Rock Products

MAY 2018

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 • May 2018 PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY, MANAGEMENT ISSUES AND MARKET ANALYSIS FOR AGGREGATES PROFESSIONALS VOL. 121 ISSUE 5 • May 2018 FEATURES ——————————— EQUIPMENT & TECHNOLOGY ——— ————————— EDITORIAL ———————————— NEWS By Mark S. Kuhar and Josephine Patterson ————————— KEY ISSUES ————————— BACK PAGES Equipment & Technology Six Innovations to Help Reduce Machine Costs Drilling & Blasting Boart Longyear Adds New Rigs to Meet Demand of Exploration Budgets Loading & Hauling John Deere Adds SmartGrade Capabilities to Dozers Crushing & Breaking Epiroc Adds Chicago Pneumatic Excavator Attachments to Product Line Material Handling & Conveying Mobile Eddy Current Separator Streamlines Recycled Waste Production Screening & Sizing Sandvik Debuts New QE241 Scalper Pumps & Motors Atlas Copco Power Technique Touts North America Pumps Drones & Loadout Mack Trucks Launches Mack Trucks Configurator Maintenance & Wear Parts Kalenborn Abresist Offers Abrasion Protection With Hard Overlay Plates 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 Capstone Headwaters Aggregates Industry Update In This Quarterly Report, Provided Exclusively to Rock Products, Capstone Headwaters Offers Insight Into Merger & Acquisitions (M&A), Capital Markets Trends, Aggregate Production and Pricing. By Darin Good, Brian Krehbiel and Crista Gilmore Time to Get Crushing The Latest Equipment for the Toughest Job in the Quarry. By Mark S. Kuhar and Josephine Patterson Capacity Upgrade Creagh Concrete Installs New Feeding, Screening System to Pair With Jaw Crusher and Increase Production. By Mark S. Kuhar Heavy Duty Hauling Ensuring Safety When Hauling Portable Plants and Other Heavy Equipment. By Troy Geisler 18 34 42 ON THE MARK Technology in Unlikely Places 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 58 COMMUNITY RELATIONS By Thomas J. Roach 59 PERMITTING By Mark S. Kuhar 60 ECONOMICS By Mark S. Kuhar 64 ENVIRONMENT By Mark S. Kuhar 63 FOCUS ON HEALTH & SAFETY MSHA Updates, News and Safety Products 66 ADVERTISERS INDEX 71 LAST CALL Oldest Footprints in North America Found in Rock By Mark S. Kuhar 72 #YOUNGLEADERS The Future Is Now 16 FRAC SAND INSIDER News and Market Opportunities 14 46 Cover photo courtesy of Metso Corp. LAW By Brian Hendrix 61 CEMENT AMERICAS 67 57

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