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New quarry research could lead to energy use savings of up to 71 percent

Jul 04, 2015

New quarry research could lead to energy use savings of up to 71 percent

Volvo Construction Equipment is partnering with multinational construction firm Skanska Sweden and the Swedish Energy Agency on a nearly $25 million research project that will examine electromobility possibilities in a quarry environment. “The interesting thing about quarries is that you have ...

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Je Suis Charlie

Feb 03, 2015

Je Suis Charlie

Although I typically write about aggregates-specific issues on this page, I’m taking a bit of a break this month to talk to you about the folks on the other side of these pages, professional journalists such as those who write ...

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Happy New Year! Check out our most popular posts from 2014

Dec 31, 2014

Happy New Year! Check out our most popular posts from 2014

Happy New Year from everyone associated with Aggregates Manager! To celebrate, here are some of our most popular posts from 2014. Don't worry though, we plan to have even more great posts throughout the upcoming year. Stay tuned! Check out the fun ...

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A Spring of Hope for Favorable Business Ratings in 2014

Jan 01, 2014

A Spring of Hope for Favorable Business Ratings in 2014

While most operators don’t expect to be dazzled, most anticipate favorable business ratings for 2014. For a decade, Aggregates Manager has asked operators to assess business conditions and production rates for the current year and upcoming year. We share this information ...

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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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Shuster ‘encouraged’ by infrastructure plan, but ‘long-term plan’ needed

Feb 25, 2013

Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) released a statement on Wednesday following the release of additional details on President Obama’s infrastructure plan. In his statement, Shuster pointed out that he is “encouraged” by the need to reduce “red ...

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Oldcastle talks with AggMan about how saving pennies can save millions

Feb 24, 2013

Oldcastle talks with AggMan about how saving pennies can save millions

Pennies DO matter in an aggregates operation. In a recent conversation with Shane Buchanan, asphalt performance manager with Oldcastle Materials Group’s Asphalt Performance Team, about mix-design optimization, he told me how watching your pennies can save your operation millions. But it’s not ...

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AGG1 Updates

Feb 22, 2013

AGG1 Updates

AGG1 is coming soon! Our March issue will include in-depth coverage to help you navigate your way around the show floor. During the weeks leading up to the show, we will feature AGG1 Updates in our e-newsletters to highlight some of ...

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Limestone byproducts for food create niche market

Feb 14, 2013

Limestone byproducts for food create niche market

For daily news updates and web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat” section of our website at www.aggman.com ‘Animal feed’ segment can be a compelling outlet in uncertain economic times.   by Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor tgbarbaccia@randallreilly.com     In a challenging economy, creating ...

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Let’s stop spending money extraneously and solve the infrastructure problem

Feb 13, 2013

Let’s stop spending money extraneously and solve the infrastructure problem

I think Obama needs to learn if there isn't money, it can't be spent. It's not a difficult concept. I'd love a brand new car, but I don't have the money for one right now so I'm not going into ...

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Study: Highway Trust Fund will incur $365 billion deficit

Feb 05, 2013

A new study by researchers at the College of William and Mary has found that as automobile fuel economy increases, the federal highway program's fiscal position may become more precarious. The team from William and Mary's Thomas Jefferson Program in Public ...

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Limestone byproducts for food create niche market

Feb 01, 2013

Limestone byproducts for food create niche market

For daily news updates and web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat” section of our website at www.aggman.com   ‘Animal feed’ segment can be a compelling outlet in uncertain economic times.   by Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor tgbarbaccia@randallreilly.com     In a challenging economy, creating additional ...

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