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help reduce the impact of volatile energy
prices on your company.
Develop and implement a hedging and
risk management policy.
T63 Screening 101

Joe Schlabach, Deister Machine Co.
Screening is the critical "cashbox" of
an aggregates operation. This course,
intended for novice plant design personnel, will present the basic concepts
necessary to understand screening operations. Learn about essential items like
stratification, separation, bed depth,
and the effects of stroke, screen media
and their application, amplitude and
speed. Attendees will gain tips to help
existing screening operations while
gaining an understanding for future
plant expansions.
T64 Conveyors 201: Maximizing
Conveyor Performance

highlight changes implemented through
MSHA's Metal and Nonmetal division,
which apply to the nation's sand, stone
and gravel operators. The session will
examine the status of MSHA's rulemaking efforts and any new policy distributed by the agency in 2017 and early
2018. In addition to identifying areas
of increased scrutiny by MHSA, the
presentation will discuss strategies to
maintain compliance and avoid enforcement in these areas. Additionally, the
presentation will outline best practices
for operators to follow during MSHA regular inspections and accident, fatality
or agent investigations. These practices
will offer operators real-world procedures
to follow in order to protect their companies' interests from excessive or unreasonable enforcement while keeping a
safe workplace for their employees.

T66 Taking Safety to the Bank:
Manage Your Equipment for
Safety and Profits

Richard McConnell, Flexco and Mike
Cremeens, Shaw Almex Companies
There's a big difference between seeing
an issue with conveyor performance and
truly understanding the issue. Part of
gaining that understanding is knowing
the specifications of conveyor belt construction, operational forces, transition
distances, load zone requirements, and
tracking cause and effect. And when
you understand and implement industry standards on belt selection, take-up
requirements and structural standards,
you can maximize performance, reduce
the number of trips to the conveyor and
avoid costly and potentially hazardous
repairs. This interactive class demonstrates how the best of standards are
often violated, and how to avoid doing
so in order to more accurately identify
and rectify belt performance issues.

Mark Kenyon and Bill Campbell, Applied
Industrial Technologies
Worker safety should be a prominent
consideration when choosing plant
equipment and upgrading systems.
Proactive maintenance programs and
plant optimization make your operation run more efficiently with fewer
breakdowns, therefore reducing the
opportunities for a safety risk, accident
or incident due to equipment failure.
Additionally, equipment and systems
that protect worker safety can also result
in cost savings over time. In this session,
we'll discuss how to design and select
plant equipment and replacement parts
in order to make sure you will not experience a premature failure, including the
benefits of equipment standardization,
cost savings of upgrading your plant,
and real-life statistics demonstrating
the advantages of plant upgrades.

T65 Looking Back, Looking
Forward: MSHA Enforcement
Update and Compliance Strategies

T67 Increase Mine Worker
Hazard Recognition and Risk
Assessment Abilities

Nick Scala, Conn Maciel Carey LLP
This presentation will review MSHA
enforcement trends and developments
over the first full year of the Trump
Administration. Specifically, it will

Brianna M. Eiter, PhD, National
Institute for Occupational Safety
and Health
Results from NIOSH research show that
mine workers at all experience levels

differ in their hazard recognition and
risk assessment abilities relative to
safety professionals. These abilities are
critical when performing a workplace
examination. To improve hazard recognition and workplace examination ability, NIOSH created the EXAMiner which
is a tool that can be used to train mine
workers to identify hazards at their
workplace and to more systematically
assess the risk associated with hazards.
This presentation includes a summary
of key research findings as well as a
demonstration and suggestions for how
to incorporate the EXAMiner into your
current workplace examination and hazard recognition training plan.

T68 Aggregate Quality
Control Testing 101

James Cox, CEMEX
Gain a solid knowledge of rudimentary
aggregate quality control testing procedures. We'll discuss gradation, -#200,
Finus Modulus, specific gravity, absorption and LA Abrasion. This session will
also provide a demonstration of how
best to store your data and evaluate
performance using Process Behavior
Measurement (SPC), monitor variability,
predict future results and/or the need
for change in the production process.

March 7, 2018

10:30-11:30 a.m.
W51 Outreach is More Than Just
Writing a Check

Christopher Hopkins, River Landing
Solutions LLC
Sometimes, community outreach seems
more like an obligation than an opportunity. But in this day and this age of
NIMBYism, the need to build allies is
more essential than ever. This session
will present examples of some of the
most effective-and cost-effective-
ways to get involved in your community,
including the cost structures and benefits of each effort and how to obtain the
most positive attention for your good
works. Learn how to get so popular in
your community that it will be impossible to close you down.

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Trump Regulatory Agenda
Houston Mayor Welcomes Aggregates Industry
2018 AGG1 Academy & Expo
2018 NSSGA Annual Convention
2018 Young Leaders Annual Meeting
There Is a Right Way and a Wrong Way to Introduce Your Quarry Application
Rip & Share
Products & Services Guide
Index of Advertisers
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