Aggregate Equipment Articles

ShearCore Welcomes Tim Jacobson as Service Manager →

ShearCore, an Exodus Global company, announced that Tim Jacobson has joined the team as the service manager. Jacobson will be the primary liaison between the customer, field service, inside sales, outside sales, engineering and operations. Jacobson brings with him a wealth of knowledge with more than 20 years' experience in mechanical repair. Most recently, he was employed as the mobile equipment shop planner at US Steel-Minntac, where he supported the equipment department through strategic workflow management, including sublet coordination, repair dispatch, appointment scheduling, warranty and claims pricing, and authorization clearances.  Click for more...


Mike Krajewski Promoted to President of MASABA Inc. →

MASABA Inc. , a manufacturer of aggregate and processing equipment headquartered in Vermillion, S.D., announced that Mike Krajewski has been appointed president. Krajewski became part of the MASABA team in February 2022 as VP of operations and has been serving as the executive vice president following the retirement of previous president, Jim Peterson, in August. Krajewski joined MASABA with more than 16 years of senior management experience, including 10 years of business unit leadership spanning all business functions, including M&A, sales, marketing, customer service, business development, product development, engineering and manufacturing operations.  Click for more...


Metso Outotec to Showcase Latest Innovations, Offerings at ConExpo →

Metso Outotec will present its latest innovations, technologies and offering for the aggregates industry at the ConExpo-Con/AGG 2023 international construction trade show taking place on March 14 to 18, 2023. "Throughout the whole aggregates and construction industry, sustainability is gaining ground and has become a big driver for innovations and operations," said Juha Yli-Petäys, SVP, global distribution management at Metso Outotec.  Click for more...


SBM Mineral Processing Set to Participate in ConExpo →

For the fourth time in a row, SBM Mineral Processing will participate in ConExpo-Con/AGG in Las Vegas. At its booth (Silver Lot, Booth S5600), the Austrian processing specialists will showcase the track-mounted JAWMAX 400 jaw crusher. Like all "SBM Mobiles" — a total of 12 track-mounted JAWMAX jaw crushers and REMAX impact crushers between 49,000 and 353,000 lbs. operating weight (max. output 250 to 800 tph) — it features an advanced diesel-electric drive concepts, the manufacturer said.  Click for more...


VIDEO: Iowa Aggregate Firm Fuels Growth Through Relationships →

In a commodity-based industry, all companies work to provide customers with quality materials at a low price. What makes a company stand out in the industry, however, is identifying areas that can provide added value for their customers and mastering them. That's what has made Wendling Quarries Inc. a leader in the industry. "It's easy to focus on the product and price, but we don't want to stop there," said Kaleb DiRico, vice president of operations.  Click for more...


VIDEO: Durex Customer Increases Screen Life, Boosts Efficiency →

Elkhart County Gravel, headquartered in New Paris, Ind., operates four Indiana and Illinois Department of Transportation certified sand and gravel pits in northern Indiana that produce landscape stone, asphalt blends and concrete mined from a bench below water. As plant manager, Arnie Miller knows the value of investing in products that save money and increase plant production, which is why he partnered with Durex.  Click for more...


Eagle Crusher at ConExpo-Con/AGG 2023 →

Eagle Crusher Co. , a manufacturer in the crushing and screening industry, continues its tradition of new product innovation leading into 2023. The company will introduce two new plants on display in the Eagle Crusher booth (C30949) at ConExpo-Con/AGG, March 14 to 18, 2023, in Las Vegas. Also on the show floor will be a proven product favorite. The new UltraMax 1600X-OC portable impactor plant is designed for larger-size aggregate operations and quarries.  Click for more...


VIDEO: Chadwick-BaRoss Helps Fay & Wright Meet Lofty Processing Goal →

Fay & Wright was founded in 1983 by Peter Fay and Ed Wright doing primarily residential site work excavating. In 1987, they purchased their first portable rock crushing plant and started to move the focus of the company to crushing and recycling unwanted rock and demolition debris into usable aggregate products. In 2016, the company was purchased by Jared Denis and Lee Baldwin, who had a vision of taking the company to the next level.  Click for more...


Cleveland Brothers Builds One-of-a-Kind Demolition Machine for Independence Excavating →

Like most excavators, a variety of attachments are occasionally used with the Cat 6015 to leverage the machine's robust design and massive hydraulic power. However, in 2022, Cleveland Brothers Equipment Co. Inc. partnered with its customer Independence Excavating (DiGeronimo Companies, Independence, Ohio) and took these capabilities to the next level. By combining the Cat 6015 with a Fortress 145FS Series mobile shear, and extending the working range of the machine with a custom-designed and built Pierce Pacific three-piece boom/stick, the Cleveland Brothers team was able to create a one-of-a-kind demolition machine capable of tearing down, wrecking, cutting and processing the harshest materials in the most difficult to reach places.  Click for more...


McCloskey Unveils New Look, New Products at ConExpo-Con/AGG 2023 →

An updated look for the McCloskey product line is being unveiled. The new design maintains the globally recognized color brand, protecting its equity, while infusing it with a new look in line with exciting new products being introduced at ConExpo-Con/AGG 2023 March 14 to 18 in Las Vegas. Located in the Silver Lot at Stand S5411, the 15,000-plus sq.ft. space showcases the newest products from McCloskey International, as well as new features designed in collaboration with key customer input.  Click for more...


Mazio Demolition Attachments Line Ensures Right Tool for Every Job →

The complete line of demolition attachments from Port St. Lucie, Fla.-based Mazio Attachments LLC offers contractors the tools they need to complete any demolition job — from primary and secondary crushers to multiprocessors, pulverizers, and grapples. Mazio offers six main attachment models, designed to fit excavators from 1 ton to 130 tons of operating weight: RS Series demolition crushers are designed for primary demolition work.  Click for more...


Twin Chisel Planer Teeth Standard On Diamond Mowers Depth Control Drum Mulchers →

Mulching pros know that uptime is everything. To help these valued customers optimize productivity and profitability, Diamond Mowers has made Twin Chisel planer teeth a standard feature across all its depth control drum mulching attachments. This high-performance cutting tool, which boasts industry-leading durability along with the ability to be sharpened and rotated right on the drum, is available exclusively to Diamond Mowers' dealers and customers.  Click for more...


Recycling Key Part of Arizona's Broadway Curve Project →

Reduce, reuse and recycle: They're key to protecting natural resources and lessening the amount of trash in local landfills. They're also an important part of the Interstate 10 Broadway Curve Improvement Project. "We reuse as much as we can so nothing goes to waste,' said Kole Dea, senior resident engineer of the Arizona Department of Transportation. "If something can't go back into the project, then it's recycled." Asphalt millings, concrete, metal and steel are the most common types of waste, but the project team has future plans for all of them.  Click for more...


VIDEO: McCloskey Environmental Expands Recycling, Environmental Solutions →

One year after launching the brand, McCloskey Environmental's growth globally is driving its expansion into fast-developing markets, including North America. The world is facing some major challenges, and North America is no exception. The United States is one of the most developed and technologically advanced countries of the 21st century, however, there is a ways to go to reach the potential of an advanced program of organic and waste recycling.  Click for more...


IAAP Hosts 54th Annual Convention, Miner Safety Conference →

The Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers (IAAP) once again came together at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Springfield, Ill., for the organization's 54th annual Convention and Miner Safety Conference Dec. 5 to 6, 2022. This event is one of the largest aggregate industry gatherings in the Midwest, with 57 of IAAP's associate member companies having booths in the expo. An opening reception with dinner and a Casino Night started the convention off as friends came together and attendees had a chance to network.  Click for more...


Komatsu Announces Plans to Acquire German-Based Manufacturer GHH Group GmbH →

Komatsu announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire GHH Group GmbH (GHH), a manufacturer of underground mining, tunnelling and special civil engineering equipment headquartered in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Founded in the 1960s and currently part of the German-owned Schmidt Kranz Group, GHH offers a wide range of equipment focused on loaders (LHDs) and articulated dump trucks in the mid-seam mass mining, narrow vein and low-profile market segments.  Click for more...


Caterpillar Announces Collaboration With Luck Stone to Scale Autonomous Solutions to Aggregates Industry →

Caterpillar Inc. announced a collaboration with Luck Stone, a large family-owned and operated producer of crushed stone, sand and gravel, to deploy Caterpillar's autonomous solution to Luck Stone's Bull Run Plant in Chantilly, Va. This will be Caterpillar's first autonomous deployment in the aggregates industry and will expand the company's autonomous truck fleet to include the 100-ton-class Cat 777.  Click for more...


CDE Announces Plans for ConExpo →

CDE, one of the leading suppliers of sand and aggregate washing solutions for the waste recycling and natural processing sectors, has announced its plans for ConExpo-Con/AGG 2023 where it will debut new equipment, new projects and showcase the waste recycling solutions that are transforming dirt into dollars across North America. CDE co-creates with its customers to design and engineer solutions that maximize the use of natural resources while unlocking value from waste streams.  Click for more...


Durex Products to Feature Full Product Lineup at ConExpo-Con/AGG →

Durex Products Inc. , based in Luck, Wis., will display its screen media, liners, wear parts and screen accessories in booth #C32567 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, March 14 to 18, 2023. The company offers numerous innovative urethane, rubber and wire screen media options, which allow customers to fine-tune production and increase tons per hour, while keeping products in spec and lowering operating costs.  Click for more...


Metso Outotec Metrics Now Extended to Cover Stationary Crushers →

Metso Outotec is introducing yet another innovative digital offering expansion to now cover stationary crushers and NW Rapid equipment. The expanded Metrics remote monitoring solution offers full connectivity to support aggregate contractors and quarries with their critical crushing and screening process. Metrics helps customers to optimize their process, as they can easily see how changes implemented at their site have impacted their operations.  Click for more...



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