Category Archives: Industry News

Epiroc introduces the Pit Viper 291 blasthole drilling rig  

Epiroc introduces the Pit Viper 291 blasthole drilling rig  

Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, introduces the Pit Viper 291 blasthole drilling rig. The large diameter, single-pass drill delivers productivity, application flexibility and enhanced operator safety with autonomous drilling options. Epiroc’s Pit Viper 291 single-pass rotary drill is designed to tackle larger diameter drilling in soft to medium ground […]

Metso Outotec and PT Trakindo Utama to agree on aggregates distribution in Indonesia

Metso Outotec and PT Trakindo Utama to agree on aggregates distribution in Indonesia

Metso Outotec has appointed PT Trakindo Utama as a distributor for aggregates solutions in Indonesia as of September 2021 onwards. PT Trakindo Utama will provide Metso Outotec’s track-mounted, wheel-mounted, and stationary crushers and vibrating equipment, crusher wear parts and screening media, as well as commissioning and aftermarket services including technical support and service contracts for […]

Werk-Brau Introduces Hydra-clamp® Bucket for heavy or awkward loads

Werk-Brau Introduces Hydra-clamp® Bucket for heavy or awkward loads

FINDLAY, OHIO — Werk-Brau introduces the Hydra-clamp® bucket with a built-in rotary actuated thumb which maintains consistent clamping force on the load through the entire rotation, for improved flexibility and precision.  Constructed of abrasion and wear resistant and high-strength AR400 steel in all critical areas, this versatile attachment is ideal for handling heavy, awkward, or bulky […]

Metso Outotec and Duo Group to provide aggregates solutions in the UK

Metso Outotec has appointed Duo Group as a distributor for Metso Outotec’s aggregates solutions in the UK. The distribution agreement covers the current aggregate business serviced directly by Metso Outotec. This includes aggregate processing solutions including crushers and vibrating equipment, crusher wear parts and spare parts as well as commissioning, service contracts and technical support […]

IROCK Crushers appoints Golden Equipment as new dealer

VALLEY VIEW, OHIO – IROCK Crushers is thrilled to announce they are partnering with Golden Equipment Company to represent the IROCK product line throughout New Mexico and the El Paso region of Texas. “With several locations in the Southwest, and with 35 years as an industry dealer, I am very pleased to be partnering with […]

BKT solutions for the mining sector

BKT solutions for the mining sector

The EARTHMAX tire range has been specifically designed to withstand the stress of the rough terrain typical of quarries and mines Seregno (Italy), August 30, 2021 – With their rocky and uneven surfaces and rough terrain, mines are a real challenge for the machines operating in this sector and above all for the tires fitted to […]

Introducing the all-electric Vermeer R500 reclaimer

Introducing the all-electric Vermeer R500 reclaimer

Vermeer expands its horizontal direction drilling (HDD) fluid management equipment line and launches its first electric-powered reclaimer with the new Vermeer R500 reclaimer.  This is the first model released by Vermeer from the acquisition of electric-powered horizontal directional drilling (HDD) and fluid systems technology from Normag in 2020. The all-electric R500 reclaimer is a key […]

Hitachi Construction Machinery dissolves joint venture with Deere, outlines bold vision for HCMA in the Americas

Hitachi Construction Machinery dissolves joint venture with Deere, outlines bold vision for HCMA in the Americas

Hitachi Construction Machinery (HCM) and Deere have announced plans to dissolve their joint venture in the Americas. The dissolution will be completed Feb. 28, 2022. At the same time, HCM is announcing that HCMA will assume all product and service operations for the Americas in Spring 2022. HCMA will continue to be a wholly owned […]

Total Equipment, Inc. expands Vermeer Industrial representation in the Caribbean, rebrands to Vermeer Caribbean

Total Equipment, Inc., a full-line Vermeer Industrial dealer headquartered in Puerto Rico, today announced it has acquired the rights from Vermeer Southeast to represent the Vermeer Industrial product line in over 20 islands south of Cuba, from Jamaica to Trinidad & Tobago, and including the ABC islands (Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao).

Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Survey of Economic Activity: Monthly Leasing and Finance Index

July New Business Volume Up 9 Percent Year-over-year, Down 5 Percent Month-to-month, and Up Nearly 9 Percent Year-to-date WASHINGTON, D.C. —The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business […]

Keys to a carbon neutral future – and it’s not just electromobility

Keys to a carbon neutral future – and it’s not just electromobility

The journey toward a more sustainable construction industry is well underway with a clear roadmap ahead to deliver carbon neutral equipment fit for the future. Battery electric and fuel cell electric products form a major part of this ambition. But if we want to reduce our environmental impact and build the world we want to […]

Desmond Wilson raises the bar for pump repair services

Desmond Wilson raises the bar for pump repair services

Account Manager Desmond Wilson is well known in the oil sands for his slurry pump expertise. With his rare passion for slurry transport, Mr. Wilson is a gold mine of experience, knowledge, and added value for KSB customers. Slurry transport is a pretty specialized field of knowledge. How did you become an expert? Before I […]

Champion Iron signs a Letter of Intent with Caterpillar for Advanced Drilling Technologies at its Bloom Lake Mine

Champion Iron signs a Letter of Intent with Caterpillar for Advanced Drilling Technologies at its Bloom Lake Mine

MONTRÉAL – Champion Iron Limited is pleased to announce that it has signed a Letter of Intent with Caterpillar Inc. to implement artificial intelligence based Advanced Drilling Technologies (the “Technologies”) on Cat equipment at its Bloom Lake Mine (“Bloom Lake”). The project will progressively implement a remote-controlled, semi-autonomous and fully autonomous Cat electric drilling fleet, utilizing […]

Online conveyor training content for Learning Management Systems

Online conveyor training content for Learning Management Systems
[NEPONSET, IL — New online content has been introduced by the world’s most experienced conveyor training provider, specifically designed to integrate with Learning Management Systems (LMSs) so users can assign, monitor and certify progress of all participants.  The new offering from Martin Engineering includes eight self-paced modules that address methods to identify, understand and correct […]

China Non-Road Stage IV Emissions Regulations: What manufacturers need to know

China Non-Road Stage IV Emissions Regulations: What manufacturers need to know

The full implications of China’s Non-Road Stage IV (NR IV) Off-Road Emissions Regulations are just now beginning to come into focus as manufacturers begin to understand the their requirements. And while they are widely – and rightly – perceived as engines emissions requirements, machine manufacturers need to possess a strong understanding of China’s NR IV […]

R900 impact crusher – High performance, compact dimensions & first-class customer service are strong reasons why invest in another Rockster crusher

R900 impact crusher – High performance, compact dimensions & first-class customer service are strong reasons why invest in another Rockster crusher

Zeković Company, located in a small town of Žabljak, in a mountainous north-western part of Montenegro, has purchased a second Rockster R900 impact crusher. “Due to our business expansion, there has been a need for a second crusher. It was an easy decision to invest in another Rockster. Since 2009, our long-lasting relationship is more […]

Ritchie Bros. to acquire Euro Auctions and expand its reach in EMEA region

Working together to provide customers more equipment, solutions, and services for their businesses VANCOUVER, BC – Ritchie Bros., a leading global asset management, disposition, and services company; and Europe’s leading plant and machinery auction house, Euro Auctions, have jointly announced that they have entered into an agreement under which Ritchie Bros. will acquire Euro Auctions […]

Fan Cooled Posidyne® clutch/brakes provide precise positioning in harsh environments

Fan Cooled Posidyne® clutch/brakes provide precise positioning in harsh environments

FAIRFIELD, OHIO – Fan Cooled Posidyne® clutch brakes allow rapid and precise stopping, starting, speed change and positioning even in harsh environments such as high heat, high cycle rates, and high inertia loads.  Oil Shear technology transmits torque through lubricated surfaces so there is no wear, and no heat build-up, so the clutch brakes require […]

Haver & Boecker Niagara expands Pulse portfolio with Pulse Condition Monitoring

Haver & Boecker Niagara expands Pulse portfolio with Pulse Condition Monitoring

ST. CATHARINES, ONTARIO—Haver & Boecker Niagara launches a new addition to their Pulse portfolio with the introduction of Pulse Condition Monitoring (Pulse CM). The technology is designed to monitor the health of vibrating screens using modern algorithms and artificial intelligence. It provides accurate measurements and forecasts complemented by information that is easy to understand. Pulse […]

Bulk bag fillers from BPS offer high accuracy, low maintenance

Bulk bag fillers from BPS  offer high accuracy, low maintenance

BRUNSWICK, OH—Bulk bag fillers manufactured by Best Process Solutions, Inc. (BPS) are designed to fill any size bulk bag with high accuracy, while offering years of trouble-free maintenance. BPS’s Model BBF loader features an inflatable fill head that offers a dust-free seal when loading, dust port with dust cartridge, and manually adjustable bag supports for […]

Manitowoc to showcase latest Grove mobile cranes at GIS

Manitowoc to showcase latest Grove mobile cranes at GIS

Between October 7 and 9, Manitowoc will bring the latest additions to the Grove mobile crane range to booth F8-H5 at the GIS exhibition in Piacenza, Italy. During this event, Manitowoc will officially launch the 60 t capacity Grove GMK3060L-1all-terrain crane to the Italian market. This new mobile crane comes with the new generation Grove […]

Solid performance in the second quarter for Volvo Construction Equipment

Solid performance in the second quarter for Volvo Construction Equipment

Continuing its strong rebound from the challenges of last year all markets have enjoyed in uptick in sales from the same period 2020 – all except China which has seen a slight slowdown despite its initial surge of sales in the first three months of the year. With improved construction activity, high customer confidence and […]

bidadoo continues record year — fueled by 65% q2 increase in new sellers and record pricing and buyer demand

With very strong pricing and market demand for equipment and truck assets, bidadoo drove over 65% new seller accounts in Q2, with record 2021 sales and revenues. SEATTLE, WA—With very strong pricing and market demand for equipment and truck assets, bidadoo drove over 65% new seller accounts in Q2, with record 2021 sales and revenues. […]

Manitowoc launches class-leading Grove GHC110 telescoping crawler crane

Manitowoc launches class-leading Grove GHC110 telescoping crawler crane

With the launch of the Grove GHC110, Manitowoc has added a crucial machine to the top end of its growing telescoping crawler crane range. Boasting an impressive 110 USt capacity, the GHC110 joins the recently launched GHC140 to bring another robust option to the market. “It’s like a tough younger brother for the GHC140, our […]