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FEB 2018

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2 • ROCK products • February 2018 www.rockproducts.com PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY, MANAGEMENT ISSUES AND MARKET ANALYSIS FOR AGGREGATES PROFESSIONALS VOL. 121 ISSUE 2 • February 2018 FEATURES ——————————— EQUIPMENT & TECHNOLOGY ——— ————————— EDITORIAL ———————————— NEWS By Mark S. Kuhar and Josephine Patterson ————————— KEY ISSUES ————————— BACK PAGES Equipment & Technology Volvo Launches Own Range of Rigid Haulers Drilling & Blasting Dyno Nobel's DigiShot Plus Offers Quick Deployment Loading & Hauling Specifying the Right Truck and Body for Your Application Crushing & Breaking Hazemag HSI Secondary Impactor Designed for Economic Secondary Crushing Material Handling & Conveying Universal Flow Monitors Offers Variable Area Flowmeters Screening & Sizing McLanahan Offers MAX Series Vibrating Screens Pumps & Motors Van Der Graaf Debuts GrizzlyDrive Design Drum Motor Drones & Loadout Drone Market Outlook for 2018 Maintenance & Wear Parts Dieselcraft Test Kit Detects Water in Fuel 42 44 46 48 50 51 52 54 Clean & Screen A New Fine-Tuned Washing And Screening Circuit Boosts Throughput and Product Quality. By Carol Wasson AGG1: The Year's Premier Show The AGG1 Show in Houston Will Feature Educational Pro- gramming and Comprehensive Exhibits. See You There. By Mark S. Kuhar and Josephine Patterson A Cost-Effective Pump Solution Maximizing Pump Efficiency Through Reduced Corrosion and Erosion. By Mark S. Kuhar Tackling the Culture Conundrum Synergy: Syn·Er·Gy, Noun: Putting People, Companies and Ideas Together to Make an Even Bigger Mess. By Ryan Brown 22 26 34 ON THE MARK It's Time to Raise the Gas Tax 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 57 COMMUNITY RELATIONS By Thomas J. Roach 58 PERMITTING By Mark S. Kuhar 59 ECONOMICS By Mark S. Kuhar 63 ENVIRONMENT By Mark S. Kuhar 62 FOCUS ON HEALTH & SAFETY MSHA Updates, News and Safety Products 65 ADVERTISERS INDEX 79 LAST CALL Art of Stone By Mark S. Kuhar 80 #YOUNGLEADERS The Future Is Now 20 FRAC SAND INSIDER News and Market Opportunities 18 38 Cover photo courtesy of Deister Machine Co. LAW By Erik Dullea and Mark Savit 60 CEMENT AMERICAS 66 53

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