Tags: maintenance

Engaged employees perform better

Mar 19, 2013

The difference between an engaged associate and one who is not engaged can dramatically impact your bottom line. That was one key takeaway from a special AGG1 education session on values based leadership. "Do you see the difference between a person ...

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Video of the Week — Titan Tire’s ACT wheel

Mar 07, 2013

In keeping with the tire and tire-related products theme of the Editor's Pick, the Video of the Week is of the Titan Tire ACT wheel that enables quick changes of the inside tire on large haul trucks without removing the ...

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Put safety first!

Aug 08, 2012

Throughout the last several years, it has been increasingly common for aggregate workers to wear multiple hats. With fewer mine employees, some operations have opted for fewer specialists and more generalists. And while it's a great idea to have employees ...

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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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Ohio DOT launches ‘SMART’ program to generate millions

May 22, 2012

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is hoping to generate millions of dollars in new money by launching a program that will permit advertising and sponsorship opportunities at interstate rest areas and welcome centers throughout Ohio. Starting on May 21, the ...

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Electronic Equipment Maintenance

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Keep Your Screens Clean

Cummins Power Generation buys Terex Generator Set assets

Apr 12, 2010

Cummins Power Generation announced the purchase of the generator set assets of Westport, Ct.-based Terex Corp. The agreement, effective Jan. 22 but publicly announced on March 31, increases Cummins Power Generation’s rental business capabilities through expanded production operations in its ...

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Extending Equipment Life

Feb 02, 2010

With proper care and handling, some mobile equipment can enjoy a second life before being replaced. by Daniel C. Brown, Contributing Editor In today’s economy, everyone is trying to stretch dollars as far possible, and the aggregates industry is no exception to ...

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Six Steps to Increasing Plant Up Time

Jan 01, 2010

Avoid unplanned downtime with a common-sense approach to your preventive maintenance. By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief  Unplanned downtime. It’s an operator’s worst nightmare. It’s costly. It’s embarrassing. And, it’s avoidable. In today’s economic environment, many operators are trying to squeeze every last ounce ...

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Gimme a Break

Dec 01, 2009

With correct operating techniques and routine hydraulic breaker maintenance, you can plan your downtime. by Christina Fisher When it comes to hydraulic breaker maintenance, proper equipment operation is as important as routine preventive maintenance. These two factors work simultaneously to keep a ...

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