With its IRock portable crushing and screening plants, Magruder Limestone can detonate a new area of a quarry and then maneuver the equipment back in – all in about a half hour. Photo courtesy of Ironclad Marketing

Magruder Limestone’s effective portable fleet

October 28, 2019By

Portable crushing and screening plants boost efficiency and keep production rolling for the Missouri aggregate producer.

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Magruder Limestone’s Lake Ozark location in Missouri is situated just off U.S. 54. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Inside Magruder Limestone’s Lake Ozark operation

October 25, 2019By

Clark Bollinger, the production manager at Magruder Limestone, offers a look inside one of his nine operations and shares his approach to doing business.

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From left: The ARPA team, including Nicole Massarand, Brianna Kadlec, Steve Trussell and Tammy Franco. Photo courtesy of Steve Trussell

P&Q Profile: ARPA’s Steve Trussell

October 23, 2019By

P&Q caught up with the executive director of the Arizona Rock Products Association (ARPA) to gain a pulse of what’s happening in the Grand Canyon State.

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FEC Quarry in Miami is the third-largest producer of crushed stone in the United States, according to the latest United States Geological Survey rankings. Photo by Zach Mentz

How Cemex’s new loadout technology is transforming FEC Quarry

October 21, 2019By

The nation’s third-largest crushed stone operation debuted an innovative ordering system that’s expediting loadout like never before in Miami.

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Lile Quarry is currently opening up a new pit in southwest Missouri, marking a new chapter at the operation that falls under owner Jim Lile’s purview. Photo courtesy of Kevin Yanik

Inside the mind of Lile Quarry’s mechanically-inclined owner

October 14, 2019By

Family, farming and fine-tuning equipment continue to drive Jim Lile, the longtime owner of the Missouri’s Lile Quarry.

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Harvey outside of IPCD. Photo courtesy of Bill Harvey

P&Q Profile: IPCD’s Bill Harvey

October 11, 2019By

P&Q caught up with the president of Industrial Products Conveyors & Drives to talk equipment sales and trends in conveying and material handling.

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Forty-two conveyors, along with five crushers and five screen decks, comprise the new plant at Mainland’s Cox Station Quarry. Photo courtesy of Superior Industries

Thoughtful design sets up Canadian producer for years to come

October 9, 2019By

A big design-build plant project positions Canadian-based Cox Station Quarry for future growth.

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Aggregate producers feel the pressure from the community as they pursue permits or business opportunities. Photo by Joe McCarthy.

Adding safety, security around conveying systems

October 8, 2019By

Industry leaders offer measures to improve safety around conveying and material handling equipment.

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