Editors’ Blog

The 2019 AGG1 and World of Asphalt trade show attracted 10,063 attendees to Indianapolis. Photo courtesy of World of Asphalt

How AGG1 2019 proved the doubters wrong

February 15, 2019By

Had some uncertainty about how AGG1 would fare in the Midwest in mid-February? The show wound up drawing a record number of attendees to Indianapolis, further projecting the strength of the aggregate industry in 2019.

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DroneView Technologies' CEO Michael Singer discusses the considerations for integrating a drone into an aggregate operation. Photo by Allison Barwacz

Considerations to make when integrating a drone into your operation

February 15, 2019By

Making the decision to purchase a drone requires a thorough plan encompassing a number of areas, from flying to data analysis to safety.

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What’s trending in the aggregate world?

February 13, 2019By

During a press conference at AGG1 2019, McLanahan Corp.’s Mark Krause pointed out three trends he’s currently seeing in the marketplace.

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Convention notebook: Infrastructure, seat belt safety drive discussion

February 12, 2019By

Infrastructure legislation and seat belt safety were two topics that emerged during the NSSGA Annual Convention in Indianapolis.

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Three screening 101 takeaways

February 12, 2019By

Joe Schlabach, vice president of marketing and sales at Deister Machine Co., offered some basics on screening during an AGG1 Academy education session.

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Why ‘late bloomers’ might be the answer to your labor woes

February 12, 2019By

Forbes’ Rich Karlgaard detailed in an AGG1 Academy education session why aggregate producers might want to look at this untapped talent pool.

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The opening general session of the NSSGA Annual Convention took place Monday at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Tech entrepreneur opens NSSGA Annual Convention

February 11, 2019By

Gigaom’s Byron Reese, a keynote speaker, addressed emerging tech categories that should have an impact on all businesses in the years to come.

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Making sense of the ‘One MSHA’ initiative

February 6, 2019By

The consolidation of Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) sectors is underway, but the transition will likely produce challenges.

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