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FEB 2019

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44 • ROCK products • February 2019 Midwestern Industries, Inc. "The Sizing People" ® MEV ® Uni-Rod ® TOLL FREE 877 - 4 - SIZING (877-474-9464) Screening Equipment Wire Cloth Replacement Parts Emergency Shipping Visit: Visit Midwestern Ind. at Booth #32088 February, 12-14 Indianapolis, Indiana our Houston terminals almost every day and run high-truck volume to the booming South Central Texas Market," Griffin said. "Along with supplying the aggregate market, the Bal- cones Quarry also supplies the neighboring Cemex Balcones Cement Plant with its raw material." In keeping with the strategy of employing the latest tech- nology to benefit plant operations, Balcones Quarry is using drones for stockpile measurements to keep track of inventory." "The drones are used in mine planning and surveying, as well as inventory," Griffin said. Balcones Quarry is a shining example of what an operation can be when it is fully integrated into a community. It not only supports the region with high-quality aggregates, but exemplifies what Cemex strives to do in every community in which it operates. Next month, in the third part of this three-part feature, read about how Balcones Quarry uses a state-of-the-art water-recy - cling system to decrease the company's environmental impact and reliance on water pulled from nearby sources. More than 100 people work at Cemex's Balcones plant. Balcones PicTure PerfecT Level Sensors The non-contact 3DLevelScanner is the only sensor to measure multiple points and map the topography of rock, aggregates, and sand in silos. Get accurate volume in high dust and irregularly piled materials. 3DVision software provides unique 3D image, automated alerts, and multiple vessel management. 402-434-9102

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