Category Archives: Rock Articles

  • 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 […]

    New Command for loading remote control enhances safety and keeps 988K Wheel Loaders working

    Cat® Command for loading enables line-of-sight remote control of Cat 988K Wheel Loaders. The new system reduces the risk of injury and enables production to continue by allowing safe operation of the loader in potentially hazardous environments. Command for loading is available as a retrofit kit for 988K machines in the field.

    CASE introduces all new CX750D excavator with best in class horsepower and lifting capacities

    CASE Construction Equipment introduces the all new CX750D, the largest and most powerful machine in the CASE excavator line. Operating at a best in class 512 horsepower, the CX750D is available in standard and “mass excavation” configurations.

    Cat M315F and M317F wheeled excavators deliver job site agility, reliability performance, low cost of operation and operator convenience

    The new Cat® M315F and M317F compact radius wheeled excavators are additions to the recently launched Cat F Series wheeled excavator range, reflecting the same customer focused design concept of their conventional radius counterparts, but providing customers the added choice of compactness.