Tag: production

According to the Mine Safety & Health Administration, recent vehicle rollover accidents in mines involved haul trucks, excavators, bulldozers, loaders and service trucks. Photo: RiverRockPhotos/E+/Getty Images

Training workshops available for spring start-up

January 28, 2022By

A series of training workshops are available to provide mining operations with the resources needed for a safe spring start-up.

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Producers should work with a dealer to ensure screen media is available when needed. Photo: Major

Three screening tips for spring start-up

May 18, 2021By

Major’s Matthew Armstrong offers screening advice so producers can start the production season strong and optimize their capabilities.

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Martin Stone Quarries has been providing aggregate and infield mix material to southeastern Pennsylvania and surrounding states since 1953. Photo: Rod Martin

Martin: Production steady, but new pressures emerging

November 17, 2020By

Martin Stone Quarries owner Rod Martin weighs in from the Mid-Atlantic with a Road to Recovery commentary on aggregate production and pricing.

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Alexander: Solid demand continues, pricing remains healthy

November 12, 2020By

Arcosa’s Scott Alexander offers a viewpoint on behalf of one of the nation’s public companies.

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End-of-summer industry reflection

September 4, 2020By

With Labor Day marking the unofficial end of summer, Pit & Quarry’s Kevin Yanik reflects on the state of the aggregate industry and what’s happening with aggregate production, pricing and industry events.

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First-quarter 2020 agg revenue up at U.S. Concrete

May 5, 2020By

The company’s quarterly aggregate products revenue increased slightly, and management continues to assess impacts from the coronavirus.

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Cemex pauses production in Mexico as coronavirus response

April 6, 2020By

Cemex has temporarily halted operations in Mexico in effort to comply with the Mexican government’s response to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Crushing efficiency is key to production. Photo by Kevin Yanik.

USGS: 2019 aggregate production totals 2.47 billion tons

March 5, 2020By

That total is up 5 percent compared with 2018 production, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reports.

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Brunner & Lay is now offering a variety of straight hole drilling tools in the form of guide rods, guide/pilot tubes and shoulder-driven drill tubes. Photo courtesy of Brunner & Lay

Brunner & Lay offering variety of straight hole drilling tools

January 30, 2020By

Brunner & Lay will be promoting its straight hole drilling tools at the upcoming ConExpo-Con/Agg.

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