Caterpillar mourns passing of Glen Barton

attachmen1tGlen Barton, former Caterpillar Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), died October 24, 2016 in Peoria, Illinois, at age 77. Barton retired in 2004 after nearly 43 years of Caterpillar service, spending the last five as Chairman and CEO.

“The Caterpillar family is extremely saddened by Glen’s passing,” said Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman. “Glen’s legacy of leadership extends far beyond Caterpillar’s walls. His commitment to Peoria and our communities was remarkable. [Read more…]

Portable crusher and screen plant gives G&J Paving & Materials high quality aggregate for premium asphalt

ohio-trip-june-22-to-24-2016-255by Jon M. Casey

From the highway that passes G&J Paving & Materials of Chillicothe, Ohio, the scene that met us during our late June visit was one of a busy asphalt plant and quarry operation that was busy making paving material for jobs in the surrounding area. Joining us for a tour of the operation were G&J’s aggregates plant operator, Rob Smith and staff members of Ohio Crushing and Screening, the company that had recently sold G&J a Terex Finlay I-110 tracked impact crusher and a Terex Finlay 684 Supertrak two deck tracked screen plant. The addition of these two new units as the foundation for G&J’s crushing and screening operations came at the recommendation of Dale Larmour, sales representative for Ohio Crushing and Screening. [Read more…]

Submersible Pump Fulfills Quarry Stone Washing Requirements

digger_aggby Mike Bjorkman, Vice President and Director of Marketing, BJM Corp.

Across the southeastern United States many producers are working to provide a steady and reliable supply of stone aggregate. As the area’s population grows so does demand for aggregate, which is a primary component for many types of construction as well as road building and maintenance. [Read more…]