Aggregates Manager

August 2013

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24 Avoid the high costs of premature drill failure by focusing on regular maintenance. On Our Cover: Las Vegas Paving keeps its customers and products close to home. Cover photo by Kerry Clines. 8 BTI introduces the world's largest rockbreaker. CONTENTS AUGUST 2013 FEATURE ARTICLES Looking Forward 7 As one of the industry's great PR gurus retires, he talks about what works and highlights the industry's next big challenge. 14 What Happens in Vegas... Las Vegas Paving continues to pave the way with high hopes for a better, busier tomorrow. 24 The Down Low on Drills Skip these eight maintenance tips only if you want poor performance and shrinking profits. 28 Break Your Bottleneck Whether sizing dry and dusty or wet and sticky material, this assortment of screen media offers options to help boost production. VOLUME 18, NUMBER 8 COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS 5 8 EDITORIAL Making the grade. ROLLOUTS BedRock Software's new simulation software, and other new equipment for the aggregate market. 11 13 STATE AND PROVINCE NEWS A roundup of the latest news in North America. SAFETY WATCH Material handling accidents are among the most prevalent injuries at aggregate operations. Learn how to protect your workers. WEB EXCLUSIVES Visit for expanded editorial coverage. That's a RAP Mississippi contractor turns to portable crushing plant to leverage growing RAP market. Moving Material Oldcastle Materials, Inc. leverages transportation efficiencies to get materials to market. OPERATIONS ILLUSTRATED Fleet Intelligence 19 Telematics allow operators to not only track trucks and orders, but also address maintenance needs proactively. TOC_AGRM0813.indd 1 30 33 DATA MINING The latest financial analysis of issues impacting in the industry. ROCK LAW Recent orders denying motions for settlement signal a need for change in the settlement process. 36 39 40 CLASSIFIED ADS Aggregate industry classifieds. ADVERTISER INDEX See who's who and where to find their products. CARVED IN STONE The world of feldspar ebbs and flows with the U.S. construction industry. 7/17/13 1:39 PM

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