Pit & Quarry University

pq-university-kleemann-sponsor-updated-logoBack by popular demand, the Pit & Quarry University handbook includes 14 lessons detailing the aggregate production process from start to finish. It is used by aggregate producers across North America to help with new-employee initiation and by anyone with an interest in learning what goes on at a crushed-stone or sand-and-gravel operation. Pit & Quarry University lessons are based on the Pit & Quarry Handbook, a resource guide first published in 1907, and updated throughout the years.

Introduction “Aggregates 101”

Lesson 1 Industry Overview

Lesson 2Site Selection & Plant Design

Lesson 3Geology

Lesson 4Drilling & Blasting

Lesson 5Loading, Excavating & Dredging

Lesson 6Off-Road Hauling

Lesson 7Crushing & Secondary Breaking

Lesson 8Screening

Lesson 9Washing & Classifying

Lesson 10Conveying & Material Handling

Lesson 11Loadout, Weighing & On-Road Hauling

Lesson 12Maintenance & Optimization

Lesson 13Safety & the Environment

Lesson 14Business