Aggregate Equipment Articles

Komatsu Customers Surpass 3.3B Tons Moved Autonomously →

Marking another industry first for autonomous haulage, mining companies have now hauled more than 3.3 billion tons of materials leveraging Komatsu's FrontRunner autonomous haulage system (AHS). Working closely with its customers, Komatsu teams developed the first commercially available autonomous haulage system to help mines move material more efficiently. First deployed in 2008 at CODELCO's Gabriela Mistral (Gaby) copper mine in Chile, AHS brings together some of the world's best-selling, ultra-class dump trucks with Modular Mining Systems' DISPATCH Fleet Management System, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


Rockster R1000S Increases Bavarian Company's Flexibility →

In early 2020, Anton Sedlmaier GmbH, from Starnberg in Bavaria, decided to purchase the 33 ton (30-t) Rockster R1000S impact crusher. The first location is a large-scale project in the center of Tutzing, where a 6-story Roche Group company building was razed to the ground. With a team of 30 people and 50 years of history, Anton Sedlmaier GmbH is a well-known address for any demolition and earthwork projects in the area of Starnberg and Munich.  Click for more...


Sandvik Selects VCES as New Member of Distribtor Network →

Volvo Construction Equipment Services will be supplying Sandvik's comprehensive range of mobile crushing and screening equipment and full aftermarket support for customers in the state located north of the San Bernardino line. With more than 30 years of expertise, four locations positioned north of the San Bernardino line and with more than 75 service personal and 14 salespersons, Volvo Construction Equipment & Services (VCES) is the new member of the Sandvik distributor network in the USA.  Click for more...


Compact, Versatile Sennebogen 825 is All-Purpose Machine for Urban Demolition Projects →

The days are past when fleets of specialized cranes, excavators and loaders can converge on the demolition sites in busy cities. Safety and economics are driving a clear trend towards optimized equipment planning that allows contractors to streamline operations, minimize downtimes and reduce traffic interruptions, while making the best use of time with skilled operators. Densely populated inner cities can't afford the space for machines to sit idle and safety standards can't afford the hazards of jockeying machines around in cramped work zones.  Click for more...


EvoQuip Enters South America →

EvoQuip has appointed its first distributor in South America: Dynsai SA has been appointed as the official distributor of Argentina. Dynsai will represent the full EvoQuip portfolio of compact crushing and screening equipment, genuine spare parts and machine maintenance. Dynsai SA began in 2002, a sister company of Repas SA. Initially Dynsai started in sales of construction equipment and has grown more into a material handling business.  Click for more...


Five Unique Applications for MB Crusher Machines →

Some of the most innovative construction sites use MB Crusher machines to facilitate the work and increase business, according to the company. "If you think of construction work as easy, let us tell you that you are wrong," the company said, adding that at almost any stage of the job, difficulties can arise. And every problem must be solved quickly and without incurring additional expenses. Everyone solves difficulties in their own way, either with the machinery they already own or by adopting new processes that not only solve their problems but allows them to generate revenue.  Click for more...


IROCK Crushers Expand Territory to Houston, Dallas →

IROCK Crushers has recently expanded the territory of their dealer, IPE Aggregate, into Dallas and Houston. IPE Aggregate had most recently represented IROCK in parts of Texas and Mexico. IPE Aggregate has been serving the aggregate, construction and mining industry for over 18 years and is headquartered in McAllen. IPE and IROCK started their relationship in 2013 to sell and rent the IROCK line of mobile and portable crushing plants, screening plants and conveying equipment as well as provide parts and service to customers in the southwest.  Click for more...


Registration Now Open for IAAP's Annual Golf Outing →

The Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers (IAAP) invites members to its 2020 Golf Outing, Sept. 17, 2020. The event will once again take place at WeaverRidge Golf Club in Peoria, Ill., and Coyote Creek Golf Club in Bartonville, Ill. Registration is now open. Due to social distancing guidelines, the number of players is limited this year, so early registration is encouraged to ensure your choice of course.  Click for more...


Metso Plans Press, Analyst Briefings →

From Construction Equipment Guide... July 1, 2020, marks the first day of future Metso Outotec, a unique new company with leadership in sustainable minerals processing, metals refining and recycling technologies globally. Combined, the future Metso Outotec will deliver significant benefits for its customers, shareholders and other stakeholders through the comprehensive full plant offering from equipment to a broad range of services, complemented by a large installed base, strong innovation and R&D capabilities and extensive global services network.  Click for more...


OldCastle Lawn & Garden Northeast, Tyler Equipment Utilizing Limestone →

If you have ever driven eastbound on the Massachusetts Turnpike by the Lee, Mass., exit you cannot help but miss a quarry of nearly perfect white rock. It turns out that it is a limestone quarry and is called OldCastle Lawn & Garden Northeast. The limestone that comes out of this quarry — and has been coming out since 1877 — is primarily used for agricultural applications. At OldCastle Lawn & Garden Northeast they do it all, including bagging and labeling of the finished products many of which end up in local big box stores such as Lowes or Home Depot.  Click for more...


Simmons & Simmons Adds Its Fourth CBI Grinder →

David Simmons started out in 1986 with a front-end loader that he'd use for small lot clearing jobs and various agricultural work. He worked for himself and took on one job at a time. "I was right out of high school with one front-end loader," Simmons said. "A lot of it was small lot clearing jobs for office buildings and that type of work, and then the clearing side of the business just kept getting bigger and bigger." Quality work led to more customers through word of mouth.  Click for more...


McCloskey Unveils VTS95 Shredder →

McCloskey International has expanded its mobile solutions with a new product range: shredders. The McCloskey VTS95 is the first product to makes its debut for the new Recycling Division. Designed for maximum performance and high productivity, the VTS95 tracked primary shredder is capable of effectively shredding virtually any type of material from solid waste, industrial and commercial waste to bulk waste.  Click for more...


A Detailed Overview of Cone Crushers and What You Need to Know →

In this Cone Crusher article we want to educate you about what to consider when purchasing a cone crusher. It also will inform and educate you if you are a current owner or operator of a Cone Crusher. If you have a good base of knowledge about cone crushers you can skip through the article by choosing the topics below. We will be exploring in more detail the following: Cone Crusher Manufacturers How Does a Cone Crusher Work? Cone Crusher Advantages and Disadvantages Cone Crusher vs.  Click for more...


Metso Launch My Plant Planner On-Line Configurator for Designing Efficient Crushing, Screening Plants →

Metso is introducing a unique drag and drop 3D crushing and screening plant configurator that enables professionals in the mining and aggregate industries to design more productive and efficient plants through real-time insights. The design and simulation tool, called My Plant Planner, is available on metso.com and is free for anyone to use. "We are really excited about My Plant Planner. Our aim is to help our customers easily test different configurations and operating conditions to see how they affect process performance.  Click for more...


Terex Washing Systems Offers Local Support →

Never before has local support been as important, and Terex Washing Systems and its global dealer network has the ability to continue to provide vital "on the ground local support" during these unprecedented times. As international travel will continue to be disrupted for a considerable period of time, this local assistance, offered in conjunction with Terex's "Remote Support Technical Team" of experts, means Terex can offer support to any washing operation, ensuring you can continue to operate, maximize your uptime and production, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


Sennebogen Reliability is Vital Link for Slag Processor →

Steel production is a vast, complex and highly integrated process. From the delivery of scrap, to smelting, loading finished material, to processing slag, each component depends on the others to function seamlessly and continuously. In Meitingen, Germany, Max Aicher Umwelt (MAU) processes slag from the furnaces of the nearby Lech-Stahlwerke mill. MAU takes its position in the production serious. While it operates to maximize its own business interests in the production and marketing of slag by-products, it recognizes that any machine downtime on its site will create bottlenecks upstream in the steel supply chain.  Click for more...


Cat MH3040 Material Handler Cuts Fuel by Up to 25 Percent, More →

Delivering the power and reliability required for the most demanding material handling applications in scrap and millyard operations, the new Cat MH3040 builds on the successful legacy of the M325D L MH model. The boom, sticks and other high-stress areas feature thick, multiplate fabrications, castings and forgings to withstand wear and deliver years of durable operation. Specially designed mountings on the upper frame support the new heavy-duty cab.  Click for more...


IROCK Crushers Launches New Website, Logo →

IROCK Crushers has launched its new website and logo design. Current leadership has recently embarked on rebranding IROCK Crushers. The company is now close to 30 years old and has evolved in its offerings, customers and innovations. In the last five years, the product line has greatly expanded to serve the crushing and screening industry. "The IROCK leadership team is totally committed to telling the IROCK story through the new website and new branding.  Click for more...


Aluminum Producer Relies on 'Computer Free' Sennebogen 825M for Maximum Uptime →

There's no time for downtime at JSC Aluminium Alloys, one of the largest aluminum alloy producers in Russia. Operating conditions at the mill are challenging and the three material handlers that take on most of the site's loading and logistics tasks are on the run around the clock. That's why Andrey Tsidenov, the general director of the plant, chose Sennebogen 825 M machines for the job. Tsidenov said his mill is no place for equipment that relies on sensitive electronics to keep producing efficiently.  Click for more...


Rock Machinery Opens New, Larger Facility in Allenton, Wisconsin →

Rock Machinery Co. , a field distributor offering equipment, parts, service and rentals, has opened a new facility in Allenton, Wis. Located at 7675 Pamperin Way, the 15,000 sq. ft. building sits on 10 acres. A new office, service bay and 8,000 sq. ft. warehouse are some of the amenities. Perhaps the most prominent feature is a new repair facility with a 50,000-lb. capacity crane to better serve its customers.  Click for more...



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