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AGG1: Something Old, Something New

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

AGG1: Something Old, Something New

A hard-hit construction industry makes it tough to grow a show, but the 3-year-old AGG1 is creating a place for education and the latest innovations.   Now in its third year, the AGG1 trade show may be in a holding pattern in ...

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Joints, Humpback Whales and Quarries

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

Joints, Humpback Whales and Quarries

Knowledge of geological joints is essential in assuring the economic extraction of crushed stone from quarries, and detailed studies of joints and other planes of weakness should be included in the exploration and quarrying process.   A few years ago, I had ...

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M&A activity may pick up as spring nears

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

M&A activity may pick up as spring nears

There were no deals to report in the construction materials sector in January. That said, a number of the multi-national companies made acquisition overseas, and the battle continues between Martin Marietta Materials Inc. and Vulcan Materials Co. Before one thinks ...

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Counting on a Conference Committee

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

As this issue of Aggregates Manager was going to press, everyone inside the Beltway was talking about the need for transportation reauthorization. The question is whether talk will lead to action. Even Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is in the dark ...

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Can You Hear Me Now?

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

Can You Hear Me Now?

Customer feedback programs allow operators to play a larger role in equipment design and evolution. After Gregg Perrett, owner and president of Valentine, Neb.-based Perrett Construction, tried for at least a year to give input to manufacturers about his experience operating ...

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Rollouts March 2012

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

Rollouts March 2012

Your complete guide to new and updated equipment and supplies in the aggregates industry.     Improved fuel economy, performance Case Construction Equipment says its new 621F wheel loader provides up to a 10-percent increase in fuel economy over the previous model, while delivering ...

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State and Province News March 2012

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates.   California Graniterock once again hosted more than 50 middle school students for a week-long Algebra Academy at its corporate office in ...

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Quality Control is Everything

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

Quality Control is Everything

Every aggregate operator spends time and money sampling, sizing, and checking aggregate to make sure it meets requirements. Here are products that can help operators achieve that goal.       Endecotts Ltd. Digital sieve shaker Endecotts says its D450 digital sieve shaker is fitted with ...

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Holt Cat hosting groundbreaking for Laredo facility relocation

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

Holt Cat, the Caterpillar equipment and engine dealer for South, Central, North, and North East Texas, will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Laredo location at 101 South Aviators Road, Laredo, Texas on Tuesday, March 20. Holt Cat purchased ...

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Equipment Innovation: Customers, manufacturers chime in on leveraging customer feedback to upgrade equipment

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

Deere, Case, Terex, and Bobcat customers and product experts talk about the process and how they influenced current and future equipment. To read this digital exclusive section on customer feedback and the process these construction equipment manufacturers use for input, go ...

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New Road Products

Better Roads Staff - Jan 12, 2012

New Road Products

Henderson Products A floating snow wing mast? That’s Smart If you’re plowing snow this winter, chances are the road you’re on is not perfectly contoured. In fact, it’s probably pretty much beat up – with dips, ruts and possibly breaks – topped off, ...

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Bobcat introduces E26 minimal tail swing excavator

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 25, 2011

Bobcat introduces E26 minimal tail swing excavator

by Tina Grady Barbaccia LAS VEGAS—Being shown for the first time ever in the United States, Bobcat displayed its E26 minimal tail swing compact excavator at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2011. The compact excavator will be added to Bobcat’s M-Series line, which debuted in 2009. ...

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