Aggregate Equipment Articles

Soil Connect Raises $3.25M in Seed Funding to Support Soil, Aggregates Marketplace →

Soil Connect, an institutionally-backed digital marketplace focused on the multi-billion dollar soil and aggregates industry, announced the closing of its $3.25 million seed funding round led by TIA Ventures, a New York City-based seed-stage fund that invests in extraordinary companies led by high-execution teams. Heartland Ventures co-led the round, which also included investments from a diverse mix of venture capital firms, real estate managers and construction companies, including CEMEX Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Situs Real Estate, Altmark Group, AB Investment Group, J.G.  Click for more...


Tombstone's Solution for Reclamation Project: Portafill →

The town of Tombstone, Ariz., conjures images of gunfights, gambling and silver mines. Doc Holliday, Wyatt Earp and the Clanton gang actually roamed the streets of the southern Arizona town approximately 120 years ago. Today, Tombstone boasts a booming tourism industry, but is otherwise a sleepy community nestled between the Huachuca Mountains and Whetstone Mountains of Cochise County, where silver mines employed thousands in the town's glory days.  Click for more...


Terex Materials Processing Appoints New Leaders →

Terex Materials Processing announced the appointments of Matt Dickson as business line director of Terex Finlay and general manager of the Omagh site, and Barry O'Hare as business line director of EvoQuip. Pat Brian, VP and managing director, mobile crushing and screening, said, "Matt Dickson has a successful commercial and engineering background — experienced not only in sales and global distribution growth with entry into new markets but with a strong technical aptitude for our equipment.  Click for more...


Metso Outotec Expands Mobile, Stationary Crushing Systems Range →

Metso Outotec is complementing its line of mobile and modular stationary crushing solutions with a sizer option specially designed for soft ore and aggregate applications. The new additions to Metso Outotec's mobile Lokotrack product line are equipped with Komatsu's sizer technology, and are available in five models ranging from 500 to 4,500 tons per hour. Metso Outotec's recently launched modular FITTM crushing stations also are available with sizer configurations.  Click for more...


Metso Outotec Helps Rebuild Beirut Explosion Area →

Metso Outotec is supporting the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) emergency program in Beirut, Lebanon, in collaboration with UNICEF Finland, by donating equipment that will be used in the reconstruction of the disaster area in order to secure clean water, sanitation and healthier living conditions for thousands of children and families. The donated equipment is expected to arrive in Beirut in December 2020.  Click for more...


Mission Impossible? Not for Everyone →

How to save thousands of dollars while developing 5,592 mi. of land, how to demolish a 16 floor building, how to fly a crusher in an helicopter: these are the most amazing jobs completed in 2020, and MB Crusher units were used to overcome obstacles on the job site. When its customers come up with ingenious idea, MB likes to share it with everyone else. Not only that: this year MB Crusher has decided to select the most outstanding testimonials from job site all over the world, to blast them on its social media pages.  Click for more...


Metso Outotec Extends Mill Reline Equipment Offering →

Metso Outotec is extending its mill reline equipment offering with a high-capacity mill reline machine (MRM). The new robust MRM has a capacity of 4,000 kg, enabling easy and safe replacement of steel lining systems inside even the largest grinding mills, according to the manufacturer. "Replacing steel lining systems inside the confined space of grinding mills is a time-consuming and demanding job requiring strict safety measures and highly reliable equipment.  Click for more...


Sennebogen 821 Is Purpose-Built Solution for Increasing Yard Capacity at Action Metals →

When Boris Grinstein took over the reins of his father's recycling business, in 2018, his first goal was to develop new business and clients. Action Metals has been serving the Dallas / Fort Worth area since 1994. The younger Grinstein could see that the business was in need of some renewal, and increasing the volume of material in the yard would underwrite his plan to invest in new equipment. Step one of the plan was highly successful.  Click for more...


Recycling Redefined With Terex HydroScrub 200 →

Terex Washing Systems has added the HydroScrub 200 to its Greenline range of products that has been specifically tailored to work in wash recycling applications. The HydroScrub 200 uses the core principals of a high-performance log-washer with new features that offer dynamic adjustment and control, with flexibility that enables the customer to adjust parameters to optimize performance and suit various types of feed material.  Click for more...


Bandit's New SG-75 Stump Grinder Out-Grinds →

The new Bandit SG-75 stump grinder has the power and speed to quickly eliminate stumps in a backyard setting or land clearing application. With a 74 hp Kohler diesel engine, power is transferred through an efficient gearbox drive system to a choice of 27 in. diameter grinding wheels. The expandable/retractable rubber track undercarriage allows the machine to slide through a 36 in. gate and then expand to a 55 in.  Click for more...


Fecon Stumpex 2-Speed Eradicates Stumps Faster →

Fecon has upgraded its Stumpex auger-type stump grinder to include a 2-speed hydraulic motor for faster stump removal, especially on soft woods. Designed to maximize 100 percent of machine output, the Stumpex 2-speed improves cut time by up to 50 percent, removing 24-in. stumps in less than 3 minutes, according to the manufacturer. In addition to faster stump processing, the new model reduces wear on blades and cones, allowing longer service life and extending the intervals between blade sharpening.  Click for more...


Metso Outotec Launches Compact Large-Capacity Primary Crusher →

Metso Outotec is launching an extension to its primary gyratory crusher range: the Superior MKIII 6275UG. The new crusher, which can be used in different types of applications, provides large capacity with significant savings in CAPEX and operating costs, according to the manufacturer. "We are very excited about the Superior MKIII 6275UG. As a direct response to the market demand, we've designed a more compact primary gyratory crusher reducing CAPEX that is applicable to both underground and above ground applications for the mining industry.  Click for more...


VIDEO: Epiroc USA Launches Try-and-Buy Program for FlexiROC T30 R Construction Drill Rig →

Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, has introduced the Try-and-Buy Program for the FlexiROC T30 R Construction Edition tophammer surface drill rig. The Try-and-Buy program offers free jobsite testing of the drill. The FlexiROC T30 R surface drill is an improved version of the once-popular IR ECM 580 construction rig that tracks back from Epiroc to Atlas Copco and Ingersoll Rand.  Click for more...


IROCK Crushers Welcomes Hills Machinery →

After examining the current construction materials marketplace and reviewing customer feedback in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, IROCK Crushers announced that Hills Machinery will be its exclusive dealer to sell and service the IROCK product line. "The IROCK partnership with Hills Machinery is a perfect fit primarily because we draw on the same set of core values. Our companies put people first and are laser focused on delivering customer support and product quality.  Click for more...


Sandvik Establishes Rock Processing Solutions Business →

Sandvik has decided to establish a new business area, Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions (SRP), as of Jan. 1, 2021. The new business area will consist of the current crushing and screening division, which today is part of the Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology business area. The reason for this structural change is to further accelerate profitable growth within rock processing, based on crushing and screening addressing separate parts of the value chain and facing different competition to the other Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology divisions.  Click for more...


Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology Appoints Ville Keinänen as New Business Line Manager, Surface Drills, USA →

Ville Keinänen has been appointed business line manager, surface drills, USA, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology. He will start in this new role in December 2020 and will be based in the Atlanta, Ga., area. Ville has more than 20 years of management experience, with sales and finance-related responsibilities. He has been in Sandvik since 2007, where he has been responsible for service, aftermarket, territory and general management.  Click for more...


Belson Steel Turns to Sennebogen for New Scrap Handlers →

A family-run business for 60 years, Belson Steel Center Scrap Inc. is a 16-acre scrap metal yard in Bourbonnais, Ill. The business is complemented by Chicago Heights Processing, a specialty scrap processing and recycling operation. Between the two facilities, owner and president Marc Pozan maintains a fleet of eight scrap handlers. Part of his plan to maintain his production levels and to meet the ongoing requirements of his major customers was to upgrade his fleet.  Click for more...


Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers Hosts Its Annual Golf Outing at WeaverRidge, Coyote Creek in Peoria →

A beautiful day welcomed 144 golfers to IAAP's Sep. 17 golf outing held at WeaverRidge and Coyote Creek golf clubs in Peoria, Ill. Due to the strong support of everyone attending, this outing raised $8,580 for the IAAP Political Action Committee. PIE Committee members sold 50/50 raffle tickets raising a total of $1,116 for the IAAP's Rocks, Minerals & Mining Workshop for Illinois teachers.  Click for more...


Liebherr USA Adds Lincoln Klemola as Manager of Mining Division's Field Services →

Liebherr USA Co. announced Lincoln Klemola as the new manager of field services of its mining sales division in the western United States. Klemola will oversee and manage customer support for Liebherr Mining machines in the United States. He will serve as the primary service contact for Liebherr Mining customers within the United States, lead the entire service and support team and expand on Liebherr's current growth strategy for the U.S.  Click for more...


Gill Rock Drill Appointed New Distributor of Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology Boom Drills →

Gill Rock Drill Company Inc. will be supplying Sandvik's comprehensive range of boom drills, rock tools and full aftermarket support for customers in the states located in New Jersey and counties of Maryland, Virginia and eastern Pennsylvania, effective June 20, 2020. Gill Rock Drill Co. Inc., based in Lebanon, Pa., is a family owned and operated full service manufacturing and distributor organization providing equipment and tooling sales, service support, contracting and rentals to the drilling industry.  Click for more...



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