Category Archives: Industry News

American Welding Society launches “AWS Certified” to reach younger workforce

Welding is among the most crucial and essential skilled trades that impact everyday life, yet the number of skilled welding technicians and professionals continues to decrease. It is anticipated that by 2023, over 375,000 welders will be necessary to satisfy our nation’s workforce demands (Emsi, 2019). To impact this decline, the American Welding Society has launched a […]

New tech from Maptek to uncork geology bottleneck

New tech from Maptek to uncork geology bottleneck

Machine learning combined with cloud computing is destined to free up the geological supply chain to allow businesses to better leverage a key asset – their geological model. April 2021 sees the market release of DomainMCF, a platform that Maptek says will “put the geology back into geologists.” Geologist and project lead, Steve Sullivan said […]

Volvo CE extends oil change intervals to 1,000 hours

Volvo CE extends oil change intervals to 1,000 hours

Volvo Construction Equipment is releasing new oil change filters that extend drain intervals to 1,000 hours for articulated haulers, wheel loaders and excavators. Longer intervals save customers up to 50% on maintenance costs and planned downtime without compromising component performance or longevity. The maximum engine oil change interval is now 1,000 hours (or 12 months) […]

Ballard announces membership in Hydra Consortium

Ballard announces membership in Hydra Consortium

Ballard Power Systems recently announced that it is a member of the Hydra Consortium – together with Mining3, a leading research organization in the global mining industry and ENGIE, a global player in low-carbon energy and services. The Hydra Consortium will enable heavy-duty mining mobile equipment to run on renewable hydrogen, displacing diesel and decarbonizing […]

Volvo CE expands dealer technician training with new West Coast facility

Volvo CE expands dealer technician training with new West Coast facility

Volvo CE is adding a West Coast technical training facility in the San Francisco Bay Area later this year as part of a larger initiative to invest in technical training across North America. In addition to diesel construction equipment, the facility will serve as a hub for Volvo Group battery-electric vehicle training including Volvo CE, […]

John Deere announces 2021 “Own It” low monthly payment program

John Deere announces 2021 “Own It” low monthly payment program

MOLINE, IL — John Deere unveils its 2021 “Own It” Low Monthly Payment Program, available for customers who want to own the quality and reliability of John Deere compact and mid-size equipment. Customers can utilize the low monthly payment program to get on the path to equipment ownership for a variety of compact and mid-size equipment […]

Metso Outotec introduces a comprehensive range of smart and sustainable mining filtration solutions

Metso Outotec introduces a comprehensive range of smart and sustainable mining filtration solutions

Metso Outotec is launching a comprehensive range of smart and sustainable filtration solutions to meet the needs of the mining industry, including the most demanding concentrates and tailings dewatering applications. The selection includes 15 different filter types, ranging from pressure filters of up to 100 bar pressure to vacuum filters and polishing filters, coupled with […]

Mining smart insight: The tech transforming the sector

Mining smart insight: The tech transforming the sector

by Matthew Margetts, director of sales and marketing at Smarter Technologies Digital technology has become a key enabler of margin improvement and an enhancer of competitiveness in the mining sector. Although the majority of the top mining businesses have already started their digital journey in some capacity, many of the smaller players are lagging behind […]

WDS 2021 heads to Chicago

WDS 2021 heads to Chicago

The 2021 World Demolition Summit (WDS) will take place in Chicago, USA, on October 20 & 21 It is returning to the US following a successful online event in November after the rescheduling of the live WDS originally arranged for Vienna, Austria. This year’s program, will feature William Sinclair presenting a paper on the British […]

IROCK Crushers launches dealer portal

IROCK Crushers launches dealer portal

VALLEY VIEW, OHIO – IROCK Crushers recently launched their Dealer Portal, which is specifically designed for IROCK dealers to access needed information involving the sales, service, support and marketing of the IROCK product line. “This application has been a great way to provide our dealers everything they need right at their fingertips and in real-time. […]

Metso Outotec advances a sustainable innovation legacy

Metso Outotec advances a sustainable innovation legacy

Every mining operation has a unique grinding process that requires versatile grinding equipment. During the last six months, Metso Outotec has extensively reviewed the combined horizontal mill product offering from the legacy Metso and Outotec companies. As a result, they recently unveiled the harmonized Metso Outotec horizontal mill product lines that represent the best of […]

New Cat® 992 wheel loader increases productivity, efficiency

New Cat® 992 wheel loader increases productivity, efficiency

Building on a more than half-century legacy that includes the best-selling large mining loader model of all time, the new Cat® 992 Wheel Loader sets a new standard by offering up to 32% greater productivity. This new large mining loader reduces maintenance costs by as much as 10% and offers up to 48% greater payload-per-fuel […]

Metso Outotec mine conveyor system in South America

Metso Outotec mine conveyor system in South America

Metso Outotec has received an order for a heavy-duty mine conveyor system in South America. The delivery consists of high reliability overland conveyors, including a 2-km single flight conveyor. Equipment provided in this package runs at speeds of up to 6 m/s with a delivery capacity of over 9,000 t/h. The order value is approximately […]

Sandvik jaw crushers now available as a plug-and-play solution with enhanced safety features

Sandvik jaw crushers now available as a plug-and-play solution with enhanced safety features

Sandvik jaw crushers are now delivered with everything for plug-and-play installation. Quarry and mine owners will find it easy to install and run primary crushing applications in minimum time while ensuring maximum efficiency. Easy to set up and install Quarries and mines need a crushing solution that is not only tough, durable and reliable, it […]

4 steps to long-lasting screen media

4 steps to long-lasting screen media

by Steve Fair, Tyler Engineered media manager, Haver & Boecker Niagara When it comes to screen media, spending a little extra time on preventative maintenance can have a noticeably positive effect on profits. Getting longer life from side-tensioned screen media sections means less frequent downtime replacing the media, as well as lower annual screen media […]

Metso Outotec launches a new Nordtrack mobile screen and crusher for construction customers

Metso Outotec launches a new Nordtrack mobile screen and crusher for construction customers

Metso Outotec is adding two new products to its NordtrackTM mobile crushing and screening range. The Nordtrack S2.5 mobile screen is a small size, versatile scalping screen designed for small job sites and a variety of applications. With a compact and light-weight structure, a highly efficient two-deck screen, and a wide selection of different screening […]

Lehigh Hanson and Fortera work together to economically reduce CO2 emissions

Lehigh Hanson and Fortera work together to economically reduce CO2 emissions

Lehigh Hanson, Inc., a supplier of construction materials in North America and a subsidiary of HeidelbergCement Group and Fortera Inc., a Silicon Valley-based materials technology company, are pleased to announce their collaboration to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from portland cement production. The two companies will work together to construct and operate a small commercial plant […]

CASE launches new CASE ReNew used equipment centers

CASE launches new CASE ReNew used equipment centers

CASE Construction Equipment has launched the first official CASE ReNew Centers in partnership with dealers Associated Supply Company, Inc. (ASCO), Hills Machinery and RPM Machinery. The CASE ReNew Centers will thoroughly inspect, service and recondition CASE lease returns and/or other used CASE equipment which will then be sold through CASE dealers in highly populated equipment […]

Keestrack signed the agreement to acquire Goldoni

Keestrack signed the agreement to acquire Goldoni

Keestrack, a major manufacturer in mining, recycling and construction equipment finds a perfect fit with Goldoni, specialized in agricultural machinery, to enter the agricultural market and to grow even more in the construction segment. “After decades of organic growth, we’re glad to continue our growth by expanding our business into the agricultural segment” says Kees […]

EDGE Innovate boosts production capacity with onsite investment

EDGE Innovate boosts production capacity with onsite investment

EDGE Innovate recently saw the completion of one of the programs main goals, with the opening of a new 37,500 ft² factory at their Dungannon facility. The new facility will see production capacity increase by up to 30%. The facility houses a new stores area, a state-of-the-art paint shop and blasting facility complete with an […]

The strength to carry on

The strength to carry on

Evaluating the Best Equipment for Quarries by Josh Swank, VP sales and marketing, Philippi-Hagenbuch, Inc. Thorough evaluation is key to strong operations. Constantly reviewing employees, processes and equipment ensures a company’s profit margins are as large as possible. Trucks run around the clock every day of the year in quarries, so it’s nearly impossible to […]

Determining how much trailers really cost

Determining how much trailers really cost

by Troy Geisler, vice president of sales and marketing, Talbert Manufacturing With a cost on par with the average U.S. home mortgage, heavy-haul trailers represent a significant investment for businesses. The right trailer can provide fast ROI, greater productivity and increased profits. The wrong decision, however, can leave trucking companies with the financial burden of […]

Increased efficiency with a second Rockster Crusher at Tropic Mining & Quarry in Burkina Faso

Increased efficiency with a second Rockster Crusher at Tropic Mining & Quarry in Burkina Faso

The Burkinabe mining specialist has been using a Rockster R900 impact crusher since 2008. To significantly increase limestone processing, a brand new R1100S closed circuit impactor has been added to their machine fleet in autumn 2020. Long-term customer satisfaction and high performance were two key factors for another Rockster crusher to land in the West […]

Ritchie Bros. hits US$54+ million with Rocky Mountain Regional Auction

Ritchie Bros. hits US$54+ million with Rocky Mountain Regional Auction

Ritchie Bros. has come out strong in 2021, driving record demand and achieving strong equipment and truck prices for sellers. Last week the company attracted close to 12,000 bidders for its Rocky Mountain Regional Auction, selling 4,150+ items for US$54+ million—making it the company’s largest auction ever in the region. Equipment for the March 3 […]

John Deere extends industry-leading SmartGrade™ dozer warranty

John Deere extends industry-leading SmartGrade™ dozer warranty

MOLINE, IL – Standing behind the reliability and durability of its machines and integrated technology, John Deere now offers an industry-leading extended coverage package for its SmartGrade™ Dozers. Available on select models including the new 700L, 750L and 850L machines, the industry-exclusive package features an extended three-year/5,000-hour powertrain and hydraulic warranty on all factory-built SmartGrade […]