An Ultra Sand Plant, Hydrosizer and Separators are now in the plant arsenal at River Aggregates’ site in Cleveland, Texas. Photo courtesy of McLanahan

Elevating quality and consistency at River Aggregates

November 20, 2019By

Seeking to produce a highly marketable concrete sand, River Aggregates turns to a high-tech adjustable plant that provides sharp classification.

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Use of a loader scale means operators can avoid underloading and overloading. Photo courtesy of Trimble

Successfully evolving beyond the scale

November 18, 2019By

How onboard loader scales and the insights they provide are changing the nature of aggregate operations during scales and weighing applications.

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Automation gives producers the ability to monitor cone crusher performance parameters and correct issues before failures occur. Photo courtesy of Superior Industries

Cone crusher automation systems simplified

November 15, 2019By

Superior Industries’ Mike Schultz offers one major step to elevate safety, maximize profitability and optimize performance.

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Realizing their business might not survive without its own quarry, Myrl & Roy’s Paving purchased a small quarry 30 years ago that has grown into a thriving business. Photo courtesy of Myrl & Roy’s Paving

Myrl & Roy’s Paving still going strong

November 13, 2019By

Motivated by sheer determination and a will to win, the founders of the South Dakota company took a tremendous risk a half-century ago when they started their own business.

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ConExpo-Con/Agg will have an expansive technology exhibit available to attendees. Photo courtesy of ConExpo-Con/Agg

ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020’s evolving Tech Experience

November 4, 2019By

The aggregate industry and its top trade show continue to evolve with the expanding technology options available to producers.

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Shifting ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020 show strategies

November 4, 2019By

Technology has changed the way aggregate producers approach the industry’s top trade show over the last decade in Las Vegas.

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Dyno Nobel goal was to improve and reduce fine particles smaller than 31.5 mm. Photo: iStock.com/hsvrs

Groupe-Piercon improves fragmentation with special tech

October 30, 2019By

A unique blasting technology takes the Canadian producer’s fragmentation to new heights.

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Missouri’s state gas tax has not increased in 23 years, but Missouri Limestone Producers Association leaders remain optimistic about the highway funding opportunity with the Missouri General Assembly over the next couple of years. Photo: iStock.com/benkrut

Highway funding still top of mind in Missouri

October 29, 2019By

There’s no shortage of issues Missouri aggregate producers want to address, but shoring up the state’s highway fund remains priority number one.

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