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Momentum building for 2019 construction materials market M&A

May 24, 2019By and

A strong first quarter and an improving outlook will likely reinvigorate the construction materials merger and acquisition market.

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Some aggregate industry leaders see a potential end to the journey of securing adequate infrastructure funding. Photo iStock.com/undefined

Coming together on our crumbling infrastructure

May 24, 2019By

The long road to secure adequate funding for our nation’s roads and bridges stretches on, but some industry leaders see a potential end in sight.

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Neighborhood quarries are everywhere, providing for communities that may not fully understand the value of having an aggregate site in their backyard. Photo courtesy of Lehigh Hanson.

Is the local quarry endangered?

May 22, 2019By

How forward-thinking producers are overcoming the digital mob to keep neighborhood sites alive.

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Diesel-electric models aren’t anything new, as Keestrack launched its R5e hybrid impact crushing unit back in 2017. Photo courtesy of Keestrack.

Comparing electric and diesel powered portable plants

May 20, 2019By

Interest in electric plants is steadily growing, but don’t expect diesel to give way to its counterpart in the U.S. anytime soon.

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When was the last time you evaluated the efficiency of your screening process? Photo by Kevin Yanik.

Steps to maximize screening efficiency

May 17, 2019By

Screen equipment suppliers offer advice to enhance producer’s screening operations.

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MSHA is intensifying its approach to workplace health. Photo by Joe McCarthy.

MSHA’s renews its focus on health

May 17, 2019By and

Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran and Margo Lopez explore the intensifying focus on health by the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA).

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The eccentric roll crusher from thyssenkrupp was slated to make its world debut at Bauma 2019. Photo courtesy of thyssenkrupp.

Big crushing developments from Bauma

May 15, 2019By

Brand-new and redesigned crushing equipment took center stage at Bauma, the world’s largest construction industry trade show.

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he Krupp has been operating at Graniterock’s A.R. Wilson Quarry since the late 1980s. Photo courtesy of BuildWitt Media Group.

Graniterock’s monumentally mobile crusher

May 14, 2019By

Arguably the largest self-propelled rubber tire crusher in the world, Graniterock’s ‘Krupp’ chews through an astounding amount of hard material every hour.

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