Author Archives: RockRoadRecycle

  • Changing the game at Colorado Excavating Company

    When Avalanche Excavating, Inc. was awarded a project in April 2015 that dealt with 11 residential blocks of underground utilities, storm sewers, and water lines in Salida, CO, the company knew it would not have much room at their location to navigate and process the spoils of the job.

    Going for the green while staying in the black

    TAZ Recycling began in 1998 as a father-son operation with two roll-off trucks and a dedication to tough, hard work. The Tazelaar family grew the business just southwest of Chicago to a multi-truck operation. In 2010 they decided to expand and open their own C&D recycling transfer station.

    Borderless worksites: beyond the fence

    by Colleen Suo I recently had an opportunity sit down with Peter Wilcox of the Travelers insurance company. With 25 years experience in the insurance business, he is currently a National Underwriting Officer for the Inland Marine Division and previously was the technical director for the Inland Marine Division, utilizing his extensive experience dealing with […]

    A superhero to save the day

    When we talk about resource management and recycling, we generally think of processing material such as metal, plastic and glass. This is very important, but a big part of ensuring effective waste handling, is to also consider the ground beneath our feet, says John Irwin of waste management specialist CDEnviro.

    Contractor Seeks Cost Effective Concrete Recycling, Strickland Pulverizer Delivers

    Profex, Inc., a Newburgh, NY based general contractor, has found a cost effective way to recycle concrete in-house with the Strickland SCP80 Mechanical Concrete Pulverizer. The firm purchased the attachment from Ransome Attachments of Marlton, NJ in March 2017 and is already impressed with its durability.

    ALLU D-Series screener crusher bucket transforms waste into profitable material

    The ALLU® D-Series screener crusher bucket attachment works with wheel loaders, excavators, skid steers and backhoes to screen, crush, pulverize, aerate, blend, mix, separate, feed and load materials all in one stage – increasing an operation’s efficiency and profitability. The unit is designed to process wet or dry materials quickly and efficiently, reducing cycle times […]

    McCloskey introduces new design and innovative features for 154v3 impact crusher

    Higher production and more efficient material flow delivered across applications PETERBOROUGH, ON CANADA — McCloskey International has introduced a new highly efficient version of its I54 mobile impact crusher. Following worldwide field site visits, the feedback from the customers has resulted in significant changes to the I54 crusher, including direct drive, an enhanced material flow […]

    Terex Finlay I-140 direct drive impact crusher

    The Terex® Finlay I-140 direct drive horizontal impact crusher with variable speed gives operators unprecedented levels of production in both recycling, mining and quarrying applications. The robust and proven Terex CR032 chamber gives excellent reduction ratios and high consistency of product shape.

    Melker Jernberg appointed president of Volvo Construction Equipment

    Melker Jernberg was born in 1968 and is currently President and CEO of the Sweden based powder metallurgy company Höganäs AB. Prior to this he held the position of Executive Vice President and Head of Business Area EMEA at swedish based steel manufacturer SSAB. Melker Jernberg will assume his new position on Jan. 1, 2018.

    ALLU Group Welcomes New Western U.S. Territory Manager

    ALLU Inc., based in Teterboro, NJ, is pleased to announce Scott Stogsdill as its new territory sales manager for the Western United States. He will be responsible for increasing and working with ALLU’s network of dealers in the Western U.S., as well as field sales activities.

    Larson Electronics LLC releases new red outdoor crane warning laser

    Larson Electronics LLC, a leading industrial lighting company, announced the release of a new red outdoor rated crane warning laser to be added to its catalog of products this week. This high visibility crane laser (LZRWL-IP-RED-200MW-1227) has been designed for overhead crane safety and to warn people in the area of ongoing crane operations.

    Doosan Bobcat North America completes West Fargo headquarters expansion

    Doosan Bobcat North America has set the foundation for future growth with its completion of a $9.5 million company headquarters expansion in West Fargo, North Dakota. The West Fargo headquarters features a collaborative environment for employees to work in new ways, drive innovation and improve operations.

    Genie fleet reconditioning services extend equipment service life and increase rental fleet values

    Today’s business climate demands that rental companies carefully consider how best to manage fleets to maximize the rental return on invested capital (rROIC). To extend the opportunities with the machines already in service, Genie® fleet reconditioning services now offers: a three year/36 month warranty on all components reconditioned by Genie, a three year/3,000 hour powertrain […]

    Genie introduces the new Lift Guard Contact Alarm system — a new generation of secondary operator protection

    Introducing the first in the next generation of innovative accessories, the new Genie® Lift Guard™ Contact Alarm system offers a contemporary accessory that can, in some circumstances, provide additional operator protection. The Genie Lift Guard Contact Alarm is engineered as an electronic secondary guarding system, designed to immediately activate and alert others that the operator […]

    Intertractor America Corporation Opens Wyoming Service Center

    Intertractor America Corporation announces the opening of a new service center in Gillette, Wyoming. The new 6,000-square-foot facility provides a centralized location for customers in North Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, eastern Utah and northern Colorado in need of undercarriage service for excavators, dozers and other tracked machines, particularly those used in mining applications.

    Tyalta breathes new life into 20 year old trommel

    Canadian McCloskey dealer, Tyalta Industries, doesn’t give up without a fight.   When a customer’s 514 trommel was so damaged on site it was considered a write-off, the Tyalta team went to work to see if they could bring it back to life. At almost 20 years old, repairing the trommel could challenge even the […]

    Barko Announces Crosby Equipment Company as New Dealer

    Barko Hydraulics, LLC is proud to announce Crosby Equipment Company as its new dealer for logging and land clearing equipment in Georgia. “Crosby Equipment Company is a great addition to our dealer network,” said Alecia McKay- Jones, dealer development manager for Barko.

    Finley Asphalt Wins Top Contractor Award 5 Years in a Row

    Pavement Maintenance and Reconstruction, the nation’s most recognized trade publication for the paving and pavement maintenance industry, awards Finley Asphalt & Concrete the Top Contractor award for the 2016 fiscal year- making this achievement the 5th consecutive year. Out of a nationwide poll, Finley receives major honors for the categories of Paving, Sealcoating, Striping and […]

    Terex|Finlay ‘rock’ Edinburgh, Scotland, with spectacular model launches at customer open days event.

      Terex|Finlay, hosted an international open day in Edinburgh, Scotland, on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th June, 2017. The event had a very international feel with dealers and end-user customers in attendance from North and South America, Europe, Russia, Japan and South Africa. In total over 350 dealers and customers visited the site over the […]

    High mobility grouting keeps historic fountain from sinking

    by Brian M. Fraley, Fraley Construction Marketing Portions of the Catholic Total Abstinence Fountain in Fairmount Park were in “imminent danger,” according to a “Restoration Services” Request for Proposals (RFP) issued by the City of Philadelphia in August 2014. Open voids in the foundation were causing ongoing settlement. Compaction Grouting Services (CGS), a Media, PA-based […]

    Demolition from the inside out

    High tech tools remove reinforced UNH announcer’s box on a tight deadline You can almost hear the cheers echo across the University of New Hampshire Wildcats Stadium even when it’s empty. The football field, track, seating and athletic facilities make for an exciting scene with the exception of one element: the announcer’s box.

    Precision demolition in the Big Apple

    by Jeff Winke It sounds contradictory to talk about “precision demolition.” But think about removing a building from a tightly packed urban area and precision demolition or dismantling is exactly what is needed. The idea is to remove a single structure, not an entire block. Clearly, precise workmanship is required.

    Demolition Safety Tips

    Demolition carries many of the same hazards that are found in construction. In addition to these risks, demolition also carries the risk of unknown hazards such as asbestos, or lead based paint. Before the demolition process begins OSHA standard 1926.850(a) requires that an engineering survey of the structure must be conducted by a competent person.

    Brokk introduces powerful Brokk 500 demolition machine

    Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition robots, introduces the new Brokk 500, which features 40 percent more demolition power than the Brokk 400 as well as the Brokk SmartPower™ electrical system, a more powerful breaker, extended reach and industry leading serviceability.