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FEB 2018

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26 • ROCK products • February 2018 AGG1 2018 T he AGG1 Academy & Expo is the aggregates industry's leading exposition and education resource. AGG1 fea- tures in-depth industry-focused educational programming and comprehensive exhibits that showcase the latest tech- nologies and innovations in aggregates-related equipment, products and services. Join the aggregates industry in Houston, March 6-8, as AGG1 once again co-locates with the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) Annual Convention and World of Asphalt Show & Conference. SHOW HOURS Tuesday, March 6, 2018: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2018: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, March 8, 2018: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. WHO ATTENDS The AGG1 Academy & Expo is geared to the decision-mak- ers and buyers from the companies that produce the vast majority of crushed stone, sand and gravel in the market- place, including company owners, senior managers, plant managers, superintendents, regional managers, engineers, technical professionals and safety managers. The AGG1 Academy & Expo is the aggregates industry's leading exposition and educational resource, with indus- try-focused educational programming and comprehensive exhibits. The education sessions in the AGG1 Academy help aggregates industry professionals learn best practices, dis- cover new technologies, and develop skills in topic areas related to aggregates production, safety, technology, man- agement, and environmental stewardship. AGG1 ACADEMY TRACKS Operations & Production These classes cover virtually every aspect of plant operations, production and equipment maintenance, 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 equip- ment and processes. These classes focus on the business of your operation and professional development, including understanding business and financial principles, dealing with the surrounding community, and ways to market and sell your product. Automation, Technology & Software Automation and advanced technologies help companies improve efficiency, employee safety, product quality, informa- tion 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 production, and find out how emerging technolo- gies 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. AGG1: The Year's Premier Show The AGG1 Show in Houston Will Feature Educational Programming and Comprehensive Exhibits. See You There. By Mark S. Kuhar and Josephine Patterson

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