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Recycling redefined with world’s first recycling solution of it’s kind


Recycling redefined with world’s first recycling solution of it’s kind


Terex Washing Systems is excited to announce the HydroScrub 200—the latest addition to its Greenline range of products that has been specifically tailored to work in wash recycling applications. The HydroScrub 200 uses the core principals of a high-performance log-washer with new features that offer dynamic adjustment and control, with flexibility that enables the customer […]

Designing for safety: A new approach to belt conveyors

Designing for safety: A new approach to belt conveyors

Conveyors are among the most dynamic and potentially dangerous areas of equipment at a mine or material processing site. Even though their safety and performance are critical to the operation’s success, the impact of their contribution to overall efficiency is often unrecognized by management and workers alike. Operational basics of belt conveyor systems are too […]

Volvo articulated haulers: half a century strong

Volvo articulated haulers: half a century strong

54 years after launching the articulated hauler concept Volvo CE continues to lead the field. Even the co-developed LEGO® Technic™ 6X6 articulated hauler Volvo A60H model is an engineering marvel – featuring app-controlled operation and fully automatic transmission. Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) was the first to popularize the articulated hauler concept in 1966 with […]

MAJOR welcomes new authorized dealer: Premier Equipment

MAJOR welcomes new authorized dealer: Premier Equipment

CANDIAC, QC — MAJOR announces the appointment of Premier Equipment, a leading supplier of material processing systems, as its new aggregate and mining screen media authorized dealer. Based in Bellingham, MA, the company will serve customers in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Premier Equipment offers MAJOR’s screen media solutions, including FLEX-MAT high-vibration wire screens in […]

Asphalt Materials, Inc. expands capabilities by acquiring three Midwest terminals

Asphalt Materials, Inc. expands capabilities by acquiring three Midwest terminals

INDIANAPOLIS, IN  — Asphalt Materials, Inc. (AMI) announced recently that on November 12th it completed the acquisition of three asphalt terminals from a subsidiary of Marathon Petroleum Corporation. The purchase of these facilities further expands AMI’s capabilities in the Indiana and Illinois markets and its footprint in the Midwest. AMI plans to retain the current […]

Ritchie Bros. Orlando 2021 auction set for Feb. 15 – 20

Ritchie Bros. Orlando 2021 auction set for Feb. 15 – 20

Feb. 2020 event featured 13,000+ items selling for US$237+ million; 18,000+ registered bidders ORLANDO, FL — With the dates recently set, Ritchie Bros. is already accepting consignments for its massive, six-day Orlando auction on February 15 – 20, 2021. “We’re very excited to announce our 2021 auction dates for our ‘Premier Global Auction’ in Orlando, […]

User-focused heavy-duty equipment hauling solution, Felling’s Low Pro Limited

User-focused heavy-duty equipment hauling solution, Felling’s Low Pro Limited

SAUK CENTRE, MN — Felling Trailers, Inc. adds the Low Pro Limited to its deck-over tag model line. Known as innovative solution providers to the transportation industry, Felling continually strives to refine their product offerings to be user-focused. “Our engineers improved on our already award winning design to create a heavy-duty, extremely user-focused construction tag […]

New Ty-Deck Ultra Screen media reduces or eliminates need for rinse screen

New Ty-Deck Ultra Screen media reduces or eliminates need for rinse screen

ST. CATHARINES, ONT — Haver & Boecker Niagara introduces Ty-Deck Ultra modular screen media. The polyurethane screen media offers a robust solution for mining operations seeking more sustainable options in applications requiring production increases combined with high abrasion resistance. Ty-Deck Ultra’s accelerated screening action cleans material without the use of water, therefore reducing the need […]

Metso Outotec launches high-capacity Larox ® FFP3716 filter for sustainable tailings filtration

Metso Outotec launches high-capacity Larox ® FFP3716 filter for sustainable tailings filtration

Metso Outotec is introducing a new high-capacity filter for demanding tailings applications. Extending the product family line of the FFP filters, the new Larox®FFP3716 filter comes with compact plate pack design and smart automation, redefining the overall standard in reliability, capacity and safety in tailings filtration. Combined with Metso Outotec’s optimized filtration plant design, the […]

Strong pricing continues in US$53+ million Ritchie Bros. auction in Houston, TX

Strong pricing continues in US$53+ million Ritchie Bros. auction in Houston, TX

Two-day online auction attracted 11,300+ bidders from 67 countries; up 39% year over year HOUSTON, TX — Demand for equipment at Ritchie Bros.’ online auctions continues to break records, as the company saw bidder registrations jump 39 percent year over year for this week’s US$53+ million auction in Houston, TX. Due to COVID, the November […]

CASE hosts live/interactive webcast on lowering total cost of ownership (TCO) for construction equipment fleets

CASE Hosts Live/Interactive Webcast on Lowering Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for Construction Equipment Fleets

Interactive online webcast (November 24 — 10 AM Central) will cover a range of topics, from proper equipment operation and utilization to best service practices and equipment specification/purchase strategies.   CASE Construction Equipment will host a live and interactive webcast on Tuesday, November 24 at 10 AM Central to discuss strategies for lowering the total […]

Beyond self-cleaning: How high-performance screen media offers improved performance and profits from top to bottom

Beyond self-cleaning: How high-performance screen media offers improved performance and profits from top to bottom

by Lars Bräunling, MAJOR Director of Product Technology Self-cleaning screen media offers a number of benefits, including the elimination of pegging and blinding for aggregate and mining operations. However, certain design characteristics, such as limited opening sizes, leave producers with little option on where to employ self-cleaning screen media in their operation. Because of this, […]

Asphalt recycling with a zero carbon footprint at Famenne Enrobés

Asphalt recycling with a zero carbon footprint at Famenne Enrobés

In the beautiful territory of Marche en Famenne in Belgium, the company Famenne Enrobés produces and supplies hydrocarbon coatings for the road sector. With a staff of 15 employees they manage besides their offices, an asphalt production plant, an asphalt recycling plant & their own laboratory. All on the same location. The asphalt plant, installed […]

Haver & Boecker Niagara offers variety of fine screen media options for fast delivery

Haver & Boecker Niagara offers variety of fine screen media options for fast delivery

ST. CATHARINES, ONT — Haver & Boecker Niagara offers a wide range of fine screen media options for a variety of applications including frac and silica sand, salt, perlite, potash, roofing granules and steelmaking coal. The portfolio features options for cut sizes as small as 120 mesh and for temperatures as high as 600 F […]

Ritchie Bros. continues online success with CA$110+ million auction in Edmonton, AB

Ritchie Bros. continues online success with CA$110+ million auction in Edmonton, AB

Four-day, online-only event attracted close to 19,000 registered bidders—up 49% year over year EDMONTON, AB — Just seven weeks after selling 10,000+ items, Ritchie Bros.’ Edmonton team was back at it last week, selling another 9,200+ items for CA$110+ million (US$83+ million) over four days. The October 28 – 31 Edmonton auction attracted 18,945 bidders […]

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. […]

John Deere 944K Hybrid wheel loader reaches 1 million field hours

John Deere 944K Hybrid wheel loader reaches 1 million field hours

MOLINE, IL — A testament to the durability and performance of the John Deere machines, the 944K Hybrid Wheel Loader has logged 1 million operating hours in the field. With the achievement of this milestone, customers can be confident in the 944K’s quality and reliability, even in the toughest of conditions. “Whenever we develop a […]

MAJOR welcomes new authorized dealer: Aggregate Machinery Specialist

MAJOR welcomes new authorized dealer: Aggregate Machinery Specialist

CANDIAC, QC — MAJOR appoints Aggregate Machinery Specialist as its newest aggregate and mining screen media authorized dealer. Aggregate Machinery Specialist will serve customers in California. They will offer MAJOR’s screen media solutions, including FLEX-MAT high-vibration wire screens in tensioned and modular versions. Aggregate Machinery Specialist was founded in 1986 to supply crushing and screening […]

Caterpillar Inc. funds major new initiative at South Dakota Mines to advance mining technology

Caterpillar Inc. funds major new initiative at South Dakota Mines to advance mining technology

RAPID CITY, SD — Caterpillar is sponsoring a new partnership with South Dakota Mines that explores technologies such as autonomous robotic mining, cutting edge software used to manage mining and construction operations, and new equipment that increases efficiency and safety. These technological advancements will increase sustainability of the earth’s natural resources while improving productivity and […]

SANY America auctions excavators to lift more than dirt

SANY America auctions excavators to lift more than dirt

  SANY America donates over $58,000 to Promise Place and Travis Mills Foundation PEACHTREE CITY, GA — From its headquarters in Peachtree City, GA, SANY America produces heavy equipment that is made for America and sold through an expanding North American dealer network. Recently, two very distinct SANY excavators hit the road on their way […]

MAJOR and Haver & Boecker Niagara collaborate to improve customer screening efficiency

MAJOR and Haver & Boecker Niagara collaborate to improve customer screening efficiency

CANDIAC, QC — MAJOR, a leading global manufacturer of high-performance wire screening media, partners with Haver & Boecker Niagara to give operations the tools to maximize production, improve performance and increase revenue. The two processing equipment companies recently presented customers a one-of-a-kind informational webinar as part of the collaboration. The educational presentation discusses screening best […]

Polygon Composite bushings simplify maintenance in K-Tec heavy-duty earthmoving equipment

Polygon Composite bushings simplify maintenance in K-Tec heavy-duty earthmoving equipment

Difficult maintenance point improved with greaseless bushings, even under heavy contamination WALKERTON, IN – Polygon Company, a leading producer of composite tubing, bearings, and pneumatic cylinders, announced it has designed custom composite bushings for K-Tec Earthmovers for use in hydraulic cylinders and other pivot points on their heavy-duty scrapers and levelers. Used in extremely demanding […]

Two new road builders grow the Doosan forestry equipment lineup

Two new road builders grow the Doosan forestry equipment lineup

SUWANEE, GA — Doosan Infracore North America, LLC, extends its log loader product offering with two new road builders. The new Doosan® DX300LL-5 and DX380LL-5 road builders complement the current DX225LL-5 road builder in offering comfort, power and durability. The DX300LL-5 and DX380LL-5 road builders are designed for use in forestry and logging applications. Within […]

Rockster DUPLEX crusher conquers the kingdom of Morocco

Rockster DUPLEX crusher conquers the kingdom of Morocco

Since February 2020, the R1100D impactor with screen box and return belt has been creating valuable aggregate for CSB Mobile. The easy handling and good performance of the crusher as well as the possibility of processing various materials were key criteria for the purchase. CSB Mobile S.A.R.L. with its headquarters in Casablanca is a reliable […]

John Deere improves fuel burn, boosts productivity with new E-II articulated dump trucks

John Deere improves fuel burn, boosts productivity with new E-II articulated dump trucks

MOLINE, IL — Designed with the demands of today’s job site in mind, John Deere introduces the new E-II Articulated Dump Trucks (ADTs). The models, including the 410E-II and 460E-II, incorporate customer-driven features, resulting in greater operator comfort, reduced fuel burn, increased uptime and lowered daily operating costs. With a redesigned dump body, updated operator […]