March 7, 2018
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March 2018 Cover → Optimizing uptime at Alleyton Resource

→ Achieving peak performance with your synthetic media

→ Simplifying railcar selection
AGG1 2018 Live from the
2018 AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo

The Pit & Quarry staff is reporting live from the 2018 AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo March 6-8 in Houston. Check out industry news, exhibitor listings, Houston tourism information and more. → MORE
Vulcan ship yard Inside Vulcan Materials’ Houston Ship Yard
An operations tour during the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association's Annual Convention took attendees to Vulcan Materials Co.‘s Houston Ship Yard. Check out an overview of the tour. → MORE
→ Effective training methods for aggregate employees
→ Thoughts on leadership from a former Navy

→ Airware launches new mining and quarry solution
Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame inductees Industry veterans enshrined in Hall of Fame
The inductions of Charles Luck III, Ward Nye, Bill Sandbrook and Frank Squires took place March 6 in conjunction with AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo in Houston. Learn more about this year's industry celebration. → MORE
Caterpillar Caterpillar showcases 988K XE wheel loader
at AGG1 2018

Caterpillar’s Don Weinhold offers P&Q a rundown on the company’s 988K XE wheel loader at the 2018 AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo. Learn more about the loader, which features an electric drive system. → MORE
Kespry Kespry discusses
drone use in the aggregate industry

Kespry CEO George Mathew shares with P&Q how the aggregate industry has been increasingly using drones to measure stockpiles and enhance efficiencies. Watch to learn more. → MORE
Am Cast Am Cast
Booth 1464
To answer the call for a machine that can turn waste byproduct into a saleable asset, Am Cast developed the Rocky Transformer. Learn more about its features. → MORE
Metso Metso
Booth 1337
Metso is highlighting its latest equipment and solutions for the aggregate industry at AGG1, including the Metso MX cone crusher.
Philippi-Hagenbuch Philippi-Hagenbuch
Booth 2417
Philippi-Hagenbuch designed the Autogate tailgate to maximize haul truck utilization, increasing haul capacities by as much as 20 percent while also providing added safety and extended tire life, the company says.
Regal Beloit Regal Beloit
Booth 1740
Regal Beloit launched the Time Saving axial groove in bore feature to the SealMaster Large Bore Performance Gold Line mounted ball bearing. Get a rundown on the bearing's features. → MORE
Photo: Armand Bayou
Nature Center

The Armand Bayou Nature Center is one of the largest urban wilderness preserves in the United States and home to more than 370 species of birds, reptiles, amphibians and plants. See what activities you can participate in at the center. → MORE
Photo: SnippyHolloW on NASA Johnson
Space Center

The NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston offers several attractions appropriate for all ages, including a tram tour of the NASA facility, views of the mission control centers and more. → MORE