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Wear parts to consider for aggregate operations

June 21, 2024 By

Take a look at a number of wear parts offerings from ASGCO, Haver & Boecker Niagara, ME Elecmetal and Unified Screening & Crushing.

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The dewatering basins at this IMI Aggregates operation are designed to capture rain, groundwater and seepage water. Photo: Regal Rexnord

Preventing floods when water levels rise

June 20, 2024 By

A new condition monitoring system at an IMI Aggregates quarry proves valuable in the event of heavy rainfall.

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Quarry Faces: June 2024

June 19, 2024 By

Presenting photos from recent events in the aggregate industry – including Komatsu’s Demo Days and NSSGA’s Young Leaders Annual Meeting.

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P&Q Profile: TerraSource Global’s Kevin Hambrice

June 18, 2024 By

Hambrice reflected on his trade show experience and what he’s observing in the market during an interview at AGG1.

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Dealmaking was often about relationships for Tom Hill. He describes some deals, like Summit Materials’ 2010 acquisition of Hinkle Contracting Co., as 25 years in the making. Photo: Tom Hill

Eight questions with Summit Materials founder Tom Hill

June 17, 2024 By

Now a member of the Knife River Corp. board of directors, Tom Hill visited with P&Q to reflect on his career, the evolution of the industry and the art of the deal.

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The lease or buy decision often comes down to factors such as the cost of the equipment, how long it will be used for and the financial health of the operation. Photo: Larry Dallaire/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Breaking down the buy, lease or rent decision

June 14, 2024 By

Explore the pros and cons of each related to aggregate equipment and property acquisition.

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FMI Capital Advisors says the combination of normalized weather patterns and Infrastructure Investment & Job Act projects coming online should bode well for construction materials. Photo: P&Q Staff

Reflecting on the first half of 2024

June 13, 2024 By

Despite challenging early-year weather conditions for some aggregate producers, demand for construction materials remains strong.

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What you need to know about MSHA’s final rule on silica

June 12, 2024 By

The final rule on reducing miners’ exposure to respirable crystalline silica may create potential challenges for mine operators.

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Says Susan Moorhead: “They say food, clothing and shelter are the primary necessities for life. I think that’s wrong. It’s rock.” Photo: Pit & Quarry

Daughter of El-Jay founder reflects on father’s life’s work

June 11, 2024 By

Susan Moorhead, daughter of El-Jay Manufacturing founder Louis Johnson, delivered acceptance remarks on behalf of her father, Louis Johnson, at this year’s Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

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