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Zach Mentz

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Zach Mentz is the managing editor for both Pit & Quarry and Portable Plants magazines.

Zach is a graduate of the Tim Russert Department of Communications at John Carroll University. His previous experience also includes time spent in the Cleveland Indians communications department.

Posts by Zach Mentz

Hitachi to debut new wheel loaders, tech at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020 Posted on 17 Jan 2020 in the ConExpo-Con/Agg & News categories.

Hitachi's booth will display the company's complete wheel loader product lineup designed for mining and heavy construction operations.

Dodge Momentum Index improves in December 2019 Posted on 10 Jan 2020 in the News categories.

Both components of Dodge Data & Analytics' index increased over the month as the institutional component rose 2.3 percent while the commercial component climbed 0.9 percent.

Peckham acquires New England producer Posted on 09 Jan 2020 in the featured & News categories.

According to Peckham Industries, the acquisition includes JSL Materials’ operations and more than 100 employees.

Wirtgen Group to debut 10 machines at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020 Posted on 24 Dec 2019 in the ConExpo-Con/Agg & News categories.

The machines will be featured at the company's 30,000-sq.-ft. booth at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

BTI to feature attachments at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020 Posted on 23 Dec 2019 in the ConExpo-Con/Agg & News categories.

The equipment will be featured at Astec's booth (C30336) in Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.

McLanahan to exhibit UltraWash plant at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020 Posted on 23 Dec 2019 in the ConExpo-Con/Agg & News categories.

Capable of being configured to produce up to three clean aggregate and two washed sand products, the UltraWash is part of McLanahan's line of next-generation modular systems.

Allu to display Transformer, TS blades at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020 Posted on 23 Dec 2019 in the ConExpo-Con/Agg & News categories.

The products transform unusable dirt, construction waste and green waste into valuable material for producers, according to the company.

Vertiflo Series 2100 pumps for mining, slurries Posted on 19 Dec 2019 in the News categories.

According to the company, the pumps feature the industry's first optional external flush and result in extended wear life.