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Fine-tuning your tire maintenance

March 20, 2020By

Industry experts offer an inside look at what it ultimately takes to maintain tires most effectively.

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How clear haul roads lead to boosted production

March 18, 2020By

Whether it’s aggregate or other material, the overall success of an operation can be tied to the condition of haul roads.

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Emerging technology makes drilling and blasting easier

March 17, 2020By

Strayos developed software that employs artificial intelligence to provide highly detailed 2-D and 3-D virtual models of blasting sites.

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With a fleet of about 60 trucks, the headaches Butte Sand & Gravel once had from dispatch and fleet operations have been alleviated. Photo: Command Alkon

Telematics simplifies dispatch operations for California producer

March 13, 2020By

Butte Sand & Gravel chose to take charge of its dispatching challenges by implementing Command Alkon’s HaulIt into its operations.

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Ed Clayson, aggregates production manager at Geneva Rock, has more than 45 years of industry experience. Photo: Superior Industries

Getting the most out of any material handling system

March 10, 2020By

Most folks would say Geneva Rock has reached its peak performance, but the company continues to climb higher with ongoing improvements to each circuit and system.

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The Gill Quarries operation is located in East Norriton, Pennsylvania. Photo: Doosan

How a Philadelphia-area quarry balances production’s demand with the neighbors

March 9, 2020By

Of the various work that unfolds at Gill Quarries – from the drilling and blasting to the loading and processing – one task stays top of mind for co-owner Ray Trainor: being a good neighbor.

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Five manufacturing trends to look for at ConExpo-Con/Agg

March 6, 2020By

Wearable tech, predictive maintenance and smart manufacturing are just a few of the cutting-edge trends defining the future of the equipment manufacturing industry.

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13 educational sessions for producers at ConExpo-Con/Agg

March 5, 2020By

Quench your thirst for knowledge by partaking in one of ConExpo-Con/Agg’s many education opportunities

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