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The Ripple Effect of the Lafarge and Holcim Megadeal

Aug 01, 2014

by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com As the megadeal between Lafarge and Holcim proceeds, it will be interesting to watch the ripple effect across the aggregates industry, both in the United States and around the world. Three months after the merger was announced, the ...

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Rollouts February 2014

Feb 01, 2014

Rollouts February 2014

Your complete guide to new and updated equipment and supplies in the aggregates industry.   For Free Product Information Text INFO to 205-289-3782, or visit aggman.com/info.   For coverage of the products that will be on display at ConExpo-Con/Agg, visit www.aggman.com       Tier 4 Final medium wheel loaders Caterpillar ...

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Rollouts January 2014

Jan 01, 2014

Rollouts January 2014

Your complete guide to new and updated equipment and supplies in the aggregates industry.     by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com   For Free Product Information Text INFO to 205-289-3782, or visit aggman.com/info.     Fuel-efficient loading Caterpillar rolls out its 966M, 966M XE, 972M, and 972M XE wheel loaders — all ...

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The Aggregates Industry’s Impact Along Route 66

Jan 01, 2014

The Aggregates Industry’s Impact Along Route 66

Get your kicks on a scenic tour ...   By Bill Langer   If you are even remotely associated with the aggregates industry, you probably know that highways are one of the major consumers of sand, gravel, and crushed stone. But in addition to ...

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Are You Falling Behind?

Dec 01, 2013

Are You Falling Behind?

By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com     For more than a decade, Aggregates Manager has reported on technology trends and how they impact productivity. After all, with aggregates prices ranging from $5 to $15 per ton, depending on the product and market, shaving a ...

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AggMan of the Year 2013

Dec 01, 2013

AggMan of the Year 2013

Rod Martin shows that family business leaders can have a big impact on state and national issues.   By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief   As a third generation leader of Bechtelsville, Pa.-based Martin Stone Quarries, Inc., Rod Martin grew up in the industry. He worked ...

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Take Five: Looking Forward

Aug 01, 2013

As one of the industry’s great PR gurus retires, he talks about what works and highlights the industry’s next big challenge.   By John English   Q.) How has the industry changed over your career?   A.) From my perspective, it has changed tremendously. It might ...

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Wheels Up

Jul 01, 2013

Wheels Up

...and other tips for keeping your portable plant chassis well maintained.   By Dave Anderson   In the aggregates industry, portable crushing and screening plants are more popular than ever. While the heart and soul of a wheeled plant is the crusher and/or screen ...

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Tracking Large Excavator Maintenance

May 01, 2013

Tracking Large Excavator Maintenance

By Rob Marringa Over the past decade, the aggregates industry reached the realization that bigger is better when it comes to excavators. In this high-volume, low-margin business, a machine that can handle a bucket capable of digging up tons of raw ...

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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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Forecast 2012: Rock Steady

Jan 01, 2013

Forecast 2012:  Rock Steady

After five years of extremes, the aggregates market sees a slight shift toward the positive.   by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief, tdunphy@randallreilly.com   One term comes to mind when reviewing the results of the 2012-13 Aggregates Manager Forecast Survey: directionally correct. Overall annual business ratings ...

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Rollouts August 2011

Aug 01, 2011

Rollouts August 2011

Your complete guide to new and updated equipment and supplies in the aggregates industry. Stronger performance, improved serviceability Caterpillar says its new 390D L hydraulic excavator has a refined design that provides greater hydraulic power, stronger structural components, added safety and convenience ...

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