Tag: Celebrating Kentucky

Quality Stone & Ready Mix has been utilizing a JD-1400E rock drill for about five years. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Quality Stone & Ready Mix’s approach to drilling & blasting

August 14, 2019By

Handling drilling and blasting processes internally provides crucial control to Kentucky’s Quality Stone & Ready Mix.

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Participants in the Kentucky Crushed Stone Association’s Emerging Leaders program have visited industry sites around the Bluegrass State, including this Nugent Sand Co. operation on the Ohio River in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo courtesy of Kentucky Crushed Stone Association.

Kentucky program preparing the industry’s next leaders

August 13, 2019By

A Kentucky Crushed Stone Association program provides a platform for up-and-coming producers around the Bluegrass State to sharpen their skills and connect with other emerging professionals.

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Site preparation, including excavating and pre-splitting a face, was critical to lay the groundwork for Quality Stone & Ready Mix’s new primary crushing plant. Photo by Kevin Yanik.

Upgrades position Quality Stone & Ready Mix for the future

August 13, 2019By

Kentucky’s Quality Stone & Ready Mix recently completed a primary plant upgrade that positions the family-owned company to get the most out of its remaining reserves.

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P&Q celebrates the Bluegrass State

August 13, 2019By

Pit & Quarry’s Kevin Yanik spent some time in Kentucky this year, and puts the spotlight on the Bluegrass State this month with special coverage of its impact on the aggregate industry.

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Aggregate producers like Quality Stone & Ready Mix would like to see more action on infrastructure take place at the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfurt, Kentucky. Photo: iStock.com/fotoguy22

How Kentucky is faring with infrastructure funding

August 13, 2019By

Despite having an above-average infrastructure grade, the Bluegrass State remains in dire need of sufficient funding.

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