Aggregate Equipment Articles

Metso Outotec Signs Global Partnership With AM King →

Metso Outotec and AM King, a leading marketplace for surplus mining and processing equipment globally, have entered into a global partnership agreement covering spares, wears, repairs and field service recommendations for AM King brokered mill and crusher sales, irrespective of the OEM. Metso Outotec will provide competitive aftermarket solutions for optimized performance, higher reliability and increased profitability, covering solution packages on certified inspections and warranty, maintenance services and optimization services.  Click for more...


Baschmann Services Expands, Enhances Its Aggregate Offerings →

Once a heavy equipment repair shop, Baschmann Services of Elma, N.Y., has grown over the past 35 years to become a substantial equipment distributor for both rolling stock and aggregate equipment in New York State. Recently the company has made some significant adjustments to its aggregate manufacturer lineup to further enhance the product offerings to contractors and some of the leading aggregate producers across the region with McLanahan and TCI.  Click for more...


Managing Soil, Excavated Rock, Sand On Site →

Although NASA's Ingenuity drone helicopter landed on Mars, the earth continues to be the only planet we can inhabit. The soil we live on is a non-renewable resource and needs to be preserved by any means necessary. When it comes to managing excavated soil, the first form of safeguarding the material is reusing the soil, which leaves the environmental quality unchanged. The focal point is that excavated soil is not waste needing to be thrown away, but becomes a valuable resource for everyone involved.  Click for more...


Rototilt Introduces HB450 Compact Ripper →

Rototilt continues its investments in high-quality tools with a new, compact ripper with high breakout force. Featuring robust construction and wear-resistant steel in HB450 at the front, rear and sides, it's just the tool for those truly tough jobs. The new model has received consistently solid ratings from the operators who have had the opportunity to test it: "Excellent breakout force, you could feel right away.  Click for more...


Sennebogen 860 Puts Guntersville Terminal on 'Cutting Edge' →

As president of Guntersville Marine Services Inc. , Mike Lueken is keenly aware of the dramatic changes in material handling equipment over the past 30 years. "The evolution of material handlers has gone so much faster than what we've seen on the automotive side. Thirty years ago, every terminal was loading and unloading with a cable crane and a clamshell bucket. Then, we went through some smaller hydraulic excavators.  Click for more...


Metso Outotec Announces New Marketing Approach →

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we all interact with each other, and Metso Outotec recognizes that it customers are looking for safer and more diverse ways to engage with them. As a result, the company is announcing a new marketing approach aimed at closer engagement with its customers and stakeholders. Metso Outotec will be moving towards a more market-specific and multi-channel approach to its customer engagement strategy.  Click for more...


McCloskey Appoints Dean Lownds Senior Sales Director →

McCloskey International has announced the appointment of Dean Lownds to senior sales director, responsible for the EMEA and APAC regions. Lownds joins the McCloskey International team with more than 20 years invested in the heavy equipment industry with JCB, most recently as general manager, UK dealer sales. His time spent in Asia Pacific as well as the UAE developing business across the Middle East have brought a unique understanding of the market and the customer to the position.  Click for more...


Bloomfield, Conn.'s DMR Materials 'Revolutionizes' Customer Service →

When Michael Bercowetz approached his father, Donald, about a new role that he wanted to fill in the family business, DMR Materials, it was after several years of observing the materials production and sale industry, how their own business operated and how their competitors' businesses operated. From where Michael stood, he didn't always like what he saw. He had gone to school for business and marketing and at times he was concerned that the principles he had been taught in higher education did not seem to be applied in particular when it came to dealing with customers in the construction materials industry.  Click for more...


EvoQuip's New Falcon Has Landed in the United States →

EvoQuip has launched the Falcon range of finishing screens to its product portfolio. The Falcon range consists of the Falcon 1220 and Falcon 1230, providing a solution for scalping, screening and stockpiling in self-contained units. With their enhanced screen angle range, EvoQuip's Falcons provide efficient classification of fines and are ideal for multiple applications and processing materials including sand and gravel, crushed stone, coal, topsoil and demolition waste, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


O'Rourke Completes Turfway Park Grandstand Demo →

From Construction Equipment Guide... The revamp of the Turfway Park horse racing track in Florence, Ky., began on April 23, 2020, when O'Rourke Wrecking Company Inc. crews began the demolition of the race track's grandstand, a multi-million-dollar job that was completed last August. Opened in 1959, Turfway Park is replacing the grandstand with a new Historical Horse Racing (HHR) facility that will house up to 1,500 terminals and provide a large entertainment venue to watch the live thoroughbred horse racing and accommodate large-scale functions during the rest of the year.  Click for more...


EvoQuip Distributor Opens New Facility in Indiana →

Powerscreen Crushing and Screening, the authorized distributor of compact mobile crushing and screening equipment for Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and Indiana, has opened a new facility that encompasses a five-acre site with office, warehouse and workshop facilities in Indianapolis, Ind. Heading up the new facility is Connor Cobane, originally of Carrickmore, Northern Ireland, a region well-known for being a center of crushing and screening manufacturing worldwide.  Click for more...


Baschmann Services Names Kirsch to Represent Aggregate, Rolling Stock →

Peter Baschmann, president of Baschmann Services in Elma, N.Y., announced the addition of Bill Kirsch to its sales staff. Kirsch will be representing both the aggregate and rolling stock divisions of Baschmann Services, with manufacturers including Kobelco, ASV, Anaconda, Hitachi, Carlton, McLanahan and TCI. His area of responsibilities will include the counties of Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming and Alleghany.  Click for more...


Chadwick-BaRoss Added to SMH Group Dealer Network →

The SMH Group US has added Chadwick-BaRoss to its dealer network for Atlas material handlers. Tom Hickson, general manager of the SMH Group, said, "We are excited to add such a reputable and experienced dealer to the network." Chadwick-BaRoss is a heavy equipment dealer specializing in distributing construction equipment for general contractors, mining/quarrying, utility, industrial, forestry, and now with the new partnership ports and scrap processors.  Click for more...


Rubble Master to Host Crushing, Screening Demo Days →

Following the opening of the new Texas factory store, Rubble Master is inviting contractors and aggregate producers to a live demonstration of its equipment on June 10 to 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Rubble Master Demo Days take place south of Dallas, Texas, at 2852 W Simonds Rd., Seagoville, Texas, 75159. At this event Rubble Master will introduce the brand new RM 120X mobile impact crusher featuring the all-new RM NEXT philosophy.  Click for more...


Sennebogen Delivers Machines From Factory Floor to Jobsite Door →

Sennebogen will deliver its machines wherever you need them to be, distance and logistics are a welcome challenge. However, in the case of Brandhuber Transporte GmbH, the transport of a Sennebogen 830 R-HDD E-Series to the job site was about as simple as could be just over a mile away. In December of 2020, Manfred Brandhuber, managing director of Brandhuber Transporte GmbH, started a major demolition project in the historic city center of Straubing and he knew he would need a versatile machine.  Click for more...


VIDEO: MB Crusher Introduces MB-HDS523 Shafts Screener →

MB Crusher prides itself on keeping an eye out for its customer's needs, and now is showing that it has been listening. "Our customers have shared their grievances, telling us about the difficulties they face on their job sites, and it's these problems that we've used as a stepping stone for new concepts and ideas," the company said. Two years after it launched its new range of MB-HDS shafts screeners, it realized it had the opportunity to do more.  Click for more...


Komatsu Introduces Expanded Range of Hydraulic Breakers →

Breakers are a flexible and crucial attachment used for a wide variety of jobs, including tunneling, trenching, foundation removal, dredging, bridge demolition, quarry excavation, mining and more. To meet growing demand in North America, Komatsu is expanding its product line of hydraulic breakers. Designed and tested for compatibility with Komatsu excavators from the PC78 up to the PC490, the high-percussion efficiency and unique variable energy technology of these breakers are built to provide high production in multiple applications, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


VIDEO: CIM-Caterpillar Celebration of Excellence Awards Kick Off Activities At Virtual CIMVTL2 →

CIM 2021 is going virtual, and the CIM-Caterpillar Celebration of Excellence award program started the virtual conference on April 29 at 7:00 p.m. EDT, through the support of sponsors Caterpillar, Finning Cat and Toromont Cat. A long-standing CIM tradition, the highly anticipated program recognizes outstanding contributions made by the industry's finest in several different categories, including safety, exploration, sustainability and career excellence.  Click for more...


VIDEO: Taylor Excavating Chooses Volvo for Stanley's Demolition →

In mid-March, on the north side of Chicago, four Volvo excavators — owned by Tommy Taylor, president and owner of Taylor Excavating and Wrecking — began munching away at the former Stanley's Grocery Store. According to the Block Club of Chicago, the now-vacant site is adjacent to the new Lincoln Yards development, but it is not clear if the property will be absorbed or is destined for another use.  Click for more...


VIDEO: Power Meets Portability in McCloskey I4C Compact Impact Crusher →

McCloskey International has unveiled the I4C, the latest entry into McCloskey's impact crusher line. In a class of its own, it brings the power and productivity of an 44.3 in. (112.5 cm) impactor to a compact footprint for maximum maneuverability. Taking the original impact crusher design and transforming it into a heavy duty compact product that is even more flexible and productive, the new mobile crushers maximize the efficiency of any project site, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...



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