Tag: Paul Smith

Feeders are the mouths of primary crushing plants and must consume what they’re fed. Photo courtesy of KPI-JCI & Astec Mobile Screens

How to choose the right feeder

June 18, 2017By

Producers have a range of equipment to consider when it comes to feeders.


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.

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Preparing for changes in your business strategy

January 29, 2017By

Develop a plan to succeed, but make sure your plan also takes into consideration what could go wrong.

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3 variables to consider when choosing a screen

November 30, 2016By

Columnist Paul Smith explains the three variables producers must consider when choosing a screen.

How much will the portable plant of the future resemble today’s machines? Photo courtesy of Kolberg-Pioneer

The future of portable plants

July 31, 2016By

Columnist Paul Smith offers his vision for the future of portable plants.

Screen Machine unveils Spyder 514TS tracked screen plant

System processing options

May 24, 2016By

There are multiple routes to climb Mt. Everest. But given the conditions on the mountain, there is one […]


Portable machine size matters

January 19, 2016By

Sports fans know the best athletes are not always the biggest. While I would not expect a 150-lb. […]


‘Wet processing’ challenges

October 18, 2015By

It’s no secret that aggregates must meet tighter specification requirements today compared to past years. Between ever-tightening restrictions […]