Aggregates Manager

November 2013

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22 By using a remote-control loader, Luck Stone is able to safely mine an additional bench at its Bull Run operation and gain an estimated 1 to 2 million tons of additional reserves. On Our Cover: Japanese mines take an upside-down approach from U.S. mines Cover photo courtesy of Kerry Clines. 4 KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screen's Kodiak Plus K500+ cone crusher provides secondary and tertiary crushing for high-production sites. CONTENTS NOVEMBER 2013 VOLUME 18, NUMBER 11 FEATURE ARTICLES 10Mining on the ʻPacific Rimʼ Japanese aggregate quarries differ from those in the United States in very subtle ways. 22Innovations and Insights Luck Stone develops technologies for remote-control loading, as well as applications to improve load planning, dispatch, and transportation for its customers. 26 Itʼs Hammer Time Whether at the face or breaking a blockage, hammers and breakers keep production moving. 29Ten Tips for Tires Avoid downtime and extend tire life by focusing on site conditions and proper care and handling of tires. WEB EXCLUSIVES Visit for expanded editorial coverage. New Screen Plant Improves Capacity and Versatility Big Creek Sand & Gravel turns waste material into a profit center with a third screening deck. Best Blasting Practices Take the right steps at the bench to get the best, and safest, outcome. OPERATIONS ILLUSTRATED 17 Modern and Modular Modular plants offer quick setup and ease of transportation, but often allow for larger production capabilities compared to portables. TOC_AGRM1113.indd 1 COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS 3 4 7 9 15 32 34 35 36 EDITORIAL Take time and get it right. ROLLOUTS Terex expands its portable plant line, and other new equipment for the aggregate market. STATE AND PROVINCE NEWS A roundup of the latest news in North America. SAFETY WATCH Make safety your primary concern. DATA MINING The latest financial analysis of issues impacting in the industry. ROCK LAW OSHA's proposed rule would cut permissible exposure limit to crystalline silica in half; MSHA to follow suit. CLASSIFIED ADS Aggregate industry classifieds. ADVERTISER INDEX See who's who and where to find their products. CARVED IN STONE U.S. industrial minerals production is falling behind demand. 10/21/13 9:22 AM

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