by Colleen Suo The physics of how rock gets broken is the same as it was over a hundred years ago when Alfred Nobel perfected the use of nitroglycerine as an explosive upon his invention of dynamite.
by Brianna M. Eiter, Jonathan Hrica, Jennica Bellanca, William Helfrich and Jason Navoyski Researchers at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) are studying how stone, sand, and gravel (SSG) mineworkers identify and understand hazards in their work environment. This is the last article in a three part series (see the December, 2016, […]
by Brian O’Sullivan Keeping the family legacy alive is the job of Volvo CE-equipped Barton International, a garnet mining specialist that relies on Volvo Site Simulation to find the right equipment for the job. Just a few hours’ drive north of New York City, the Adirondack Mountains offer a tranquil respite for those looking to […]
by Brian M. Fraley, Fraley Construction Marketing PKF’s bet on RTG pile driving rigs pays off big An RTG RM 20 pile driving rig hammers battered piles in the shadows of a Pennsylvania Turnpike bridge abutment on a narrow strip of land between an embankment and a roadway on a warm October morning in 2016.
by Jon M. Casey For the estimated 125,000 plus attendees at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017, the mood was upbeat and there was much to see as more than 2,800 exhibitors from around the globe offered the latest in products and services for the contracting, recycling and quarry industries. Having taken place at the Las Vegas Convention Center […]