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JUL 2015

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 • July 2015 www.rockproducts.com 2 • R O C K p r o d u c t s • J u l y 2 0 1 5 PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY, MANAGEMENT ISSUES AND MARKET ANALYSIS FOR AGGREGATES PROFESSIONALS VOL. 118 ISSUE 7 • July 2015 FEATURES ——————————— EQUIPMENT & TECHNOLOGY ——— ————————— EDITORIAL ———————————— NEWS By Mark S. Kuhar and Josephine Smith ————————— KEY ISSUES ————————— BACK PAGES Drilling & Blasting HammerHead Drill Increases Range of Single-Pass Applications Loading & Hauling Cat C Series Artics Feature Improved Cycle Times and More Crushing & Breaking Masaba C125 Portable Plant Features Efficient Transportation Material Handling & Conveying CEMA 576: Classification for Conveyor Belt Cleaners Screening & Sizing CDE Launches Infinity Screening Products Automation & Energy NORD GEAR Introduces Smooth Surface Motor Loadout & Transportation Paradigm Shift Logistics Automates Delivery Resources Maintenance & Wear Parts SKF Combines Mobile App; Vibration Sensor for Data Collectione 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 How to Beat Blinding Great Lakes Aggregates Finds a Way to Keep its Screens Clean. By Mark S. Kuhar Highest And Best Use Valuation Guidance Regarding Buffer Land At Quarry Operations. By Gary R. Loke USGS Report Aggregates Production Increases in First Quarter. By Mark S. Kuhar Rock Products 120th Anniversary In This Year-Long Series Celebrating Our 120th-Year Publishing Milestone, Rock Products Presents a History of the Aggregates Industry. In this issue, We Cover the Years 1896-1901. 16 20 24 ON THE MARK Help Us Celebrate 120 Years of Rock Product 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 39 COMMUNITY RELATIONS By Thomas J. Roach 40 PERMITTING By Mark S. Kuhar 41 ECONOMICS By Mark S. Kuhar 44 ENVIRONMENT By Mark S. Kuhar 45 FOCUS ON HEALTH & SAFETY Best practices, advice, opinion and legal high- lights by Randy Logsdon and Ellen Smith 45 ADVERTISERS INDEX 51 LAST CALL Using Water and Air to Run Your Loader By Mark S. Kuhar 52 #YOUNGLEADERS The Future Is Now 14 FRAC SAND INSIDER News and Market Opportunities 12 26 Cover photo courtesy of Major Wire Industries.

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