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The U.S. saw an increase in construction aggregates in the second quarter

Aug 27, 2015

The U.S. saw an increase in construction aggregates in the second quarter

The production of American construction aggregates increased in the second quarter of 2015, with more than 1.1 billion tons produced in the quarter. According to the United States Geological Survey, production of construction aggregates had a 5 percent increase in the second ...

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Vulcan reports huge fourth quarter

Feb 06, 2015

Vulcan reports huge fourth quarter

Vulcan Materials made a lot of shareholders happy after reporting a huge fourth quarter profit. The company reported a revenue increase of 11 percent to $755 million. Gross profit increased saw a 45 percent increase to $170 million. Total revenue for 2014 ...

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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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What in the World Happened?

May 01, 2013

What in the World Happened?

After the housing bubble’s burst, will aggregate production get back on trend? By Bill Langer It is quite likely that everybody in the aggregate industry knows aggregate sales have been severely depressed over the past few years. This article is a simple ...

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Weigh as You Convey

Jan 01, 2013

Weigh as You Convey

Conveyor belt scales can help operators keep track of aggregate production before it hits loadout.   By Kerry Clines, Senior Editor     Schenck Process Continuous flow rates Schenck Process says its BEMP single-idler belt scale combines quality, performance, and affordability in a modular package. The scale ...

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Dynamic Drilling

Aug 01, 2012

Dynamic Drilling

Check out this gathering of drills and drilling equipment available for use in aggregate production.     Atlas Copco Construction Mining Technique USA LLC Multi-purpose drilling rig Atlas Copco says its Boomer E1 C-DH is one of the largest diesel-hydraulic, face-drilling rigs on the market, with ...

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A Clean Sweep

Feb 16, 2012

By Therese Dunphy Settlements on alleged Clean Air Act (CAA) and Clean Water Act (CWA) violations are cleaning the pockets of a growing number of construction materials producers. In recent months, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of ...

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Editorial

Jul 05, 2011

Certifying Sustainability By Therese Dunphy Last month, our neighbors to the north brought the concept of green aggregates one step closer to the United States. Holcim (Canada) Inc. and Environmental Defence jointly established Socially and Environmentally Responsible Aggregates (SERA), a not-for-profit organization ...

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Supply Lines

Feb 01, 2011

Supply Lines

Fire in the hole Better aggregate production begins with proper drilling and blasting. Here’s a selection of drilling and blasting equipment on the market today. By Kerry Clines, Senior Editor Atlas Copco Construction Mining Technique USA LLC Atlas Copco says its ROC T35M is ...

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