Category Archives: Features

Safe confined space entry for chutes, silos and hoppers

Safe confined space entry for chutes, silos and hoppers

An estimated 7% of the U.S. fatalities recorded by MSHA between 1995 and 2011 occurred in a confined space. To reduce that number, conveyor operators are wise to understand exactly how a confined space is defined, and to consider what they can do to prevent serious injuries. Many factors can cause bulk materials to adhere […]

Terex haulers boast cost-effective features

Terex haulers boast cost-effective features

Terex Trucks’ TA300 hauler — more fuel efficient than ever before Simple to operate and easy to maintain, the TA300 is a proven performer that delivers low total cost of ownership and high productivity, which now incorporates a new transmission that leads to a 5% improvement in fuel efficiency. This, among other features, has seen […]

The Rock Shop – Grand Junction’s premiere landscape decorative rock supplier

The Rock Shop – Grand Junction’s premiere landscape decorative rock supplier

Commentary by Jon M. Casey Routinely, you will find an article here that highlights the “nuts and bolts” of a business operation with information that includes production details, the history of the company and an interview of one of the key people involved with the operation. In the case of Grand Junction’s “The Rock Shop,” […]

A Mexico salt mine improves production with custom equipment

A Mexico salt mine improves production with custom equipment

Waves of deep pink waters greet visitors as they arrive at Las Coloradas, located on the northern edge of the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico. For visitors from Cancun the trip has been about three hours to see the brightly colored salinity concentration ponds and associated solar salt production that is a growing Las Coloradas tourist destination. […]

Haul truck updates from Komatsu and Volvo

Haul truck updates from Komatsu and Volvo

New HD325-8 and HD405-8 off-highway trucks from Komatsu Komatsu has introduced its new HD325-8 and HD405-8 off highway trucks. Equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine, these latest additions to the rigid frame truck family feature increased horsepower and a new ‘Komatsu Traction Control System’ (KTCS) to achieve improved productivity. These models have […]