Category Archives: Technology

Komatsu upgrades XT-5 family of tracked feller bunchers with performance improvements, special warranty program

Komatsu upgrades XT-5 family of tracked feller bunchers with performance improvements, special warranty program

CHATTANOOGA, TN — To better meet customer needs, Komatsu is upgrading its XT-5 family of tracked feller bunchers, adding performance and operator improvements, as well as covering the machines with a special 2-Year/5,000-hour warranty program. The XT430-5, XT445L-5 and XT465L-5 models were introduced in 2018, and these advancements were made based on customer feedback. Komatsu XT-5 machines […]

Fairbanks Scales FB4000 instruments enable predictive cutoff applications

Fairbanks Scales FB4000 instruments enable predictive cutoff applications

Predictive cutoff flow monitoring helps achieve greater accuracy in industrial filling KANSAS CITY, MO — Fairbanks Scales Inc., the oldest scale company in the U.S. recebtly announced its FB4000 Series of scale instruments is ideal for implementing predictive cutoff flow monitoring in a wide range of industrial filling applications, including grain loading, cement and asphalt […]

CASE hosts webcast showcasing new SiteWatch Telematics platform

CASE hosts webcast showcasing new SiteWatch Telematics platform

CASE Construction Equipment will host an online webcast on Wednesday, July 22 at 10 AM CST to showcase the all-new CASE SiteWatch telematics platform, and to take questions from contractors and equipment owners on telematics and fleet management. The event will be hosted by Richie Snyder, marketing manager for digital and precision solutions/telematics at CASE. […]

Ritchie Bros.’ latest Market Trends Summary provides additional insights into truck tractor market

Ritchie Bros.’ latest Market Trends Summary provides additional insights into truck tractor market

VANCOUVER, BC — With billions of dollars of equipment transacting via multiple sales channels each year, Ritchie Bros. has the data and in-house expertise to provide unmatched insight into industry trends. The company is now sharing this insight via its Market Trends module within its Ritchie Bros. Asset Solutions suite of tools, allowing customers, investors […]

Crane Industry Services and CM Labs open simulation training and demo room

Crane Industry Services and CM Labs open simulation training and demo room

CARROLLTON, GA — Crane Industry Services, LLC (CIS) in partnership with CM Labs Simulations, has expanded simulation training for cranes, earthmoving equipment, maritime and port equipment. CIS designed a new simulation training and demo room located at the CIS Centered on Safety Training Center in the Atlanta area. The showroom features a variety of portable […]

Rockster’s closed circuit impactor is #1 choice for leading company in recycling of building materials

Rockster’s closed circuit impactor is #1 choice for leading company in recycling of building materials

Demolish — recycle — build. Bauhof Deutschlandsberg GmbH has been ensuring the perfect material cycle for 24 years. With a 9-person team and strong partner network such as the transport company Konrad Pistolnig GmbH, Westbeton GmbH and Tiefbau Deutschlandsberg, company’s great strengths are building demolition, container services and the recycling of all types of construction […]

Engcon’s automatic quick coupler system streamlines everyday use of the excavator

Engcon’s automatic quick coupler system streamlines everyday use of the excavator

EC-Oil, Engcon’s automatic quick coupler system, when combined with a tiltrotator and hydraulic tools make a huge difference to excavator productivity. Increasing profitability, efficiency and safety for the excavator industry. The benefits are so major that Engcon has decided to make the EC-Oil system available to as many operators as possible by offering it at […]

In-house Austrian production leads to top quality product

In-house Austrian production leads to top quality product

Since mid-last year, Rockster has moved to a larger production facility and has now successfully introduced serial production of the second machine type – R700S. Consistent quality control, better control of delivery times and expansion of production capacity were the main reasons for the move of Rockster Austria International GmbH from Ennsdorf to Neumarkt im […]

New CAT® MH3040 material handler cuts fuel and maintenance costs

New CAT® MH3040 material handler cuts fuel and maintenance costs

Delivering the power and reliability required for the most demanding material handling applications in scrap and millyard operations, the new Cat® MH3040 builds on the successful legacy of the M325D L MH model. The boom, sticks and other high-stress areas feature thick, multiplate fabrications, castings and forgings to withstand wear and deliver years of durable […]

Volvo autonomous hauler wins Red Dot award

Volvo autonomous hauler wins Red Dot award

The revolutionary TA15 autonomous electric hauler from Volvo Autonomous Solutions has wowed a panel of design experts in Essen, Germany, to win a Red Dot Product Design Award2020 – a seal of high design quality from the world’s largest and most distinguished design competition. Commenting on the award, Nils Jæger, president at Volvo Autonomous Solutions, […]

Support in the palm of your hands with My Rock Tools Analyze

Support in the palm of your hands with My Rock Tools Analyze

Sandvik Rock Tools is now launching an entirely new digital solution: My Rock Tools – Analyze. It is a mobile application designed to help customers improve their rock tool performance through analyzing failure and discard reasons.  Digitalization is one of the most significant developments in the mining and construction industries for decades. Sandvik is proud […]

PHIL introduces SSAB Hardox® HiAce steels for acidic environments

PHIL introduces SSAB Hardox® HiAce steels for acidic environments

PEORIA, IL — Philippi-Hagenbuch Inc. recently introduced SSAB Hardox® HiAce steel for products operating in acidic environments. PHIL has used Hardox material exclusively in its range of custom products — including truck bodies, water tanks and trailers — since 1983. As technology has changed in SSAB’s steel-making process, PHIL employed harder versions of the Hardox […]

Hexagon connects slope stability monitoring with mine operations

Hexagon’s Mining division and IDS GeoRadar, a Hexagon company, today jointly announced the mining industry’s first straightforward integration of systems for safety and radar-based slope stability hazards. The single platform is part of the newly released HxGN MineProtect Collision Avoidance System (CAS) 4.6. It means mines can now receive real-time equipment visualization with timely alerts […]

New CAT® 910, 914 and 920 compact wheel loaders deliver

New CAT® 910, 914 and 920 compact wheel loaders deliver

Building on the success of the Cat® M Series compact wheel loader range, Caterpillar has added three new models to the lineup, each with significant design enhancements: 910, 914, and 920, the latter replacing the 918M. New options are available and certain features available only as options on former models are now standard. All the […]

COVID-19 can’t stop Lindner Recyclingtech from commissioning shredders using modern technology

COVID-19 can’t stop Lindner Recyclingtech from commissioning shredders using modern technology

A new shredder to transform waste into alternative fuels had been ordered and delivered, the facility’s retrofitting was in full swing – and then came the coronavirus lockdown. That was the problem facing the German waste management company Hündgen in Swisttal-Ollheim. But thanks to state-of-the-art communication software and remote service tools, the new Lindner Micromat […]

Data and analytics drive engagement in equipment operator simulation training

Data and analytics drive engagement in equipment operator simulation training

Source: EHS Today Simulation training provides the shortest, most effective path to good safety habits and skills acquisition Drew Carruthers May 21, 2020 Every equipment operator, regardless of skill level and experience, comes to the table with different strengths and weaknesses. Across the board, however, employers and training organizations are finding that construction equipment simulation […]

Lift & Move USA launches new website with resources for students, educators and industry professionals

Lift & Move USA launches new website with resources for students, educators and industry professionals

The crane, rigging and specialized transportation industry relies on people with technical skills, but faces a shortage of qualified workers. In order to promote the career opportunities in this fast-paced, high-tech sector, Lift & Move USA connects students and educators with the people, equipment and companies that work in crane, rigging and specialized transportation operations. […]

Metso launches My Plant Planner on-line configurator for designing efficient crushing and screening plants

Metso launches My Plant Planner on-line configurator for designing efficient crushing and screening plants

  Metso is introducing a unique drag and drop 3D crushing and screening plant configurator that enables professionals in the mining and aggregate industries to design more productive and efficient plants through real-time insights. The design and simulation tool, called My Plant Planner, is available on metso.com and is free for anyone to use. ”We […]

Mixture matters

Mixture matters

Tips for blending screen media for maximum performance in all phases of screening by Steve Fair, engineered screen media division manager, Haver & Boecker Niagara Producing the most tons per hour, ensuring product meets specifications and maximizing the wear life of screen media can be difficult to achieve using only one type of media. Finding […]

Caterpillar expands remote control and semi-autonomous offerings with new CAT® command capabilities

Caterpillar expands remote control and semi-autonomous offerings with new CAT® command capabilities

Drawing from more than 30 years of equipment autonomy experience, Caterpillar announces the expansion of Cat® Command to a broader range of construction machines. Cat Command is now launching a line of remote control and semi-autonomous technologies, ranging from operator-assisted compaction to remote control loading, dozing and excavating operations. Scalable technologies built to flexibly meet […]

RubberForm’s trackout control mats to play a part in LaGuardia Delta expansion in New York City

RubberForm’s trackout control mats to play a part in LaGuardia Delta expansion in New York City

BUFFALO, NY —  RubberForm Recycled Products recently announced they are playing a part in the new $8 billion LaGuardia airport rebuild. “We couldn’t be more excited to have our unique Trackout Control Mat products be used locally for a project as big as this one,” said President and Founder of Rubberform Recycled Products, Bill Robbins. […]

New Stedman Machine Company heavy duty 6-row cage mill

New Stedman Machine Company heavy duty 6-row cage mill

The new Stedman heavy duty 6-row cage mill addresses an opportunity for finer grinding equipment at a lower cost. Stedman has numerous 6-row cage mills in non-abrasive applications: aglime, lime (hydrated, quick-lime), cement and more. Wear parts perform well in these applications. In materials with some abrasiveness, the heavy duty 6-row is an innovative extension […]

Metso expands its revolutionary Megaliner concept to also include discharge systems

Metso expands its revolutionary Megaliner concept to also include discharge systems

MegalinerTM for discharge systems is a unique solution that simplifies and speeds up grinding mill relines by up to 50%, as well as dramatically improves safety for mining operations. Up to 70% fewer parts means quicker and safer change-outs The new Megaliner for discharge systems integrates dischargers, grates, lifter bars and filling segments in one […]

New BOMAG ion dust shield featured at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020

New BOMAG ion dust shield featured at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020

RIDGEWAY, SC — The 350-hp (260-kW) class BOMAG BM 1200/35 cold planer on display at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 featured new BOMAG ion dust shield technology for effective removal of fine dust and particulate matter generated by the milling process. Alternative solutions for particulate matter removal simply vacuum the dust from the immediate working area and discharge […]

A closer look at the new Vortex Edge Max

A closer look at the new Vortex Edge Max

The latest simulator in CM Labs’ Edge series of award-winning training products, the Vortex Edge Max is an entry-level tool that develops transferable operator skills. The affordability of the Vortex Edge Max expands professional-grade simulation to contractors and training organisations that did not previously have access to these capabilities. The new Vortex Edge Max is […]