Tag: Loretta Sorensen

Realizing their business might not survive without its own quarry, Myrl & Roy’s Paving purchased a small quarry 30 years ago that has grown into a thriving business. Photo courtesy of Myrl & Roy’s Paving

Myrl & Roy’s Paving still going strong

November 13, 2019By

Motivated by sheer determination and a will to win, the founders of the South Dakota company took a tremendous risk a half-century ago when they started their own business.

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Photos courtesy of Trap Rock & Granite

Rail system positions Trap Rock & Granite for growth

August 17, 2018By

A sophisticated rail system that enhances speed and accuracy of loading and weighing positions one up-and-coming quarry operation well in its market.

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Canyon Rock strives for full plant automation

March 12, 2018By

New software and hardware have allowed California producer Canyon Rock to operate more efficiently, with the long-term goal of full automation in the quarry.

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Photo courtesy of Duff Quarry

New plant, automation system double operation’s production capacity

November 10, 2017By

Ohio limestone operation Duff Quarry Inc. more than doubled its production capacity with a new plant and an automated system.

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Suppressing weeds in the quarry environment

May 1, 2017By

Suppressing invasive weeds in the quarry may have a significant impact on your bottom line.

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Clarification system enhances water quality, conserves resources

March 20, 2017By

A one-of-a-kind water clarification system is allowing the Cemex Balcones Quarry to improve water quality and conserve local water resources.

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Photo courtesy of Tilcon New York Inc.

3-D imaging emerging as tool for aggregate industry

January 30, 2017By

Could 3-D imaging software soon give aggregate companies new perspectives on their sites?

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Equipment upgrade improves safety, product quality

January 31, 2016By

Oklahoma’s oldest and largest crushed stone producer, Dolese Bros. Co., recently completed a $14 million upgrade of its […]

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Changes on the horizon

December 7, 2015By

As mentioned before in this space, next year marks the 100th anniversary of Pit & Quarry magazine. It’s […]

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