Category Archives: Rock

Caterpillar successfully demonstrates first battery electric large mining truck and invests in sustainable proving ground

Caterpillar successfully demonstrates first battery electric large mining truck and invests in sustainable proving ground

IRVING, Texas – Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) announced today a successful demonstration of its first battery electric 793 large mining truck and a significant investment to transform its Arizona-based proving ground into a sustainable testing and validation hub of the future.

The GIW Hydraulic Lab: Putting pump technology to the test

The GIW Hydraulic Lab: Putting pump technology to the test

KSB has a long, well-earned reputation for producing and maintaining cutting-edge centrifugal pumps, but global recognition for manufacturing excellence doesn’t just happen. It’s built on a firm foundation of research, analysis, innovation, and extensive product testing — and the GIW Hydraulic Laboratory is where high tech happens. GIW Hydraulic Lab Since its founding in 1956, […]

Titan America’s Pennsuco Quarry wins record tying 8th National Mining Association’s Sentinels of Safety Award

Titan America’s Pennsuco Quarry wins record tying 8th National Mining Association’s Sentinels of Safety Award

NORFOLK, VA — Titan America’s Pennsuco Quarry, located in Medley, FL recently announced it has been awarded the National Mining Association’s (NMA) Sentinels of Safety Award in the Large Quarry category, tying the record for the greatest number of wins by any quarry in the United States. This is the second year in a row that […]

Alternative fuels. A sustainable path to engines decarbonization

Alternative fuels. A sustainable path to engines decarbonization

On Wednesday, Nov. 16 and Thursday, Nov., the Reggio Emilia’s plant of Kohler Engines sponsored and hosted the event “Alternative fuels. A sustainable path to engines decarbonization”, a workshop organized by SAE-NA, STEMS-CNR and Kohler.

Stedman Machine Company promotes Yoe to Accounting & Human Resources Manager

Stedman Machine Company promotes Yoe to Accounting & Human Resources Manager

Marilyn Yoe is promoted to Accounting & Human Resources Manager of Stedman Machine Company. Prior to this promotion, Yoe spent 26 years as Accounting Manager for Stedman. A native of Aurora, IN; she has been with Stedman since 1995. Marilyn’s positive approach and professionalism has made her a pleasure to work with and makes her a keystone within […]

Industry veteran Pedro Kelley joins sales team at Superior Industries

Industry veteran Pedro Kelley joins sales team at Superior Industries

Superior Industries, Inc., a US-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, is excited to announce the addition of Pedro Kelley to its sales team in Latin America. There, Kelley will be responsible for developing new dealers, distributors and agents to represent the manufacturer’s crushing, screening, washing and conveying equipment.

Kleemann extensions with SPECTIVE CONNECT

Kleemann extensions with SPECTIVE CONNECT

Work site digitalization for more plants with new functions The intuitive operating concept SPECTIVE includes various components that are ideally tuned to one another and accompany the machine operator during the entire working day. The digital extension SPECTIVE CONNECT is now also available for other Kleemann crushing plants.

Fisher Space Pen® presents the handiest pen for hands-on professionals

Fisher Space Pen® presents the handiest pen for hands-on professionals

Boulder City, NV – Most workers may have a pen or two in their pocket, whether working in an office or on a construction site. Writing on a piece of paper in a relatively uneventful, uninterrupted environment is easy, and any regular pen would be enough. However, anyone with a more physically involved profession wants something […]

Vibratory tables from BPS available in flat deck or grid deck

Vibratory tables from BPS available in flat deck or grid deck

BRUNSWICK, OH—Vibratory Tables manufactured by Best Process Solutions, Inc. (BPS) are available in a complete line of air- or electric-powered models with load capacities to 10 tons. These versatile vibratory tables are used for settling product contents in drums, bulk bags, portable bins, bulk boxes, gaylords, lever packs, concrete, foundries and moulds. BPS vibratory tables […]

New Doosan Portable Power 20kVA to 50kVA generators feature industry’s best motor starting

New Doosan Portable Power 20kVA to 50kVA generators feature industry’s best motor starting

STATESVILLE, NC  — New upsized alternators in Doosan®Portable Power 20kVA to 50kVA generators enable operators to be more efficient and start larger motors without stepping up a generator size class. The high power needed to start motors usually dictate the size of generator that operators pick for their jobs. After the motor is started, the […]

Improving workplace mental health and well-being

WASHINGTON – On Oct. 20, Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh and the department’s Assistant Secretary for Disability Employment Policy Taryn Williams welcomed a group of corporate employers and disability advocacy leaders recognized for their innovative approaches to fostering mental health-friendly workplaces.

American Concrete Institute announces international partnership with the Global Cement and Concrete Association

American Concrete Institute announces international partnership with the Global Cement and Concrete Association

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI —While exhibiting and participating in PROCEMCO in Cartagena, Colombia, the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) were able to formalize their cooperative efforts by signing an International Partnership Agreement (IPA). This new agreement formalizes the desire to collaboratively develop and disseminate information on concrete, concrete structures, and […]

Optimizing recycled asphalt pavement screening

Optimizing recycled asphalt pavement screening

by Lars Bräunling, MAJOR director of screening technology Millions of tons of recycled asphalt pavement (RAP) is used in asphalt mixtures each year, and the popularity of the product is only increasing. It makes sense. Virgin aggregate isn’t cheap, and there’s a ready supply of RAP just waiting to be used. After it’s milled from […]

Mecalac’s 136MRail delivers compact performance to the North American market

Mecalac’s 136MRail delivers compact performance to the North American market

NORFOLK, MA  – Mecalac, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of compact construction equipment for urban environments, offers compact performance and versatility to the North American market with its 136MRail rail-road excavator. The 136MRail, a crawler-based excavator with factory integrated hi-rail, combines all the functions of a state-of-the-art excavator with exceptional lifting, towing […]

Awards given at American Society of Concrete Contractors Annual Conference

Awards given at American Society of Concrete Contractors Annual Conference

Ronald Simonetti, retired from Cleveland Cement Co., and Robert Dalrymple, North Coast Concrete, both in Cleveland, received Lifetime Achievement Awards from the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO on Sep. 29 at the organization’s Annual Conference in Cleveland. Dalrymple has been an ASCC member for over four decades. During that time, he […]

John Deere continues Performance Tiering rollout with launch of large Wheel Loader Line

John Deere continues Performance Tiering rollout with launch of large wheel loader Line

John Deere introduces the all-new 744, 824, and 844 P-tier large Wheel Loaders as it extends its Performance Tiering Strategy. First showcased earlier this year at World of Asphalt and AGG1, the new John Deere 904 P-tier Wheel Loader is now available in the U.S. and Canada. The P-tier models include visibility enhancements and technology […]

Caterpillar celebrates production of 1,000th Cat® 24 Motor Grader

Caterpillar celebrates production of 1,000th Cat® 24 Motor Grader

In 1995, Caterpillar introduced the Cat® 24 Motor Grader specifically designed to build and maintain haul roads at mining sites with ultra-class haul trucks. Now in its third generation, the Cat 24 offers 399- to 518-kW (535- to 694-hp) power, 61 950 kg (136,575 lb) weight, a 7.3-m (24-ft) moldboard with an 8.5-m (28-ft) moldboard […]

Powerscreen gearing up for Bauma with German distributors

Powerscreen gearing up for Bauma with German Distributors

Powerscreen® – leading providers of mobile crushing, screening and conveying equipment will attend Bauma 2022 in Munich, Germany. The rescheduled tradeshow will take place Oct. 24-30 at the Messe München trade fair center. Alongside its German distributors Kölsch and Christophel, Powerscreen will be based out of Booth FN. 1024/1 at the outdoor area of the […]

Vibrating screen maintenance 101

Vibrating screen maintenance 101

by Wilm Schulz, service manager, Haver & Boecker Niagara Just like changing a car’s oil is necessary for smooth operation, preventative maintenance can help operations avoid unplanned breakages and downtime. As a key part of almost any processing operation, vibrating screens deserve special attention. Watching and listening for problems, routine maintenance, and proper inventory management […]

Milestone: Caterpillar surpasses 5 billion tonnes of material autonomously hauled

Milestone: Caterpillar surpasses 5 billion tonnes of material autonomously hauled

A mining industry first for autonomous haulage achieved in less than 10 years Roughly nine months after reaching the 4-billion-tonne (4.4-billion-ton) autonomously hauled milestone, trucks equipped with Cat® MineStar™ Command for hauling have now moved over 5 billion tonnes (5.5 billion tons). Cat autonomous trucks are on pace to eclipse previous record totals of materials […]

Raising the bar in challenging, large-capacity hoist installations

Raising the bar in challenging, large-capacity hoist installations

Supplying, installing, load testing and LOLER certifying a wide range of manual and powered hoist units, Hoist & Winch Ltd has extensive experience and expertise in all kinds of industrial lifting operations. However, certain projects require special know-how, such as the installation of large-capacity, electric-powered wire-rope hoists in challenging and restricted access applications. And yet […]

Martin Engineering’s “Go Pink!” Breast Cancer Campaign expands to conveyor products

Martin Engineering’s “Go Pink!” Breast Cancer Campaign expands to conveyor products

The pioneer in industrial vibration and bulk material handling technologies is announcing this year’s annual program to support breast cancer education, screening, treatment and research around the world. Continuing its commitment during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the U.S., Martin Engineering invites customers to “Go Pink!”  For the month of October, along with replacing […]