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Epiroc Launches National Competency Center for Underground Mining →

Epiroc, a productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, announced the formal opening and commencement of operations at its National Competency Center in Elko, Nev. The facility, located at 403 West Idaho Street, Elko NV 89801, marks a significant strategic achievement for Epiroc USA, enhancing support for mining and exploration customers and providing a solid platform for business growth.  Click for more...


Metso Introduces Reactorwell Upgrade Feed System →

Metso is launching the Reactorwell upgrade — a new generation feedwell upgrade — for maximizing thickener and clarifier performance while minimizing flocculant consumption and bringing significant operational cost efficiencies. The first-class feed system upgrade features high solids retention and mixing efficiency. It eliminates feed short-circuiting and offers low shear for ideal floccule growth and even discharge symmetry.  Click for more...


Winter Washing: Top Tips For Wash Plant Operators As Temperatures Drop →

The icy grip of the winter season presents a unique set of challenges for wash plant operators, but with effective planning materials producers can protect their investment and ensure their operations are ready for an efficient return to production in spring. When it comes to plant maintenance, it is essential that any potential complication is identified and remedied quickly to protect an operator's investment and ensure optimal performance, particularly during the coldest months of the year when washing and classifying equipment is especially susceptible to the elements.  Click for more...


Ironclad Rokbak RA40 Passes Tennessee Test →

From Construction Equipment Guide... The dusty trails and sharp inclines of a Tennessee quarry has suited the RA40 and given Rokbak another opportunity to impress again in the United States, with performance, uptime and ease of maintenance singled out for praise. One of Tennessee's most famous residents memorably sang about working "9 to 5", and a Rokbak RA40articulated hauler is now also putting in long hours in the state. A Rokbak ADT is tackling the tough terrain of a quarry in Cookville, the largest city of Putnam County, Tenn., to transport overburden, shot rock and finished crushed limestone products for UC Materials, as part of a large multi-group project.  Click for more...


GM, Komatsu Collaborate On Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Powered Mining Truck →

General Motors and Komatsu will co-develop a hydrogen fuel cell power module for Komatsu's 930E electric drive mining truck, the world's best-selling ultra-class haul truck. GM, a leader in hydrogen fuel cell technology, and Komatsu, a global manufacturer of mining and construction equipment, will jointly design and validate the technology. Lightweight and quick to refuel, hydrogen fuel cells are ideal for electrifying applications traditionally powered by diesel engines.  Click for more...


VIDEO: Luck Stone Switches Out Sand Screw For Sand Washing System In Just One Weekend →

Luck Stone, one of the United States' largest family-owned producers of crushed stone, sand and gravel, has invested in a 110 tph sand wash system to replace its sand screw equipment. Luck Stone, which is celebrating its 100th year in business this year, is headquartered in Richmond, Va. Starting with a single quarry in Richmond, the organization now has 30 locations across the United States to provide aggregate materials and services for the construction of roads, bridges and buildings.  Click for more...


Metso Introduces Magnetic Separation Plant Units for High Recovery, Simplified Operation →

Implementing a magnetic separation process includes several steps, from flowsheet selection to ramp-up and ensuring planned capacity. Alongside financial aspects, miners must also evaluate executional and operational factors when selecting the most feasible solution. To facilitate the selection, Metso is now introducing modular magnetic separation plant units designed for high recovery and simplified operation.  Click for more...


OAIMA Celebrates 105 Years of Mining Industry Advocacy →

The Ohio Aggregates and Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA) held its Annual Conference at the Hilton at Easton in Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 16 to 17, 2023. Celebrating 105 years of advocacy for the industry, OAIMA — established in 1918 — is Ohio's trade association representing the state's mining operations (except coal) and those allied with the field. Members are involved with commodities such as construction materials — both natural and manmade; sand; gravel; slag; crushed limestone; dolomite; sandstone; salt; clay; shale; gypsum; industrial sand; building stone; lime; cement; and recycled concrete.  Click for more...


VIDEO: People Drive Growth, Success of Southwest-Minnesota Company →

From Construction Equipment Guide... In 2026, Duininck Inc. will celebrate 100 years of operation. In that time, jobs, equipment and applications have changed. One constant has been the foundation of its sustained excellence: people. "One of our core values is valuing the person as a whole," said Courtland Acosta, equipment manager. "That includes our employees, vendors and customers, but also the communities we work in through infrastructure improvements and community service." Another constant at Duininck Inc.  Click for more...


Screencore Dual-Power Crusher Delivers Increased Fuel Efficiency, Lower Emissions →

Screencore has from its very beginning produced a range of compact and modern mobile crushing, screening and stockpiling equipment, purpose built using the most up to date manufacturing techniques. Now the company has recently updated its range of Dual-Power tracked jaw crushers to offer increased levels of fuel efficiency and lower emissions, but with the same highly productive features. Screencore's next-level tracked XJ and XL Dual-Power jaw crushers have been developed to provide users with mobility, productivity, efficiency and crushing performance.  Click for more...


Cedarapids Introduces TJ2440 Static Jaw Crusher →

Cedarapids introduced its latest addition to the Cedarapids Static Jaw Crusher series, the TJ2440. The TJ2440 is one of the most aggressive and productive jaws on the market in its size range of 24 in. inlet gape by 40 in. inlet width, the manufacturer said. This single toggle jaw crusher is engineered for tight closed-side settings while keeping an aggressive nip angle and crushing stroke resulting in maximum productivity.  Click for more...


Metso to Expand Arizona Service Center →

Metso is expanding its service center in Mesa, Ariz., to support the growing needs of mining customers, primarily in the copper segment, which plays a crucial role in supporting a responsible energy transition. In addition to expanding its service and repair capabilities, a cutting-edge training center will be built to continue to improve competence development in the region. "We are proud to be able to further demonstrate our dedication to customer success, supporting the production of critical minerals," said Giuseppe Campanelli, president, North and Central America, Metso.  Click for more...


S.C. Biz Takes Purpose-Driven Approach to Success →

Gerry Kenny is personable in a very gregarious Irishman sort of way, but his aggregate processing equipment operation is no-nonsense and customer-centric. No blarney, in other words. The Beaufort, S.C., dealership is called Sand Science Inc. , a name purposefully chosen by Kenny to focus on his expertise rather than as an expression of allegiance toward one brand of machinery or another. The business is for contractors who need aggregate processing solutions, not just a piece of equipment.  Click for more...


Fecon's New Fusion Platform Revolutionizes Mulcher Performance →

Fecon LLC, a global manufacturer of heavy-duty site preparation attachments and forestry accessories, has launched Fusion, a user-friendly telematics platform that uses modern features such as automatic machine calibration, location services and performance tracking to make industry-changing productivity gains in mulching operations. Ushering in the next generation in mulching, Fusion automatically calibrates the attachment to the carrier in real-time to optimize performance, minimize downtime and expand the machine's lifespan.  Click for more...


VIDEO: Rotochopper Welcomes 120 to Minnesota Demo Day →

Attendees and Rotochopper employees alike were excited for the return of Demo Day and the opportunity to gather while seeing Rotochopper's newest equipment in action at Herman's Landscape Supplies in Jordan, Minn. This was the 10th Demo Day event for Rotochopper, with 120 people from across North America participating. The event commenced with a visit to Rotochopper's headquarters in St. Martin, Minn., which included a facility tour, a presentation by the Rotochopper service department on the RotoLink remote monitoring system and preventative maintenance program, and equipment demonstrations of the MT 237 trommel screen and Rotochopper's newest machine, the Sarlac Pinch Point Shredder.  Click for more...


Wirtgen Launches WRC 240(i) Rock Crusher →

The Wirtgen WRC 240(i) breaks coarse rocks in-situ, as found in hand-packed pavement layers (e.g. Telford bases) or stony soils, and produces a homogeneous mix in a continuous process. The working width of 91 in. and a working depth of up to 20 in. enables an output of up to 600 tons per hour. The market launch of the rock crusher will take place in November 2023. Sustainable Processing of Stony Ground The WRC 240(i) expands the portfolio of wheeled soil stabilizers designed especially for the processing of stony ground.  Click for more...


Business Builds Success Through Unique Purpose-Built Attachments →

A & D Equipment is often referred to by its customers as "the real deal," "top notch" and "a true customer's dealer." That's because the company sets out to learn just what its customers need. "We have a great offering of unique purpose-built attachments, but what really sets A & D Equipment apart from its competition is its heritage," said Donna LaFata, president of the company. "My husband, Anthony, and I are second-generation excavating contractors.  Click for more...


Freeport-McMoRan Uses Cat MineStar to Convert Fleet →

Caterpillar and Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) announced that the two companies are collaborating to convert the mining company's fleet of 33 Cat 793 haul trucks at its Bagdad mine in Arizona to an autonomous haulage system (AHS) using Cat MineStar Command for hauling. "We look forward to partnering with Caterpillar to become the first U.S. copper mine to implement a fully autonomous haulage system and are excited about the numerous benefits it will bring to our Bagdad operation and employees," said Kathleen Quirk, president, Freeport-McMoRan.  Click for more...


CDE Launches EvoWash Trade in Deal to Boost Sand Washing Efficiency →

With data from USGS (United States Geological Society) indicating that in some of the most densely populated urban centers across the United States demand for sand and gravel reserves often outstrips supply, CDE has launched a new campaign to support natural sand producers to adopt modern technological solutions to drive efficiency across their operations. Companies can now opt to swap their traditional sand screw for CDE's EvoWash sand washing plant as part of a new trade in deal.  Click for more...


VIDEO: MOBISCREEN MSC 702i EVO Offers Sustainable Solution →

For screening high-quality silica sand in a sand pit in the administrative district of Sigmaringen (Germany), trust was placed in the mobile screening plant MOBISCREEN MSC 702i EVO with Dual Power. The processed material is then used, among other things, for sports ground construction and in glass production or for building material such as plaster or adhesive. Effective Solution, Climate-Friendly Operation After a search for an efficient solution for separating the grain sizes, the operating company decided on the MOBISCREEN MSC 702i EVO with Dual Power.  Click for more...



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