Pit & Quarry
WEEKLY REPORT
A record number of attendees gathered near West Palm Beach, Florida, last week for the annual Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference.
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) released its latest top 100 list ranking the nation’s sand and gravel producers by their volumes.
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Equipment suppliers discuss the factors impacting their view of the year ahead for the aggregate industry. Hear from Superior Industries’ John Bennington, TCI Manufacturing’s Kelan Moylan and others.

Kevin Yanik and Jack Kopanski detail how safety has evolved in recent decades as value No. 1 for producers. Additionally, the P&Q editors dig into the Mine Safety & Health Administration’s final rule on mobile equipment and more.

Some of the latest developments to surface are from BinMaster, Caterpillar, Chevron, Kleemann, ProStack and Terex MPS.
Check out some of the latest frac sand processing equipment from companies like Superior Industries and Weir Minerals.
Keeping the right factors in mind ahead of a blast will improve performance and community relations.