Aggregate Equipment Articles

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...


Alutrade Recovers 99% Pure Aluminum Due to TOMRA's X-Tract Unit →

Alutrade, the UK's largest independent aluminum recycling company and extrusion specialist, is the first company in the world to reap the benefits of X-TRACT, the sophisticated new sensor-based sorting solution from TOMRA Recycling Sorting. The X-TRACT, TOMRA's most advanced X-ray metals sorting unit, has enabled Alutrade to achieve 99 percent pure aluminum for use in secondary aluminum production.  Click for more...


Engineers Close to Creating Durable Concrete Using Tires →

In recent years, builders and contractors have all heard about efforts to replace some of the aggregate used in concrete with crumbled used tires. Now, however, scientists appear to have succeeded in producing more durable concrete in which all the material's aggregate has been replaced with tire particles, according to a recent report by New Atlas, a science and technology online news site. In addition, the method of manufacturing can be done at a lower cost because of the abundance of old rubber tires.  Click for more...


Higher Application Diversity for Cone, Impact Crushers →

Kleemann's mobile cone crusher MOBICONE MCO 90(i) EVO2 and the mobile impact crusher MOBIREX MR 110(i) EVO2 can now be fitted with a double-deck post screening unit as an option. Cone crushers are mainly used in hard stone, impact crushers in soft to medium-hard stone and in recycling. A very high product quality is expected from both plant types. Due to the new optional double-deck post screening unit, it is now also possible, with a single machine — without the use of an additional screening plant — to produce two classified final grain sizes.  Click for more...


Phoenix AltaFlo Thickener Reduces By-Product Waste for J. Melone & Sons →

A family-owned business with strong local roots, J. Melone & Sons is a ready-mix operation serving a 50-mi. radius of its Stow, Mass., location. Founded in 1959 by Joseph Melone and currently operated by his grandsons Peter, Billy, John and Greg Melone, the company prides itself on having a strong family focus not only among themselves, but also among its employees, some of whom have been with the Melones for a long as 50 years.  Click for more...


VIDEO: Improving Recycling, Reusing Materials in Strange Processes →

We read everywhere about the importance of recycling and how it is our duty — an act of kindness for our planet and the environment. We are certainly all in agreement. But ... (and there is always a but) in some cases — specifically the odd ones — to recycle, you need to think outside the box. So MB Crusher decided to tell some unusual recycling stories that our customers sent it.  Click for more...


Astec Industries Launches GT2612V Mobile High Frequency Screen Plant →

Astec Industries' Materials Solutions Group has launched its newest mobile high frequency screening plant, the GT2612V. The plant features a 2612V Vari-Vibe high frequency screen. The two-deck, 6 by 12 ft. (1.8 by 3.7 m) screen uses a unique rotary tensioning system that allows for some of the quickest screen media changes on the market, giving producers more uptime, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


Jack's Auto Inc. Purchases First Atlas From Wood's CRW →

Wood's CRW of Carlisle, Pa., recently sold its first Atlas material handler to Jack's Auto Inc. of Mt. Morris, Pa. "Atlas material handlers are a new product line for CRW," said Chris Palmer, president. "It was a natural extension of the combination of our excavating equipment division and our crane and lifting division. They are long reach material handling machines that are critical to keep up and running daily for end users, which include the scrap and recycling industry." He noted that swapping out with a replacement machine is often not an option when a machine goes down.  Click for more...


Sandvik UK373 Offers Complete Processing Solution →

Born in the USA, Sandvik's UK373 wheeled crusher offers a complete processing solution. Built with Sandvik global quality standards, this highly productive machine is driven by quality and built for rock. The Sandvik UK373 offers an electrically driven, closed-circuit crushing solution fully assembled on a quad axle trailer frame. This unit was equipped with the Sandvik CH440 and a three deck 6 by 20 ft.  Click for more...


McCloskey Appoints Michael Millies Group Sales Director of Americas →

McCloskey International announced the appointment of Michael Millies to group sales director, responsible for North and South America, overseeing sales for the full portfolio of McCloskey Group companies. Millies joins the McCloskey International team with more than a decade invested in the heavy equipment industry during his time with Komatsu, and most recently as the sales director of Enercon Ind.  Click for more...


Rock Machinery Co. Partners With Gorman-Rupp →

Rock Machinery Co. LLC, a distributor of processing equipment and parts for the aggregate, mining and recycling industries, announced its partnership with Gorman-Rupp on supplying submersible, self-priming and diesel-driven dewatering pumps. Gorman-Rupp has been manufacturing pumps and pumping systems since 1933. Its 825,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility and corporate headquarters in Mansfield, Ohio, accommodate the most advanced technology available.  Click for more...



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