Aggregate Equipment Articles

New Sand, Gravel Wash Plant An All-Star Solution for Alabama Deposit →

All Star Sand & Gravel, a family-owned and operated business based in Winfield, Ala., has announced plans for the development of a new CDE wet processing solution for its sand and gravel pit in Marion County. Established in 2017, All Star Sand & Gravel, co-owned by Richard Jones and his father, Roger, was incorporated into the family business to supply a range of sand and gravel for its construction activities in the Greater Birmingham metropolitan area and neighboring counties.  Click for more...


Scrap Metal Business Relies On Atlas Material Handlers →

Founded in 1893, Charleston Steel & Metal Co. has a long history in the Charleston, S.C., area. Horse-drawn wagons originally delivered scrap metal to founder Samuel Steinberg's backyard on King Street. The business has been passed down through four generations and continues to be family owned and operated. Currently, Samuel's grandson Bernard Steinberg is the CEO of the scrap recycling facility in North Charleston, and Samuel's great-grandson Jonathan Steinberg is the president.  Click for more...


Aggregate Company Aquires Coalville's Utelite Corporation →

LafargeHolcim in the United States announced the acquisition of the Utelite Corporation in Coalville, Utah, a leading producer of expanded shale lightweight aggregates. This acquisition strengthens the company's aggregate position in the Mountain Region, which includes aggregate operations in the Denver, Phoenix and Las Vegas metro areas. "For many years, Utah has been a dynamic and growing market, and the Utelite Corporation has been part of this growth," said Jay Moreau, CEO of US Aggregates & Construction Materials.  Click for more...


Metso Outotec Introduces Modular Horizontal Mill Plant Units →

Metso Outotec is launching yet another unique solution in its range of minerals processing plant islands: the horizontal mill plant units. The pre-engineered plant units provide optimized grinding performance and simplify project management through easy circuit selection and flowsheet implementation. At the same time, they ensure safe operability and maintainability due to their design, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


Alta Equipment Group Acquires Midwest Mine Services LLC →

Alta Equipment Group Inc. announced Nov. 18, 2021, that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Midwest Mine Services LLC, a privately held company headquartered near Toledo, Ohio. Midwest Mine Services designs, fabricates and installs full aggregate processing plants for quarries, mines and recycling operations throughout the United States and is well-established in the Ohio and Michigan markets.  Click for more...


Komatsu Expands Its Range of Hydraulic Breakers →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Used in a variety of rock and concrete demolition applications from scaling a tunnel, to running a pedestal-boom on a quarry, or tearing out reinforced concrete abutments, breakers are essential tools. Designed and tested for compatibility with Komatsu excavators from the PC210 up to the PC490, Komatsu's new JMHB-V breaker series helps customers achieve excellent impact energy and performance in a variety of demolition applications, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


Screen USA Adds CD410 to Screening Line →

Screen USA Inc. has added the new CD410 severe shake C&D screening plant to the company's line of track trommel screens and track conveyors. According to Rick Cohen, owner of Screen USA Inc.," We have been working on this machine vigorously for the past couple years and we are extremely proud of how it came out. "We needed a reasonably priced track screening plant that can handle a wide variety of materials and we are excited to announce we accomplished our goal." The CD410 is equipped with 5-1/2 yd.  Click for more...


Metso Outotec Complements its Feeding Solutions Portfolio With Hybrid Crossover Feeder →

Metso Outotec is launching the Crossover feeder, which is a hybrid feeding solution suitable for a wide range of greenfield and brownfield applications. Due to its modular belt-over-apron design, the Metso Outotec Crossover feeder delivers increased levels of availability and reliability for bulk material transportation at lower overall costs, according to the company. "We are very excited to announce the launch of the Crossover feeder.  Click for more...


VIDEO: Materials Extracted in Quarries: Several Kinds and a Single Solution to Increase Productivity, Reduce Expenses →

Spectacular and famous sites such as Carrara marble quarry or the beautiful elliptical patterns from copper mines, quarries provide important resources for every country. Despite the differences between each location and the great distances between them, there are two main problems that all sites have in common: managing extracted material and productivity rates. Each quarry consistently sends engineers and operators in the field to look for new solutions that can increase their profitability.  Click for more...


Rubble Master Ramps Up Its North American Strategy →

After nearly 20 years in the North American market, an Austrian manufacturer of material processing equipment appears poised to step it up a notch. With a new managing director for the Americas and a recently opened retail location in Texas, Rubble Master expects to make waves in the North American crushing and screening space. Jackson McAdam, a former CAT Power Systems executive, was recently hired to head up the company's sales and operations in the United States and Canada.  Click for more...


Metso Outotec Launches Concorde Cell Flotation Technology for Fine, Ultra-Fine Particle Recovery →

Metso Outotec is launching Concorde Cell flotation technology for efficient fine and ultra-fine particle recovery. This Planet Positive technology sets a new benchmark in high-intensity pneumatic flotation, reducing plant operation costs and contributing to sustainability of operations through minimized energy and water consumption per tons of metal produced, according to the company. The Metso Outotec Concorde Cell technology is the first fine and ultra-fine flotation solution for more finely disseminated and complex orebodies that have previously been inaccessible.  Click for more...


Bandit Industries Announces Major Expansion of Its Manufacturing Facilities →

Bandit Industries plans to build three new production facilities and expand an existing plant in 2022. That is in addition to four building expansions in 2021, one that is completed and three more that are currently under construction. When all are completed, Bandit's manufacturing facilities will increase from 340,000 to 560,000 sq. ft. The demand for Bandit products and the backlog has skyrocketed to where Bandit needs to double its 2020 production, a record year for Bandit.  Click for more...


Metso Outotec Expands Lokotrack Mobile Series for Aggregates →

Metso Outotec is launching two new models to the Lokotrack mobile crushing and screening series. The new Lokotrack LT200HPX and Lokotrack LT220GP mobile cone crushers are compact but efficient units ideal for aggregate contractor customers, bringing up to 30 percent more capacity and added flexibility compared to earlier models. The new models premiered during Metso Outotec's virtual studio events on Oct.  Click for more...


VIDEO: GT Mid Atlantic Hosts Rubble Master Demo Days in N.J. →

GT Mid Atlantic and Rubble Master held a live demo day event Oct. 7 and 8, 2021. The two-day event, held at Winzinger's Recycling yard in Franklinville, N.J., featured several of Rubble Master's line of impact crushers, jaw crushers, scalping and incline screens as well as the new RM120X impact crusher. As the first NEXT philosophy crusher, the RM 120X combines maximum safety with maximum performance and flexibility, according to Rubble Master.  Click for more...


VIDEO: Finally Free (From Rebar)! →

There's always been a weak point in the demolition and redevelopment industry when it comes to processing reinforced materials. When it comes to recovering reinforced material, companies have been forced to (reluctantly) come to terms with the limitations of the machines they own. An MB Crusher customer, who owns job sites all over Europe, summarized a common problem: "Costs and downtime soar when it comes to reinforced materials.  Click for more...


Volvo, Ascendum Boosts Success of Tenn. Construction Firm →

From Construction Equipment Guide... There are few road projects that have taken place in western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee in recent decades that did not rely on Knoxville-based Harrison Construction Company for the materials and services needed to complete the work successfully. A subsidiary of CRH Americas, North America's largest building materials company, Harrison Construction provides contractors and the two state transportation agencies with aggregate through its various quarries, as well as asphalt production, paving and construction and ready-mix concrete plants, the latter of which is only available in Tennessee.  Click for more...


Tournier's Recycling Purchase of Komatsu Excavator, Genesis Shear Marks Milestone Accomplishments →

When Dean Tournier and his son, Cody, were looking to boost efficiency at their Independence, Iowa, scrap yard, they didn't realize they were about to break new ground on multiple levels. A year earlier, Genesis Attachments rep, Matt Overdahl, made a stop by the yard to talk about how a new shear attachment could boost productivity. The Tourniers weren't ready to make a purchase at that time, but they were intrigued.  Click for more...


Komatsu WA480-8 Yard Loader Offers Versatility Across Multiple Applications →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Loading and moving materials in as few passes and cycles as possible can help increase productivity and reduce costly wear and tear on machines. Designed to be a three-pass match for loading aggregate and other processed materials onto highway trucks, the 299 hp (223kW) Komatsu WA480-8 yard loader also can be adapted for use in infrastructure, forestry and non-residential construction applications.  Click for more...


For Conn.-Based Holden Brothers, Two Gravel Pits Prove to Be Better Than One →

From Construction Equipment Guide... John Holden started his career working days at the family trucking company. Since 2007, his nights and weekends were spent on outside projects that were too small for the family business to tackle. In 2014, Holden made the decision to venture out on his own, and Holden Construction became his full-time venture. Since that time, he has been doing full-time excavating, securing projects such as roadways, parking lots and utility lines and anything excavating-related in northeastern and central Connecticut.  Click for more...


Texas Bearing Company Expands Into Successful Crushing, Screening Business →

When William Shakespeare famously questioned, "What's in a name?" he wasn't referencing an equipment distributor in Texas, but he could have been. You will not find the words equipment or aggregate in the company moniker, but Texas Bearing Company (TBC) is steadily establishing itself as a force in the crushing and screening industry, while admittedly facing an identity challenge resulting from the company name.  Click for more...



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