 2014

AggMan Staff - Apr 1, 2014

Keep up to date with this breakdown of industry news in the United States and Canada.

Ill-Advised Rulemaking

AggMan Staff - Apr 1, 2014

While the goal of protecting workers is certainly an admirable one, OSHA’s silica exposure proposal has numerous flaws ...

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