Along the Hudson River in upstate New York, the Port of Coeymans is a rapidly growing, full-service marine terminal located about 10 miles south of Albany and 110 miles north of New York City. The 400- acre port is privately owned by Carver Cos., which includes a construction and a sand-and-gravel division. For Carver Sand & Gravel, an aggregate operation with nine locations in four counties, the port offers the advantage of direct access to 3,500 ft. of riverfront property with the ability to ship large volumes of material on barges, while freeing up the roads from significant truck traffic and providing a considerable savings to its customers.
An energy-generating, downhill overland conveyor system boosts safety, savings, and sustainability. Moving mountains of upper-ledge rock material to ground-level crushing and processing operations had once posed a significant transport challenge at Geneva Rock Products’ Point-of-the-Mountain site. Today the operation boasts a state-of-the-art material handling solution with the installation of an innovative downhill conveyor system [...]
A new quick-to-install, modular overland conveying system makes material handling reconfiguration easy. In its second season and operating a brand new processing plant, Dakota Aggregates LLC mines on 1,722 acres within the visionary University of Minnesota Outreach, Research and Education (UMore) Park. Located in Rosemount near the Twin Cities, the mine serves the metro [...]
An Iowa-based aggregate transloading facility boosts productivity with new unloading system. Transloading is defined as transferring a shipment from one mode of transportation to another. At the L.G. Everist transloading facility in Sioux City, Iowa, high-quality aggregate is unloaded from a 60- to a 100-car train each day, before being stockpiled and loaded onto short-haul [...]