Category Archives: Rock

Metso Outotec restructures its screening media production in North and Central America to increase supply and delivery capabilities

Metso Outotec restructures its screening media production in North and Central America to increase supply and delivery capabilities

Metso Outotec is developing its global supply chain operations by reorganizing its screening media production in North and Central America. The company invests in new screening media production capacity in Irapuato, Mexico, which is planned to significantly increase supply and delivery capabilities for mining and aggregates customers in the region. As a part of the reorganization, […]

EvoQuip announce Redhead Equipment as new Canadian distributor

EvoQuip announce Redhead Equipment as new Canadian distributor

Redhead Equipment have been appointed as EvoQuip’s Canadian distributor for the province of Saskatchewan. Along with sales opportunities, Redhead Equipment’s factory-trained technicians will provide parts, service and warranty support for EvoQuip’s crushing, screening and conveying equipment for the region.

US Department of Labor launches Miner Safety and Health app for Spanish-speaking miners to expand access to useful information

US Department of Labor launches Miner Safety and Health app for Spanish-speaking miners to expand access to useful information

Provides info on safety, health, miners’ worker protections WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced that its Miner Safety and Health app for iOS and Android devices that provides timely information directly to miners is now available in Spanish.

Good vibrations: The benefits of vibrating screen media

Good vibrations:  The benefits of vibrating screen media

by Lars Bräunling, MAJOR director of product technology With screening typically occurring at both the beginning and end of production, optimizing the process is vital for overall plant efficiency. There are a number of screen media options on the market but selecting one that best fits an operation is key to maximizing production potential. The […]

New screen for coarse elements proves its value under tough everyday working conditions

New screen for coarse elements proves its value under tough everyday working conditions

From a pilot series plant to practical deployment From gravel from the rock face through railway ballast and on to building rubble: there’s no question that when such a wide variety or materials are loaded on the machines, multi-talents are in demand. A perfect environment for the new Kleemann screen for coarse elements MOBISCREEN MSS […]

Durex Products to feature full product lineup at CONEXPO-CON/AGG

Durex products to feature full product lineup at CONEXPO-CON/AGG

Visitors Will Learn About the Company’s Screen Media, Liners, Wear Parts, and Screen Accessories LUCK, WI – Durex Products, Inc., based in Luck, WI, will display its screen media, liners, wear parts and screen accessories in booth #C32567 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, March 14–18. The company offers numerous innovative urethane, rubber, and wire […]

CDE announces plans for ConExpo

CDE announces plans for ConExpo

Wet processing experts will showcase how washing works and recycling rocks at 2023 show CDE, one of the leading suppliers of sand and aggregate washing solutions for the waste recycling and natural processing sectors, has announced its plans for CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2023 where it will debut new equipment, new projects and showcase the waste recycling solutions […]

Caterpillar announces collaboration with Luck Stone to scale autonomous solutions to the aggregates industry

Caterpillar announces collaboration with Luck Stone to scale autonomous solutions to the aggregates industry

IRVING, TEXAS – Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) announced recently a collaboration with Luck Stone, the nation’s largest family-owned and operated producer of crushed stone, sand and gravel, to deploy Caterpillar’s autonomous solution to Luck Stone’s Bull Run Plant in Chantilly, VA. This will be Caterpillar’s first autonomous deployment in the aggregates industry and will expand […]

Brand-new skirting system controls conveyor dust emissions

Brand-new skirting system controls conveyor dust emissions

Morris, MN – Superior Industries, Inc., a US-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, recently completed development of a brand new Modular Skirting System. The easy to install accessory controls dust and prevents spillage within conveyor load and transfer zones. “Our crews visit and collect data from thousands of conveyor […]

Stone Company receives first Volvo electric wheel loader in North America

Stone Company receives first Volvo Electric Wheel Loader in North America

Cleary Stone has had their eye on sustainability for a long time. The Richmond, VT-based business provides rock products from gravel to large slabs to customers who care about the earth, so it simply makes sense. “We work primarily with landscapers who love the earth and enjoy making it more beautiful,” said John Cleary, founder […]

Equipment manufacturers feel supply chain crunch, worker shortages

Equipment manufacturers feel supply chain crunch, worker shortages

A new survey of more than 150 equipment manufacturing companies released today by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) warns that U.S. equipment manufacturers continue to face supply chain issues and a persistent labor shortage nearly three years after the onset of the pandemic.

Caterpillar’s CES experience focuses on leadership in technology, autonomy and sustainability

Walking the aisles of the Las Vegas Convention Center’s West Hall during CES 2023, the sight of the big, 100-ton Cat®777 off-highway truck will be a new and welcome addition to the automotive technology area. Beyond its distinctive yellow iron, there is also innovative Cat MineStar™ Command for hauling technology inside the truck that allows […]

Metso Outotec Metrics now extended to cover stationary crushers – the comprehensive digital solution enables new types of services to help customers reach their production targets

Metso Outotec Metrics now extended to cover stationary crushers – the comprehensive digital solution enables new types of services to help customers reach their production targets

Metso Outotec is introducing yet another innovative digital offering expansion to now cover stationary crushers and NW Rapid equipment. The expanded Metrics remote monitoring solution offers full connectivity to support aggregate contractors and quarries with their critical crushing and screening process.

New Cat® excavator offers more power for bigger jobs

New Cat® excavator offers more power for bigger jobs

The new Cat® 352 Hydraulic Excavator combines more power and a heavier counterweight to work with larger tools. The result is greater production for more profit potential. “Built for big jobs, the 352 delivers unmatched performance in its size class,” said Brian Abbott, Caterpillar global product manager for large hydraulic excavators. “It can be equipped with […]

Caterpillar successfully demonstrates first battery electric large mining truck and invests in sustainable proving ground

Caterpillar successfully demonstrates first battery electric large mining truck and invests in sustainable proving ground

IRVING, Texas – Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) announced today a successful demonstration of its first battery electric 793 large mining truck and a significant investment to transform its Arizona-based proving ground into a sustainable testing and validation hub of the future.

The GIW Hydraulic Lab: Putting pump technology to the test

The GIW Hydraulic Lab: Putting pump technology to the test

KSB has a long, well-earned reputation for producing and maintaining cutting-edge centrifugal pumps, but global recognition for manufacturing excellence doesn’t just happen. It’s built on a firm foundation of research, analysis, innovation, and extensive product testing — and the GIW Hydraulic Laboratory is where high tech happens. GIW Hydraulic Lab Since its founding in 1956, […]

Titan America’s Pennsuco Quarry wins record tying 8th National Mining Association’s Sentinels of Safety Award

Titan America’s Pennsuco Quarry wins record tying 8th National Mining Association’s Sentinels of Safety Award

NORFOLK, VA — Titan America’s Pennsuco Quarry, located in Medley, FL recently announced it has been awarded the National Mining Association’s (NMA) Sentinels of Safety Award in the Large Quarry category, tying the record for the greatest number of wins by any quarry in the United States. This is the second year in a row that […]

Alternative fuels. A sustainable path to engines decarbonization

Alternative fuels. A sustainable path to engines decarbonization

On Wednesday, Nov. 16 and Thursday, Nov., the Reggio Emilia’s plant of Kohler Engines sponsored and hosted the event “Alternative fuels. A sustainable path to engines decarbonization”, a workshop organized by SAE-NA, STEMS-CNR and Kohler.