Category Archives: Technology

Caterpillar introduces trolley assist system for Cat® electric drive mining trucks

Caterpillar introduces trolley assist system for Cat® electric drive mining trucks

The new Cat® trolley assist system for Cat electric drive mining trucks is now available for mining operations seeking a means to reduce carbon emissions, lower fuel and engine costs and boost speed-on-grade for greater productivity. The Cat trolley assist retrofit kit is currently available for the 795F AC truck, and the trolley design is […]

Pushing the limits

Pushing the limits

by Josh Swank, vice president of sales and marketing, Philippi-Hagenbuch Inc. The key to long-term success in any business is maximizing efficiency. For industrial operations, such as construction, aggregates and mining, achieving this might look more like a complex game of chess. The strategy involves managers carefully maneuvering employees, equipment and materials across the board […]

Innovative belt cleaner monitoring system uses predictive insights to heighten operational efficiency

Innovative belt cleaner monitoring system uses predictive insights to heighten operational efficiency

DOWNERS GROVE, IL — Flexco Elevate™ Belt Conveyor Intelligence™ is an innovative, real-time monitoring system that harnesses the power of predictive analytics so mining, aggregate and cement operations can remotely gather critical insights that optimize belt conveyor productivity and heighten operational efficiencies. Flexco Elevate is a wireless platform that transfers data insights to an intuitive […]

CM Labs releases new tool to bridge the skills gap

CM Labs releases new tool to bridge the skills gap

CM Labs Simulations is unveiling the Vortex Edge Max, a new training tool that gives even more organizations access to solutions for bridging the skills gap during CONEXPO 2020 in booth F100911 in the Festival Hall. The latest simulator in CM Labs’ Edge series of award-winning training products, the Vortex Edge Max is an entry-level […]

CM Labs drives operational cost savings with new GPS feature on excavator simulator training pack

CM Labs drives operational cost savings with new GPS feature on excavator simulator training pack

During CONEXPO 2020 CM Labs Simulations is unveiling its most advanced excavator training exercise to date, featuring an integrated GPS guidance system that trains operators how to use this technology in the simulator. This advanced exercise immerses operators in a life-like work site environment that challenges them to dig trenches using the new GPS guidance […]

Komatsu to debut new equipment, technology solutions at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020

Komatsu to debut new equipment, technology solutions at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020

  With a focus on creating connections to empower the success of its global network of distributors and customers, Komatsu will debut several product and technology advancements to support the construction, waste, forestry, energy and aggregates industries at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 in Las Vegas, NV from March 10-14, 2020. Across 40,000 square feet of exhibit space, […]

CM Labs to showcase innovative new training customization capabilities at CONEXPO 2020

CM Labs to showcase innovative new training customization capabilities at CONEXPO 2020

Montreal, QC — At CONEXPO 2020 (Las Vegas, March 10-14, booth F100911 in the Festival Hall), CM Labs will showcase an innovative new feature that gives instructors the ability to make changes to training scenarios and push them directly to operators training on CM Labs’ Vortex simulators. Using a tool called the instructor operating station (IOS), […]

Telsmith’s Vibro-King TL® screen provides outstanding performance and longevity

Telsmith’s Vibro-King TL® screen provides outstanding performance and longevity

LAS VEGAS, NV — Telsmith, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mineral processing equipment will promote and display their Vibro-King TL® screen at CONEXPO/CON-AGG 2020 In Las Vegas, Nevada from March 10-14 at booth C30336. The Vibro-King TL® screen offers single, double, triple and four deck models ranging from 5x14ft to 8x24ft screen size. Available in […]

A1A Software announces telematics app for iCraneTrax users

A1A Software announces telematics app for iCraneTrax users

A1A Software LLC, has released its first mobile device application for users of iCraneTrax, the company’s fleet management software with CRM, Dispatch, and GPS capabilities. With the iTeleTrax app, customers can access six different information pages right from their Apple or Android mobile device. This makes it easier for operators, technicians or fleet managers to […]

Epiroc to showcase surface drilling automation at CONEXPO 2020 (part 3)

Epiroc to showcase surface drilling automation at CONEXPO 2020 (part 3)

Epiroc will exhibit a variety of innovative and productive offerings for the first time in North America at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020, March 10-14 in Las Vegas. In booth C20405, Epiroc will showcase new and updated products — including the automation-ready SmartROC D60 surface drill rig — to help customers increase productivity, safety, efficiency and sustainability. My […]

Cutting-edge Combo™ range boosts the bottom line

Cutting-edge Combo™ range boosts the bottom line

CDE Global is set to revolutionize the wet processing industry once more with the launch of the latest in its range of Combo™ all-in-one wet processing solution at CONEXPO-CON/AGG in March 2020. The patented Combo™ – the world’s first all-in-one wet processing plant – was unveiled in Europe at bauma in April 2019. It was […]

Philippi-Hagenbuch invents new positive seal tailgate for truck bodies & containers

Philippi-Hagenbuch invents new positive seal tailgate for truck bodies & containers

PEORIA, IL — Philippi-Hagenbuch Inc proudly offers the Positive Seal Autogate® Tailgate specifically for off-highway trucks and roll-off containers that require a 100% seal. This new design can be paired with PHIL’s proprietary fluidic seal material to create a water-tight seal that contains liquid materials within an off-highway truck body or roll-off container when environmental […]

Telsmith Iron Giant ™ jaw crusher offers high performance and durability

Telsmith Iron Giant ™ jaw crusher offers high performance and durability

LAS VEGAS, NV — Telsmith, Inc. will promote their 4448 Iron Giant™ jaw crusher at CONEXPO/CON-AGG 2020 In Las Vegas from March 10-14 at booth C30336. The Iron Giant™ jaw crushers are designed with a long, high-volume crushing chamber that delivers reliable performance even with the hardest materials such as basalt or granite and can […]

Flexco to address splicing, cleaning, tracking and belt slippage needs at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020

Flexco to address splicing, cleaning, tracking and belt slippage needs at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020

DOWNERS GROVE, IL – Flexco has announced its plans to exhibit at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020, held in Las Vegas March 10-14, 2020. At the show, Flexco will be addressing splicing, cleaning, tracking and belt slippage needs at Booth C32314, located in Central Hall C3-C5. In addition, continuing its commitment to providing innovative solutions for customers, Flexco […]

Dingo’s Trakka® earns Mining Magazine award for best software

Dingo’s Trakka® earns Mining Magazine award for best software

Proving next-generation value innovation is its overarching mission, global predictive maintenance leader Dingo has been awarded the honor of best software development from the industry and editors of Mining Magazine for Trakka® Predictive Analytics. Development entailed two years’ work and resulted in a product that marries machine learning with maintenance expertise to predict impending equipment failures […]

Burke keeps first pile driving project straight with RTG piling rig

Burke keeps first pile driving project straight with RTG piling rig

Burke Construction Inc.’s first pile driving project was no easy task. The job at hand for this heavy civil contractor was to install a steel seawall in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, but this was no straight line of sheet piles in the middle of the beach. Burke’s task was to frame the border of […]

New application-specific seals will extend conveyor idler life in unique operation conditions

New application-specific seals will extend conveyor idler life in unique operation conditions

MORRIS, MN – Superior Industries, Inc will revolutionize the conveyor idler market when it introduces a group of application-specific idlers seals at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020. They’re one of a dozen new products the company will introduce in booth C31389. “These next-generation SpinGuard® idler seals will offer greater protection in applications known to expose bearings to fugitive […]

Acquisition of Blast Movement Technology (BMT) will enable Hexagon’s mining customers to better tackle ore loss and dilution

Acquisition of Blast Movement Technology (BMT) will enable Hexagon’s mining customers to better tackle ore loss and dilution

Hexagon AB, a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, recently acquired BMT, a pioneer in blast movement monitoring and analysis for open pit mines. BMT’s technologies complement Hexagon’s drill and blast solutions with accurate ore location information, enabling customers to extract greater profit from every blast. The ability to accurately track blast movement […]

New map feature on Volvo haul assist will boost safety and productivity

New map feature on Volvo haul assist will boost safety and productivity

Volvo Construction Equipment is rolling out a new map feature on the Haul Assist application at CONEXPO that will allow operators to monitor hauler traffic around a jobsite and proactively adjust their driving according to traffic conditions. This update improves productivity and safety thanks to better communication and monitoring between machines. “Haul Assist Map helps […]

A1A Software integrates 3D lift plan and iCraneTrax

A1A Software integrates 3D lift plan and iCraneTrax

A1A Software LLC, will demonstrate new features of its lift planning and fleet management tools, including integrations between the programs, at CONEXPO-CON/AGG, March 10-14, 2020 in Las Vegas, NV. “3D Lift Plan is so much more than a lift planning tool,” said Tawnia Weiss, president of A1A Software. “Connectivity between it and iCraneTrax gives crane […]

Intelligent compaction is the key

Intelligent compaction is the key

by Jeff Winke The most elemental meaning of the word “compaction,” is the exertion of force on something so that it becomes more dense. In the realm of road construction, compaction is considered one of the most important processes in pavement and roadway surface construction. It is necessary in order to attain high quality and […]

New conveyor belt cleaner design: Reduce inventory with cut-to-length

New conveyor belt cleaner design: Reduce inventory with cut-to-length

A new conveyor belt cleaner has been designed with an innovative method of holding the urethane blade in place without the need to mill any slots for holding pins. Combining the benefits of previous designs into one product, the QC1+TM belt cleaner from Martin Engineering can be cut to length to fit virtually any application, […]

New wheel loader simulator training pack from CM Labs incorporates guided learning features for faster skills acquisition

New wheel loader simulator training pack from CM Labs incorporates guided learning features for faster skills acquisition

CM Labs Simulations, developer of Vortex® training simulators, recently announced a new wheel loader simulation training pack that includes advanced earth moving techniques as well as guided learning features for faster skills acquisition. The new training pack introduces guided learning in the form of real-time feedback during exercises on crucial metrics such as distance from […]

CASE wins 2019 Good Design Award for methane-powered wheel loader concept, ProjectTETRA

CASE wins 2019 Good Design Award for methane-powered wheel loader concept, ProjectTETRA

CASE CE has received the prestigious Good Design® Award for its methane-powered wheel loader concept from the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. CASE Construction Equipment received the prestigious Good Design® Award for ProjectTETRA, the methane-powered wheel loader concept that provides an insight […]

Epiroc introduces fast new DTH hammers

Epiroc introduces fast new DTH hammers

Epiroc recently introduced the new COP M-series DTH hammers. Faster, lighter, more service-friendly and long-lasting, this new range of DTH hammers utilizes bits designed with a unique solid shank that further enhances durability and energy transfer for penetration rate. Featuring a lighter and more compact design, Epiroc COP M-series hammers are safer and easier to […]