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Brigade Electronics Demonstrates NEW Wireless Camera Monitor System at Hillhead.

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

Brigade Electronics Demonstrates NEW Wireless Camera Monitor System at Hillhead.

Brigade Electronics Demonstrates NEW Wireless Camera Monitor System at Hillhead. Brigade Electronics demonstration truck will be on display at Hillhead this year with all its latest vehicle safety products including their NEW wireless camera monitor system. Wireless camera-monitor systems have been on ...

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Keeping the ‘Class’ in Classifying Tanks

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

Keeping the ‘Class’ in Classifying Tanks

Long-term operation and maintenance of your classifying tanks can be achieved by following five simple tips. By Tom Moore and Dave Schellberg   Sand classifying tanks have been used for more than 50 years for refining glacial/alluvial ‘natural’ and ‘manufactured’ sands and sand ...

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Intermat 2012 — A Look at Intermat

Brooke Wisdom - Mar 21, 2012

Intermat 2012 — A Look at Intermat

Come to Paris in April for Intermat 2012 to see what the construction industry has up its sleeves for 2012 and beyond. Ahhh, springtime in Paris! Cobblerumble of construction equipment. That’s right; it’s time, once again, for Intermat, one of the ...

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John Deere 750K Dozer

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

John Deere 750K Dozer

The new 750K crawler dozer features a John Deere PowerTech™ 6.8-L IT4 diesel engine that provides 155-165 hp at 1,800 rpm. A hydrostatic transmission gives customers infinite speed control, power management, live power turns, counter rotation while staying in gear, ...

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Section 103(k) Shutdowns

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

Section 103(k) Shutdowns

MSHA’s expansive use of Section 103(k) orders is a derogation of the purpose and intent of an enforcement tool In the last year, the Federal Mine Safety and Health Administration has shut down several mines and imposed significant operating costs on ...

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The Nation’s Top 25 Construction Aggregates Producers

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

The Nation’s Top 25 Construction Aggregates Producers

In 2010, the market appeared to bottom out with production continuing its downward trend and average unit values down for the first time since 1998. U.S. production of construction aggregates in 2010 was 2.14 billion short tons valued at $17 billion, ...

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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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