Category Archives: Features

How do mineworkers search for and find worksite hazards: Risk assessment

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, […]

Site Sim proves a little gem for garnet mine

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 […]

RTG Pile Driving Rigs pay off big for PA’s PKF-Mark III

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.

CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2017 a huge success

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 […]