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2010-03-02 17:59:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennifer Hise, a 3rd generation owner of CEMCO, is serving her first term on the NSSGA M&S Division Executive Committee. Executive Committee members serve for 1 year terms for up to three terms. Jennifer's goal is to be the first woman Chairman of the M&S Division, following in her father Neil Hise's footsteps, who was also an executive committee member prior to becoming Chairman in 2005. "It is an honor to be a member of this committee...

2009-03-27 16:01:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Neil Hise, CEMCO, Inc. C.E.O. presented 'Physics and Function of Vertical Shaft Impact Crushing' as part of the AGG1 Academy at the NSSGA AGG1 2009 Aggregates Forum & Expo in Orlando, FL. The presentation covered topics including a history of the rock crusher industry, modern methods of aggregate processing, Vertical Shaft Impact (VSI) Crushing Technology and its growing role within the industry, CEMCO's expertise in both crushing technology and...

2008-08-29 18:00:23

By KEN MIDKIFF Approaching Licking - about 125 miles south of here - the usual sign appeared: "Entering Texas County." But that sign was unnecessary because it seemed that every residence had a "Linda Garrett for County Commission" yard sign installed. While the high- visibility yards along Highway 63 might be expected to harbor political messages, these signs also were encountered on Highway 32 and even on graveled back roads. Those of us who fish and swim in our state's streams know...

2008-08-18 03:00:19

By McKee, Jennifer HELENA - Missoula developer Ken Allen bought 100 grassy acres north of Lola in the fall of 2000, planning to subdivide the one- time ranch into about 70 residential lots. After the Missoula County Commission rebuffed the plan, Allen hatched a new idea: put a temporary gravel pit on the property. Later, he would reclaim the pit as a lake and surround it with houses and condos. But Allen's plan never got past the words "gravel pit." Once the clean, well-behaved and...

2008-08-06 18:00:33

By Bob Gardinier, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Aug. 6--SAND LAKE -- A longtime town mining operation has decided to fight the high cost of diesel fuel by converting to other power sources. The 154-acre Troy Sand & Gravel operation, located on Route 43 in West Sand Lake since 1957, has sunk about $500,000 into plant upgrades to convert to electricity and natural gas to power at two of its plants at the site. "These are major changes that will reduce fuel consumption, utilize more...

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2005-05-26 11:13:08

In geology, a conglomerate is a rock consisting of other stones that have been cemented together. Conglomerates are sedimentary rocks consisting of subangular clasts and are thus differentiated from breccias, which consist of angular clasts. Both conglomerates and breccias are characterized by clasts larger than sand (>2 mm). There are two varieties of conglomerate, defined by texture: paraconglomerates and orthoconglomerates. Paraconglomerates are one of two varieties of conglomerate...

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