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<br /> July/August 2014<br /> From The Helm | The Scoop | Building A Future After The Storm | Richards Spur Reaches An APEX<br /> Our New Graystone Brick | Building A New Legacy | Your News<br /> Our New Graystone Brick | Building A New Legacy | Your News<br /> W E L C O M E T O T H E<br /> FROM THE HELM<br /> With the help of the entire Dolese team, we can continue on our path of growth and improvement.<br /> THE SCOOP<br /> The latest company news that every employee can use.<br /> COVER STORY: BUILDING<br /> A FUTURE AFTER THE STORM<br /> One of Dolese's newest masonry sales representatives makes the case for bringing Florida-style<br /> fortified homes to Tornado Alley.<br /> RICHARDS SPUR REACHES AN APEX<br /> How one of Dolese's busiest plants became a model of efficiency.<br /> OUR NEW GRAYSTONE BRICK<br /> Dolese rolls out a new brick product to compete with standard clay<a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=1"> July/August 2014 From The Helm | The S</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=2"> W E L C O M E T O T H E</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=3"> FROM THE HELM With the help of the entire Dolese </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=4"> FROM THE HELM A</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=5"> A s I began r</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=6"> Event organizers and original nominees Helm and M</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=7"> For the Dolese family, the ALS Ice Bucket C</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=8"> DOLESE Awarded MSHA Certificate of Achievement in </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=9"> The Dolese groups receiving the award at this yea</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=10"> Dolese Touch-A-Truck Helping to raise more than $</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=11"> Parents and children wait in line for a chance to</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=12"> Dolese Touch-A-Truck</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=13"> T HE UNIVE</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=14"> “This year's event tripled what we raised last ye</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=15"> Our Journey To Safety Excellence </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=16"> Pages from the Past Sixty years ago, progress see</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=17"> The article on the following pages is taken </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=18"> REPRINTED FROM GOODYEAR'S BIG 1954 Pages from th</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=19"> </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=20"> The Dolese Brothers Company has bee</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=21"> REPRINTED FROM GOODYEAR'S BIG 1954 Pages from th</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=22"> REPRINTED FROM GOODYEAR’S BIG 1954 Pages from th</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=23"> During winter, much of the plant’s output is stoc</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=24"> REPRINTED FROM GOODYEAR’S BIG 1954 Pages from th</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=25"> Viewed from atop the 212-foot mountain quarry, th</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=26"> REPRINTED FROM GOODYEAR’S BIG 1954 Pages from th</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=27"> The countryside resounds once every 60 to 90 days</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=28"> REPRINTED FROM GOODYEAR'S BIG 1954 Pages from th</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=29"> D.H. Lacey is general superintendent of all ready</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=30"> Above Vernon Gossi oversees both companies in cap</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=31"> The map indicates the location of both companies'</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=32"> REPRINTED FROM GOODYEAR'S BIG 1954 </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=33"> Ready Mix Started as Sideline The fact that Oklah</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=34"> REPRINTED FROM GOODYEAR'S BIG 1954 </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=35"> </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=36"> Dolese's Mark Helm Featured In The Oklahoman E </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=37"> ® </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=38"> Dolese Goes</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=39"> the Extra Mile Dolese's aid station, located on 1</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=40"> A bout 50 Dolese em</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=41"> The Extra Mile “It was really inspi</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=42"> Production R in El Reno In 1981, Dolese Bros. Co.</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=43"> Improvements at the El Reno facility also include</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=44"> END RESULT Goes Green Located at the east</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=45"> THE MCCLOSKEY & EAGLE CRUSHERS RE</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=46"> Choctaw Concrete Receives New Batch Plant The bat</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=47"> </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=48"> Kids R</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=49"> Dolese Delivers a first-of-its-kind field trip at</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=50"> As the school bus wound around the quarry, the st</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=51"> S tudents who earn</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=52"> The crusher </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=53"> It's only fitting that Oklahoma's largest and olde</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=54"> </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=55"> Loads of fun: The massive scale of the quarry's v</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=56"> </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=57"> The students were delighted to receive yellow Dol</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=58"> “Roger Dolese's forward-thinking appr</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=59"> </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=60"> Dolese responds to the tornadoes of 2013 by devel</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=61"> PHOTO BY ANDREA BOOHER/FEMA</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=62"> Aerial view of the aftermath of the May 20 tornad</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=63"> ... the May 20 Moore tornado destroye</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=64"> B </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=65"> From the curb, you'd never know this is a </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=66"> FRAME CONSTRUCTION W</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=67"> an EF4 descended over Cleveland County and devast</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=68"> THE FORTIFIED HOME Constructed with Dolese's Conc</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=69"> FIRE RESISTANT. Ever tried t</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=70"> Since we decided to build this home in the p</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=71"> SLIDESHOW: Additional photography of the fortifie</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=72"> PHOTOS COURTESY OF MCALISTER CONSTRUCTION INC.</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=73"> The home is just as beautiful inside as it is out</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=74"> DOES IT LOOK BLOCKY? When you think of CMU constr</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=75"> HURRICANE STRAPS The connection between a roof an</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=76"> FEATURE How sitewide improvem</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=77"> _ 1 0 0 _ 2 0 0 _ 3 0 0 _ 4 0 0 _ 5 0 0 </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=78"> RICHARDS SPUR REACHES AN APEX or years, tru</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=79"> _4300 _4400 _4500 _4600 _4700 _4800 _</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=80"> _ 8 5 0 0 _ 8 6 0 0 _ 8 7 0 0 _8700 _ 8 8</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=81"> disruption to a minimum. Upon heari</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=82"> With the addition of Quick Ticket remote printers</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=83"> Checking In In the past, the only trucks that che</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=84"> RICHARDS SPUR _16800 _16900 _17000 </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=85"> Though some drivers now must make a U-turn to che</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=86"> _20800 _20900 _21000 _21100 _21200 _213</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=87"> The other facet of scale-out that has caus</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=88"> … So where am I supposed to go? </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 89" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=89"> _ 2 5 0 0 0 _ 2 5 1 0 0 _ 2 5 2 0 0 _ 2 5 3</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 90" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=90"> Based on feedback from drivers, the team adjusted</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 91" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=91"> help guide customers and make the transition as e</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 92" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=92"> PHOTOS BY JUSTIN MORRIS</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 93" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=93"> NEW CONCRETE BRICK Where a lot of people saw o</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 94" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=94"> NEW CONCRETE BRICK “W </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 95" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=95"> Colored concrete (this page) is fed into the pres</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 96" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=96"> Mike Priddy hand-stacks tumbled bricks. The tumbl</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 97" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=97"> NEW CONCRETE BRICK Frogged b</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 98" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=98"> NEW CONCRETE BRICK</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 99" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=99"> Coloring agents are added to the blend to give Gr</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 100" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=100"> After being cured, the bricks are moved onto a co</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 101" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=101"> NEW CONCRETE BRICK</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 102" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=102"> Pallets of fresh Graystone Brick exit the Block P</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 103" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=103"> NEW CONCRETE BRICK</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 104" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=104"> NEW CONCRETE BRICK coin a term. Th</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 105" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=105"> SWYTHE-BRIK COLOR BLENDS Bricktown Blend Edmond </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 106" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=106"> NEW CONCRETE BRICK This kind of innovative t</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 107" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=107"> Our new run line of brick product may be more effi</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 108" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=108"> </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 109" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=109"> hen leaders at Dolese Bros. Co. dared to consider</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 110" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=110"> Dolese's increasing focus on safety has had a far</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 111" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=111"> will know that working safely is the only way Dol</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 112" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=112"> Ste Con ann SAFETY LEGACY </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 113" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=113"> ve Bowen discusses the importance of Catwalk vers</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 114" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=114"> YOUR NEWS Tullio Marcangeli was hired in January </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 115" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=115"> We extended our best wishes to him as he hit </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 116" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=116"> YOUR NEWS Alan Hawkins, lead man at the Yukon </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 117" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=117"> Rodney Claborn retired on April 30, 2014, with 22</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 118" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=118"> YOUR NEWS Jennifer Cote, daughter of IT Projec</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 119" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=119"> Lori McCollough, daughter of Treasury Services De</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 120" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=120"> YOUR NEWS Sayde Noreen Malatka was born May </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 121" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=121"> Tucker Cole Coffman, son of Richards Spur Superin</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 122" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=122"> YOUR NEWS New Employees Timothy Eugene Akridge </a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 123" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=123"> Herman David Kennicutt Tulsa Colin</a> <a title="Dolese Conveyor July/August 2014 page 124" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fdcb97ee?page=124"> POUR YOUR STORY ON US! 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