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Quarry Faces: February 2019

By |  March 7, 2019


1; Volvo Construction Equipment donated an articulated haul truck to train future equipment operators at Lehigh Career & Technical Institute in Schnecksville, Pennsylvania. The Volvo A35D hauler was previously used on Discovery Channel’s “Gold Rush” TV series.  Photo: Volvo CE

2; Hanson Aggregates’ Marlboro Sand & Gravel site in Bennettsville, South Carolina, donated about 200 acres of reclaimed mining property to Carolina Waterfowl Rescue, a non-profit wildlife rescue organization that provides sanctuary, rescue and rehabilitation for wildlife, farmed and exotic animals. The donated Hanson property will be used to provide a natural and controlled habitat, called a rookery, to rehabilitate injured waterfowl. Photo: Lehigh Hanson

3; P&Q’s Joe McCarthy was in Jacksonville, Florida, for a special Terex Finlay event that brought dealers from around the world to a local asphalt plant. Terex Finlay demoed a series of mobile crushing and screening plants. Photo: Joe McCarthy

4; Cemex USA hosted its first Quarry Quest 5K race at the FEC Quarry in Miami, supporting nearly 38,000 South Florida Boy Scouts. Nearly 350 runners and walkers participated in the timed race, following a course that weaved through the FEC Quarry. Photo: Cemex

5; This mobile crusher at Graniterock’s A.R. Wilson Quarry in Aromas, California, is a sight to see. Weighing 750 tons, the mammoth machine is said to be the largest self-propelled rubber tire crusher in the world. Learn more about “the Krupp,” as Graniterock’s employees lovingly call the crusher, in the March 2019 edition of Portable Plants, sister magazine to Pit & QuarryPhoto: Aaron Witt


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