Editors’ Blog

Safety takeaways from OSSGA seminar

Safety takeaways from OSSGA seminar

March 8, 2017By

The Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association invited Curtis Weber, a motivational speaker, to share his workplace accident survival story at its 2017 seminar.


Make ConExpo-Con/Agg work for you

February 14, 2017By

How to maximize your time between the exhibits, educational sessions, networking opportunities and other events at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017.

Photo credit: Gage Skidmore via Foter.com / CC BY-SA

Executive orders, Cabinet leaders to shape industry

January 31, 2017By

Donald Trump is off and running in the first week and a half of his presidency, issuing a couple of executive orders that are expected to impact the industries PP&E covers.


Infrastructure investments emphasized in Trump victory speech

November 9, 2016By

Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States in the wee hours of the morning Nov. 9, and he imparted a number of messages in his victory speech – including his desire to enhance the nation’s crumbling infrastructure.

Next generation dredging

Next generation dredging

November 8, 2016By

A 30-ft.-long “speed bump” that serves as a fully automated sediment collector offers a window into a new world of “dredging.”


New trade show possibilities with virtual reality

September 30, 2016By

McLanahan offered a new way to experience equipment at MINExpo: through a virtual reality headset.

Mellott University's class of 2016, pictured with faculty and administrators in front of a crusher they assembled for their final exam. Photo courtesy of Mellott Co.

Mellott program training tomorrow’s technicians

September 12, 2016By

A shortage of qualified technical personnel in the aggregate industry prompted Mellott Co. to develop a remedy to the state of affairs.

Slideshow: Kurtz Bros.’ Cleveland-area operations

Slideshow: Kurtz Bros.’ Cleveland-area operations

September 7, 2016By

Take a look at some of the company’s portable plant operations in a photo slideshow from two northeast Ohio sites.