Rock Products

JUN 2018

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2 • ROCKproducts • June 2018 PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY, MANAGEMENT ISSUES AND MARKET ANALYSIS FOR AGGREGATES PROFESSIONALS VOL. 121 ISSUE 6 • June 2018 FEATURES ——————————— EQUIPMENT & TECHNOLOGY ——— ————————— EDITORIAL ———————————— NEWS By Mark S. Kuhar and Josephine Patterson ————————— KEY ISSUES ————————— BACK PAGES Equipment & Technology Volvo Trucks VNX Series Pack Power, Performance Drilling & Blasting Nxco's FRAGMENTOR Self-Stemming Cartridge Now Available from Coogar Loading & Hauling Deere-Hitachi Debuts 345G LC Reduced Tail Swing Excavator At Media Event Crushing & Breaking EvoQuip Cobra 230 Features Quick Set Up Time Material Handling & Conveying Pattison Sand Commissions New Tunnel Feeder Plant Screening & Sizing McLanahan Offers Wobbler Feeder; Portable Ultra Fine Recovery System Pumps & Motors Netzsch Announces Mine Dewatering Pumps And Pump Skids Drones & Loadout Hardware or Software? The Precision Debate in UAV Mapping Maintenance & Wear Parts Goodyear Launches Tire Performance Monitoring System 48 49 50 51 52 54 55 56 It All Comes Out in the Wash Texas Construction Materials Company Upgrades Processing Technology For Optimal Efficiency. By Mark S. Kuhar Screening for Success Products and Equipment to Get The Job Done Right. By Mark S. Kuhar and Josephine Patterson Office With a View Nestled In The Mountains Of Virginia, Rich Patch Quarry Has a View That Doesn't Disappoint – With The Added Bonus Of a New Excavator. By Mark S. Kuhar From Vending to Aggregate Arizona Aggregate Hauler Benefits from Kenworth T880s and PACCAR MX-11 Engines for Weight Savings. By Mark S. Kuhar Here Comes The Ireland If Your Goal Is To Haul Maximum Aggregate, Go Big or Go Home. By Mark S. Kuhar 22 26 36 ON THE MARK A Little First Quarter Perspective 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 From Quarry to Mountain Bike Park By Mark S. Kuhar 72 #YOUNGLEADERS The Future Is Now 20 FRAC SAND INSIDER News and Market Opportunities 18 42 Cover photo courtesy of Major. LAW By Henry Chajet and Thomas A. Hall 61 CEMENT AMERICAS 67 46 57

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