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Liebherr delivers 200-ton electric drive excavator to Eurovia mine

The new R 9200 E with a rated output of 1,675 HP (850 kW) is the biggest excavator on Eurovia’s 350 sites today. The electric 200-ton excavator balances performance with environmental consciousness: No exposure of people and the environment to diesel emissions and noise, longer engine life cycle and up to 25 percent less maintenance […]

Preparing for and managing blasting complaints, gives blasters additional confidence

by Jon M. Casey How to respond to, handle and avoid blasting complaints is always something to consider when going about blasting projects, whether they be in quarry applications or at construction sites. According to representatives from Sauls Seismic, LLC and the law firm of Montgomery, Rennie & Jonson, there are a number of items […]

Volvo launches own range of rigid haulers

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced that it will enter the rigid hauler market with its own Volvo brand of rigid haulers in the second quarter of 2018. The development of the new four-model range has relied heavily on the longstanding rigid hauler expertise of Volvo CE’s subsidiary Terex Trucks, combined with the technological […]