Tag: Pennsylvania

Yanik: The industry adjusts to the new normal

March 24, 2020By

While rock is still being crushed across the nation, P&Q Editor-in-Chief Kevin Yanik writes how aggregate producers are taking new measures to keep employees safe while assessing the road ahead for their businesses.

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Photo by Kevin Yanik

Pennsylvania quarries, originally ordered to close, can remain open

March 20, 2020By

The governor of Pennsylvania ordered all non-life-sustaining businesses within the state to close their physical locations late this week to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

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The Gill Quarries operation is located in East Norriton, Pennsylvania. Photo: Doosan

How a Philadelphia-area quarry balances production’s demand with the neighbors

March 9, 2020By

Of the various work that unfolds at Gill Quarries – from the drilling and blasting to the loading and processing – one task stays top of mind for co-owner Ray Trainor: being a good neighbor.

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Aggregate producers are raising concerns as MSHA merges coal inspectors with the metal/nonmetal mining sector. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Aggregate production up 8 percent in third quarter of 2019

December 11, 2019By

Crushed stone production was up 9 percent while sand and gravel production was up 5 percent, the U.S. Geological Survey reports.

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Photo by Kevin Yanik

Nearly $8B in federal highway funds saved

November 25, 2019By

A planned funding cut to the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act was repealed, avoiding the loss of $7.6 billion for critical state highway projects.

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Epiroc Northeast service center

Epiroc to open Northeast service center

October 2, 2019By

The new service center will be up and running by Oct. 15, according to the company.

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Volvo CE appoints VP of uptime, customer support

March 13, 2019By

Volvo Construction Equipment appointed Scott Young to the position of vice president of uptime and customer support for the Americas sales regions.

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Eriez appoints operations director, senior sales director

January 31, 2019By

Eriez promoted Dan Zimmerman to the position of operations director. Zimmerman most recently served as director of business development.

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