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Large material and debris can jam inside the crusher, damaging components and causing costly downtime. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Putting safety around crushers front and center

January 20, 2020By

A closer look at modern crusher hydraulic systems illustrates how operation and productivity are affected.

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How Texas Concrete Sand & Gravel rolls with the changes

January 16, 2020By

At Texas Concrete Sand & Gravel, questioning the status quo and adapting to the changes have become a way of life.

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The Silver Lots outside the Las Vegas Convention Center will be one key draw for aggregate producers who attend ConExpo-Con/Agg. Photo courtesy of ConExpo-Con/Agg

ConExpo-Con/Agg, MINExpo on industry calendar for 2020

January 16, 2020By

A number of key trade shows, conferences and association meetings are scheduled for the next 12 months.

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Metso, whose Lokotrack ST2.8 scalping screen is seen here in action, sees the acquisition of McCloskey as an opportunity to bolster the Metso screening line. Photo courtesy of Metso

How Metso and McCloskey came together

January 16, 2020By

Find out the strategy behind the acquisition deal and what producers and contractors can expect of the brands in the new year.

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Whether your plant shuts down for the winter or you continue to operate through it, winterizing and preventive maintenance best practices will help ensure equipment longevity and maximum performance. Photo courtesy of Haver & Boecker Niagara

Caring for vibrating screens through winter

January 16, 2020By

Haver & Boecker Niagara’s Wilm Schulz presents best practices to maintain equipment through bitter cold temperatures.

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With five of the nation’s 13 most populous cities residing in Texas, demand for construction materials in the Lone Star State is, not surprisingly, very high. Photo: Art Wager/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

How Texas backs its infrastructure like no other

January 14, 2020By

With several of the nation’s largest cities within its borders and a population growing by more than 1,000 a day, the Lone Star State requires a Texas-sized budget to keep up with expanding infrastructure needs.

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Texas Crushed Stone’s approach to a bustling market

January 13, 2020By

The operation features two primary crushing facilities, a secondary crushing plant and a two-mile-long conveyor that all contribute to producing between 8 million and 9 million tpy of crushed stone and manufactured sand.

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Photo: Allison Barwacz

Countdown to ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020

January 10, 2020By

Check out some of the latest pre-show developments for the aggregate industry’s largest gathering.

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