Category Archives: Technology

New application-specific seals will extend conveyor idler life in unique operation conditions

New application-specific seals will extend conveyor idler life in unique operation conditions

MORRIS, MN – Superior Industries, Inc will revolutionize the conveyor idler market when it introduces a group of application-specific idlers seals at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020. They’re one of a dozen new products the company will introduce in booth C31389. “These next-generation SpinGuard® idler seals will offer greater protection in applications known to expose bearings to fugitive […]

Epiroc to showcase surface drilling automation at CONEXPO 2020

Epiroc to showcase surface drilling automation at CONEXPO 2020

“Since our spin-off from Atlas Copco in 2018, we’ve viewed ourselves as a dynamic startup with nearly 150 years of heritage,” said Jon Torpy, GM and president for Epiroc USA LLC. “We head to our first CONEXPO-CON/AGG as an experienced company committed to driving the future of intelligent infrastructure development, quarrying and mining. We’ll present […]

Acquisition of Blast Movement Technology (BMT) will enable Hexagon’s mining customers to better tackle ore loss and dilution

Acquisition of Blast Movement Technology (BMT) will enable Hexagon’s mining customers to better tackle ore loss and dilution

Hexagon AB, a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, recently acquired BMT, a pioneer in blast movement monitoring and analysis for open pit mines. BMT’s technologies complement Hexagon’s drill and blast solutions with accurate ore location information, enabling customers to extract greater profit from every blast. The ability to accurately track blast movement […]

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

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

PEORIA, IL — 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 […]

New map feature on Volvo haul assist will boost safety and productivity

New map feature on Volvo haul assist will boost safety and productivity

Volvo Construction Equipment is rolling out a new map feature on the Haul Assist application at CONEXPO that will allow operators to monitor hauler traffic around a jobsite and proactively adjust their driving according to traffic conditions. This update improves productivity and safety thanks to better communication and monitoring between machines. “Haul Assist Map helps […]