Tag: Kevin Yanik

Hanson Aggregates - Penns Park Quarry Conveyor, Newtown, Pennsylvania. Photo: Zach Mentz

Inside Hanson Aggregates’ Penns Park Quarry

December 21, 2018By

Take a look at the 900-ft.-long conveyor that kept a Hanson Aggregates operation In Pennsylvania moving along.

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More aggregate producers made a “significant investment” in an excavator and/or loader this year than in any other equipment category. Photo courtesy of John Deere

Aggregate producers still in equipment buying mode

December 13, 2018By

How aggregate producers invested in capital equipment in 2018.

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Resolves Aggregates’ wash plant is a five-machine wet processing system comprised of CDE’s M4500 modular wash plant, the AggMax portable log washer, the Counter Flow Classification Unit (CFCU), an EvoWash fines recovery unit and an AquaCycle thickener. Photo courtesy of Keith Newell

Inside the heart of Texas at Metroplex Sand & Gravel

November 16, 2018By

Inside Metroplex Sand & Gravel, an up-and-coming operation with big goals in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.

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The Volvo Uptime Center in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, takes about 1,000 phone calls per month, aiming to reduce downtime for customers. Photo courtesy of Volvo CE

Volvo CE showcases the next generation of fleet management

November 14, 2018By

A day at Volvo CE illustrates how telematics has evolved in the last decade to help aggregate producers.

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Combating NIMBY groups

November 1, 2018By

A conversation with Memphis Stone & Gravel’s Alan Parks sheds light on the tremendous challenges aggregate producers face when it comes to permitting.

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2018 in a nutshell

October 8, 2018By

PQ’s Kevin Yanik explores the aggregate industry’s year-to-date progression through several lenses.

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The challenges of hiring loom larger

September 14, 2018By

The hiring process is becoming even more challenging – and aggravating – for aggregate producers.

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This year’s Hillhead featured more than 500 exhibitors. Photo courtesy of The QMJ Group

How feedback affects equipment development

August 8, 2018By

How a few manufacturers reacted to customer feedback in developing their latest market solutions.

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