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Quarry Faces 2 February 2020

Quarry Faces: February 2020

February 23, 2020By

Check out some photos from aggregate industry events and activity that recently took place.

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Caldwell Stone’s tailgate upgrade improving productivity

February 19, 2020By

To achieve full utilization without risking public safety, Caldwell Stone management turned to Philippi-Hagenbuch, a longtime partner.

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Philippi-Hagenbuch to highlight tailgate at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020

December 18, 2019By

Philippi-Hagenbuch will feature its Positive Seal Autogate Tailgate for off-highway trucks and roll-off containers at the March 10-14 trade show.

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Philippi-Hagenbuch has remained family-owned since its founding in 1969. The company is now led by Danette Swank (middle right), L.B.’s granddaughter and LeRoy’s daughter. LeRoy (left) continues with the company as chief engineer. Also pictured are Josh Swank, vice president of sales and marketing, and Pat Hagenbuch. Photo courtesy of Philippi-Hagenbuch

Philippi-Hagenbuch earns manufacturing honor

December 12, 2019By

The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association bestowed its 2019 Barry L. MacLean Manufacturer of the Year award on the third-generation company.

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More aggregate producers now seek out certain equipment models at ConExpo-Con/Agg because they’ve done the research beforehand. Photo courtesy of ConExpo-Con/Agg

Producer show strategies shifting with ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020

September 26, 2019By

Although ConExpo-Con/Agg remains the king of our industry’s trade shows, technology has changed the way aggregate producers approach the show.

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While the pace and approach to equipment investments this year is not at 2018 levels, aggregate producers continue to be active on the capital spending front. Photo: iStock.com/Dostx.

Equipment spending still healthy, active in 2019

September 23, 2019By

While 2019 probably won’t break any capital spending records, aggregate producers continue to pursue new equipment but for different reasons.

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Because the blade of a rear-eject body pushes materials out at a steady rate, the truck maintains a lower and more balanced center of gravity. Photo courtesy of Philippi-Hagenbuch

The case for rear-eject bodies on haul trucks

September 19, 2019By

Check out three ways the technology can boost productivity and safety for your haul truck fleet.

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Haydon Materials utilizes 772 Cat haulers to move material to the Deister feeder and C125 Metso jaw crusher at the new Airport Road Quarry in Bardstown, Kentucky. Photo by Kevin Yanik.

Buying equipment based on total cost of ownership

September 16, 2019By

When aggregate producers purchased equipment in 2018, it was often to fill a dire need. With critical production holes now filled, producers are looking to manufacturers and dealers to prove long-term value before they make their next major capital expenditures.

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