Aggregate Equipment Articles

With MB Crusher Equipment, Every Site Can Become a Recycling Center →

Produce your building material, using your heavy equipment, wherever the job site is located. This is the easiest solution for many companies now that procurement is becoming more complex, expensive and it takes longer. And it is also the practical solution when the construction sites are located in areas where heavy vehicles have a hard time reaching it, where there aren't connecting roads or in historical centres with traffic restrictions.  Click for more...


Sandvik Mobile Crushing and Screening Celebrates MyFleet 1000th Unit Milestone →

Purpose designed to help customers get the very best out of their investment, Sandvik Mobile Crushing and Screening is now offering its premium data subscription on new equipment and retrofit packages complimentary for seven years. This marks the celebration of the 1,000th mobile unit to leave the factory with My Fleet connected. Digitalization has never been more important than it is in today's climate and it has positively changed the way of working for many people over recent months.  Click for more...


VIDEO: Powerscreen Reveals Concept Battery-Powered Screener in Response to Decarbonisation Challenge →

Powerscreen, a leading provider of mobile crushing and screening equipment, is responding to the industry's decarbonisation challenge by providing solutions that work towards minimized environmental impact and greater sustainability. Powerscreen's decarbonisation story begins with the introduction of the concept of mobile crushing and screening, has evolved to increase fuel efficiency and looks to the future with Powerscreen's electrification strategy, including an exciting, brand-new concept for the future of crushing and screening — the Eco-Warrior battery powered screener.  Click for more...


Metso Outotec Introduces New Visual Identity Across Whole Offering →

To harmonize the visual identity of the existing offering with the Metso Outotec organizational brand and to create a strong, unified and easily identifiable look for the new era, Metso Outotec will update the industrial branding of its whole product and service portfolio. The new identity will clearly differentiate Metso Outotec's offering by combining modern design with the powerful Metso Outotec brand colors and typography.  Click for more...


Metso Outotec, Advanced Engineering Group Sign Distribution Contract for Screening Media →

Metso Outotec and Advanced Engineering Group Pty Ltd (AEG) have signed a contract concerning Metso Outotec's screening media distribution. Since March 2021, AEG sells and supports all Metso Outotec synthetic screening media products to aggregates producers in Australia. The distributor partnership combines Metso Outotec's premium brand and its high reliability screening media products with AEG's recognized knowledge and reputation on the market into a unique, compelling offering.  Click for more...


Willimantic Waste Rises to New Heights With Sennebogen 818 R-HD →

Tim and Tom DeVivo had decided that, after 30,000 hours of dependable service, the excavator in their C&D processing plant was due for retirement. While the old machine had been their "workhorse" for years, the brothers also knew there were now more efficient options available to their operations. This time, they were shopping for a purpose-built material handler. "The old one didn't have an elevating cab," said Tim DeVivo, noting that high-rise visibility would help operators to sort the incoming bulk items delivered to the site.  Click for more...


Metso Outotec Completes Divestment of its Aluminium Business →

Metso Outotec has completed the divestment of its aluminium business to REEL International, headquartered in France. The divestment to REEL was announced on Dec. 28, 2020. The divested business comprises equipment and plant solutions to green anode plants, anode rodshops and casthouses used in aluminium smelters, as well as the related services. Metso Outotec will continue to serve its customers in certain other parts of the aluminium value chain, such as alumina refinery and petroleum coke calcination technologies.  Click for more...


TOMRA Sorting Recycling to Showcase Leading Metals Sorting Technology in Virtual ISRI 2021 Exhibit →

Platinum level exhibitor TOMRA Sorting Recycling, a global leader in sensor-based sorting, will feature its broad range of innovative metals sorting technology during the virtual ISRI 2021 Convention & Exposition, April 20 to 22 and April 27 to 29. Through a blend of video, product displays, customer testimonials and TOMRA team member interaction, the TOMRA ISRI exhibit will guide recyclers through the right sorting technology for different metal material streams.  Click for more...


OAIMA Launches Brand New Website, Exclusive Resources →

The Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA) announced the unveiling of its new website: oaima.org. The latest news from OAIMA, upcoming meetings and events and many other exclusive resources available to OAIMA members. This new site will allow OAIMA to bring members more content and more frequent updates. There are many new features including scrolling news items and features; new tabs with more concise information including, educational, environmental, safety and training sections; and a special section highlighting jobs and training.  Click for more...


Metso Outotec Launches CycloneSense Smart Monitoring Technology →

Operating conditions in the hydrocyclone process have a direct impact on plant availability and on grinding and flotation circuit efficiency. To help ensure continuously optimal hydrocyclone operation, Metso Outotec is introducing CycloneSense, a smart measurement system that provides direct, continuous and reliable online monitoring of the hydrocyclone air core. "In order to optimize the process, hydrocyclones should be run so that the fraction of water returned to grinding is the smallest amount possible.  Click for more...


Sandvik Settles in at Allied, Sees Growth by 'Continuing to Do It Right' →

What will the Sandvik acquisition mean to longtime distributors and end-users of Allied Construction Products' breakers and compactors? "We are going to continue to do right what Allied has done right for many years," said Jonas Lindqvist, who was named managing director of the company that is being renamed Sandvik. "That includes striving towards providing impeccable service to our dealers and customers and continuing to examine current and better ways to produce, deliver and support our quality products." Sandvik already owned 21 percent of Allied, the North American distributor of Sandvik's Rammer hydraulic breakers, before the acquisition was completed Oct.  Click for more...


IAAP Awards Latest Education Foundation Scholarships →

The Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers (IAAP) Education Foundation Scholarship program strengthens the Illinois aggregates industry by promoting the education of worthy students learning and training to be the next generation of professionals in the industry. The Joanne Kluessendorf Memorial scholarship promotes the education of individuals seeking a career in teaching earth science or geology.  Click for more...


IAAP Announces 'Rock Solid' Safety Awards →

For the past 19 years, the Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers (IAAP) Safety Committee has encouraged companies to adopt systems and practices that prevent injuries or illnesses by recognizing members with its "Rock Solid" safety award program. In developing this program, safety committee members identified a comprehensive list of important activities or policies required for a successful safety and health program and then assigned points for undertaking and documenting each one.  Click for more...


IROCK Crushers Launches Dealer Portal →

IROCK Crushers recently launched its dealer portal, which is specifically designed for IROCK dealers to access needed information involving the sales, service, support and marketing of the IROCK product line. "This application has been a great way to provide our dealers everything they need right at their fingertips and in real-time. The whole project was a collaboration between IROCK and our dealer network and we couldn't be happier with the results and feedback.  Click for more...


VIDEO: Bagela Turns Millings Into Money for Thomaston, Connecticut's M.J.W. Services →

Josh Williams and Megan Hill had each grown up around the heavy equipment trades. In 2012, the husband and wife team started M.J.W. Services in Thomaston, Conn. Originally focusing on utility contracting, within a few years some other doors opened for Williams and Hill. As the business grew, they started to look for a piece of land that they could use for a yard, not only to accommodate their growing fleet of trucks and equipment, but also to stockpile some materials.  Click for more...


Cat 992 Wheel Loader Increases Productivity Up to 32 Percent →

Building on a more than half-century legacy, the new Cat 992 wheel loader sets a new standard by offering up to 32 percent greater productivity. This new large mining loader reduces maintenance costs by as much as 10 percent and offers up to 48 percent greater payload-per-fuel efficiency than the earlier model 992K, according to the manufacturer. Powered by the new Cat C32B engine with U.S. EPA Tier IV Final/EU Stage V and Tier II equivalent emission engine options, the new 992 meets the global industry's demand for high-production equipment with greater payloads.  Click for more...


Metso Outotec Launches Premier, Select Horizontal Grinding Mills →

Every mining operation has a unique grinding process that requires versatile grinding equipment. During the last six months, Metso Outotec has extensively reviewed the combined horizontal mill product offering from the legacy Metso and Outotec companies. As a result, it has unveiled the harmonized Metso Outotec horizontal mill product lines that represent the best of both legacy companies: Metso Outotec Premier horizontal grinding mills and Select horizontal grinding mills.  Click for more...


VIDEO: Quarry Boosts Contractor's Production With Loader Tech →

Since 2017, Central Texas Stone and Aggregate LLC has been on a mission to increase its production of rock and aggregate to support construction jobs throughout central and southern Texas under the guidance of General Manager Cole Bland. Bland recalls that just three years ago, approximately 70 percent of the quarry materials were used by the family-owned construction business, Joe Bland Construction L.P.  Click for more...


Epiroc Launches Boomer M20 Drill Rig →

With protected hydraulics, sensors and cables, Epiroc's new Boomer M20 is designed and built to minimize unplanned stops and maximize uptime and performance in highly demanding operations. A challenging part of underground work is the everyday wear and tear on hydraulic hoses. Falling rocks and debris and continuous wear against the tunnel floor and walls means constant hose repairs. The Boomer M20´s heavy duty hose-less boom design minimizes unplanned stops for hose repairs, which keeps the rig up and running even in the toughest conditions, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


Metso Outotec Launches Nordtrack Mobile Screen, Crusher for Construction Customers →

Metso Outotec is adding two new products to its Nordtrack mobile crushing and screening range. The Nordtrack S2.5 mobile screen is a small size, versatile scalping screen designed for small job sites and a variety of applications. With a compact and light-weight structure, a highly efficient two-deck screen, and a wide selection of different screening media, it is the perfect solution for construction contractors with frequent changes in site locations or simply as a rental unit, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...



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