Category Archives: Industry News

IROCK Crushers expands dealer territory to Dallas and Houston

IROCK Crushers expands dealer territory to Dallas and Houston

VALLEY VIEW, OHIO – IROCK Crushers has recently expanded the territory of their dealer, IPE Aggregate, into Dallas and Houston, Texas. IPE Aggregate had most recently represented IROCK in parts of Texas and Mexico. IPE Aggregate has been serving the aggregate, construction and mining industry for over 18 years and is headquartered in McAllen, Texas. […]

Haver & Boecker Niagara guarantees inventory with make & hold and stocking agreement programs

Haver & Boecker Niagara guarantees inventory with make & hold and stocking agreement programs

ST. CATHARINES, ONT — Haver & Boecker Niagara guarantees customers’ inventory through make & hold and stocking agreement programs for screen media and wear parts. The programs help mineral processing customers plan ahead and minimize downtime from long lead times while also providing options for pricing stability and simplified inventory management. “We want to help […]

Cemen Tech wins Manufacturing Technology Company of the Year

Cemen Tech wins Manufacturing Technology Company of the Year

INDIANOLA, IOWA — Cemen Tech, the world’s largest volumetric concrete mixer manufacturer, has been announced as the 2020 Prometheus Award Winner for Manufacturing Technology Company of the Year. Finalists in this category included Pella Corporation, Sukup Manufacturing Co., Vermeer, and Wells Enterprises. The most prestigious recognition for Iowa’s technology industry, The Prometheus Awards presented by […]

In-house Austrian production leads to top quality product

In-house Austrian production leads to top quality product

Since mid-last year, Rockster has moved to a larger production facility and has now successfully introduced serial production of the second machine type – R700S. Consistent quality control, better control of delivery times and expansion of production capacity were the main reasons for the move of Rockster Austria International GmbH from Ennsdorf to Neumarkt im […]

Volvo CE helps restore Florida’s Everglades to former glory

Volvo CE helps restore Florida’s Everglades to former glory

The construction of the C-43 water reservoir is part of the giant hydrological restoration project taking place in the Everglades. Dozens of Volvo CE machines are on site building the reservoir, set to be ready in 2023. Watch the whole story in the new episode of The Megaproject Listing: Restoring the Everglades. Since 1882, the […]

Metso introduces two new game-changing crushing and screening plant concepts for mining

Metso introduces two new game-changing crushing and screening plant concepts for mining

Metso is introducing two new game-changing solutions for the crushing and screening plants in mining: the flexible FITTM stations and the smart ForesightTM stations. The two unique, cost efficient and productive solutions will provide significant resource and time savings for the mines. “We have the experience in delivering crushing and screening plants with over one […]

Conveyor service contracts reduce downtime, hazards & costs

Conveyor service contracts reduce downtime, hazards & costs

Improve efficiency, reduce risk and control operating costs In a number of industries, operators are increasingly turning to outside contractors to take advantage of consistent maintenance schedules and expert service. Conducted by experienced and well-trained technicians from specialty companies, these contracts have been found to improve safety and control costs. Specialty contracting may be a […]

Ritchie Bros. sells 35,000+ items for US$295+ million in its busiest auction week yet

Ritchie Bros. sells 35,000+ items for US$295+ million in its busiest auction week yet

More than 80,000 bidders registered for 29 online auctions conducted over five days (June 22 – 26) VANCOUVER, BC — The online strength and global network of Ritchie Bros. was on full display last week as the company set a new record, selling 35,000+ equipment items and trucks in 29 online auctions across five countries […]

Two CEMEX USA terminals nationally recognized for energy conservation efforts

Two CEMEX USA terminals nationally recognized for energy conservation efforts

HOUSTON, TEXAS — CEMEX USA recently announced two of its cement terminals in Texas achieved the ENERGY STAR® Challenge for Industry by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, a national recognition for conserving energy use at operations. CEMEX USA was informed by the EPA in early June that operations at its De Zavala Cement Terminal, located […]

Volvo autonomous hauler wins Red Dot award

Volvo autonomous hauler wins Red Dot award

The revolutionary TA15 autonomous electric hauler from Volvo Autonomous Solutions has wowed a panel of design experts in Essen, Germany, to win a Red Dot Product Design Award2020 – a seal of high design quality from the world’s largest and most distinguished design competition. Commenting on the award, Nils Jæger, president at Volvo Autonomous Solutions, […]

Metso launches new edition of the Conveyor Solutions Handbook

Metso launches new edition of the Conveyor Solutions Handbook

Metso is releasing the second edition of their Conveyor Solutions Handbook, designed as a definitive guide for conveyor professionals in the mining and aggregate industries. Conveyor Systems are a crucial factor in mining, aggregate and industrial operations, underpinning efficiency and – ultimately – profitability. ”We are really excited about the new updated Conveyor Solutions Handbook. […]

PHIL introduces SSAB Hardox® HiAce steels for acidic environments

PHIL introduces SSAB Hardox® HiAce steels for acidic environments

PEORIA, IL — Philippi-Hagenbuch Inc. recently introduced SSAB Hardox® HiAce steel for products operating in acidic environments. PHIL has used Hardox material exclusively in its range of custom products — including truck bodies, water tanks and trailers — since 1983. As technology has changed in SSAB’s steel-making process, PHIL employed harder versions of the Hardox […]

Kimball Equipment becomes full line dealer for Superior Industries

Kimball Equipment becomes full line dealer for Superior Industries

MORRIS, MN — Superior Industries, Inc. recently announced an expanded product partnership with its long-term conveyor dealer, Kimball Equipment Company. The respected dealer, which celebrates 75 years of operation next year, will now sell, service and support Superior’s crushing, screening and washing equipment in addition to the conveying equipment and components lines throughout Utah, Nevada, […]

On the front lines with Fisher Phillips: 4-step plan for handling confirmed COVID-19 cases during re-opening

4-step plan for handling confirmed COVID-19 cases during re-opening

On the front lines with Fisher Phillips As businesses continue to reopen, employers are presented with new challenges as part of the next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. With no known vaccine or treatment currently available for the novel coronavirus, reopened employers will likely experience confirmed cases of the illness in their workplace. Now is […]

U.S. DOL issues OSHA guidance as non-essential businesses reopen and employees return to work

U.S. DOL issues OSHA guidance as non-essential businesses reopen and employees return to work

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued guidance to assist employers reopening non-essential businesses and their employees returning to work during the evolving coronavirus pandemic. The guidance supplements the U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ previously developed Guidance on Preparing […]

ASGCO® is expanding, building and moving to new facility in Nazareth, PA

ALLENTOWN, PA —  ASGCO® recently announced that it will be expanding and moving their headquarters to a newly purchased and soon to be built operation in Nazareth, Pennsylvania.  The company, which operates at 301 W. Gordon St. in Allentown, Pennsylvania, will be moving to 730 Bangor Road in Nazareth, Pennsylvania in the fall of 2021. […]

5,900+ items to sell in Ritchie Bros. first-ever Northeast Regional auction next week

5,900+ items to sell in Ritchie Bros. first-ever Northeast Regional auction next week

Featuring equipment from four locations, all items will be sold with online bidding only NORTH EAST, MD – For the past few months Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers has been conducting its site auctions as online-only bidding events and seen bidder registrations hit record levels. Next week, on June 23 – 24, the company will combine equipment from […]

Caterpillar announces acquisition of Robotic Expertise

Caterpillar announces acquisition of Robotic Expertise

Caterpillar Inc. recently announced they’ve acquired select assets and hired employees from San Francisco, CA-based robot and autonomy technology solutions company Marble Robot, Inc. The acquisition is part of Caterpillar’s automation and autonomy strategy and demonstrates its commitment to the next generation of jobsite solutions. Building on its leadership in autonomous mining, the company plans […]

Pre-engineering will be key to Superior’s new modular platform systems

Pre-engineering will be key to Superior’s new modular platform systems

MORRIS, MN – Superior Industries, Inc. recently announced a new series of modular plants for aggregate crushing, sorting, sizing and washing applications. Known as Fusion™ Modular Platforms, these pre-engineered, ready-to-build systems still allow customization to achieve best performance at each jobsite. “Our plant designs are scalable and easily expand with a developing customer site,” says […]

Reduced hole deviation with new Sandvik guide adapter

Reduced hole deviation with new Sandvik guide adapter

Sandvik Rock Tools are now launching an entirely new product for their bench drilling top hammer customers — the guide adapter. It enables customers to reduce hole deviation in challenging conditions by up to 50% and achieve considerable cost savings. Significant hole deviation (>8%) can pose problems for many bench drilling companies that operate in […]

Metso introduces Nordberg® HP900 cone crusher for increased performance

Metso introduces Nordberg® HP900 cone crusher for increased performance

Metso is introducing the new Nordberg® HP900 Series cone crusher for the aggregate and mining markets. More than 10,000 HP cone crushers have been installed worldwide since 1989. The HP900 is built to bring increased performance and reduced CAPEX. The HP900 is an upgrade to the well-known HP800 cone crusher that has more than 175 […]

Vanair® Underdeck Power Systems available for Chevrolet® Silverado® HD and International CV series

Vanair® Underdeck Power Systems available for Chevrolet® Silverado® HD and International CV series

MICHIGAN CITY, IN — Vanair released their new PTO Underdeck Power Systems specifically designed for the Chevrolet® Silverado® 4500, 5500, 6500 HD chassis, and the International® CV series. These systems can provide up to 185 cfm of air power and 9.6kW of AC power. Multi-drive systems are also available for the Chevrolet and International series, […]

Astec Industries to close Telsmith manufacturing facility

CHATTANOOGA, TN  – Astec Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: ASTE) announced today that it plans to cease all production activity at its Telsmith, Inc. manufacturing facility located in Mequon, WI on Friday, August 14, 2020 as part of its decision to close Telsmith. The closing of Telsmith will occur in phases starting August 14, 2020 and ending […]

Ritchie Bros.’ June used equipment pricing report now available to download

Ritchie Bros.’ June used equipment pricing report now available to download

VANCOUVER, BC — With billions of dollars of equipment transacting via multiple sales channels each year, Ritchie Bros. has the data and in-house expertise to provide unmatched insight into industry trends. The company is now sharing this insight via its Market Trends module within its Ritchie Bros. Asset Solutions suite of tools, allowing customers, investors, […]

New CAT® 910, 914 and 920 compact wheel loaders deliver

New CAT® 910, 914 and 920 compact wheel loaders deliver

Building on the success of the Cat® M Series compact wheel loader range, Caterpillar has added three new models to the lineup, each with significant design enhancements: 910, 914, and 920, the latter replacing the 918M. New options are available and certain features available only as options on former models are now standard. All the […]