Category Archives: Rock

The ARA Foundation to award $128,500 in scholarships

MOLINE, IL — Each year, the American Rental Association (ARA) Foundation awards numerous scholarships in effort to attract talent to the equipment and event rental industry. For the 2022-2023 academic year, $128,500 will be available to students seeking higher education through trade schools, universities, and community colleges. In total, 66 individual scholarships are available with […]

Don’t get caught in the cold

Don’t get caught in the cold

Winter maintenance tips for screen media by Lars Bräunling, MAJOR director of product technology It’s been a long productive season, and snow and cold are on their way. Whether shutting down for the winter or pressing through, aggregate processing operations must take steps to maintain productivity and minimize maintenance costs: from screen media evaluations and […]

The remarkable Cobra 230R blasts through rubble

The remarkable Cobra 230R blasts through rubble

Larsen Dirtworks LLC of Foreston, MN know their stuff when it comes to crushing rock. EvoQuip customers for a few years now, they are experts in the industry and pride themselves in helping customers run smooth and lucrative operations. The company has been running an EvoQuip Cobra 230R impact crusher, a versatile and easy to […]

Philippi-Hagenbuch Autogate® Tailgates ensure full truck utilization

Philippi-Hagenbuch Autogate® Tailgates  ensure full truck utilization

PEORIA, IL  – Philippi-Hagenbuch Autogate® Tailgates are designed to maximize haul truck utilization, effectively increasing haul capacities by up to 20 percent while also providing added safety and extended tire life. Philippi-Hagenbuch’s tailgates include models suited for both articulated and rigid frame trucks, making them the ideal solution for everything from quarries to coal mines […]

Durex products to feature full aggregate product lineup at AGG1

Durex products to feature full aggregate product lineup at AGG1

Learn About the Company’s Screen Media, Liners, Wear Parts, and Screen Accessories LUCK, WI – Durex Products, Inc., based in Luck, Wisconsin, will display its screen media, liners, wear parts, and screen accessories in booth 1147 at Nashville Music City Center, March 29–31, in Nashville, Tennessee. The company offers numerous innovative urethane, rubber, and specialty […]

Werk-Brau Skeleton Rock Buckets sift rock from loose materials

Werk-Brau Skeleton Rock Buckets sift rock from loose materials

FINDLAY, OHIO — New Werk-Brau Skeleton Buckets are specifically designed to separate large rock and other debris from smaller loose materials.  Available in various widths and sizes for either loaders or excavators.  Manufactured with high-strength T-1 steel in all critical wear points, with abrasion resistant wear straps to reinforce the bucket bottom.  Tapered side plates reduce […]

Hexagon and Mineral Resources partner on the world’s first automated road-train solution

Hexagon’s Autonomy & Positioning and Mining divisions announced the development of an automated road-train solution with leading mining services company, Mineral Resources Limited (MRL). To be deployed on MRL’s haulage fleet, the solution integrates drive by-wire technology with an autonomous management system to orchestrate vehicle movement in road-train haulage. The automated road-train solution focuses on […]

Celebrating 100 years of hard rock crushing in Tampere, Finland

Celebrating 100 years of hard rock crushing in Tampere, Finland

Tampere in Finland has an impressive history when it comes to crushing hard rock. Over the years, Metso Outotec has developed world-leading expertise in rock-crushing and screening. Crushed aggregates are needed for numerous infrastructure or construction purposes such as building rails and roads, producing concrete or recycling used construction materials.

French start-up Hiboo is distinguished by Bertrand Piccard’s Solar Impulse Foundation

French start-up Hiboo is distinguished by Bertrand Piccard’s Solar Impulse Foundation

The specialist in construction equipment data has received the “Solar Impulse Efficient Solution” label, rewarding profitable solutions to protect the environment.   Founded by Bertrand Piccard, the Solar Impulse Foundation is dedicated to meeting ecological challenges without hindering economic growth. In 2017, it launched the “Beyond 1,000 Solutions” initiative, which consists in identifying and labeling […]

Industrial vertical, Immersion sump pumps and sewage ejector pumps from Vertiflo Pump Company come standard with premium efficiency motors suitable for VFD operation

Industrial vertical, Immersion sump pumps and sewage ejector pumps from Vertiflo Pump Company come standard with premium efficiency motors suitable for VFD operation

Vertiflo Pump Company’s Series 700, 800 and 900 immersion sump pumps are available with variable frequency drive (VFD) motors. These vertical immersion sump pumps built for sump drainage, flood control and process drainage meet EPA and OSHA requirements. Depending on the RPM selected, the VFDs provide the capability of varying flow and head performance from […]

Sixth Circuit dissolves stay allowing OSHA to move forward with implementation and enforcement of the COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard

From AGC of America: On Friday, Dec. 17, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit dissolved the Fifth Circuit’s stay of the OSHA Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). This decision allows OSHA to proceed with implementation and enforcement of the rule issued on November 5, 2021. AGC is a party to […]

US Department of Labor to hold public hearing on proposed rule to improve safe use of mobile, powered-haulage mining equipment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Labor will reopen the rulemaking record and hold a virtual public hearing on Jan. 11, 2022, on the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s proposed rule for Safety Program for Surface Mobile Equipment to improve safe usage of mobile, powered-haulage equipment. This proposed rule is one of several actions MSHA […]

LBX introduces new heavy duty excavators for North American market

LBX introduces new heavy duty excavators for North American market

LBX Company announces three new Heavy Duty Excavator models to its current product offering for all of North America. The 210 X4 Heavy Duty, 250 X4 Heavy Duty, and 300 X4 Heavy Duty are purpose-built and approved for tough applications like demolition, land clearing, heavy-duty excavating, and pipeline work.

OFFLOADIT launches its easy-to-use online marketplace application for buying and selling used construction materials and equipment

OFFLOADIT launches its easy-to-use Online Marketplace Application for buying and selling used construction materials and equipment

OFFLOADIT, a business created to make buying and selling used construction materials and equipment simple, is excited to unveil its easy-to-use online marketplace app that not only makes buying and selling used construction materials more simple for users, but also works to make the construction industry more environmentally friendly.

Sandvik Mobiles and Finning supporting HVO To power large, mobile crushing and screening equipment, Sandvik are putting sustainability in focus and investing in renewable fuel.

Sandvik Mobiles and Finning supporting HVO To power large, mobile crushing and screening equipment, Sandvik are putting sustainability in focus and investing in renewable fuel.

Working alongside Finning we can confirm that we have successfully used HVO with C series Cat® engines without making any modifications to the engine or fuel tanks.   HVO is a form of renewable synthetic diesel, its acronym standing for ‘hydrogen-treated vegetable oil’. Forming a part in both company’s journey towards a more sustainable future, […]

Cat® Self-Service Options deliver convenient, simple parts ordering and machine repair for those who prefer to do their own service

Cat® Self-Service Options deliver convenient, simple parts ordering and machine repair for those who prefer to do their own service

With new Cat® Self-Service Options (SSO), Caterpillar simplifies the repair process for customers who prefer to complete their own routine maintenance and minor repairs on equipment in their fleet. The customizable SSO solutions include the parts, instructions and recommended tooling for completing specific service work on hundreds of Cat Building & Construction Products (BCP) machines. […]

New Niagara Drop Guard Liners Offer 100% Cross Beam Protection

New Niagara Drop Guard Liners Offer 100% Cross Beam Protection

ST. CATHARINES, Ontario (Nov. 18, 2021) — Haver & Boecker Niagara introduces its new Niagara Drop Guard wear liners. The polyurethane liners provide 100% cross beam protection for Niagara vibrating screens and can be easily installed on an entire screen deck in as little as 15 to 20 minutes — a significant timesaver compared to traditional […]

Don’t Get Caught in the Cold

Don’t Get Caught in the Cold

By Lars Bräunling, MAJOR director of product technology It’s been a long productive season, and snow and cold are on their way. Whether shutting down for the winter or pressing through, aggregate processing operations must take steps to maintain productivity and minimize maintenance costs: from screen media evaluations and component inspection to proper shutdown training. […]

Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Survey of Economic Activity: Monthly Leasing and Finance Index

October New Business Volume Up 16 Percent Year-over-year, 16 Percent Month-to-month, and 10 Percent Year-to-date WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for October […]

New Cat® 304 and 305 CR Mini Hydraulic Excavators deliver more power and performance with lower operating costs

New Cat® 304 and 305 CR Mini Hydraulic Excavators deliver more power and performance with lower operating costs

Built to deliver an improved customer experience, the new 4-tonne, Cat® 304, and 5-tonne, Cat 305 CR, Next Generation Mini Hydraulic Excavators deliver more power to the pumps, higher bucket breakout forces and deeper standard digging depths to increase performance by up to 20% over their E2 series counterparts. Their industry-leading grease intervals and extended […]

Sandvik unveils 3-Series Mobile Impact Crusher

Sandvik unveils 3-Series Mobile Impact Crusher

Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens is delighted to announce the launch of its new QI353 mid-size impactor, the first of its New 3rd Generation 3-Series products. Designed in response to customer research, the QI353 has been built with more productivity, uptime, efficiency, flexibility, connectivity and safety at the forefront of its innovative design.     The Sandvik QI353 features a ground-up new mid-size track platform and custom Prisec impact crusher. Targeted at quarry, […]

Final Rule: Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors

On Nov. 22, 2021, the Department announced publication of the final rule, “Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors.” The Department has finalized regulations to implement Executive Order 14026, “Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors,” which was signed by President Joseph R. Biden Jr. on April 27, 2021. Executive Order 14026 states that the […]

New V-series is fully variable to help maximize productivity and lower cost per ton

New V-series is fully variable to help maximize productivity and lower cost per ton

Used in a variety of rock and concrete demolition applications from scaling a tunnel, to running a pedestal-boom on a quarry, or tearing out reinforced concrete abutments, breakers are essential tools. Designed and tested for compatibility with Komatsu excavators from the PC210 up to the PC490,  Komatsu’s new JMHB-V breaker series helps customers achieve excellent impact energy and […]

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.