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Terex Finlay Triple-Shaft 883+ screen plant makes debut at the 2018 World Dealer Conference in Jacksonville, FL

Terex Finlay Triple-Shaft 883+ screen plant makes debut at the  2018 World Dealer Conference in Jacksonville, FL

by Jon M. Casey The new Triple-Shaft 883+ tracked, triple deck screen plant made its U.S. debut at the Terex Finlay World Dealer Conference in Jacksonville, FL, Nov. 14 – 16, 2018. This new version of the popular 883+ model demonstrated increased performance over the 883+ MK IV model, as well as a new design […]

Shaw Brothers provide the aggregates and know-how to drive Maine construction

Shaw Brothers provide the aggregates  and know-how  to drive Maine construction

RockRoadRecycle staff writer Shaw Brothers Construction, Inc. is now firmly established as southern Maine’s premier contractor for site development, heavy construction, highway, infrastructure and utility projects. With a significant bonding capacity, its work spans the transportation sector, local municipal infrastructure, underground utility work, airport work and commercial site development. Furthermore, it provides the region with […]

Hey Prairie Dawg, “What does a wash plant do?”

Due to its name, people outside of the industry may think this is some sort of device that washes rocks, dirt and mud from all of the equipment a contractor or large-scale aggregate producer owns after a job. What are we talking about when we say “wash plant” in an aggregate-based production facility? What are […]

Hey Prairie Dawg, “What is a ‘secondary’ crusher?”

Prairie Dawg Practical What does it mean when we refer to a rock crusher (either an existing unit in a plant’s layout or possibly a new-to-the-operation unit) as a “secondary crusher”? Does this mean it is the second crusher purchased or maybe just a backup to the main one? Is a secondary crusher smaller in […]