Aggregate Equipment Articles

Metso Awarded Orders for Gyratory Crusher, Major Apron Feeder Package in Americas →

Metso has been awarded orders for a gyratory crusher and apron feeders including related services and spare parts to support a mining customer project in the Americas. The value of the orders is approximately EUR 20 million, of which 80 percent were booked in Minerals segment's first-quarter orders received and the balance in Minerals segment's second quarter. Metso's scope of delivery includes an impressive apron feeder package featuring Metso's AF18 apron feeder, one of the largest feeders that Metso has ever produced.  Click for more...


RubbleCrusher Welcomes Rackers Equipment Company as New U.S. Dealer →

RubbleCrusher announced Rackers Equipment Company as its newest dealer partner. Rackers Equipment Company will sell and distribute RubbleCrusher's line of compact, mobile crushing equipment for the aggregates and recycling industries throughout Missouri. "We are extremely excited to represent RubbleCrusher because it allows us to expand our current customer base as well as provide a wider variety of options to our current customers.  Click for more...


Lakeside Sand & Gravel Hosts Antique Equipment Show →

Lakeside Sand & Gravel is kept busy supplying aggregates for both commercial and residential construction projects in northeast Ohio throughout the year. Located in Mantua, Ohio, the company was established by brothers Harry and Henry Kotkowski in 1954. Now helmed by Larry and Ron Kotkowski, son and nephew of the company's founders, Lakeside Sand & Gravel continues as a family-owned business with third generation family members Joe, Ben, Ross Kotkowski and Steve Chek involved in its ongoing operations.  Click for more...


Komatsu Hosts Mining Customers for Automation Global User Forum →

Mining automation enables key processes on mine sites such as controlling a machine remotely, automating multiple types of equipment across a fleet or implementing a completely autonomous fleet of haul trucks that can operate around the clock. To share its latest automation advancements, Komatsu recently hosted customers and distributors for an Automation Global User Forum at the company's Arizona Proving Grounds (AZPG) facility in Tucson, Ariz.  Click for more...


SEPPI M Introduces New Compact Forestry Tiller, Stone Crusher →

SEPPI M. recently introduced an all-new attachment called the MINISOIL cl. It's designed to take the power of a PTO stone crusher and mulcher and bring it down to size for skid steers, compact track loaders and hydraulic tractors that deliver at least 28 gpm to 66 gpm of hydraulic flow. The MINISOIL cl has a low-profile design that provides the operator enhanced visibility. It crushes and mulches the toughest vegetation and rocks using hammers made of wear-resistant material with tungsten carbide inserts and three rows of crushing bars.  Click for more...


Liebherr to Exhibit at 2023 Elko Mining Expo →

The 37th annual Elko Mining Expo will take place in Elko, Nev., from June 5 to 8, 2023. Organized by the Elko Convention & Visitors Authority since 1985, this is one of the oldest mining expos in the United States. It allows visitors from all over the world to come together to view the latest equipment and technology in the industry and provides an excellent opportunity for professional networking on an international scale.  Click for more...


Mellott to Acquire Southern Machinery →

Rich Blake, Mellott Company president and CEO, and Abbay Blankenship, Southern Machinery Company owner and president, join together in announcing that their companies have entered into an agreement for Mellott to acquire Southern Machinery. "This is an exciting opportunity for our family, dedicated associates, and loyal business partners," Blankenship said. "With Mellott's expertise and resources, Southern Machinery will grow to better serve our customers by adding to our inventory, sales force and service teams." "In Southern Machinery, we add another quality business partner with a long history of serving the Aggregates industry," Blake said.  Click for more...


Metso Outotec's Name Changes to Metso →

Metso Outotec's annual general meeting (AGM) approved the board of directors' proposal to change the company name to Metso Corporation. "After the successful integration of Metso and Outotec, we will focus on growing a strong unified Metso company and brand," said President and CEO of Metso Pekka Vauramo. "We have combined two valuable companies into one strong Metso. Our focus is clear: we continue enabling sustainable modern life and transforming the industry with a clear strategy and strong culture, supported by a name that is short yet established and well recognized among all our stakeholders.  Click for more...


OAIMA Meets for 22nd Legislative Reception in Columbus, Ohio →

After a brief hiatus due to public health concerns, the Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA) was back at the Ohio State Capitol Rotunda in Columbus for its 22nd Legislative Reception. The popular event provides an informal setting in which association members can meet with Ohio's elected officials to discuss a variety of issues impacting Ohio's aggregate industry.  Click for more...


Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes Matt White to General Manager, Road & Mineral Products →

Kirby-Smith Machinery Inc. (KSM) has promoted Matt White as its new general manager of road and mineral products. White brings more than 13 years combined OEM and distributor experience to the role for road construction and crushing/screening equipment, providing him with both a well-rounded knowledge of the market and the proper skill set to lead this important business segment for the heavy equipment distributor.  Click for more...


Cat MH3050 Material Handler Offers High-Level Performance, Reliability, Enhanced Cab Comfort →

The new Cat MH3050 material handler further expands the Cat material handler lineup and offerings for industrial applications. The MH3050 provides enhanced performance, reliability and premium cab comfort. The advanced electrohydraulic system optimizes the balance of power and efficiency, improving cycle times to handle more material in the same amount of time, improving profit potential, the manufacturer said.  Click for more...


RTL Equipment Acquires THECO, Expanding Service, Inventory in Iowa, Minnesota →

From Construction Equipment Guide... RTL Equipment Inc. has acquired heavy equipment dealership THECO Inc. , with locations in Big Lake and Brainerd, Minn. The purchase creates one of the most diversified construction equipment dealerships in Iowa and Minnesota, with increased sales territories, equipment inventory, service technicians and service locations that will provide support to customers across the Midwest. The acquisition of THECO gives customers in Minnesota immediate access to RTL's crane service and inventory that includes rough terrain, all terrain and crawler cranes from Tadano, Kobelco, Demag and Mantis.  Click for more...


Liebherr Exhibits at 2023 ISRI Convention, Exposition →

Liebherr USA Co. showcased an LH 60 M, L 556 and R 922, as well as other material handling technology, at the annual ISRI Convention and Exposition, which took place in Nashville, Tenn., from April 17 to 20, 2023. Organized by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc., ISRI provides an annual platform for the recycling community to gain expert knowledge and network with industry peers. Special Applications Product Manager Chris Keyes noted, "Liebherr is proud to be a continuous member of ISRI.  Click for more...


Ceasars Equipment Finds 'Sweet Spot' With 10-Ft. Screener →

Eric Johnson, president and founder of Ceasars Equipment, grew up around the aggregate business and has always had a passion for aggregate machines. "My family was involved in gravel beds and my dad was always involved in the construction business, so I was always around machinery and equipment," he said. "I had seen box screeners operated and I had this idea in my head that I could build an affordable, durable, transportable screening plant.  Click for more...


Keestrack Plug-In Electric Crushing, Screening Converts Demo Waste to Construction Material →

The German company Büscher started in 1961 as a concrete plant and its business grew with, among others, a container service. Today, so many years later, it is the first company in the world building a complete house out of 75 percent recycled construction and demolition waste. The load-bearing and non-load-bearing interior wall elements are made of 100 percent recycled aggregates. They didn't just proved it is possible but also got approval of the Deutsches Institut für Bautechnik (DIBt).  Click for more...


First Powerscreen Premieretrak 600E in Ireland Goes to Collen Bros →

Collen Bros (Quarries) Ltd, a family owned and operated civil engineering company located in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, recently took delivery of a Powerscreen Premiertrak 600E (PT600E) jaw crusher, which is the first of its kind to be delivered in the UK and Ireland. With a company history dating back to the 1800s, Collen Bros specializes in the manufacture and laying of asphalt products, the production and supply of a wide range of quarry materials and the supply of high PSV aggregates.  Click for more...


VIDEO: Rokbak RA30 Delivers On All Fronts for Skene Group →

While Rokbak continues to build a global reputation for robust and reliable articulated haulers, just 50 mi. directly east of the company's headquarters in Motherwell, Scotland, Skene Group Construction Services Ltd has put a RA30 to work. Skene Group is a proud family business with a core group of long-term employees which was started in 1968 by the now-retired Donald Skene, with his son Neil later taking over as chairman and daughter Jill as a director.  Click for more...


RAM's Surface Blasting Course Covers Latest Blasting Methods, Technologies →

R. A. McClure Inc. (RAM Inc.) will hold its premier Surface Blasting Course at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City, S.D., from Sept. 26 to 28, 2023. The intense, three-day curriculum focuses heavily on the latest technologies and methodologies available to the mining industry for blast optimization. "Proper blast design is vital to optimizing downstream processing efficiency and lowering costs," said Robert McClure, president of RAM Inc.  Click for more...


Mellott Announces Multi-Million Dollar Growth Initiative →

Mellott has been making strides in the aggregate industry for more than a century, and continues to push towards the future, for itself and, more importantly, its customers. With that mindset the company announced a muti million-dollar growth initiative at all its locations up and down the east coast, from Florida to Pennsylvania. Joe Kastner, president of KastRock, said, "The KastRock team members are excited to partner with Mellott.  Click for more...


Liebherr LH 30 M, LH 60 M Material Handlers →

With the LH 30 M and LH 60 M Industry Litronic material handling machines, Liebherr has presented two models specifically designed for scrap handling. The handling of scrap steel and other metals is one of the toughest applications in industrial material handling. When it comes to material handling, especially when loading and unloading trucks and ships, loading shredder conveyors or sorting out different kinds of metals, robust, reliable, high-performance and economical material handlers are required.  Click for more...



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