Archive for December 2018

U.S. Concrete and its subsidiary, Polaris Materials obtained the permits necessary to increase the volume of aggregate imports at its terminal in Long Beach, California. Polaris can now deliver up to 2 million tons of aggregate each year, effectively doubling its throughput capacity. Photo courtesy of U.S. Concrete

Quarry Faces: December 2018

December 26, 2018By

Snapshots from around the aggregate industry.

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MSHA admin to oversee coal, metal/nonmetal

December 26, 2018By

Timothy Watkins, the agency’s new administrator over the two sectors, is a former deputy administrator for coal.

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Photo courtesy of Volvo Penta

Volvo Penta Industrial engines

December 24, 2018By

With Volvo Penta Industrial engines, optimal fuel efficiency is a crucial performance factor.

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Photo courtesy of Trimble

Trimble LCI

December 23, 2018By

Trimble LCI is a powerful real-time plant production reporting tool to equip plant managers, quarry managers and process improvement teams track plant production and downtime.

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Tandem / Rhino Hyde Polyurethane products

December 22, 2018By

Rhino Hyde Polyurethane products are blended in-house with over 40 years of experience manufacturing quality wear products

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Hanson Aggregates - Penns Park Quarry Conveyor, Newtown, Pennsylvania. Photo: Zach Mentz

Inside Hanson Aggregates’ Penns Park Quarry

December 21, 2018By

Take a look at the 900-ft.-long conveyor that kept a Hanson Aggregates operation In Pennsylvania moving along.

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Photo courtesy of Sepro

Sepro Heavy Duty Vibrating Grizzly Feeder

December 21, 2018By

Compatible with existing Hewitt Robins, this feeder has a flexible bar design and allows for sloped, double or single deck arrangements.

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Idling engines can use a considerable amount of fuel. A large diesel engine, for example, can consume as much as one gallon of fuel every hour it idles. Photo courtesy of Petro-Canada Lubricants

Alleviating the effects of idling engines

December 20, 2018By

How lubricants offer protection while improving fuel economy

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