Category Archives: Technology

Lindner’s patented twin-shaft cutting system ensures precision with maximum efficiency

Lindner’s patented twin-shaft cutting system ensures precision with maximum efficiency

The way a twin-shaft shredding unit works is fairly simple: two tools moving in opposite directions draw in the collected waste material for shredding and crush it all together into smaller pieces. If it is purely about volume reduction, for example for easier transport, this can be achieved with conventionally designed shafts. Some applications, however, […]

Volvo CE expands material handler lineup with new model and options

Volvo CE expands material handler lineup with new model and options

“A dedicated material handler is purpose-built for these applications, compared with modifying an excavator to fit into these segments,” said Matthew McLean, product manager, Excavators, Volvo CE. “Now we’ve added a second machine to our line-up with the EW200E MH, which is perfect for light and medium material handling like plastic, household waste and scrap.” […]

CASE CE hosts live/interactive webcast on preparing construction equipment for the busy season

CASE CE hosts live/interactive webcast on preparing construction equipment for the busy season

Interactive CASE Earthmover webcast will cover pre-season equipment activities that contractors and fleet managers can implement to ensure optimal operation and uptime for the busy construction season ahead. CASE Construction Equipment will host a live and interactive CASE Earthmover webcast on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 10 AM Central on preparing construction equipment for optimal […]

John Deere joint tests its first electric-powered backhoe with National Grid

John Deere joint tests its first electric-powered backhoe with National Grid

MOLINE, IL — John Deere, a leading manufacturer of construction equipment, and National Grid, an electricity, natural gas, and clean energy delivery company serving more than 20 million people throughout the Northeast, will joint test an electric backhoe concept. The John Deere developed, battery-powered, electric vehicle design – referred to as E-Power – will target […]

TruckIT announces integration with Autodesk BIM 360

TruckIT announces integration with Autodesk BIM 360

ATLANTA, GA – TruckIT , a construction technology firm specializing in dispatching and electronic ticketing solutions, has announced its integration with Autodesk® BIM 360®, a construction management software which is part of Autodesk Construction CloudTM. By integrating with Autodesk, TruckIT is bringing an innovative solution into the heavy construction industry. While BIM 360 connects data […]

Caterpillar to showcase mining technology solutions at Consumer Electronics Show

Caterpillar to showcase mining technology solutions at Consumer Electronics Show

For the first time ever, Caterpillar Inc. will showcase its mining offerings at CES® (Consumer Electronics Show). But it won’t be trucks, dozers and mining shovels that take center stage. It will be the mining technologies that are helping Caterpillar customers take the productivity and safety of their operations to unprecedented levels. CES is billed […]

Online interactive conveyor training

Online interactive conveyor training

COVID-19 has introduced a number of hardships on bulk material handlers, including limiting their options for critical training to improve conveyor safety and productivity. With in-person visits curtailed for the foreseeable future, Martin Engineering has developed an extensive array of tools to continue its decades-long tradition of educating those who maintain, manage and design conveyors […]

Falling behind: Don’t ignore the role of technology in construction

Falling behind: Don’t ignore the role of technology in construction

Source: EHS Today Construction firms need smart people who understand both safety and technology Douglas GladstoneScott Clark Nov 30, 2020 Industrial organizations, particularly in the construction industry, have historically been slow to adopt technology. The consequences of this have been noticeable. McKinsey’s Reinventing Construction report explains construction is considered the biggest industry in the world, […]

Updates to Volvo Dig Assist make grade planning faster and easier for operators

Updates to Volvo Dig Assist make grade planning faster and easier for operators

Volvo Construction Equipment has updated its Dig Assist machine control application for excavators with new features that make it even faster and easier to create plans and put more information at operators’ fingertips. “It’s simple by design. If you use a smartphone, the Dig Assist app on the Co-Pilot display is a very similar experience […]

Recycling redefined with world’s first recycling solution of it’s kind


Recycling redefined with world’s first recycling solution of it’s kind


Terex Washing Systems is excited to announce the HydroScrub 200—the latest addition to its Greenline range of products that has been specifically tailored to work in wash recycling applications. The HydroScrub 200 uses the core principals of a high-performance log-washer with new features that offer dynamic adjustment and control, with flexibility that enables the customer […]

Designing for safety: A new approach to belt conveyors

Designing for safety: A new approach to belt conveyors

Conveyors are among the most dynamic and potentially dangerous areas of equipment at a mine or material processing site. Even though their safety and performance are critical to the operation’s success, the impact of their contribution to overall efficiency is often unrecognized by management and workers alike. Operational basics of belt conveyor systems are too […]

Rough tools for fine particles: The Tuytel Group continues to count on Lindner’s mobile shredding technology

Rough tools for fine particles: The Tuytel Group continues to count on Lindner’s mobile shredding technology

When it comes to hiring first-class machines, you should head to Oud-Alblas in the Netherlands, about 25 km from Rotterdam. That’s where the Tuytel Group is based and where it has been renting out heavy construction machinery as well as offering transport solutions and recycling machines in the Netherlands and all across Europe since 1999. […]

Krank keeps the engine running for online sales with immersive virtual viewings

Krank keeps the engine running for online sales with immersive virtual viewings

With travel restricted and COVID-19 health concerns keeping many of us working from home, getting out to see machinery in the metal is proving difficult. But B2B online equipment platform Krank has come up with a tech solution that is almost as good as being there in person – the online walkaround. And although prompted […]

New Ty-Deck Ultra Screen media reduces or eliminates need for rinse screen

New Ty-Deck Ultra Screen media reduces or eliminates need for rinse screen

ST. CATHARINES, ONT — Haver & Boecker Niagara introduces Ty-Deck Ultra modular screen media. The polyurethane screen media offers a robust solution for mining operations seeking more sustainable options in applications requiring production increases combined with high abrasion resistance. Ty-Deck Ultra’s accelerated screening action cleans material without the use of water, therefore reducing the need […]

Weighing the pros and cons of tailgates

Weighing the pros and cons of tailgates

From cost to capacity – calculating ROI potential by Josh Swank, Philippi-Hagenbuch vice president of sales & marketing Quarry managers know that hauling more with each pass, without added maintenance, leads to increased revenue. Still, some companies forgo potential profits every day because of one missing component — a tailgate. Aggregates companies should consider the […]

Doosan Bobcat named 2020 Impact Award Winner for Bobcat features on demand tech

Doosan Bobcat named 2020 Impact Award Winner for Bobcat features on demand tech

WEST FARGO, ND – Doosan Bobcat North America, a global leader in compact equipment and innovation, is the winner of the Innovation Leader 2020 Impact Award in the Best New Initiative category for Features On Demand, a digital solution that enables customers to customize features on Bobcat® R-Series compact track loaders and skid-steer loaders. Innovation […]

Haver & Boecker Niagara offers variety of fine screen media options for fast delivery

Haver & Boecker Niagara offers variety of fine screen media options for fast delivery

ST. CATHARINES, ONT — Haver & Boecker Niagara offers a wide range of fine screen media options for a variety of applications including frac and silica sand, salt, perlite, potash, roofing granules and steelmaking coal. The portfolio features options for cut sizes as small as 120 mesh and for temperatures as high as 600 F […]

Construction managers can stay connected from anywhere with Komatsu’s powerful new digital platform

Construction managers can stay connected from anywhere with Komatsu’s powerful new digital platform

Support for the job and for operators without traveling to site, with Smart Construction Remote MILWAUKEE, WI — Managers of large construction projects now have a powerful new technological tool in their arsenal to help them work more efficiently and economically. Komatsu is pleased to announce the North American launch of its Smart Construction Remote […]

MAJOR and Haver & Boecker Niagara collaborate to improve customer screening efficiency

MAJOR and Haver & Boecker Niagara collaborate to improve customer screening efficiency

CANDIAC, QC — MAJOR, a leading global manufacturer of high-performance wire screening media, partners with Haver & Boecker Niagara to give operations the tools to maximize production, improve performance and increase revenue. The two processing equipment companies recently presented customers a one-of-a-kind informational webinar as part of the collaboration. The educational presentation discusses screening best […]

MOL’s new rubber bitumen plant in Zalaegerszeg for recycling tire waste, completed

MOL’s new rubber bitumen plant in Zalaegerszeg for recycling tire waste, completed

BUDAPEST — The rubber bitumen plant at MOL’s Zala Site, representing an investment of around USD 10 million has been completed. The facility, built in one year, is capable of producing 20,000 tons of rubber bitumen annually. As well as recycling 8-10% of Hungarian domestic tire waste, the new plant will contribute to the efficient […]

Precise additive metering for combined dust & odor control

Precise additive metering for combined dust & odor control

PEORIA, IL – In a move to deliver even greater performance and flexibility to its lineup of atomized mist cannons for odor management and wide-area disinfection, BossTek® has introduced a new model with a dosing pump to precisely meter additives such as surfactants, tackifiers, odor treatments and disinfectants. With a standard coverage area of more […]

John Deere announces industry-first grade control-ready offering for the L-Series tractor loaders

John Deere announces industry-first grade control-ready offering for the L-Series tractor loaders

MOLINE, IL — A first in the construction market, the John Deere 210L and 210L EP tractor loaders are now available with grade control-ready and grade indication factory options, allowing for faster and more accurate fine grading. The grade technology options combined with an updated box blade result in increases to productivity and efficiency when […]

Bobcat Company launches new Bobcat Machine IQ wireless communication subscription packages

Bobcat Company launches new Bobcat Machine IQ wireless communication subscription packages

WEST FARGO, ND — As an innovation leader, Bobcat Company is creating more intelligent, connected technologies and services that are reshaping how work gets done. Bobcat® Machine IQ wireless communication, launched in 2019, is a service designed to help owners and fleet managers better utilize their machines. Now it’s been upgraded with two new subscription […]

Volvo updates and expands Load Assist across wheel loader line; announces machine updates

Volvo updates and expands Load Assist across wheel loader line; announces machine updates

Volvo Construction Equipment is making its Load Assist machine control applications compatible on a wider range of Volvo CE wheel loaders, from the L60H to the L350H, and is introducing several new Load Assist applications. Volvo is also launching several productivity and serviceability enhancements to those same machines. “We never settle when it comes to […]

Falkland Islands quarry enlists Sandvik mobiles to meet thriving demand

Falkland Islands quarry enlists Sandvik mobiles to meet thriving demand

  Located on East Falkland, Pony’s Pass quarry is a booming site which is at the industrial heart of the island’s operations. Despite its isolated position, it annually produces 160,000 tons of quartzitic sandstone using a state-of-the-art mobile crushing and screening train. To meet the diverse and logistically challenging requirements of this project, Sandvik Mobile […]