Category Archives: Industry News

U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA requests information on Table 1 of the Silica Standard for Construction

U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA requests information on Table 1 of the Silica Standard for Construction

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is requesting information and comment on Table 1 of the agency’s Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for Construction. OSHA seeks information on additional engineering and work practice control methods to effectively limit exposure to silica for the equipment and tasks currently listed […]

Metso’s Shaorui business launches new mobile aggregates equipment range in China

Metso’s Shaorui business launches new mobile aggregates equipment range in China

Metso’s Shaorui business introduces its first range of mobile crushing and screening equipment especially designed for the price and quality conscious mid-market segment. Utilizing Metso’s proven technologies and long experience in track-mounted equipment, the new range offers various solutions ideal for quarry contracting and demolition applications. “The Chinese market for mobile crushing and screening equipment […]

Astec Industries appoints new CEO and President

Astec Industries appoints new CEO and President

Astec Industries, Inc.  recently announced the appointment of Mr. Barry Ruffalo as President and CEO to be effective on August 12, 2019. Ruffalo has also been elected to the Board of Directors. He will join the Board of Directors as a Class I director and will stand for re-election at the Company’s 2020 annual meeting. […]

CASE dealer Miller-Bradford & Risberg donates two compact track loaders to Team Rubicon for Patriot North national training exercise

CASE dealer Miller-Bradford & Risberg donates two compact track loaders to Team Rubicon for Patriot North national training exercise

CASE Construction Equipment dealer Miller-Bradford & Risberg provided Team Rubicon with a pair of compact track loaders to complete community service projects, multi-agency training drills and operator training during the Patriot North ‘19 event. The event, based at Camp Douglas and Volk Field Air National Guard Base in Juneau County, Wisconsin, included more than 70 […]

Ritchie Bros.’ largest-ever Manitoba auction set for August 15 in Winnipeg

Ritchie Bros.’ largest-ever Manitoba auction set for August 15 in Winnipeg

1,250+ items will be sold for Hugh Munro Construction Ltd. and other local contractors WINNIPEG — Ritchie Bros. has been conducting auctions in Canada for more than 60 years. Next week the company will hold its largest-ever Manitoba auction, selling 1,250+ equipment items for fellow 60-year company, and long-time customer, Hugh Munro Construction Ltd. The […]