Aggregate Equipment Articles

Epiroc USA's First Boltec M10 Battery Rig Launches Operations at Nevada Gold Mines →

Epiroc, a global mining equipment leader, has successfully introduced the first Boltec M10 Battery rig in the United States at Nevada Gold Mines. This marks a significant step toward greener practices in the mining industry. Russ Osborne, key account manager at Epiroc USA, said, "We're thrilled to help our customers lead the charge in electrifying the U.S. mining sector with the Boltec M10 Battery." The Boltec M10 SG rock bolting rig for ground support brings multiple enhancements to underground operations, including an improved operator work environment, reduced noise and a smaller environmental footprint.  Click for more...


Terex Launches MAGNA for Large-Scale Quarrying, Mining Operations →

Terex has launched MAGNA, a new brand to provide equipment for large-scale operations in the quarrying, mining, construction and recycling industries. With decades of experience and a reputation for excellence across its Powerscreen, Finlay and EvoQuip brands, Terex has been at the forefront of providing innovative, high-quality equipment solutions for compact and mid-sized materials processing markets.  Click for more...


Solving 'Significant Problem' Leads to New Business →

John and Heather Coulter have worked in the construction trades for more than a combined 40 years. Together, they made the observation that processing and disposing of demolition materials in the south Florida (Fort Lauderdale/Miami) market was becoming increasingly challenging. "There are a lot of factors that we had observed, and they added up to a significant problem, said John Coulter. "South Florida is growing at an unprecedented rate and the demand for demolition processing as new structures are being erected is growing at a tremendous rate." The method that had been used in south Florida to dispose of demolition debris basically consisted of hauling all of the materials off site and finding someplace or someone who would accommodate the contractor in dumping the debris — typically, a swamp or some other geographic area that needed to be filled, or, if it is within a reasonable commute, taking it to a recycling facility.  Click for more...


Martin Conway Appointed as Global Sales, Marketing Director — Finlay →

Finlay, a global manufacturer of mobile crushing, screening and conveying equipment, announced the appointment of Martin Conway as its new global sales and marketing director. In this strategic capacity, Conway will spearhead the development and execution of Finlay's sales and marketing strategies, aimed at driving further growth and broadening the brand's global market presence. Bringing more than two decades of experience in the materials processing industry, Conway is skilled in sales, marketing and distribution management.  Click for more...


Finlay Presents Two New Models at USA Open Days in Atlanta, Ga. →

Finlay recently showcased its latest innovations — the J-1170+ jaw crusher and the TR-80 radial conveyor — during its highly anticipated "Open Days" event in Atlanta. Approximately 200 distributors and customers from across North America attended the Open Days, marking the debut of these new machines' first production builds following their official launch earlier this year. The J-1170+ jaw crusher garnered significant attention for its exceptional production capabilities, while the TR-80 radial conveyor highlighted the efficiency and cost savings achievable through the integration of mobile conveyors in material processing applications.  Click for more...


Liebherr USA Appoints Johnny Greer as Divisional Director of Mining →

Liebherr USA Co. appointed Johnny Greer as divisional director of mining, effective May 6, 2024. Greer brings 20 years of experience to lead the U.S. mining division. As divisional director, Greer will be responsible for managing the team of Liebherr sales, service and training staff for the mining equipment product range. He will spearhead efforts to continue building a strong market presence across the United States.  Click for more...


Miller-Bradford & Risberg Hosts Aggregate Days in Hatley, Wisconsin →

Miller-Bradford & Risberg (MBR) held its Aggregate Days April 24 to 25 at Mitch King & Sons Gravel and Trucking in Hatley, Wis. The event was well attended. Customers were invited to see equipment in action from Sandvik, Edge, Case and Kobelco, including track units (impact crushers, jaw crushers, screeners, scalpers, stackers, trommel screen and shredders); a wheeled cone crusher; and support units (excavators and wheel loaders).  Click for more...


Metso Introduces XM Series, A Game-Changing Solution to Enhance Crushing Performance →

Metso is launching the XM Series, a highly advanced premium crushing solution that combines intelligence, durability and lifetime value with a new digital package, resilient engineering and unmatched warranties. The groundbreaking Metso XM Series crushing solution designed for demanding mining applications is built to take crushing performance beyond the conventional, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


Epiroc Opens Competency Center for Surface Mining in Tucson, Arizona →

Epiroc, a productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, announced the inauguration of its Competency Center for Surface Mining in Tucson, Ariz. This milestone marks a significant strategic advancement for Epiroc USA, with the establishment of a 28,000 sq. ft. rebuild center to provide advanced support for surface mining customers, thereby fostering business growth in the region.  Click for more...


Screencore Orbiter Trommels, Stackers Designed for Organic Material Processing →

The Screencore range of Orbiter trommels is available in a variety of sizes, encompassing features making them ideal for landscaping and organic material handling applications. In addition to the trommels, Screencore has developed a range of stackers equipped with a purpose designed mulch hopper and high-speed auger. These features make them both ideal for composting applications and processing organic materials for reuse in a variety of applications, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


Metso Launches Diesel-Electric Lokotrack EC Range Units →

Metso's Lokotrack EC range brings a new diesel-electric power line to the aggregates market. All the process functions of the range are electric, significantly reducing the use of hydraulic oil needed in the crushing operations. All Lokotrack EC range units can be powered with external electricity. In its Lokolaunch event in Tampere, Finland, Metso launched the first two products of the new EC range.  Click for more...


Matt Sloniker Appointed MPP Aftermarket Sales Director →

MPP Aftermarket announced the appointment of Matt Sloniker as MPP Aftermarket sales director. In his role Sloniker will work closely with the MPP Aftermarket business unit team to grow the spares and wear business, particularly within the North American dealer network. Sloniker joins MPP Aftermarket, a business unit of MPP Global, with more than 20-years experience in customer service and parts in the materials processing industry.  Click for more...


Komatsu Launches Battery-Electric Versions of Drilling, Bolting Rigs →

Komatsu has introduced the second generation of the company's Z2 product line of small-class development drill and bolting equipment with unique enhancements and additions, including the first battery-electric offerings within Komatsu's underground hard rock portfolio, an innovative pumpable resin system solution, optimized ergonomics and more. The small-class ZJ21 jumbo drill and ZB21 bolter initially launched in 2020 with a common platform.  Click for more...


CDE Sand Wash Plant to More Than Quadruple Production for J. Lee Milligan →

From hauling dirt to processing it, excavating contractor J. Lee Milligan has invested in a new CDE EvoWash sand washing plant that is expected to more than quadruple processing volumes at the firm's production facility in Amarillo, Texas. Founded in 1937 with a single truck and a contract to haul dirt for $1.25 per hour on New Mexico's Conchas Dam project, J. Lee Milligan has grown to become one of the largest heavy highway construction firms operating in the panhandle and South Plains of Texas today.  Click for more...


MDS Announces New M518R Compact Recycling Trommel →

MDS, a manufacturer of specialist screening equipment, announced the launch of its new M518R compact recycling trommel. With a suite of new features and benefits designed to elevate performance and efficiency, the M518R excels in screening a variety of materials, including compost, green waste, biomass, municipal waste and more, according to the manufacturer. Ideal for Small to Medium-Sized Operations The M518R is well-suited for small to medium-sized operations and contractors, particularly those with limited space and a need for easy transportation.  Click for more...


Tennessee's Pugmill Systems LLC Expands Its Product Offerings to Include Concrete Plants →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Since the mid-1980s, Duane Allen and his team have been designing and manufacturing pugmill mixers and related equipment for Pugmill Systems LLC in Columbia, Tenn., south of Nashville. Allen's son, Jared, who has been involved in the family business for 16 years, is the elder Allen's partner and has served as the company's general manager for the past few years. Photo courtesy of Pugmill Systems LLC Today, Duane Allen is semi-retired, but still comes into the office several days a week just because he enjoys it.  Click for more...


CDE Plans New Product Unveiling at Hillhead 2024 →

The stage is set as CDE, a supplier of sand and aggregate wet processing solutions for the waste recycling and natural minerals processing sectors, announced its return to Hillhead with a major product showcase on the cards for 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday June 25, at the CDE's stand — A11. From June 25 – 27, the wet processing experts will shine a spotlight on equipment from the CDE product range that is improving productivity and delivering consistent performance in the quarrying, construction and recycling industries.  Click for more...


First Powerscreen Premiertrak 900 Debuts With Indy Firm →

Blake Blann likely never thought of himself as a pioneer, but recently, he became the proud owner of the first-ever Powerscreen Premiertrak 900 hybrid portable jaw crusher. He started an excavating and landscape company in Putnam County in 1999. In 2021, a business opportunity presented itself — Blann purchased Putnam County Aggregate in Greencastle, Ind. The aggregate company was a great way to support his excavating and landscape company.  Click for more...


Eric Teague Appointed Sales Director for the Americas, Oceania & Pacific →

McCloskey International announced the appointment of Eric Teague as sales director – Americas, Oceania & Pacific. Teague is responsible for sales activities in Canada, the United States, and Central & South America, as well countries in the Oceania & Pacific region including Australia and New Zealand. Teague joins McCloskey International with 30-years' experience in the North American heavy construction equipment sector.  Click for more...


World of Asphalt 2024 Shatters Records in Nashville →

A record number of asphalt and aggregates professionals convened in Nashville for the largest World of Asphalt and AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo in the show's history. Running March 25 to 27, 2024, the show set new records in both attendance and square footage. More than 15,800 industry professionals took in the three-day event in the Music City, exploring more than 440 exhibitors and 120 educational sessions.  Click for more...



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