Tag: Anderson Columbia

Cody Ladd (pictured at right) detailed a few areas where Kraemer Mining & Materials has made gains with AI. Capital Aggregates’ Chris Williams is seated next to Ladd. Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

Producers discuss tech exploration, use at P&Q Roundtable

April 1, 2024 By

Four aggregate producers shared their experience of late adopting cutting-edge tech during a Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference panel discussion.

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Says Chris Williams of Capital Aggregates: “[With] most technologies, as they become established, the price point for entry tends to come down as they emerge.” Photo: Neorodan/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Producers discuss the future of autonomy in aggregates

March 15, 2024 By

As large producers test autonomous haulers in quarries, small and midsized producers are eager to see if the technologies tested are viable.

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Says Anderson Columbia plant manager Daniel Barrs of the Tejas Quarry: “We’re steady at around 7,000 to 8,000 [tons] a day. We’re shooting for that 2 million-ton mark, but 1.7 million is probably what we’re realistically going to progress to [in 2022]. Every year, we’re getting bigger to implement the next phase of our plant, which would drastically increase our tonnage.” Photo: Daniel Barrs

P&Q Profile: Anderson Columbia’s Daniel Barrs

January 3, 2023 By

Daniel Barrs, plant manager of Anderson Columbia’s Tejas Quarry in New Braunfels, Texas, paid P&Q a visit to discuss developments at his operation, industry issues and more.

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Anderson Columbia utilizes the unique configuration of an apron feeder and a wobbler feeder to feed its primary impact crusher. Photo: McLanahan Corp.

Anderson Columbia experiencing across-the-board advantages

May 10, 2022 By

Anderson Columbia is feeling the benefits of recent feeder and impactor investments at its operation in New Braunfels, Texas.

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Successfully hiring and retaining workers

July 30, 2018 By

Is finding and keeping skilled laborers getting any easier? Participants at the 2018 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference discuss the dilemma and explore some solutions.

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The latest and greatest technology for aggregate producers

June 13, 2018 By

Producers and manufacturers discuss the top game-changers currently shaping how plants operate and what’s next on the innovation front.

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Market expectations for the months ahead

April 29, 2018 By

P&Q Roundtable attendees share their expectations for the coming months and beyond in the construction materials market.

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Equipment and tech producers are zeroing in on

April 27, 2018 By

Producers offer a glimpse at their 2018 capital spending plans and share how technology is changing the nature of aggregate production.

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U.S. Concrete, CRH continue acquisition activity

October 2, 2017 By

U.S. Concrete Inc. and CRH PLC, which both recently announced major acquisitions, are reportedly in the process of completing more deals.

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