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P&Q University Lesson 8: Screening

October 11, 2019By

Check out some of the best practices for screening, per lesson 8 of Pit & Quarry University.

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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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Maximizing plant uptime requires producers to consider a long list of factorsimpacting their conveying system. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Effective conveyor, material handling maintenance practices

October 8, 2019By

Adjustments to ease the maintenance around your conveying and material handling equipment.

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Characterizing MSHA’s latest enforcement approach

October 7, 2019By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) is nearing the completion of its second year under David Zatezalo, so how does enforcement under the new chief compare to the approaches of the last administration?

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MSHA’s 2017 workplace exams rule back in place

October 2, 2019By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) put this old rule into effect after a court vacated a 2018 update of the rule on examinations of working places.

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Furgeson is celebrating his 40th year in the quarry business in 2019. Photo courtesy of Van Furgeson

P&Q Profile: Buzzi Unicem’s Van Furgeson

October 2, 2019By

The quarry manager at Buzzi Unicem talks about his time in the aggregate industry, taking on flooding challenges and future equipment upgrades.

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ConExpo-Con/Agg returns March 10-14 in Las Vegas. Photo courtesy of ConExpo-Con/Agg

Reshaping ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020

September 30, 2019By

The chair of North America’s largest construction trade show offers an exclusive preview of what attendees can expect in Las Vegas.

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