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Jun 15, 2015

Equipment acquisition trends

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Aggregates producers talk about investing in iron

Jun 02, 2015

Aggregates producers talk about investing in iron

Earlier this year, the Aggregates Manager 2014-2015 Forecast Study showed that operators are optimistic. A total of 42 percent predicted either excellent or very good business conditions this year. At the same time, reports from the U.S. Geological Survey show ...

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25 Days of RollOuts: Martin Engineering’s Self-Adjusting Skirting

Dec 19, 2014

25 Days of RollOuts: Martin Engineering’s Self-Adjusting Skirting

  Martin Self-Adjusting Skirting is designed to fit any conveyor while reducing maintenance and increasing efficiency. By creating a tight seal to the belt, it prevents spillage and equipment breakdown caused by fugitive material. The skirt requires only 1.25 inches of ...

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PHOTOS, VIDEO: Take a tour around Rogers Group’s Whites Creek Quarry

Nov 07, 2014

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Take a tour around Rogers Group’s Whites Creek Quarry

Whites Creek Quarry, a Rogers Group, Inc. operation, sits inside the city limits of Nashville, Tenn. Though the city began operations in the early 1950s when nothing was around it, it is now in the midst of homes, schools, and ...

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Conveyor Safety: 101

Oct 22, 2014

Conveyor Safety: 101

By Larry Goldbeck When times are tight, it’s more important than ever to minimize risk with ongoing maintenance and safety programs that help protect workers, reduce waste, and maximize efficiency. Few would argue with the assertion that a single serious conveyor accident ...

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20-year-old killed at sand and gravel mill

Oct 21, 2014

20-year-old killed at sand and gravel mill

  Miguel Arenas Nino, a 20-year-old groundman, was killed at Mississippi Sand Seagraves, owned and operated by Mississippi Sand. The young man was operating a mobile articulating conveyor unloading sand from a rail car into a haul truck when he fell onto ...

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Take a photo tour of Teichert’s Hallwood Plant

Sep 05, 2014

Take a photo tour of Teichert’s Hallwood Plant

At Teichert Materials'  Hallwood Plant near Marysville, Calif., loaders free mine dredger tailings from a former gold mine.         Loaders place rock and gravel from the tailings into a feeder.             Material is fed onto a conveyor and transported to the processing plant.           High-grade sand ...

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9 best practices for working around conveyors

May 16, 2014

9 best practices for working around conveyors

An accident involving a conveyor at a sand and gravel mill recently led to the death of a groundman, according to an accident report released Friday by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). The May 9, 2014, incident involved a ...

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25 Days of RollOuts: Superior Industries Swing Axle XTP TeleStacker conveyor

Dec 23, 2013

25 Days of RollOuts: Superior Industries Swing Axle XTP TeleStacker conveyor

Superior Industries’ Swing Axle XTP TeleStacker conveyor shifts from road to radial mode in just five to 10 minutes, drastically reducing the 45- to 60-minute setup time required by the original model. The conveyor’s power travel system is engaged by a ...

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MSHA Alert: Conveyor Safety

May 06, 2013

MSHA Alert: Conveyor Safety

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released the investigation report on an April 27, 2013, fatality at a surface gypsum operation. The incident involved a 58-year-old mechanic with 2 years of experience who was killed when he was ...

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Set in Concrete

Sep 01, 2012

Set in Concrete

Arrowood Quarry was a standout, in more ways than one, during AGG1 this year.   By Kerry Clines, Senior Editor       Martin Marietta Materials’ Arrowood Quarry located in Charlotte, N.C., started out as a portable plant in 1965. The permanent plant was built soon ...

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Eliminate Common Screen Problems

May 01, 2012

Eliminate Common Screen Problems

SCREEN PLAY When it comes to screening efficiency, common culprits of lost production are blinding and pegging, says Gary Pederson, vice president of sales for Major Wire Industries, Ltd., based in Candiac, Quebec. “Usually, the bottleneck of the plant is the ...

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