Rock Products

JUL 2018

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2 • ROCK products • July 2018 PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY, MANAGEMENT ISSUES AND MARKET ANALYSIS FOR AGGREGATES PROFESSIONALS VOL. 121 ISSUE 7 • July 2018 FEATURES ——————————— EQUIPMENT & TECHNOLOGY ——— ————————— EDITORIAL ———————————— NEWS By Mark S. Kuhar and Josephine Patterson ————————— KEY ISSUES ————————— BACK PAGES Equipment & Technology Command Alkon's BuildIt Streamlines Materials Orders Drilling & Blasting Boart Longyear Launches XQ Wireline Coring Rods Loading & Hauling Liebherr PR 776 World's First Hydrostatically Powered Dozer Crushing & Breaking Telsmith Showcases the 44SBS Cone at Hillhead 2018 Material Handling & Conveying Beumer Introduces Belt Position Monitoring System Screening & Sizing Sturtevant Mobile Air Classifying Plant Removes Excess Fines Pumps & Motors Weir Celebrates 80 Years of Warman Innovation Loadout & Drones Schenck Process Coupled In-Motion Rail Scale System Maintenance & Wear Parts Tsubaki Super Stainless Roller Chain Corrosion Resistant 38 39 40 41 42 44 45 46 High-Tech Material Handling Recent Product Introductions and Improvements Give Aggregates Producers New Options to Move and Handle Material. By Mark S. Kuhar The Rock Products Interview: Randy Lake New NSSGA Chairman Randy Lake Talks About Association Initiatives, Infrastructure Funding and Young Leaders. By Mark S. Kuhar The Missing Link Interlinked Jaw and Cone, Screen Speed Production, Cut Costs for Riverbend Construction Services. By Tom Kuennen Network on Wheels To Create Mobility Within A Mine Environment, Take A New Approach To Connectivity With Portable Cell Towers. By Peter Lenard 22 26 30 ON THE MARK The Sand Man Cometh By Mark S. Kuhar FIRST LOOK The Industry at a Glance 4 IN THE KNOW News, Events, Stats and More 1 6 MANAGEMENT By Steve Schumacher 47 COMMUNITY RELATIONS By Thomas J. Roach 48 PERMITTING By Mark S. Kuhar 49 ECONOMICS By Mark S. Kuhar 54 ENVIRONMENT By Mark S. Kuhar 52 FOCUS ON HEALTH & SAFETY MSHA Updates, News and Safety Products 57 ADVERTISERS INDEX 63 LAST CALL Chaney Charity Golf Tournament Tops $55,000 By Mark S. Kuhar 64 #YOUNGLEADERS The Future Is Now 20 FRAC SAND INSIDER News and Market Opportunities 18 34 Cover photo courtesy of The Wirtgen Group and Kleemann. LAW By Brian Hendrix 50 CEMENT AMERICAS 60 43

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