Tag: Pit & Quarry University

Nozzles can be positioned to spray against or with the flow of material. Photo: P&Q Staff

8 tips for building a top-notch maintenance program

January 8, 2024By

Learn how a preventative maintenance program can help producers get more life from their screening equipment.

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Before operating a loader, check for chips and cracks in the windows. Also, make sure the glass is free of dirt that could present safety issues. Photo: P&Q Staff

Wheel loader walk-around pointers

September 13, 2022By

Review items and hazards operators should look for in and around wheel loaders to ensure safer jobsites.

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Breakers can be mounted to a mobile carrier like an excavator, as well as to stationary boom systems attached to crushing equipment. Photo: P&Q Staff

Simplifying hydraulic breaker selection for your operation

August 11, 2022By

Aggregate producers must consider a variety of factors when exploring potential options in hydraulic breakers.

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Daily wheel loader inspections essential to safe workdays

September 29, 2021By

There are a number of considerations operators should make to not only maximize the uptime of a wheel loader, but improve productivity, extend service life and stay safe.

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Prior to installing screen media sections, make sure they’re appropriately square and flat so they will seat properly on the longitudinal support bars. (Photo: P&Q Staff)

Eight practices to keep screens up and running

August 27, 2021By

Good preventive maintenance practices are a must for longer-lasting screens and reliable performance. Here are several that make for a solid maintenance program.

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Large material and debris can jam inside the crusher, damaging components and causing costly downtime. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Putting safety around crushers front and center

January 20, 2020By

A closer look at modern crusher hydraulic systems illustrates how operation and productivity are affected.

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P&Q University Lesson 8: Screening

October 11, 2019By

Check out some of the best practices for screening, per lesson 8 of Pit & Quarry University.

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P&Q University Lesson 7: Crushing & Secondary Breaking

September 2, 2019By

Lesson 7 of the Pit & Quarry University handbook discusses crushing and secondary breaking equipment.

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P&Q University Lesson 4: Drilling & Blasting

August 28, 2019By

This Pit & Quarry University lesson focuses on drilling and blasting.

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