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Tag: Chris Upp

More than 100 years ago, Phenix Marble relied on about 200 employees to produce roughly 200,000 cu. ft. of dimensional stone per year. Now, the company is capable of functioning with four employees. Photo: P&Q Staff

Longtime aggregate producer ventures into dimensional stone

February 25, 2020By

A producer in Springfield, Missouri, recently resurrected a century-old dimensional stone company, and it’s already landed some high-profile projects.

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Epiroc donated a FlexiROC T20 drill rig and consumables for the Experimental Mine at the Missouri School of Science & Technology. Photo courtesy of Epiroc.

Epiroc donates drill rig to Missouri S&T

September 26, 2019By

The FlexiROC T20 R replaces outdated equipment while joining a fleet of other equipment at the school’s Experimental Mine.

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Photo courtesy of Terex Trucks.

P&Q Profile: Conco Quarries’ Chris Upp

October 23, 2017By

Chris Upp, the vice president and general manager at Conco Quarries, has dedicated 20-plus years to the company, […]

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Photo courtesy of Terex Trucks.

Conco shares experience with new rigid hauler

July 31, 2017By

The Missouri producer is putting a Terex Trucks’ TR70 to use at a limestone site in Willard, Missouri, to increase productivity.

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Photo courtesy of Kevin Yanik

The workforce of the future

June 8, 2016By

The industry’s success will remain dependent on employees who are capable of doing hands-on work.

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5 crucial tips for being interviewed

May 13, 2016By

This is part two of a two-part series on interviews. The first part of this series covers conducting […]

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Help wanted: Industry response to the labor shortage

September 2, 2015By

Demand for aggregate workers is on the rise as retirements pile up. A job ad on Craigslist or […]

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