Category Archives: Technology

CEMEX unveils new low-emission, high-efficiency locomotive at Victorville Cement Plant in California

CEMEX unveils new low-emission, high-efficiency locomotive at Victorville Cement Plant in California

CEMEX USA recently unveiled a new low-emission, high-efficiency locomotive at their Victorville, CA, cement plant recently as part of their continued commitment to sustainability and to enhance air quality in a community where they have operated for more than 100 years.  The locomotive, developed by Knoxville Locomotive Works and equipped with an MTU-4000 Series engine […]

Komatsu first to operate autonomous haulage system over dedicated private LTE network

Komatsu first to operate autonomous haulage system over dedicated private LTE network

ROLLING MEADOWS, IL – Komatsu America Corp. recently announced the FrontRunner autonomous haulage system (AHS) has qualified to operate on private long-term evolution (LTE) mobile broadband technology. This is the mining industry’s first AHS-enabled to run on private LTE in commercial operations, making way for ultra-high system availability and reliability, while adhering to Komatsu’s renowned […]

Carbon emissions reduced by 98 percent at Volvo CE and Skanska’s electric site

Carbon emissions reduced by 98 percent at Volvo CE and Skanska’s electric site

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) and its customer Skanska tested the viability of the Electric Site research project during 10 weeks in autumn 2018 at Skanska’s Vikan Kross quarry near Gothenburg, Sweden. The results were even better than expected. The tests showed a 98 percent reduction in carbon emissions, a 70 percent reduction in energy […]

ABB expands Dodge® Passport selection tool with belt conveyor design program

ABB expands Dodge® Passport selection tool with belt conveyor design program

ABB enables customers to design conveyor pulley assemblies and belt conveyors for the first time with its web-based Dodge Passport design tool. These user-friendly programs allow customers to create and order complete application-based solutions for bulk material handling applications typically found in mining, cement, aggregate and grain industries.  Passport’s new conveyor pulley assembly designer allows […]

Metso to launch groundbreaking innovations for aggregates and mining industries in bauma 2019

Metso to launch groundbreaking innovations for aggregates and mining industries in bauma 2019

Metso is introducing a number of new, state of the art solutions for the aggregate, construction and mining industries in bauma 2019, the industry’s leading tradeshow in Munich, Germany, April 8 – 14. The launches include technologies and services that enable improving productivity and driving down costs. “Metso continues to invest in the development of solutions […]