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AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo heads to Indianapolis this year, running Feb. 12-14. Photo: Allison Barawacz

2019 aggregate industry events calendar

January 24, 2019By

Take a look at key trade shows, conferences and meetings happening over the next 12 months.

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The JW Marriott, situated near the White River in downtown Indianapolis, is the location of this year’s convention. Photo: iStock.com/ Joel Carillet

2019 NSSGA Annual Convention to cover key industry issues

January 24, 2019By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) will cover key industry issues and advocacy opportunities at its upcoming convention.

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Held in Houston last year, AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo shifts to Indianapolis in 2019. Photo courtesy of NSSGA

Equipment, education take center stage at AGG1 2019

January 23, 2019By

With ample opportunities on and off the trade show floor, AGG1 attendees have plenty to choose from.

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With the potential for fewer breakdowns and more productivity, doing routine maintenance and researching new, long-lasting screen media options is a worthwhile – and profitable – use of time. Photo courtesy of Haver & Boecker

4 steps to long-lasting screen media

January 21, 2019By

When it comes to screen media, spending a little extra time on preventative maintenance can have a noticeably positive effect on profits.

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According to Haver & Boecker, the F-Class portable plant can be customized to include a crusher, conveyors or other components for enhanced productivity. The machine is ideal for tough applications, such as scalping and classifying ores, minerals, stones, sand and gravel. Photo courtesy of Haver & Boecker

Haver & Boecker enters the portable plant market

January 21, 2019By

Haver & Boecker recently launched the Tyler F-Class portable plant, positioning the company to more firmly compete in the portable plant space.

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Without the aid of gravity, horizontal screens rely on large machine stroke and high g-forces to effectively move and separate material. Photo courtesy of KPI-JCI & Astec Mobile Screens

The basics of screening

January 20, 2019By

McLanahan Corp.’s Mark Krause details screening basics and offers a number of tips to ensure your operation’s running efficiently.

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For higher-capacity multiple product output, a Pennsylvania operation replaced double-deck units with larger triple-deck screens. Photo courtesy of Deister

Strategic screening approaches

January 19, 2019By

Solutions that delivered desired results to bottleneck challenges across the U.S.

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To increase scalping efficiency, the Hanson operation installed Armadex custom rubber sections to the second step – with the third step soon to follow. Photo courtesy of Polydeck

Super-duty scalping at Hanson Aggregates

January 18, 2019By

A customized synthetic media solution delivers big benefits in a high-impact, high-wear scalping application for a top producer.

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