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Balancing safety, production, and efficiency

Oct 01, 2014

Balancing safety, production, and efficiency

Recently, I was involved in a conversation on a LinkedIn forum discussing the best way to balance safety, production and efficiency. In order to achieve balance, it’s imperative to realize that one cannot exist without the others. Too often, safety and ...

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Aggregates production way up in second quarter

Sep 25, 2014

Aggregates production way up in second quarter

Production of aggregates had a huge increase in production during the second quarter of 2014 compared to the first quarter of the year. According to a quarterly  U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), domestic production of construction materials (cement, construction sand and gravel, crushed ...

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Watch this: Dredging at Teichert’s Hallwood Plant

Sep 17, 2014

Watch this: Dredging at Teichert’s Hallwood Plant

At Teichert Materials' Hallwood Plant, near Marysville, Calif., the operator mines aggregate on 711 acres in the Yuba Goldfields along the banks of the Yuba River. While loaders free mine the dredger tailings above the water table, sand below the water ...

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Aggregates production increases in second quarter

Sep 09, 2014

Aggregates production increases in second quarter

Aggregates production in the United States was up eight percent in the second quarter of 2014 compared to last year. During the first six months of 2014 an estimated 961 Mt of aggregates was produced, up seven percent from the ...

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CASE Construction Equipment expands in Iowa

Aug 06, 2014

CASE Construction Equipment expands in Iowa

CASE Construction Equipment is investing $24 million to expand production in Burlington, Iowa with the addition of the company’s M Series crawler dozer production line. The expansion is expected to create around 50 new full-time jobs with preparations beginning later this year. ...

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The nation’s top 25 construction aggregates producers

Jun 16, 2014

The nation’s top 25 construction aggregates producers

2012 production numbers document a second year of incremental growth in the market. U.S. production of construction aggregates in 2012 was 2.18 billion short tons valued at $17.6 billion, free on board (f.o.b.) at plant. In 2012, construction aggregates production remained ...

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Crushed stone production rises 5% in Q1 2014

Jun 02, 2014

Crushed stone production rises 5% in Q1 2014

An estimated 222 million metric tons of crushed stone was produced and shipped in the U.S. in the first quarter of 2014, according to a report released Monday by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Crushed stone production in the first quarter ...

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February 2014

Feb 09, 2014

February 2014

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Cemco VP Jennifer Hise named 2014 STEP Award honoree

Feb 05, 2014

Cemco VP Jennifer Hise named 2014 STEP Award honoree

The Manufacturing Institute has announced that Cemco Vice President Jennifer Hise is among the 2014 STEP Award honorees. Now in its second year, the STEP Awards “identify and highlight women who have demonstrated excellence in manufacturing,” giving recognition to women from ...

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AGG1 Updates

Feb 15, 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 four weeks leading up to the show, we will feature AGG1 Updates in our e-newsletters to highlight ...

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The Trickle Effect

Jan 01, 2010

Stimulus funds were intended to jumpstart public construction, but their impact appears to be over-promised and under-delivered. An Aggregates Manager survey shows widespread production decreases and layoffs despite federal initiatives. By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief A snapshot of the aggregates industry during 2009 ...

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Pragmatic Practices

Jun 01, 2009

by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief   We’re currently at the outset of the busiest time of the year for most aggregates producers. However, this year, indications are that many production facilities will operate at around 60 to 70 percent capacity. That means that ...

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