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Grade school students visit Vulcan’s Lisbon Quarry

Nov 12, 2014

Grade school students visit Vulcan’s Lisbon Quarry

Seneca Grade School's sixth grade class enjoyed a field trip to Vulcan Materials Lisbon Quarry recently. The kids visited as part of a mining unit they're studying. Plant Manager Don Theobald, along with other staff, enjoyed organizing several learning experiences for the students ...

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Screening Supplement: Trends in Screening (Sponsored Information)

Aug 01, 2014

Screening Supplement:  Trends in Screening (Sponsored Information)

by Kerry Clines, Contributing Editor Screening is considered one of the most important parts of aggregate production. Without proper screening, aggregate producers would end up with a pile of material in all different sizes that couldn’t meet department of transportation, or ...

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Moonscape to Landscape

Jul 21, 2014

Moonscape to Landscape

Teichert’s Hallwood Plant mines aggregate from the tailings left behind by gold-mining dredges a hundred years ago.   by Kerry Clines, Contributing Editor   Teichert Materials’ Hallwood Plant is located near the town of Marysville in northern California. It mines aggregate in the Yuba ...

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Take the long term approach to community relations

Jul 01, 2014

Take the long term approach to community relations

A solid relationship between an aggregates operation and the community in which it operates often shares the same characteristics as a solid friendship. It may be based on shared interests. It may be based on common goals. It may be ...

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Screeners 101: Sifting Through the Facts

May 01, 2014

Screeners 101: Sifting Through the Facts

Tips and tricks to select the right mobile screener You get out what you put in. While this old saying is true with most projects, jobs, or life challenges, it couldn’t be further from the truth in the screening business. In ...

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Speaking with One Voice — NSSGA’s New CEO, Mike Johnson

Feb 01, 2014

Speaking with One Voice — NSSGA’s New CEO, Mike Johnson

NSSGA’s new CEO, Mike Johnson, focuses advocacy efforts by putting aggregates first.   Q. When it comes to association management, what are the key commonalities and differences between the beer and aggregate industries? A. First, thank you for the opportunity to respond to ...

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Making the Grade

Aug 01, 2013

by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief, tdunphy@randallreilly.com   Aggregate producers know a significant investment is needed to improve the nation’s transportation systems. Whether to alleviate congestion or to improve the safety and capacity of the nation’s bridges and roads, the United States continues to ...

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State and Province News August 2013

Aug 01, 2013

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates.   Florida Martin Marietta partnered with the Onslow County Public Library to hold the ‘Be a Rock Star’ program. JDNews.com reports that ...

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AGG 1 Preview

Mar 01, 2013

AGG 1 Preview

Navigating AGG1 Everything you wanted to know about AGG1…and then some.   By Kerry Clines, Senior Editor, kclines@randallreilly.com   It’s time for the AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo, which is, once again, co-located with the World of Asphalt. It is scheduled for Tuesday, March 19, ...

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Rock Stars: Why Do We Succeed?

Apr 01, 2012

Rock Stars: Why Do We Succeed?

People — and their creative solutions — are the driver behind Gulf Coast Limestone’s success. Why is Gulf Coast Limestone able to unload over 80,000 rail cars per year? Why are we one of the industry’s largest unloaders of open-top rail cars? About ...

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Editorial

Jan 07, 2012

Regulatory Common Sense All too often, it seems like common sense is not nearly common enough. This is particularly true when new regulations are promulgated that create increasingly impossible standards for businesses struggling under the weight of a sluggish economy. Surprisingly, ...

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Editorial

May 07, 2011

Increased Optimism By Therese Dunphy “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty,” –Winston Churchill   Throughout the last several years, many aggregate producers may have been pessimists rather than optimists, but the tide may be ...

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