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Lopez: Distractions a possible root cause of fatal accidents

Ogletree Deakins’ Margo Lopez touched on recent powered haulage accidents within the industry at the Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference last month.

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Industry safety meetings on the 2022 docket

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Inflation takes center stage at congressional roundtable

Bond Construction Corp.'s Karen Hubacz, chair of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association, addressed the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee on the topic.



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Hills Machinery opens two locations in North Carolina

The Case Construction Equipment dealer opened two new North Carolina facilities in Asheville and Wilmington. Get more on this dealer development.

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IRock Crushers hires assembly superintendent

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AGC: Construction input costs up in June

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) says rising construction materials prices are adding pressure to contractors.

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Stedman Test Center Helps North Carolina Mine Select the Right Mill

The right crusher is crucial for quality size reduction. A NC mine needed a cage mill to provide a standardized particle size. Stedman’s testing and toll crushing facility evaluated their limestone needs to offer the best equipment and operation.

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Rock Machinery hires sales manager

Garrett Ashburn, a veteran of the aggregate, mining and recycling industries, was hired by Rock Machinery Co. as a territory sales manager.

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For the most extreme conditions, you need a motor that performs at its best

With cast iron frames, condition monitoring capability, and off-the-shelf options, Baldor-Reliance Severe Duty XT motors help keep your business moving, safely and reliably.

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Is a return to the U.S. manufacturing of old feasible?

Newt Gingrich, a virtual guest at the 2022 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference, discusses the state of U.S. manufacturing and the nation's reliance on other countries.

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Gingrich on diesel’s future in America

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MSHA’s airborne contaminant enforcement on the rise

Operators may want to consider a few safety measures in light of the Mine Safety & Health Administration's recent silica enforcement initiative announcement.

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Quarry Faces: July 2022

Check out photos from the 2022 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference. Attendees included representatives from aggregate producers, manufacturers and dealers.

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Managing Reactive Ground in Blasting

This paper investigates unexpected, highly reactive ground conditions, recently experienced at a large, open-pit zinc mine. It includes recommended actions and information on identifying and mitigating risks when dealing with reactive ground.

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