Category Archives: Technology

4 steps to long-lasting screen media

4 steps to long-lasting screen media

by Steve Fair, Tyler Engineered media manager, Haver & Boecker Niagara When it comes to screen media, spending a little extra time on preventative maintenance can have a noticeably positive effect on profits. Getting longer life from side-tensioned screen media sections means less frequent downtime replacing the media, as well as lower annual screen media […]

AST Group and Lindner launch center of competence for the sustainable use of resources in HDPE products

AST Group and Lindner launch center of competence for the sustainable use of resources in HDPE products

The European manufacturer of plastic containers, drums and bottles, AST, has set a long-term target to increase the amount of recyclates used in its products and aims to supply their own “raw materials”. For this reason, AST is investing in a new center of competence with a complete plastics recycling line to process post-industrial and […]

Komatsu’s D71-24 dozer with distinctive slant nose design offers exceptional visibility

Komatsu’s D71-24 dozer with distinctive slant nose design offers exceptional visibility

Most powerful hydrostatic transmission dozer in its size class Worried that a mid-size dozer won’t have enough power for your bigger jobs? Komatsu’s D71EX/PX-24 with the most powerful hydrostatic transmission (HST) dozer in its size class is effective at grading, pushing, side-cutting and work on soft ground, giving you the flexibility to move from production […]

Automated conveyor belt cleaner tensioner reduces maintenance and guesswork

Automated conveyor belt cleaner tensioner reduces maintenance and guesswork

A global innovator of conveyor belt cleaning technology has introduced an autonomous tensioning system that continuously monitors and delivers proper cleaner tension. By utilizing Martin Engineering’s intuitive new smart technology platform to maintain proper blade-to-belt pressure, the N2® TwistTM Tensioner provides the best possible cleaning performance throughout the life of the blade. The system also alerts operators […]

Caterpillar Mining to present technical papers, highlight latest equipment and technology advancements at SME’s MINEXCHANGE 2021

Caterpillar Mining to present technical papers, highlight latest equipment and technology advancements at SME’s MINEXCHANGE 2021

Caterpillar Mining is set to make significant contributions to the virtual MINEXCHANGE 2021 SME Annual Conference & Expo as a sponsor, by presenting multiple technical sessions and developing a virtual exhibit loaded with its latest videos, webinars, demonstrations and more. A long-time supporter of SME, Caterpillar and its dealer, Wagner Cat, are primary sponsors of […]

Soil Connect expands sales team

Soil Connect expands sales team

Growing digital marketplace continues series of strategic hires after successful seed round. Soil Connect — an innovative digital marketplace connecting those who have soil, aggregates and other building materials with those who need it — has announced two significant appointments to its sales team; bringing in added expertise from the construction and tech startup industries. […]

Swift screening

Swift screening

4 time-tested tips to increase screening uptime by Karen Thompson, president of Haver & Boecker Niagara’s North America and Australia operations A producer’s job never ends. In addition to managing the mine, it’s the producer’s responsibility to keep all equipment in proper working order. To do so, he or she uses different programs and services […]

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 […]