Aggregate Equipment Articles

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...


Revolver Solves Blaine, Minn., Street Sweeping Dilemma →

According to the state of Minnesota Pollution Control Agency "street sweepings are materials such as sand, salt, leaves and debris removed from city streets, parking lots and sidewalks to prevent these materials from being washed into storm sewers and surface waters, and is done to improve the appearance of public roadways." Regarding reusing street sweepings, the same report states that "test results have shown street sweepings from normal sweeping operations are safe and acceptable for reuse in many areas." The state mandated that unless street sweepings had the organics and trash removed from the aggregates, the street sweepings could not be reused and had to be disposed of in an approved landfill.  Click for more...


MB Crusher Helps Croatian Town Lay New Water Pipes →

Brodarica in Croatia is a small and peaceful holiday village by the sea. Its catchword is relax. This small cozy area offers amenities where tourists and local families can have a pleasant time. All easily achieved, until recently, when the water mains change became imperative. The quiet in this coastal village could be jeopardized by the major work that needed to be done in the city roads as the road surface needed to be removed in depth to lay the new water pipes.  Click for more...


Sustainability Leads Recycling Lives to Another Sennebogen Scrap Handler →

Founded as a not-for-profit venture to raise charity funds through scrap recycling, Recycling Lives has emerged as one of England's leading players in the scrap market. Now operating 19 material collection and processing sites throughout the UK, its flagship is the head office location in Preston, Lancashire. The organization's promise has always been to offer the best scrap prices. It achieves this by extracting the maximum value from the material taken in using the most efficient means and processes.  Click for more...


Reduced Hole Deviation With New Sandvik Guide Adapter →

Sandvik Rock Tools is launching an entirely new product for its bench drilling Top Hammer customers: the Guide Adapter. It enables customers to reduce hole deviation in challenging conditions by up to 50 percent and achieve considerable cost savings. Significant hole deviation (>8 percent) can pose problems for many bench drilling companies that operate in challenging ground conditions such as bad and soft rock, as well as deep overburden.  Click for more...


Danish Recycler Discusses Role of Sennebogen 821M →

Marius Pedersen A/S is a leader in waste processing in Denmark as well as a leader in environmental sustainability. The firm recently invested in a new electrically powered Sennebogen 821 M material handler to achieve the company goal of efficient waste handling with zero emissions. The project team behind the purchase of the machine spoke with Sennebogen about incorporating electric drive equipment into their operation.  Click for more...


Edge Innovate Releases New Tracked Radial Stockpiler: The Edge TSR80 →

A global leader in the design and distribution of a range of equipment used in the quarrying, port handling and recycling industries, Edge Innovate has revealed its latest portable material handling offering with the launch of the TSR80. The new mobile conveyor will take its place in Edge's ever-growing material handling product line up. The Edge TSR80 is an 80 ft. long tracked mounted conveyor with radial stockpiling functionality.  Click for more...



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