Quarry site was lake in Triassic times

Quarry site was lake in Triassic times

- Jul 31, 2014

Scientists are claiming a former Virginia Solite quarry in Cascade, Va., used to be a huge lake in ...

NSSGA taps Capitol Hill vet as VP of communications

NSSGA taps Capitol Hill vet as VP of communications

- Jul 31, 2014

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) new vice president of communications, Bailey Wood, joins the association ...

Martin Marietta reports huge 2nd quarter profits

Martin Marietta reports huge 2nd quarter profits

- Jul 31, 2014

Martin Marietta Materials has reported strong second quarter earnings of $1.34 per share compared to 89 cents per ...

Update on experienced plant manager killed at Murray Mines

Update on experienced plant manager killed at Murray Mines

- Jul 30, 2014

Several days ago Aggregates Manager reported the death of  Kyle Martin at Murray Mines in South Carolina. Below ...

DuraClass debuts heavy-duty dump truck body

DuraClass debuts heavy-duty dump truck body

- Jul 30, 2014

DuraClass introduces its newly improved HPT “Tub” Body Line, which has been redesigned to meet all heavy-duty dump ...

VIDEO: Excavator straddles extremely narrow bench, predictably topples over

VIDEO: Excavator straddles extremely narrow bench, predictably topples over

- Jul 30, 2014

There’s very little context for this video, but when it starts the machine already has one track dangling ...

AGGREGATES INSIDER

Send in your best safety practices this month

Send in your best safety practices this month

- Jul 8, 2014

What does your operation do to promote safe practices? That’s what we want to know as part of our Safety Tips contest. The contest gives you the opportunity to impact the industry ...

Hire a hero

Hire a hero

- Jul 3, 2014

As aggregate demand continues its slow climb back to pre-Great Recession levels, many aggregates producers find that increased demand means a need for quality employees. At CalPortland’s Dupont plant, its relationship ...

FEATURED EQUIPMENT

Product of the Week: McLanahan’s filter press line

Product of the Week: McLanahan’s filter press line

McLanahan introduces an updated version of its filter press line, designed to make operations more efficient, while eliminating ...

Product of the week: Duplex System Crusher

Product of the week: Duplex System Crusher

The Duplex System, brought to you by Rockster Recycler, is a track-mounted crushing plant that allows you to ...

Moonscape to Landscape

AggMan Staff - Jul 21, 2014

Teichert's Hallwood Plant mines aggregate from the tailings left behind by gold-mining dredges a hundred years ago.

Software solutions for improving production, costs and safety

- Jul 21, 2014

The right technology can not only streamline production processes and costs, it can also enhance safety.

Motor Maintenance 101

AggMan Staff - Jul 21, 2014

Most motor failures are due to bearings or windings, so ensure proper maintenance of these critical components.

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