Aggregate Equipment Articles

Terex Launches Cedarapids CRC1350 Portable Cone Crusher Plant →

Terex has launched the Cedarapids CRC1350 portable cone plant featuring the new TC1300X cone crusher. The complete CRC1350 solution delivers peak productivity at an economical price point and easy access maintenance, according to the manufacturer. The implementation of the enhanced TC1300X cone crusher features 400 hp, a significant increase in power over the previous version. The TC1300X use of high efficiency roller bearings, boasts several notable advancements that enhance performance and functionality overall.  Click for more...


Astec Expands Distribution Agreement With AMI in Ind. →

Astec announced that heavy equipment dealer Aggregate Manufacturing International LLC (AMI) is expanding its product offering to include additional crushing and screening lines, as well as the BTI-branded rock breaker technology lines in the state of Indiana. "AMI has been a long-time dealer of Astec," said Ron Earl, group vice president of sales and marketing of Astec. "They started several years ago with representing the Telsmith product and we are excited to offer them the rest of our traditional, stationary crushing and screening lines and rock breaking equipment." "We strive to be a full-service supplier and partner to the aggregate and industrial industries," said Mike Garard of AMI.  Click for more...


Two For One: Levy's Crawfordsville Site Replaces Two Drop Ball Cranes With One SENNEBOGEN 870 →

A long-time site manager for Levy Steel Mill Services, Tommy Combs, has worked in the scrap industry, from Alabama to Indiana, for 20 years. Everywhere he's been, he has seen SENNEBOGEN purpose-built scrap handlers on the job. But this is the first time he can actually feel one of the green machines as it goes to work. He's talking about the big SENNEBOGEN 870 R-HD Hybrid machine that Levy recently put into drop ball service at the Nucor steel mill in Crawfordsville, Ind.  Click for more...


Metso Outotec Expands Next-Generation Metrics Monitoring System Portfolio to Screens →

The innovative cloud-based Metrics monitoring system portfolio is one of Metso Outotec's key digital solutions for customers. Metso Outotec is now expanding Metrics to cover the tools, sensors and dashboard access for monitoring customers' stationary screening equipment. With its 24/7 online monitoring capabilities, Metrics offers improved safety, increased uptime and throughput, and reduced unplanned maintenance.  Click for more...


Astec Announces Expanded Distribution Agreement With Stone Equipment →

Astec announced that heavy equipment dealer Stone Equipment Company is expanding its territory. Stone is expanding its offering of the rock breaker technology, crushing and screening, material handling and washing and classifying lines into North Carolina and South Carolina. Currently, the dealer represents the above lines, as well as mobile crushing and screening lines in Alabama, Georgia, select counties in Florida and Tennessee.  Click for more...


Komatsu Company-Owned Stores in Northeast Will Carry Genesis Demolition, Recycling Attachments →

When choosing demolition or recycling attachments, customers demand products that can excel in and withstand those tough applications. Because Genesis has earned an excellent reputation as a provider of high-quality attachments, the Komatsu company-owned stores in the northeast region will now offer attachments from Genesis. "We have partnered with Genesis to offer their products to our customers because they are a global leader in shear, concrete processor and grapple innovation," said Mike Kubas, vice president, Komatsu company-owned stores.  Click for more...


Supertrak Introduces SK190TR Rubber Track Loader →

Supertrak has announced the return of the dedicated rubber track loader high horsepower option for its compact size product offerings. For years, Supertrak has offered 120 to 140 hp in compact machines with dedicated closed loop high flow high pressure systems to meet the demand of increased production and retain cooling in the vegetation industry. The SK190TR is the industry's first most powerful 190 hp stage 5 rubber track loader in its size class that meets the 1 ton towable market, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


Soil Recycling Co.'s New Terex Ecotec Machines →

Soil Recycling Co. recently purchased two Terex Ecotec machines – TTS 620T tracked trommel and TSC 65T tracked stacking conveyor – from Australian Distributor Finlay Waste and Recycling. Soil Recycling Co. is a mobile soil recycling, remediation, screening and solid inert waste reduction company servicing the construction industry in Victoria, Australia. Founded in 2020 and headquartered in Melbourne the company's mission is to reduce organic waste through innovative and environmentally responsible solutions Having spent several years in the landscaping business Chris Keay, director of Soil Recycling Co., understands how important soil is to successfully grow a sustainable landscape and witnessed first-hand the inefficient process of treating soils and organic materials.  Click for more...


Former IAAP Executive Director George Dirkes Passes Away →

George Earnest Dirkes passed away on Oct. 17, 2022, at the age of 92. He was a month shy of celebrating his 93rd birthday. He is survived by his loving wife, Patricia, daughters Kathleen Palmer (Philip Palmer) and Jennifer Dirkes (Michael Smith), grandchildren Kyle Palmer (Maggie Palmer) and Emma Palmer (Nathan Fisher), and great-granddaughter Abigail Palmer. Mr. Dirkes was born in Chicago on Nov.  Click for more...


Extensions With SPECTIVE CONNECT Now Available for Other Kleemann Crushing Plants →

The intuitive operating concept SPECTIVE includes various components that are ideally tuned to one another and accompany the machine operator during the entire working day. The digital extension SPECTIVE CONNECT is now also available for other Kleemann crushing plants. Simple work site digitalization with SPECTIVE CONNECT is now available for the mobile jaw crusher MOBICAT MC 120(i) PRO and the cone crusher MOBICONE MCO 110(i) PRO.  Click for more...


CB Con-Agg Partners With Veterans Outreach of Pennsylvania →

CB Con-Agg, a division of Cleveland Brothers, recently partnered with the Veterans Outreach of Pennsylvania (VOPA) to clear 5 acres of land to make room for 15 tiny homes dedicated to homeless veterans in central Pennsylvania. VOPA is a nonprofit organization with a mission dedicated to combating homelessness among veterans by providing the support and services needed to promote an empowered life.  Click for more...


Upsizing to SENNEBOGEN 870 Brings Yard-Wide Improvement to Cimco Resources' Sterling Shredder Operations →

Ron Brenny is operations manager of the largest of seven scrap recycling yards owned by Cimco Resources in Illinois and Wisconsin. The 26-acre facility in Sterling, Ill., can receive as much as 800 tons of material a day, from plastics to electronic waste, but the bulk of it is destined for the site's Metso mega-shredder. Cars and farm equipment, demolition scrap and industrial metals are meticulously sorted to match orders for shred from nearby mills.  Click for more...


Powerscreen Gearing Up for bauma With German Distributors →

Powerscreen — a leading provider of mobile crushing, screening and conveying equipment will attend bauma 2022 in Munich, Germany. The rescheduled tradeshow will take place on Oct. 24 to 30 at the Messe München trade fair centre. Alongside its German distributors Kölsch and Christophel, Powerscreen will be based out of Booth FN. 1024/1 at the outdoor area of the exhibition. Joe Cassidy, Powerscreen international sales director, said, "We are delighted to be participating in this year's bauma with our strategic partners Kölsch and Christophel.  Click for more...


Unique Advantages of a High Reach Excavator →

In a world where safety and precision reign supreme, cranes and wrecking balls are things of the past. High reach excavators have taken up the mantle as the go-to machine for demolition projects due to three unique advantages. Fast Assembly A converted high reach excavator engineered by C.W. Machine Worx can be assembled in two hours without assistance from additional equipment. These converted high reach excavators also only require one operator to attach their fronts.  Click for more...


Milestone: Caterpillar Surpasses 5.5B Tons of Material Autonomously Hauled →

Roughly nine months after reaching the 4.4-billion-ton autonomously hauled milestone, trucks equipped with Cat MineStar Command for hauling have now moved more than 5.5 billion tons. Cat autonomous trucks are on pace to eclipse previous record totals of materials hauled in a calendar year, projected to be more than 1.57 billion tons in 2022. Currently, more than 550 mining trucks are equipped with Command for hauling, operating across three continents.  Click for more...


Well-Known Name in New England Builds Successful Aggregate Business →

Sammy Petrowsky, well-known in New England as the founder and president of Sammy P Auction Services, has wanted to get into the aggregate business for some time; in 2020, the right opportunity came along for him to make his move. Petrowsky found the right property located at Millbrook Road, Plainfield, Conn., and he found the right individual to run his operation, Richard Cheney, who has decades of experience in construction equipment and aggregate production.  Click for more...


Cat 789 Mining Truck Delivers Power, More Payload, Better Speed on Grade →

From Construction Equipment Guide... The new Cat 789 Mining Truck builds on a legacy of proven performance to offer efficiency gains, the next generation of cab comfort and cutting-edge connectivity. Its design offers a weight advantage to haul more material every load and deliver a cost-per-ton advantage. The new 789 moves more material with less fuel, offering up to 9 percent reduced fuel consumption compared to the Tier II design.  Click for more...


Changing From Excavators to SENNEBOGEN Waste Handlers Pays Off for Champion MRF Operations →

In 2015, Paul Kuhar was deep into the opening of his new MRF facility designed specifically for processing C&D waste. It's no coincidence that this was the same year he started to switch his loading equipment from traditional excavators to SENNEBOGEN 821 M purpose-built material handlers. Kuhar, vice-president of Champion Waste & Recycling Services, put his first SENNEBOGEN to work at the firm's commercial MRF in Dallas.  Click for more...


H&K Acquires Two New Locomotives for Its Pa. Quarry Ops →

In February 2022, H&K Group Inc. (H&K) took delivery of two new locomotives for its Birdsboro Quarry rail loadout operation. Located in Berks County, Pa., Birdsboro Quarry has a rich mining history dating back to the 1920s. H&K acquired the quarry and commenced operations in 2000. When H&K initially began Birdsboro Quarry operations, the two locomotives sourced for the job were SD38s from the Reading & Northern (RBMN) #'s 2002 and 2005.  Click for more...


Komatsu's HD1500-8E0 Mechanical Haul Truck Built for Performance On Grade →

Does your operation need an efficient 150 ton haulage solution that can deliver performance on grade while providing energy-saving technologies to help achieve lower fuel consumption? Komatsu's rigid frame off-highway haul truck, the HD1500-8E0, is purpose-built for mining, quarry and aggregate applications. Delivering performance with a 1,580 gross horsepower (1180 kW), Tier IV final Komatsu SDA16V159E-3 engine, the HD1500-8E0 helps drive high levels of productivity.  Click for more...



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