Rock Products

JAN 2019

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2:00 - 3:30 p.m. 20 • ROCK products • January 2019 AGG1 Preview What categories are being covered? Operations & Production – These classes cover virtually every aspect of plant operations, production, and equipment main- tenance, from 101-level courses to the latest technologies, processes and products that aggregate producers are using to produce aggregates and manage their fleets in creative and innovative ways. Business Management & Leadership – Running an aggregates operation is about more than equipment and processes. These classes focus on the business of your operation and professional development, including understanding business and financial principles, dealing with the surrounding com- munity, and ways to market and sell your product. Automation, Technology & Software – Automation and advanced technologies help companies improve efficiency, employee safety, product quality, information management, and cost reductions within the aggregates industry. Attendees of these sessions can learn automation basics, discover new ideas and technologies being applied to aggregate produc- tion, and find out how emerging technologies are changing the way you do business. Environment, Safety & Health – These sessions demonstrate best practices and techniques for the aggregates industry to be efficient, safe, healthy and environmentally responsible. What is the AGG1 Academy schedule? Tuesday, Feb. 12 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. • Cyber-Security: Planning for Prevention of (and Recovery from) a Data Breach • Crushing 101 •  Empowering Employees to Share Safety Concerns: What Managers Need to Know and Do • Waterway and Wetland Update • Move More Tons, More Profitably – Productivity Solutions for Quarries • Aggregates, Cleaner Water and More Jobs: A Look at Two Indy Infrastructure Projects • Bringing (Gender) Balance to the (Work) Force •  Sales Metrics: Are Your Measurements Driving the Right Behavior? 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. • Late Bloomers • Screening 101 •  Methods of Underwater Mining – Dredges and Other Equipment • Should My Site Be Regulated by MSHA? • Water Clarification 101 • Using Conveyors to Lower Cost Per Ton and Resolve Oper- ational Inefficiencies •  How to Implement an Enterprise Drone Solutions Program • Driving Value Through Connectedness in a Quarry • Knowing Your VSI • Maximizing Screening Efficiency •  Digital Storytelling: A Success Story in Marketing & Recruiting • The ABCs of UAVs – Key Steps to Get Your Drone Program Off the Ground Legally • Wear Monitoring and Strategy – New Technologies to Go From Reactive to Proactive Maintenance • Inverted Pavement Basics Wednesday, Feb. 13 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. • Improving the Environmental Impact of Your Aggregates Operation •  Don't Make it Worse! Strategies for Investigating Near- Misses and Accidents • Without Creating Huge Liability • Fines Recovery Roundtable • Conveyors 101 • I Wish Someone Would Communicate Around Here •  Selective Crushing: Optimizing the Yield of the Most Desired Gradation • Industry 4.0 - Digital Solutions in Aggregates • Building Organizational Effectiveness – Just Add Water 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. • Buy America and Hire America on Federally-Funded Con- struction Projects • How Do We Recruit a Younger Workforce into the Aggre- gates Industry? •  Drones: Realizing Real Value While Insuring Accuracy & Consistency • Washing & Classifying 101 •  Maximizing Conveyor Belt Performance: Industry Standards

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