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Martin Engineering’s “Go Pink!” Breast Cancer Campaign expands to conveyor products

Martin Engineering’s “Go Pink!” Breast Cancer Campaign expands to conveyor products

The pioneer in industrial vibration and bulk material handling technologies is announcing this year’s annual program to support breast cancer education, screening, treatment and research around the world. Continuing its commitment during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the U.S., Martin Engineering invites customers to “Go Pink!”  For the month of October, along with replacing […]

Vermeer adds Max Line of grinder tips

Vermeer adds Max Line of grinder tips

Vermeer is enhancing its grinder tip line with the introduction of long-lasting
max grinder tips. They contain the maximum amount of carbide to provide durability grinder operators can count on, which translates into more time on the job and less time spent changing tips. These durable grinder tips are designed for a precise fit, eliminating the time […]

BHP, Caterpillar and Finning announce an agreement to replace entire haul truck fleet at Escondida Mine in Chile

BHP, Caterpillar and Finning announce an agreement to replace entire haul truck fleet at Escondida Mine in Chile

IRVING, TEXAS – BHP Group Limited (BHP), Caterpillar Inc. (Caterpillar), and Finning International Inc. (Finning) announced recently an agreement to replace BHP’s entire haul truck fleet at the Escondida mine, the world’s largest copper producer, located in the Antofagasta Region, northern Chile.

Volvo CE launches online configuration tool for electric equipment

Volvo CE launches online configuration tool for electric equipment

Volvo Construction Equipment has created an online tool that allows customers to “build and price” their ideal electric compact excavator and wheel loader, marking the company’s latest advancements in both e-commerce and the introduction of electric construction equipment to the market. Initially available in North America and Norway, the tool on the Volvo CE website […]

US Department of Labor launches app to provide miners access to health, safety, miners’ rights information

US Department of Labor launches app to provide miners access to health, safety, miners’ rights information

Provides notifications on mining accidents and how to prevent them   WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration today launched an app for use on iPhone and Android devices that will help get timely information directly to miners and members of the mining community.

IROCK Crushers adds Hoffman Equipment as new dealer

IROCK Crushers adds Hoffman Equipment as new dealer

VALLEY VIEW, OHIO —IROCK Crushers is excited to be growing its strategic network of dealers, with the recent addition of Hoffman Equipment. After learning about the rich history of this family-owned company, the leadership at IROCK knew Hoffman Equipment would quickly become a trusted partner for eastern Pennsylvania and the Hudson Valley of New York.

Reversible secondary conveyor belt cleaners: Carryback solution delivers easy maintenance

Reversible secondary conveyor belt cleaners: Carryback solution delivers easy maintenance

The global leader in bulk material handling technologies and training has announced the availability of two rugged secondary conveyor belt cleaners, both engineered for fast and easy maintenance.  The innovative design of the DT2S and DT2H reversible cleaners from Martin Engineering reduces system downtime and labor for cleanup or service, while helping to prolong the […]

Terex MP acquires ZenRobotics, a ‘green’ investment in the emerging circular economy

Terex MP Acquires ZenRobotics, a ‘Green’ Investment in the Emerging Circular Economy

Terex Materials Processing (MP), a global leader in aggregate, environmental, concrete, lifting and handling machinery, has acquired the assets of ZenRobotics Ltd., a company that designs and creates robots that pick, sort and recycle waste material. ZenRobotics is a global leader in smart robotic recycling. Its robots, powered by proprietary AI software, make recycling more […]

Family traditions in the Peace River

The road less traveled can offer greater screening productivity

How a third-generation Canadian quarry keeps their commitment to quality through changing seasons  The Peace River region of northeastern British Columbia is often associated with rich soils and moderate temperatures, making it an ideal agricultural environment. But there is also plenty of money to be made just below the surface through the land’s natural resources. […]

CEMCO celebrates its 60th anniversary

CEMCO celebrates its 60th anniversary

BELEN, NM – CEMCO Inc., an industry leader in manufacturing portable and stationary VSI crushing systems, celebrates its 60th anniversary. The third-generation, family-owned company provides a holistic approach to mineral processing by evaluating a customer’s operation and developing solutions tailored to their specific applicational requirements. CEMCO’s expertise allows the company to assist beyond providing crushing equipment by partnering […]

Metso Outotec wins order for crusher upgrades in India

Metso Outotec wins order for crusher upgrades in India

Metso Outotec has signed an agreement with Larsen & Toubro Limited to supply four Symons™ cone crushers for an iron ore crushing and screening plant to National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) at Kirandul complex in Chhattisgarh, in the region of Central India. The value of the order is not disclosed, and it has been booked […]

New BMX Fragmenter delivers first real 3D muckpile fragmentation analysis from drone imagery for greater accuracy

New BMX Fragmenter delivers first real 3D muckpile fragmentation analysis   from drone imagery for greater accuracy

·     BMX Fragmenter combines 2D and 3D fragmentation analysis to improve accuracy ·     Gathers hundreds of thousands of individual particle measurements from drone images ·     Fast, accurate and fully automated analysis of the entire muckpile 3GSM GmbH, developer of software that optimizes blasting and reduces inherent environmental issues, introduces new post-blast fragmentation analysis software BMX Fragmenter that works […]

Repurpose Aggregates to transform Maryland construction industry with innovative CDE technology

Repurpose Aggregates to transform Maryland construction industry with innovative CDE technology

New CDE Recycling facility helps Maryland lead the way for materials reuse   Based in Maryland, Repurpose Aggregates is an enterprise focused on developing aggregate materials from the innovative reuse and repurposing of leftover or discarded construction, demolition, and excavation (CD&E) waste.   Its approach to waste recycling will be the focus of an Open […]

Mazio XL Hydraulic Rock Breakers ideal for quarry, demolition applications

MAZIO XL Hydraulic Rock Breakers i IDEAL FOR QUARRY, DEMOLITION APPLICATIONS

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL – The heavy-duty XL Series of Hydraulic Rock Breakers from Port St. Lucie, Florida-based Mazio Attachments LLC provides reliable performance in the most demanding applications — from quarries and mining, to tunneling and trenches, to demolition and more. Designed for carriers from 1 ton to 140 tons of operating weight — […]

Next-Generation Doosan crawler excavators are now available

Next-Generation Doosan crawler excavators are now available

Doosan Infracore North America introduces its next-generation -7 Series crawler excavators in the United States and Canada. The initial launch includes four models, with more excavators to be announced in the coming months. The first models are the Doosan® DX140LCR-7, DX225LC-7, DX255LC-7 and DX350LC-7.

Do your machines have anti-restart protection? Here is how to find out

Do your machines have anti-restart protection? Here is how to find out

In order to meet certain regulations, and as a best safety practice, machinery must be prevented from automatically or unintentionally restarting when an unscheduled power interruption occurs. The safety regulations that reference preventing accidental operation can be found in OSHA 1910.217 (b)(8)(ii) and ANSI B11.1-2009 (6)(2)(3). OSHA 1910 Subpart O specifies two categories of machines […]

MAJOR heightens screening performance and wear life with new FLEX-MAT® Modular PLUS screen media

MAJOR heightens screening performance and wear life with new FLEX-MAT® Modular PLUS screen media

MAJOR, a leading global manufacturer of high-performance wire screen media, introduces FLEX-MAT Modular PLUS. The advanced screen media offers all the benefits of FLEX-MAT — high open area, efficient stratification, no blinding or pegging — combined with a new and improved wear life comparable to polyurethane screen media. FLEX-MAT Modular PLUS is specially designed to withstand harsh screening conditions […]

Rock & Recycling Equipment, LLC joins Lippmann Milwaukee, Inc. as dealer for New England

Rock & Recycling Equipment, LLC joins Lippmann Milwaukee, Inc.  as dealer for New England

Lippmann Milwaukee, Inc. is proud to announce Rock & Recycling Equipment, LLC (Rock & Recycling) as the new dealer for New England, with their territory including Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Vermont.  Rock & Recycling will represent all Lippmann crushing, screening and stacking equipment in the territory.

New HDL pilot hole drill bit from Inrock: made to work hard for hard workers

New HDL pilot hole drill bit from Inrock: made to work hard for hard workers

Inrock – the global leader within horizontal directional drilling (HDD) performance tools – is now launching the new mid-tier HDL pilot drill bit. with it, HDD drillers can eliminate costly tripping time and maximize their rate of penetration. The new HDL pilot hole drill bit is designed in collaboration between Sandvik and Inrock, combining both […]

Understanding MSHA litigation and saving costs

Understanding MSHA litigation and saving costs

The average mine operator now spends over $20,000 per year on citations and penalties. In this must-attend conference – Alternative Case Resolution Initiative (ACRI) – learn how to reduce or eliminate fines with the added benefit of improved safety conditions. Within the context of increasing citations, this workshop will prepare you to handle Mine Safety […]

World premiere of the new 280 SM(i) surface miner

World premiere of the new 280 SM(i) surface miner

100 percent mining – environmentally friendly, efficient and safe extraction of primary resources in a single operation With the new 280 SM(i) surface miner, Wirtgen has developed another efficient and practice-oriented solution for the extraction of primary resources. Its innovative technologies enable high machine utilisation rates and maximum productivity.

Diagnosing screen media problems

Diagnosing screen media problems

Finding the best solution to common screening issues by Lars Bräunling, MAJOR director of product technology Persistent problems with uptime and production quality can be frustrating. Aggregates and mining operations must work as quickly as they can to resolve issues and minimize losses from downtime and repairs. Common screening complications that operations face include contaminated […]