Rock Products

JAN 2013

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VOL. 116 ISSUE 1 • JANUARY 2013 PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY, MANAGEMENT ISSUES AND MARKET ANALYSIS FOR AGGREGATES PROFESSIONALS EDITORIAL ON THE MARK Taking A Leap Ahead By Mark S. Kuhar 4 NEWS FIRST LOOK FEATURES 16 22 1 IN THE KNOW 8 The Industry at a Glance 2013 OUTLOOK/FORECAST The End Of One Year And The Beginning Of The Next Is Always A Good Place To Pause For Reflection. So, With 2012 Behind Us And 2013 Just Getting Started, Where Are We As An Industry, And More Importantly, Where Are We Headed? By Mark S. Kuhar and Josephine Smith On Track With Frac News, Events, Stats and More FRAC SAND INSIDER News and Market Opportunities 14 KEY ISSUES SUPER SHOVEL TECHNOLOGY 6 30 54 2 INNOVATIONS Products New to You AUTOMATION + ENERGY Technology for a Sustainable Future EQUIPMENT & TECHNOLOGY Processing, Plant Operations, Engineering and Maintenance ROCKproducts • JANUARY 2013 COMMUNITY RELATIONS By Thomas Roach 34 36 38 LAW By Carolyn McIntosh In The Name Of Efficiency Hawaiian Cement Switches Gears With Heavy Iron At The Quarry Face. By Mark S. Kuhar 32 PERMITTING By Mark S. Kuhar 28 MANAGEMENT By Steve Schumacher ECONOMICS By Mark S. Kuhar Southern Ohio Sand Sets Up A System To Make Mountains Of Material. By Mark S. Kuhar 40 ENVIRONMENT By Mark S. Kuhar 42 FOCUS ON HEALTH & SAFETY Best practices, advice, opinion and legal highlights by Randy Logsdon, James Sharpe and Ellen Smith. 44 CEMENT AMERICAS Trends, Topics and Technology For the North and South American Cement Industry 50 BACK PAGES AD INDEX 63 LAST CALL 64 It's a Gold Rush By Mark S. Kuhar

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