Rock Products

OCT 2016

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products PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY, MANAGEMENT ISSUES AND MARKET ANALYSIS FOR AGGREGATES PROFESSIONALS VOL. 119 ISSUE 10 • October 2016 FEATURES ——————————— EQUIPMENT & TECHNOLOGY ——— ————————— EDITORIAL ———————————— NEWS By Mark S. Kuhar and Josephine Smith ————————— KEY ISSUES ————————— BACK PAGES Drilling & Blasting Tesmec Rock Hawg for Surface Mining Applications Loading & Hauling Site Management Plays Key Role In Optimizing Tire Performance Crushing & Breaking Weir Minerals Launches Trio TP Cone Crusher Range Material Handling & Conveying Martin Debuts Replacement Program for Conveyor Belt Cleaners Screening & Sizing Terex Finlay Tracked Inclined Screen Is Highly Versatile Automation & Energy Rockwell Automation Touts 'The Connected Mine' Loadout & Transportation North Dakota Farmer and Family Invent Aggregate Spreader Maintenance & Wear Parts Chevron: Evaluate Equipment Life Based on Lubricant Cleanliness 32 33 35 36 37 38 39 41 Mellott And So Much More Pennsylvania-Based Mellott Company Has a Rich History and a Mission to Move the Aggregates Industry Forward. By Mark S. Kuhar Engineer Uptime into Your Conveyor's Bearings Regardless Of Size Or Scale, All Conveyors Require Bearings That Are Properly Selected For The Load And Environment. By Brad Droegmiller and Michael Dunn Drone Makes Stockpile Cost Savings Fly High Accurate Measurement Of Inventory Can Save Aggregates Producers Time And Money. By Mark S. Kuhar Headwaters MB Aggregates Market Report In This Updated Analysis, Headwaters MB Looks At Second- Quarter 2016 Aggregates-Industry Trends. By Brian Krehbiel 16 22 24 ON THE MARK A One-of-a-Kind Company By Mark S. Kuhar FIRST LOOK The Industry at a Glance 4 IN THE KNOW Countdown to ConExpo-Con/Agg 1 6 MANAGEMENT By Steve Schumacher 42 COMMUNITY RELATIONS By Thomas J. Roach 43 PERMITTING By Mark S. Kuhar 44 ECONOMICS By Mark S. Kuhar 48 ENVIRONMENT By Mark S. Kuhar 47 FOCUS ON HEALTH & SAFETY Best practices, advice, opinion and legal high- lights by Randy Logsdon and Ellen Smith 50 ADVERTISERS INDEX 57 LAST CALL Mining Asteroids By Mark S. Kuhar 60 #YOUNGLEADERS The Future Is Now 15 FRAC SAND INSIDER News and Market Opportunities 14 28 Cover Photo Courtesy of Mellott Company. LAW By Jason Moore 45 CEMENT AMERICAS 52

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