Aggregates Manager

August 2013

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Plant Profile entrance to make it better for the homeowners. "We also use bag houses and have suppression misters — water suppression," Nielson adds. "Bag houses are a must. They're in our permit, so we've got to have them, and they have to be working. We have a pretty diligent air quality program here, and they come out to check to make sure we're doing everything possible to control dust." Las Vegas Paving is a big company in the area with pits all over town, and Nielson says it is doing everything it can to work with the surrounding communities as they move closer to the pits. "We are not a company to turn a blind eye when we have a complaint," Nielson says. "We do what we have to do. If there's a problem, we'll take care of it." trucks in and out of here fast enough." The past couple years have been slow, however. "At one time, we had six paving crews. We're down to three now," he adds. "We don't pave every day. There's only maintenance on streets, no new construc- tion except on houses. There's just no funding." AM Kerry Clines is a freelance editor located in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. She can be reached at Atlas Copco— Your full-line hydraulic breaker source Then and now "I've been with Las Vegas Paving for nearly 20 years," Nielson says. "This plant has been good for Las Vegas. Back when this town was booming, we were running double shifts. The hot plant would be running day and night. You couldn't get Equipment List Metso HP-400 Cone Crusher Universal Impact Master HSI- Impact Crusher Pioneer VR-2854 Jaw Crusher Need a breaker? No matter the size, we have what you need. No matter which size you choose, Atlas Copco hydraulic breakers have a higher power-toweight ratio and are more efficient than previous models. SB line—optimized for use on carriers in the 0.7 to 15-ton classes. MB line—designed for carrier weight classes from 10 to 32 tons. HB line—the heaviest breakers in the Atlas Copco range for use on carriers ranging from 22 to 140 tons. Call your dealer today to learn how you can increase your productivity, improve performance and decrease your total cost of ownership with the newest generation of hydraulic breakers from Atlas Copco. JCI 820338C5 (8- x 20-foot) Screen (2) JCI 820338LP (8- x 20-foot) Screen (2) Cedarapids 1800 VSI Crusher Hewitt Robbins VL-11 (6- x 16-foot) Screen Cemco AEV-70 VSI Crusher Fisher Series II 13-foot Air Separator 800-732-6762 Caterpillar 980-G Wheel Loader Kawasaki 115-Z Wheel Loader Caterpillar D-11R Dozer Caterpillar 621-G 8K-Water Pull Text INFO to 205-289-3782 or visit Untitled-7 1 PlantProfile_AGRM0813.indd 17 17 Aggregates Manager August 2013 7/15/13 9:45 AM 7/17/13 4:15 PM

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