WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that its Mine Safety and Health Administration completed impact inspections at 13 mines in 10 states in October 2023, issuing 215 violations.
Komatsu, through its wholly owned subsidiary in the U.S., Komatsu America Corp., has agreed to acquire American Battery Solutions, Inc., a battery manufacturer headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Superior Industries, Inc., a Minnesota-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, says a long-standing distributor in Michigan has dramatically increased local stock of its conveyor idlers, pulleys, scrapers and accessories.
Bobcat Company, a global compact equipment, innovation and worksite solutions brand, announced intentions to expand its footprint with a new manufacturing facility in Monterrey, Mexico, anticipated to begin production in early 2026. The investment, planned for approximately $300 million, will expand Bobcat’s existing global footprint to create additional production capacity and manufacturing capabilities for select compact […]
IRVING, TX – Caterpillar and Freeport-McMoRan announce that the two companies are collaborating to convert the mining company’s fleet of 33 Cat® 793 haul trucks at its Bagdad mine in Arizona to an autonomous haulage system (AHS) using Cat MineStar™ Command for hauling.
With data from USGS (United States Geological Society) indicating that in some of the most densely populated urban centers across the United States demand for sand and gravel reserves often outstrips supply, CDE has launched a new campaign to support natural sand producers to adopt modern technological solutions to drive efficiency across their operations.
PEORIA, Ill. — Philippi-Hagenbuch Inc., a global leader in off-highway haul truck customization, expands its custom engineering portfolio of HiVol® Hard Rock Bodies to include asymmetrical bodies that are optimized for underground environments.
The WRC 240(i) breaks coarse rocks in-situ, as found in hand-packed pavement layers (e.g. Telford bases) or stony soils, and produces a homogeneous mix in a continuous process. The working width of 2,320 mm and a working depth of up to 510 mm enables an output of up to 600 tons per hour. The market launch of […]
By Serge Raymond, MAJOR product specialist Aggregate and mining producers rely on their equipment to keep operations running smoothly. Productivity and profits depend not only on maintaining high efficiency, but preventing disruptive downtime that costs producers money every minute the screening plant is not functioning.
IRVING, TX – Caterpillar Inc. announced today that Joseph E. Creed, group president of Energy & Transportation, has been appointed to the newly created position of chief operating officer, effective Nov. 1, 2023. In this newly created position, Creed will report to Jim Umpleby, chairman and chief executive officer.
Producing accurately sized aggregates in the mining, quarrying, recycling and demolition industries is essential, as is the ability to produce massive stockpiles of material. Although mobile screens have their own integrated stockpiling conveyors, they are generally compact and often need to be augmented by separate specialist stockpilers. This is unproductive, inefficient, and of course expensive. […]
Ballygawley, N. Ireland – Sandvik Mobile Crushing and Screening Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens continues to drive the sustainability shift in the crushing and screening industry with the launch of the fully electric, UJ443E heavy jaw crusher.
OSHA supplements current efforts to address serious workplace danger WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor announced that its Occupational Safety and Health Administration today launched a new initiative focused on enhancing enforcement and providing compliance assistance to protect workers in the engineered stone fabrication and installation industries.
Grants seek to bolster education, training for key risks facing miners WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the award of $1 million in grants to nine organizations in seven states to support education and training initiatives that will help identify and prevent unsafe working conditions in and around the nation’s mines.
The new BinMaster BMRX-100 rotary level indicator is an electromechanical device used in solids and powders to prevent bin overfills, dry runs, or to shut off a process. The BMRX-100 has no printed circuit board, so it’s impervious to moisture and vibration found in many tough processing environments. By alerting to full and empty vessel […]
CDE, a leading supplier of sand and aggregate wet processing solutions for the waste recycling and natural processing sectors, has announced that it is due to commission a state-of-the-art wash plant for Duff Quarry.
Researchers from Monash University have discovered a new design motif derived from the rigid external covering of invertebrates that may help create more damage tolerant materials for future building and construction.
by Brianna M. Eiter, Jonathan Hrica, Jennica Bellanca, William Helfrich and Jason Navoyski Researchers at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) are studying how stone, sand, and gravel (SSG) mineworkers identify and understand hazards in their work environment. This is the last article in a three part series (see the December, 2016, […]
by Brian O’Sullivan Keeping the family legacy alive is the job of Volvo CE-equipped Barton International, a garnet mining specialist that relies on Volvo Site Simulation to find the right equipment for the job. Just a few hours’ drive north of New York City, the Adirondack Mountains offer a tranquil respite for those looking to […]
Cat® Command for loading enables line-of-sight remote control of Cat 988K Wheel Loaders. The new system reduces the risk of injury and enables production to continue by allowing safe operation of the loader in potentially hazardous environments. Command for loading is available as a retrofit kit for 988K machines in the field.
CASE Construction Equipment introduces the all new CX750D, the largest and most powerful machine in the CASE excavator line. Operating at a best in class 512 horsepower, the CX750D is available in standard and “mass excavation” configurations.