Tag: aggregate operations

Says Michael Arnemann, vice president of Hammett Gravel: “Successful companies – our competition and our customers – are raising their levels of sophistication, technology and efficiencies. If we want to be able to keep up with our customers and compete with our competition, we have to raise our level or we’ll fall behind.” Photo: Hammett Gravel

Inside the new-look Hammett Gravel

February 26, 2024By

The longtime Mississippi producer has undergone a series of changes of late in an effort to position the company for the future.

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Determining when MSHA is inspecting or investigating

June 1, 2023By and

Although the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) makes regular inspections of mine sites, operators should be sure to manage an agency investigation differently.

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Taking advantage of new aggregate technology (Part 2)

April 25, 2023By

A second conversation during the Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference gave insight into the kinds of cutting-edge aggregate technology industry experts are considering.

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Rogers Group acquires three Texas operations

December 15, 2022By

Rogers Group added three sand and gravel operations in Dallas, Lubbock and Ennis, Texas, from two different companies in the state.

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Holcim expands in Colorado via M&A

December 9, 2022By

The addition of J-2 Contracting Co. provides Holcim with an operational sand and gravel site in Greenley.

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Improving operations with brand-new equipment

August 17, 2022By and

Pit & Quarry paid a visit to Ohio-based aggregate producer R.W. Sidley to learn how operations have been since the installation of a new wash plant last year.

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How to effectively diagnose screen media problems

August 9, 2022By

Understanding how to properly combat issues related to screen media is a key to maximize uptime and minimize frustration.

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The Frazier Quarry’s North Plant first hosted a 5K in 2016, and it brought the race back in May of this year after the pandemic forced two cancellations. Photo: The Frazier Quarry

The Frazier Quarry looks to the future

August 2, 2022By

With a third operation online in 2022 and investments in two mainstay sites making impacts, The Frazier Quarry is ready for the coming years in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

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A look at the shop at Luck Stone's Rockville Plant in Rockville, Virginia. Photo: P&Q Staff

Luck Stone setting aesthetic standard at Rockville Plant

July 22, 2022By

P&Q’s Kevin Yanik reflects on a recent visit to Luck Stone’s Rockville Plant in Virginia where the company’s tone-setting workshop resides.

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