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The Big Leagues

Jun 01, 2013

The Big Leagues

  As the largest aggregate producer in the United States, Vulcan Materials uses an assortment of community outreach tools to impact thousands.   By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief     With more than 300 aggregates sites, Vulcan Materials, the nation’s largest aggregates producer, has a broad footprint ...

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Circle the trucks

Mar 13, 2013

Circle the trucks

Back in 2007, I made a visit to Hanson's Bridgeport Quarry (now Lehigh Hanson), which is located about a stone's throw (literally) from Chico, Texas. It was only the second time I had visited an aggregates plant, as I was ...

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Aging Aggregate Equipment

Aug 01, 2012

As operators defer capital expenditures, iron continues to age, but our exclusive survey shows that operators are beginning to expand capital expenditures.   Repair, rebuild, or replace? It’s the conundrum facing many operators throughout the aggregate industry. Over the last six years, ...

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Online Equipment Focus on Haul Trucks: In It for the Long Haul

Aug 03, 2011

As equipment optimization strategies evolve, consider steps that can improve your maintenance program, increase haul truck availability, and decrease costs. by Craig Eller and Kevin Gildea, P.E. (To view this in the digital edition, including photos and charts such as how to ...

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February 2009

Feb 01, 2009

February 2009

Find the Pinch Points to Increase Production

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