Category Archives: Technology

Design updates to Thunder Creek’s multi-tank trailers automates manifold system

Design updates to Thunder Creek’s multi-tank trailers automates manifold system

PELLA, IA – Thunder Creek Equipment has made a series of detailed improvements to its multi-tank trailer (MTT) fuel and service platform that allows users to legally haul up to 920 gallons of diesel without a CDL or HAZMAT endorsement (Title 49 (CFR49). The MTT updates are highlighted by a new electric manifold that automatically […]

Sandvik releases non-cabin Ranger™ DXR series surface drill rigs: unbeatable productivity in difficult ground conditions

Sandvik releases non-cabin Ranger™ DXR series surface drill rigs: unbeatable productivity in difficult ground conditions

In response to customer requests, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is expanding its Ranger™ DX series of surface top hammer drill rigs with two non-cabin Ranger™ DXR versions for improved safety in the toughest quarry and construction applications. The Ranger DX series of surface top hammer drill rigs, suited for construction applications, quarries and open […]

CM Labs launches collaborative learning solution for crawler crane operator training

CM Labs launches collaborative learning solution for crawler crane operator training

MONTREAL, QC – CM Labs Simulations, developer of Vortex® training simulators, recently announced the release of a unique collaborative learning solution that engages two trainees simultaneously. Built into CM Labs’ Crawler Crane Training Pack, this new simulation-based training solution teaches the lead crane operator how to safely and efficiently maneuver a steel pipe load in […]

Advancing automation: Workers worry more about site safety than losing their jobs

Advancing automation: Workers worry more about site safety than losing their jobs

Almost half of all construction workers fear safety could be put at risk on job sites when artificial intelligence (AI) and automation becomes the norm – a higher number than those worried about losing their jobs to robots, a new survey reveals. Safety tops job security as the number one concern in a recent poll […]

Metso expands its industry-changing MX cone crusher series

Metso expands its industry-changing MX cone crusher series

Metso recently introduced the latest addition to the versatile MX™ multi-action cone crusher series. The MX3 enables improved crusher productivity and lower operating costs with a design optimized especially for mid-sized quarrying. “Our customers are constantly looking to improve their operational efficiency and to optimize yield for the most desired product fraction. With MX™ multi-action […]