Category Archives: Technology

New Purdue technologies to extract, purify critical rare earth metals could be a ‘game changer’ to advance, protect vital electronics

New Purdue technologies to extract, purify critical rare earth metals could be a ‘game changer’ to advance, protect vital electronics

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN – The production of rare earth metals is a global $4 billion annual market that continues to grow as new electronics, computerized engines for aircraft, warships, electric automobiles, magnets and other critical products are developed that need rare earth metals to perform. The value of the products that require rare earth metals […]

Mecalac introduces versatile and innovative TA3SH power swivel site dumper

Mecalac introduces versatile and innovative TA3SH power swivel site dumper

NORFOLK, MA — Mecalac, a leading global designer, manufacturer and distributor of compact construction equipment for urban environments, introduces the TA3SH Power Swivel Site Dumper for increased versatility and safety on jobsites. The site dumper is part of the TA3 range, which is designed for the small to medium jobsite and is particularly useful in […]

Engcon upgrades the DC2 control system for tiltrotators with improved compatibility and new functionality

Engcon upgrades the DC2 control system for tiltrotators with improved compatibility and new functionality

In 2012, Engcon launched its proportional control system, DC2 (Digging Control) for tiltrotators, with an associated app for remote support via the mobile phone network. Combining safety with the latest technology means that a service technician can connect to the excavator and provide remote support, saving time and money. Engcon announces that it has now […]

Central Europe gets its first two Metso truck bodies into operation

Central Europe gets its first two Metso truck bodies into operation

Exactly one year after the launch of the Metso truck body at the BAUMA 2019 fair, the first two Komatsu HD605-8 dump trucks equipped with Metso truck bodies have been delivered to a porphyry quarry in Brabant Wallon, Belgium, by Metso distributor BIA Group. These are the first Metso truck bodies taken into operation in […]

Midwestern Industries materials testing lab optimizes screening productivity for EOL rubber tire material recovery

Midwestern Industries materials testing lab optimizes screening productivity for EOL rubber tire material recovery

Ensuring optimal and sustainable screening equipment processes and productivity is vital for a vast range of processing industries. When investing in expensive capital screening equipment, therefore, it is critical to remove any guess work. Conducting advanced screening testing prior to this investment can provide end-users with essential quantitative data to protect their investment. This is […]

Urban demolition project uses atomized mist to comply with dust regulations

Urban demolition project uses atomized mist to comply with dust regulations

A Colorado demolition firm with a reputation for environmental stewardship on complex large-scale projects has successfully complied with strict urban dust suppression regulations throughout a sensitive 18-month demolition project, from structural implosion to site clearing. Using two atomized misting cannons to control dust created by the takedown, Colorado Cleanup Corporation (CCC) was able to demolish […]

PHIL expands rear eject body production to Brazil

PHIL expands rear eject body production to Brazil

PEORIA, IL — Philippi-Hagenbuch Inc., off-highway truck customizer, recently announced production of its patented rear eject body to begin in Brazil the second quarter of 2020. PHIL’s line of rear eject bodies offers the ideal solution for challenging hauling applications from general construction, road construction and sand/gravel to mine reclamation and underground hauling situations where […]

2020 Earth Day: DaVinci Roofscapes recycles 1+ million pounds of waste per year with net zero landfill scrap

2020 Earth Day: DaVinci Roofscapes recycles 1+ million pounds of waste per year with net zero landfill scrap

LENEXA, KS – Eight years ago DaVinci Roofscapes began its recycling program. This year on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the composite roofing manufacturer announced the company has reprocessed and re-used more than 7,000,000 pounds of polymer scrap as part of the company’s environmental initiative. “As our manufacturing operations have increased over the years, […]

MAJOR places FLEX-MAT screen data at customers’ fingertips with new ID enabled technology

MAJOR places FLEX-MAT screen data at customers’ fingertips with new ID enabled technology

CANDIAC, QC — MAJOR recently introduced FLEX-MAT ID Enabled. The RFID technology tracks and stores screen media data such as panel dimensions and customer-defined details to offer users information at their fingertips for simple reorders. The technology improves convenience and productivity for any operation using FLEX-MAT with ID Enabled installed. It takes the guesswork out […]

Variable frequency drive: Unmatched versatility in dust suppression via atomized mist

Variable frequency drive: Unmatched versatility in dust suppression via atomized mist

In a move designed to bring unparalleled versatility to its lineup of highly-successful dust suppression equipment, BossTek has introduced an optional variable frequency drive (VFD) system that allows users to adjust air flow to suit a broader range of applications and working environments. Driven by customer input from a number of different industries, the new […]

Fluid bridge repair

Fluid bridge repair

Contractor uses robots to speed up Utah’s largest Hydrodemolition bridge repair Infrastructure repair is a hot topic today, and rightfully so. From potholes to deteriorating bridges, keeping up with repairs — and finding the money to do so — is a constant struggle. In an effort to complete jobs faster and win more bids, contractors […]

Metso increases service availability for metal recycling customers

Metso increases service availability for metal recycling customers

Metso recently signed a service partner agreement with FEMCO Holdings, LLC, that will provide service support for metal recycling equipment throughout North America. FEMCO, a national machine repair, field service and rebuild company, has been in the scrap, demolition and recycling industry for more than 50 years and has a strong reputation for quality, reliable […]

Lo-Density® drop-in heaters are ideal for underground asphalt storage tanks

Lo-Density® drop-in heaters are ideal for underground asphalt storage tanks

SEATTLE, WA – Lo-Density® drop-in tank heaters from Seattle, WA-based Process Heating Company (PHCo), are ideal for 100%-efficient heating of asphalt and emulsions in both underground tanks and distributor trucks. The drop-in heater is easy to install by simply dropping it through the tank’s manway and attaching it horizontally to the tank bottom. If needed, […]

Management safety certification program to feature behavioral simulation

Management safety certification program to feature behavioral simulation

Leading Safety WorksTM, a project management safety certification program developed by Crane Industry Services LLC and Okos Partners, now includes innovative behavioral simulation tools. CIS featured the certification program during the recent CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas. Leading Safety Works establishes critical, effective and lasting connections between project and people strategies. The program is based on […]

New cutting system available for Vermeer stump cutters

New cutting system available for Vermeer stump cutters

PELLA, IA — Vermeer is enhancing its stump cutter product line with the introduction of the patent-pending Vermeer cutting system (VCS). The VCS incorporates a new tooth design that helps reduce pocket rotation and a cutter wheel that reduces material from recirculating during operation. The VCS is available now on select new Vermeer stump cutters […]

Automated monitoring and reporting system for conveyor belt cleaners

Automated monitoring and reporting system for conveyor belt cleaners

In a move to continue its leadership in the development and implementation of advanced technologies for conveyors and other bulk material handling applications, Martin Engineering has announced a belt cleaner position indicator that monitors the blade, tracking and reporting of remaining service life. The intuitive Martin N2® position indicator (PI) monitors primary belt cleaner blades, […]

Achieving water authority compliance for mining with automated wastewater treatment

Automated wastewater treatment systems help the mining industry remain in compliance with EPA and local standards, while significantly reducing the cost of treatment, labor and disposal Mines and quarries must meet EPA and local wastewater requirements for effluent, including those under the Clean Water Act. Under the Clean Water Act, the EPA has identified 65 […]

MAJOR places FLEX-MAT screen data at customers’ fingertips with new ID enabled technology

MAJOR places FLEX-MAT screen data at customers’ fingertips with new ID enabled technology

MAJOR, a manufacturer of high-performance screening media recently introduced FLEX-MAT ID Enabled. The RFID technology tracks and stores screen media data such as panel dimensions and customer-defined details to offer users information at their fingertips for simple reorders. The technology improves convenience and productivity for any operation using FLEX-MAT with ID Enabled installed. It takes […]

How AI is measuring the impact of COVID-19 on construction

How AI is measuring the impact of COVID-19 on construction

OxBlue, an Atlanta-based technology company and a leader in professional construction camera services, is utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) to measure the effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on construction across the United States. The data will be updated on a regular basis as this dynamic situation develops. Unlike many macroeconomic indicators that tend to lag, […]

Terex Utilities joins community effort to supply face shields to health care workers

Terex Utilities joins community effort to supply face shields to health care workers

  WATERTOWN, SD — Terex Utilities recently acted on a request by Lake Area Technical Institute (LATI) to 3D print parts for face shields. The Electronic Systems Technology and Robotics departments at the technical college are leading the effort. “Because it takes up to 13 hours to print four face shield bands, they sent a […]

CASE debuts the DL550B compact dozer loader

CASE debuts the DL550B compact dozer loader

CASE CE debuts the all-new DL550B — the industry’s first fully integrated compact dozer loader. Unveiled at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 as a concept machine named “Project Minotaur”, the DL550B leverages the footprint of a compact track loader (CTL) with the chassis-integrated C-frame and blade of a dozer to create a powerful two-in-one machine for grading and […]

Vermeer standard telematics free for 3 years on new industrial equipment purchases

Vermeer standard telematics free for 3 years on new industrial equipment purchases

PELLA, IA — Vermeer announces that it will begin offering three years of telematics service on all new Vermeer industrial equipment. The Vermeer standard telematics package includes access to operating hours, GPS location and geofencing capabilities to help contractors stay informed about the service needs of their fleet. Also, Vermeer will begin introducing new tiers […]

Epiroc introduces HATCON: Hydraulic attachment tools connectivity

Epiroc introduces HATCON: Hydraulic attachment tools connectivity

Epiroc recently introduced HATCON, a remote monitoring device for breakers and drum cutters that keeps track of location and operating hours to improve efficiency and safety. The cloud based platform My Epiroc gives customers notifications about service, creates task lists and provides a great overview of the entire fleet. All the data is presented in […]

Lindner’s DEX drive for twin-shaft shredders wins the global CemFuels Award for innovation of the year

Lindner’s DEX drive for twin-shaft shredders wins the global CemFuels Award for innovation of the year

Lindner is setting new standards in efficiency with their asynchronous twin-shaft shredders’ innovative and purely electromechanical drive with smart DEX (Dynamic Energy Exchange) energy management system. This novelty won the Global CemFuels Award in the category ‘Alternative Fuels Innovation of the Year’ at the 14th Global CemFuels Conference and Exhibition in Paphos, Cyprus. Lindner received […]

New feature prepares operators for the teamwork requirements of the real work site

New feature prepares operators for the teamwork requirements of the real work site

Montreal, QC – CM Labs Simulations recently showcased an expanded crew training capability that enables multiple operators to complete a collaborative task within the same virtual worksite, from connected simulators. With the launch of a new crew training exercise that focuses on earthmoving equipment, CM Labs adds to its roster of collaborative learning options. The exercise […]