Rock Products

MAR 2019

Rock Products is the aggregates industry's leading source for market analysis and technology solutions, delivering critical content focusing on aggregates-processing equipment; operational efficiencies; management best practices; comprehensive market

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2 • ROCK products • March 2019 PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY, MANAGEMENT ISSUES AND MARKET ANALYSIS FOR AGGREGATES PROFESSIONALS VOL. 122 ISSUE 3 • March 2019 FEATURES ——————————— EQUIPMENT & TECHNOLOGY ——— ————————— EDITORIAL ———————————— NEWS By Mark S. Kuhar and Josephine Patterson ————————— KEY ISSUES ————————— BACK PAGES Equipment & Technology HaulHub Launches Analytics Platform for Trucking Drilling & Blasting New Patent: Fresh Air Intake System for Overburden Drills Loading & Hauling Philippi-Hagenbuch Innovates New Tailgate Style Crushing & Breaking Telsmith's 3244 Portable Crusher Delivers a Mobile Crushing Advantage Material Handling & Conveying McCloskey International's Newest Stacker Is Versatile Screening & Sizing McLanahan Introduces H-Series MAX Screen Pumps & Motors ABB Enables Zero-Emission Electric Operation for Heavy Vehicles Drones & Loadout Tips for Measuring Stockpile Inventory in the Winter Maintenance & Wear Parts Thunder Creek Diesel Hauling Platform Now for Medium-Duty Truck Bodies 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 50 Balcones at 50: The 90 Percent Solution A New Water Recycling System at Cemex's Balcones Quarry Allows the Operation to Use 90 Percent Less Water Annually. By Mark S. Kuhar Controlling the Floor Using Modern Blasting Techniques to Solve the Problem of Toes and Elevated Floors After a Blast. By Anthony Konya and Calvin J. Konya A Future of Flexibility Pattison Sand Increased its Productivity With a New Custom-Designed Plant. By Mark S. Kuhar Crushing Up a Storm Here Are Some of the Latest Crushing Products on the Market. By Mark S. Kuhar 26 30 32 ON THE MARK AGG1, 'Weather' You Like It Or Not 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 51 COMMUNITY RELATIONS By Thomas J. Roach 52 PERMITTING By Mark S. Kuhar 53 ECONOMICS By Mark S. Kuhar 57 ENVIRONMENT By Mark S. Kuhar 56 FOCUS ON HEALTH & SAFETY MSHA Updates, News and Safety Products 62 ADVERTISERS INDEX 91 LAST CALL The Shirt on Your Back By Mark S. Kuhar 92 #YOUNGLEADERS The Future Is Now 25 FRAC SAND INSIDER News and Market Opportunities 24 34 Cover photo by Mark S. Kuhar. LAW By Henry Chajet 54 CEMENT AMERICAS 63 QUARRY EQUIPMENT MARKETPLACE 67 49

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