Tag: Kevin Yanik

Trimble’s Loadrite Payload Management for excavators is an example of technology that’s designed to enhance productivity and efficiency. Photo courtesy of Trimble

Taking tech the next step

February 22, 2019By

Production efficiency and safety can be drastically enhanced once producers fully realize the benefits of their tech.

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Photo by Kevin Yanik

New dynamics at play for aggregate producers

February 12, 2019By

An Indiana producer details some of the new hurdles that are popping up to slow the pace of construction in his market.

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Indiana will play host for the 2019 AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo. Photo: iStock.com/tang90246

The state of the industry in the Hoosier state

February 9, 2019By

What’s happening to Indiana’s aggregate producers is indicative of what’s taking place all across America.

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The evolution of ROI

January 26, 2019By

A conversation with McLanahan’s George Sidney turns to the historical nature of how aggregate producers buy equipment – and what they value today when purchasing.

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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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