Tag: P&Q University

Quiz: How much do you know about washing and classifying?

January 5, 2018 By

Test your knowledge to see how much you know about the washing and classifying process.

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Introduction to ‘Aggregates 101’

January 8, 2016 By

The Pit & Quarry Operations Handbook is designed to provide an overview of the aggregates mining process and […]

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P&Q University Lesson 14: Business

December 21, 2015 By

Lesson 14 of the Pit & Quarry University handbook discusses businesses and the pros and cons of going public.

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P&Q University Lesson 13: Safety & the Environment

November 7, 2015 By

Building an Environmental Management System (EMS) might sound like an overwhelming task for a smaller organization, but it […]

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P&Q University Lesson 12- Maintenance & Optimization

October 18, 2015 By

Equipment maintenance is an important consideration at any aggregate operation. Properly maintaining equipment prevents costly downtime, and new […]

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P&Q University Lesson 11: Loadout, Weighing & On-Road Hauling

October 7, 2015 By

Loadout within any pit or quarry operation is an important stage that needs to be well designed and […]

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P&Q University Lesson 10: Conveying & Material Handling

September 25, 2015 By

Today’s fully automated material-handling systems are cost-efficient and on-target when building stockpiles in any desired volume or configuration […]

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P&Q University Lesson 9: Washing & Classifying

September 10, 2015 By

Materials engineers constantly strive to improve concrete and bituminous mixes and road bases, and clean aggregate is a […]

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P&Q University Lesson 6: Off-Road Hauling

July 19, 2015 By

In most aggregate operations, off-highway trucks provide the production link between the loading face in the pit and […]

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