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Countdown to ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020

August 19, 2019By

The Pit & Quarry team will be covering ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020, which will take place March 10-14 in Las Vegas.

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A rinse screen equipped with dams on screen media can slow material down and increase washing efficiency. Photo courtesy of Haver & Boecker Niagara

Increasing production, efficiency from your wash plant

August 19, 2019By

Industry leaders offer tips to maximize the efficiency of your critical washing and classifying equipment.

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Photo by: Kevin Yanik

P&Q University Lesson 3: Geology

August 16, 2019By

In lesson 3 of the Pit & Quarry University Handbook, readers learn about geology and different land ranges, as well as the aggregate produced from them.

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Quality Stone & Ready Mix has been utilizing a JD-1400E rock drill for about five years. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Quality Stone & Ready Mix’s approach to drilling & blasting

August 14, 2019By

Handling drilling and blasting processes internally provides crucial control to Kentucky’s Quality Stone & Ready Mix.

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Participants in the Kentucky Crushed Stone Association’s Emerging Leaders program have visited industry sites around the Bluegrass State, including this Nugent Sand Co. operation on the Ohio River in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo courtesy of Kentucky Crushed Stone Association.

Kentucky program preparing the industry’s next leaders

August 13, 2019By

A Kentucky Crushed Stone Association program provides a platform for up-and-coming producers around the Bluegrass State to sharpen their skills and connect with other emerging professionals.

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Haydon Materials utilizes 772 Cat haulers to move material to the Deister feeder and C125 Metso jaw crusher at the new Airport Road Quarry in Bardstown, Kentucky. Photo by Kevin Yanik.

Next chapter underway at Haydon Materials

August 13, 2019By

Take a look inside Haydon Materials’ newest aggregate operation in Bardstown, Kentucky.

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Site preparation, including excavating and pre-splitting a face, was critical to lay the groundwork for Quality Stone & Ready Mix’s new primary crushing plant. Photo by Kevin Yanik.

Upgrades position Quality Stone & Ready Mix for the future

August 13, 2019By

Kentucky’s Quality Stone & Ready Mix recently completed a primary plant upgrade that positions the family-owned company to get the most out of its remaining reserves.

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Aggregate producers like Quality Stone & Ready Mix would like to see more action on infrastructure take place at the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfurt, Kentucky. Photo: iStock.com/fotoguy22

How Kentucky is faring with infrastructure funding

August 13, 2019By

Despite having an above-average infrastructure grade, the Bluegrass State remains in dire need of sufficient funding.

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