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First Volvo Excavators arrive at Active Plant

First Volvo Excavators arrive at Active Plant Looking to purchase new excavators for their plant hire fleet, Operations Director John Deeble and Managing Director, Jerry O’Donovan, of Active Plant Hire Ltd took a detailed look at the specification and key performance indicators of the Volvo ECR145E and the larger ECR235E excavators. They concluded these were …

New 100 ton Rigid Hauler heads up VolvoCE’s Hauler line up

New 100 ton Rigid Hauler heads up VolvoCE’s Hauler line up The 95t (100-ton) R100E from Volvo Construction Equipment is a heavy hitter in mining and quarrying sectors, putting low total cost of ownership at the forefront of its design. With a size and capacity that makes it easily the largest hauler in the company’s …

John Deere unveils updated 655K and 755K Crawler Loaders

John Deere unveils updated 655K and 755K Crawler Loaders Continuing to build on the strengths of the K-Series lineup, John Deere announces the introduction of the 655K and 755K Final Tier 4 crawler loaders. These machines serve as the latest additions to the crawler loader line and provide operators with increased productivity and uptime, along …

Volvo moves the Earth for the Sirius Group

Volvo moves the Earth for the Sirius Group From their heyday in the 1970s, motor scrapers have slowly disappeared from the UK to be replaced by ADTs and excavators. The once prevalent behemoths were on every opencast and road job and were seen as the most cost efficient and fastest way of moving muck from …

IQ Academy Webinar – The Aggregates Industry, A Market Perspective – 20 Dec

IQ Academy Webinar – The Aggregates Industry, A Market Perspective – 20 Dec The final 2018 Institute of Quarrying (IQ) Academy ‘Lunch & Learn’ webinar aims to provide a market-based view of the aggregate industry. Hosted by Andy Sales, director of specialist market research consultancy BDS Marketing Research, the webinar takes place on Thursday 20th …

Haver and Boecker offers conversion kit for older Tyler H-Class Vibrating Screens

Haver and Boecker offers conversion kit for older Tyler H-Class Vibrating Screens Haver & Boecker, a leading equipment manufacturer and solutions provider in mining and aggregates applications, offers a conversion kit for older model H-Class vibrating screens. H-Class models V-50 and older can be updated to the current V-85 H-Class model to reduce operating noise …

The top four things you should know about the quarry industry

The top four things you should know about the quarry industry The quarry industry delivers vital building materials to construction sites all around the world – but there’s a lot more to the industry than that. Here are four things you might not know about the quarry and aggregates business, from what the future has …

VolvoCE and Skanska’s electric quarry reduce carbon emissions by 98 percent

VolvoCE and Skanska’s electric quarry reduce carbon emissions by 98 percent Volvo Construction Equipment and its customer Skanska have recorded groundbreaking results from their Electric Site research project – including a 98% reduction in carbon emissions, a 70% reduction in energy cost and a 40% reduction in operator cost. Volvo Construction Equipment and its customer …

The quarry and aggregate industry by the numbers

The quarry and aggregates industry by the numbers With millions of workers and hundreds of thousands of active sites, aggregate quarrying is one of the biggest industries in the world – but just how big is it? x 13 Increase The increase in aggregate demand since 1900 110 Tons per House The Amount of construction …

Volvo Trucks delivers autonomous transport solution to limestone quarry in Norway

Volvo Trucks delivers autonomous transport solution to limestone quarry in Norway Volvo Trucks has just signed a landmark agreement with Brønnøy Kalk AS in Norway to provide its first commercial autonomous solution transporting limestone from an open pit mine to a nearby port. The solution for Brønnøy Kalk AS consists of limestone being transported by …

Caterpillar announces two new ultra-class Mining Trucks

Caterpillar announces two new ultra-class Mining Trucks Caterpillar continues to expand its mining truck offering to give mining companies the flexibility to choose what meets their needs and preferences. Following the successful introduction of the 794 AC 291-tonne (320-ton) capacity truck at MINExpo 2016 and investments to further advance the 797F 363-tonne (400-ton) mechanical-drive truck, …

Volvo takes over as Yorkshire Quarry’s prime mover as production is ramped up

Volvo takes over as Yorkshire Quarry’s prime mover as production is ramped up Featured at this year’s Hillhead exhibition was a 34-tonne L260H loading shovel destined for Ashcourt Group’s Partridge Hall Yorkshire Quarry, near Pocklington, North Yorkshire. The machine, with its unique Union flag proudly displayed on the engine hood in reflective micro-prismatic vinyl panels, …

IQ webinar by British Geological Survey focuses on the Digital Revolution

IQ webinar by British Geological Survey focuses on the Digital Revolution An industrial minerals specialist from the world-leading British Geological Survey will present this month’s ‘Lunch and Learn’ webinar from IQ Academy. Expert geologist, Clive Mitchell is the Communications Team Leader at the British Geological Survey. He will present the 30-minute webinar on Thursday 29th November …

Next generation Cat 330 and 330 GC Excavators announced

Next generation Cat 330 and 330 GC Excavators announced The Next Generation 30-ton size class excavators from Caterpillar, the 330 and 330 GC, increase operating efficiency, lower fuel and maintenance costs, and improve operator comfort compared to previous models. The new excavators offer unique combinations of features designed to match contractors’ productivity and cost targets. …

Portsmouth based AJ and MJ Plant Sales goes all out for Volvo Excavators

Portsmouth based AJ and MJ Plant Sales goes all out for Volvo Excavators Established family-run plant hire and plant sales company, AJ & MJ Plant Sales Ltd of Portsmouth, has broken with tradition and opted for a considerable number of Volvo branded excavators, 26 in all this year with a further 40 units ordered for …

Institute of Quarrying Student Awards presented at the Tower of London

Institute of Quarrying Student Awards presented at the Tower of London Winners of the 2018 Institute of Quarrying (IQ) Student Awards were presented with their awards at this year’s Fellows Lunch against the impressive backdrop of the Tower of London. The eight students from the University of Derby Centre for Mineral Products received their awards …

Caterpillar celebrates manufacture of 40,000 large Dozers

Caterpillar celebrates manufacture of 40,000 large Dozers The legacy of the Caterpillar large dozer began a little more than 40 years ago with a revolutionary elevated sprocket and new undercarriage design that looked unlike any dozer of its day. The groundbreaking suspended undercarriage with high drive design conformed to the ground better than standard oval …

MP Futures develop Product Sampling and Testing Operator specific apprenticeships

MP Futures develop Product Sampling and Testing Operator specific apprenticeships MP Futures is proud to announce the new Mineral and Construction Product Sampling and Testing Operator Apprenticeship in England, a versatile apprenticeship for sampling and testing the range of high-quality products produced in the mineral products sector, with a £9,000 funding band this apprenticeship provides …

New Institute of Quarrying strategy looks at creating future leaders

New Institute of Quarrying strategy looks at creating future leaders Attendees at this year’s Institute of Quarrying (IQ) Fellows Lunch at the Tower of London were served up much more than culinary delights, as plans for the organisation’s future strategic and operational direction were unveiled. Incoming IQ president Phil Redmond presented IQ’s ‘Creating Future Leaders’ …

IQ Quarry Garden wins Association Excellence Award

IQ Quarry Garden wins Association Excellence Award The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) is celebrating its recognition at the fourth annual Association Excellence Awards, hosted at the KIA Oval in London on Friday 12th October 2018. IQ’s ‘Quarry Garden’ campaign was judged the winner in the ‘Best Marketing, PR or Social Media Campaign’ category at the …

Peak performance from Metso’s new Superior MKIII primary gyratory crusher

Peak performance from Metso’s new Superior MKIII primary gyratory crusher The Metso Superior MKIII provides a significant performance leap in gyratory crushing. Based on Metso’s industry leading crushing technology, the MKIII is the first high-speed primary gyratory crusher to deliver up to 30% higher capacity and 70% lower downtime in a comminution circuit. “Our mining …

Komatsu showcases new technologies at CEATEC JAPAN

Komatsu showcases new technologies at CEATEC JAPAN Komatsu  President and CEO Tetsuji Ohashi is participating in CEATEC JAPAN for the first time. In this four-day event held in Makuhari Messe from October 16 to 19, Komatsu is introducing new challenges taken up by its SMARTCONSTRUCTION initiative under the theme of safer, more productive and smart …

Volvo loader keeps production flowing at Angle Park Sand and Gravel

Volvo loader keeps production flowing at Angle Park Sand and Gravel Angle Park Sand and Gravel Ltd, is an independent family-run business that was incorporated in 1961 by founder Frank Cuthbert and operates two sand and gravel pits close to Ladybank, Cupar, in the Howe of Fife. Today, the business is run by father Ian …

Metso celebrates its 150th anniversary

Metso celebrates its 150th anniversary In 2018, Metso is celebrating their 150th anniversary. The story of Metso started in 1868 as a local ironworks, and is linked to the development of urban environments and the modern way of life. Metso has evolved through a series of mergers, acquisitions and divestments. With operations now in more …

Testing soils in construction

Testing soils in construction Soils form the structural foundation for almost all construction work, making soil testing very important as failure to test soils adequately and correctly would introduce high levels of financial and safety risks. Before a construction project commences, it is important to know which types of soil underlay the proposed structure. It …

Metso welcomes Tennessee based Stowers Machinery to distributor network

Metso welcomes Tennessee based Stowers Machinery to distributor network Stowers Machinery Corporation will offer Metso’s mobile and stationary crushing and screening products to Eastern Tennessee contractors in the construction, recycling and demolition markets. Stowers Machinery Corporation employs more than 350 people. Headquartered in Knoxville, it has six store locations in five cities throughout East Tennessee …

Cat heavy-duty side discharge buckets deliver controlled flow of loose materials

Cat heavy-duty side discharge buckets deliver controlled flow of loose materials Cat Side Discharge Buckets, designed for use with skid steer loaders, multi-terrain loaders, compact track loaders, and compact wheel loaders—collect and transport loose materials such as sawdust, sand, mulch, and topsoil and then discharge these materials via a belt-type conveyor from adjustable openings (doors) …

VolvoCE begins testing of first emission-free electric quarry

VolvoCE begins testing of first emission-free electric quarry On the 29th August, Volvo Construction Equipment and its customer Skanska began testing the viability of its Electric Quarry Site concept at Skanska’s Vikan Kross quarry, near Gothenburg, Sweden. The system, which incorporates electric and autonomous Volvo machines, will run in a real production environment for 10 …

Metso recognized again as a leader in the Chilean mining industry

Metso recognized again as a leader in the Chilean mining industry For the seventh consecutive year, Metso was listed as the leading supplier in the Chilean Mining Suppliers’ Ranking conducted by Phibrand. In 2018, Metso was recognized as the best in Grinding Performance and Plant Maintenance Services categories as well as the Most Recognized International …

New Hitachi ZW330-6 wheel loader tackles the toughest working conditions

New Hitachi ZW330-6 wheel loader tackles the toughest working conditions The new Hitachi wheel loader features highly durable components and performance-enhancing technology to boost productivity, and several design improvements that result in industry-leading safety for demanding job sites. Following extensive research in Europe, the Hitachi development team has designed the new ZW-6 wheel loader range …

Metso wins big mining equipment order from JSW Steel in India

Metso wins big mining equipment order from JSW Steel in India Metso has won a significant order to deliver a pellet plant, including grinding, filtration and a pyro-processing pellet plant to a large-scale steel operation of JSW Steel Ltd. in India. This new order is Metso’s largest global pellet plant delivery, and the single largest …

Haver and Boecker proves increased Screen Media longevity through Field Testing

Haver and Boecker proves increased Screen Media longevity through Field Testing Through extensive field testing, equipment manufacturer Haver and Boecker is now offering their Ty-Max and Ty-Wire screen media for aggregate and mining applications with longer wear life. “Product testing is an ongoing process conducted to ensure products are not only meeting customer expectations, but exceeding …

Caterpillar delivers 50,000 Articulated Trucks

Caterpillar delivers 50,000 Articulated Trucks In a year of multiple significant milestones for Cat® mining and infrastructure trucks, Caterpillar announces delivery of its 50,000th articulated truck from its Peterlee, U.K. manufacturing facility. Since the start of Cat branded articulated truck manufacturing in 1985, Caterpillar has become an industry leader of the articulated truck design. “The …

Quarrying Industry First for University of Derby Minerals Course

Quarrying Industry First for University of Derby Minerals Course A student at the University of Derby’s Centre for Mineral Products has become the first person in the mineral extractives and quarrying industry to achieve a first class honours degree on a course developed in partnership with the Institute of Quarrying (IQ). Robin Gillespie is Hanson …

Yancey Bros in USA joins Metso’s Aggregates Distributor Network

Yancey Bros in USA joins Metso’s Aggregates Distributor Network Metso welcomes Yancey Bros. Co., the USA’s oldest Caterpillar dealer, to its North American distributor network. Georgia-based they will offer Metso’s mobile and stationary crushing and screening products to area construction, recycling and roadbuilding customers. “Yancey is proud to add Metso crushing and screening products to …

Volvo celebrates 60 years of Construction machinery demonstrations

Volvo celebrates 60 years of Construction machinery demonstrations Industry veteran Volvo Construction Equipment first held live demonstrations for customers in 1958. Today the company takes great pride in its ability to showcase practically the entire range of Volvo CE machines at the state-of-the-art Customer Center in Eskilstuna, Sweden. Located in the town where Volvo Construction …

Hyundai Construction launches HL960 HD Heavy Duty Wheeled Loader

Hyundai Construction launches HL960 HD Heavy Duty Wheeled Loader Hyundai has recently launched a brand new heavy duty wheeled loader – the HL960 HD. This new addition to the Hyundai range offers the very best in wheeled loader technology, and has been designed with the waste handling and recycling industries in mind, which are experiencing …

New Cat D8T Dozer delivers on productivity, fuel efficiency, easier operation, and faster payback

New Cat D8T Dozer delivers on productivity, fuel efficiency, easier operation, and faster payback The latest Cat D8T Dozer is designed to move more material in less time, at a lower cost per ton, for a faster return on equipment investment. The bulldozer features an all-new fully automatic transmission, delivering up to 18 percent more …

Bhutan receives World Bank support to reform the mining sector

Bhutan receives World Bank support to reform the mining sector The Royal Government of Bhutan today received a $300,000 grant from the Work Bank-led Extractives Global Programmatic Support (EGPS) multi-donor trust fund to support reforms in the mining sector and assist the Department of Geology and Mines in implementing its 2017 Mineral Development Policy. The …

The Three most important factors to consider when buying a mining machine

The Three most important factors to consider when buying a mining machine Jim Moffat, Product Manager – Rigid Haulers at Volvo Construction Equipment looks at the most important factors you need to consider for investing in a mining machine. “Running a busy mining operation only to have your machine break down in the middle of …

New Cat 814K Wheeled Dozer delivers comfort, efficiency and serviceability

New Cat 814K Wheeled Dozer delivers comfort, efficiency and serviceability Today’s new Cat® 814K wheel dozer from Caterpillar features a new, sound-suppressed cab, efficient power unit and transmission drive, and centralized service station configuration to drive machine uptime and operator productivity to new levels. With its rugged structure designed to achieve multiple life cycles under …

Deloitte Global looks at the top 10 issues shaping the Mining Industry in 2018

Deloitte Global looks at the top 10 issues shaping the Mining Industry in 2018 As commodity prices enjoy another bull run, how is the mining industry reacting to change? Professional services firm Deloitte Global identified 10 key trends facing the industry in their recent Tracking the Trends report. Here Deloitte’s Global Leader of Mining Phil …

Bulgarian quarry proves value of Hitachi construction machinery with increased efficiency

Bulgarian quarry proves value of Hitachi construction machinery with increased efficiency A Bulgarian quarry is continuing to run efficiently thanks to the addition of two Hitachi Construction Zaxis-6 excavators and ZW-6 wheel loaders to an expanding fleet of construction machinery. The father and son team at the Plovdiv-based Persenk Invest Ltd, Georgi and Ivan Georgiev, …

Metso updates Expertune PlantTriage software with advanced analysis and cybersecurity

Metso updates Expertune PlantTriage software with advanced analysis and cybersecurity Metso has announced a new version of its Metso Expertune PlantTriage control loop monitoring software. The newest version further improves process plant operational efficiency, reduces cybersecurity risks, and helps to improve profitability. This version provides a clearer view of PID (Proportional-Integral-Derivative) tuning benefits via a …

Volvo Construction explores the future of Mining with Off-Highway Research

Volvo Construction explores the future of Mining with Off-Highway Research Is the global mining industry ripe for an equipment recovery – or still suffering the hangover of the boom years? Here Chris Sleight, managing director of analyst Off Highway Research, shines a light on what to expect. Things are seldom ‘normal’ in the world of mining. …

The top five mines in the world

The top five mines in the world Many necessities of modern life rely on mined materials – but where are these minerals coming from and what exactly makes them so impressive? 1. AS GOOD AS GOLD – KALGOORLIE SUPER PIT, Australia Located in Western Australia the Kalgoorlie Super Pit is one of the largest open …

Haver and Boecker’s vibrating screen delivers versatility in a compact design

Haver and Boecker’s vibrating screen delivers versatility in a compact design Haver & Boecker Canada, a leading equipment manufacturer and solutions provider for aggregates and mining applications, offers the Tyler L-Class vibrating screen for classifying wet or dry material as well as an ideal dewatering method. The compact machine is versatile and easy to maintain, …

Brigade showcases new Radar for construction OEM and specialist applications

Brigade showcases new Radar for construction OEM and specialist applications Brigade Electronics returns to Hillhead this year with a range of robust vehicle safety devices including Backsense®, the most affordable radar on the market and NEW Backsense® Network-radar designed for OEM’s. Brigade’s Backsense® emits a continuous wave radar which is faster than competitor pulsed radar …

5,000th Caterpillar 793 Mining Truck crawls off the assembly line

5,000th Caterpillar 793 Mining Truck crawls off the assembly line Caterpillar recently completed assembly of the 5000th Cat 793 Mining Truck. Caterpillar data show that the milestone production figure far exceeds the manufacture of any other brand of 250-ton (227-tonne) size class truck. In production since 1991, truck number 5,000 represents the fifth generation of …

Grundon achieves IQ PRIME – Professional Recognition in Mineral Extraction status

Grundon achieves IQ PRIME – Professional Recognition in Mineral Extraction status Three mineral extraction sites operated by one of the UK’s leading suppliers of sands and aggregates have been recognised as achieving Professional Recognition in Mineral Extraction (PRIME) status by the Institute of Quarrying (IQ). Grundon Sand & Gravel’s Kennetholme Quarry in Berkshire, Frith End …

Cat Articulated Trucks redesigned for safety and enhanced operation

Cat Articulated Trucks redesigned for safety and enhanced operation Three new Cat® articulated trucks—730, 730 EJ (Ejector), and 735 have been extensively redesigned, enhancing the field-proven features and performance of their C-Series predecessors (730C2, 730C2 EJ, and 735C) with new operator stations—including innovative new controls, transmission-protection features, new hoist-assist system, advanced traction control system, new …

Volvo Construction launches new rigid hauler range

Volvo Construction launches new rigid hauler range Volvo Construction Equipment unveiled its new range of Volvo-branded rigid hauler to customers and dealers at the company’s Motherwell facility in Scotland. All eyes were on the new range of Volvo-branded rigid haulers this week when Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) officially launched the new machines in front …

Balfour Beatty invests in its own expert Earthworks capability

Balfour Beatty invests in its own expert Earthworks capability Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, today announces that it has taken delivery of its first 22 specialist Earthworks machines valued at £3.2m, and is ready to deliver its own in house Earthworks capability. This first tranche of specialist Earthworks plant forms part Balfour Beatty’s wider …

Haver and Boecker’s new Ty-Rail configurations increase vibrating screens adaptability

Haver and Boecker’s new Ty-Rail configurations increase vibrating screens adaptability Haver & Boecker, a leading equipment manufacturer and solutions provider in aggregates and mining applications, introduces new configurations of its Ty-Rail™ quick-tensioning system for screen media. As a result of Ty-Rail’s success, Haver & Boecker developed and now offers three angle-box designs for different vibrating …

Volvo A60H articulated hauler working hard in Halkyn

Volvo A60H articulated hauler working hard in Halkyn The very first Volvo A60H articulated hauler to be sold in Great Britain was delivered to CEMEX UK during November last year and has been pulling out all the stops at the company’s Halkyn Quarry, Calderdale, Flintshire. Previewed for the first time at Hillhead 2016, the 55 …

Metso increases production in India to meet demand for aggregates equipment

Metso increases production in India to meet demand for aggregates equipment Metso is addressing the growing demand for crushing and screening plants in the Indian market by expanding its production capabilities in Alwar. This latest investment increases their crushing and screening plant production capacity in India by 35 percent. By increasing capacity of the Metso …

Quarry saves costs and fuel with downhill hauling

Quarry saves costs and fuel with downhill hauling Hauling shot rock downhill in order to then to go uphill may seem like a crazy way to run a quarry. But total cost of ownership and productivity have both jumped at Savage Quarry. At Savage Stone’s 400-acre quarry in Jessup, Maryland, gabbro is mined from five, …

Morris-Perry add a new Volvo A45G Hauler to the quarry fleet

Morris & Perry add a new Volvo A45G Hauler to the quarry fleet Independent quarrying company, Morris & Perry Quarries Ltd, has taken delivery of a new Volvo A45G articulated hauler for its Gurney Slade facility near Radstock, in the heart of the Mendips. Looking to add another large capacity hauler as production output at …

Metso signs landmark mining services agreement in Brazil

Metso signs landmark mining services agreement in Brazil Metso has signed a significant service agreement including refurbishment services for screening equipment used in mining applications, related spare parts and support. This new agreement is Metso’s largest service contracts of this type in the Brazilian market. With Metso’s solution, the customer is aiming to increase screen …

Brace of Volvo A30G articulated haulers heads for Argyll

Brace of Volvo A30G articulated haulers heads for Argyll Breaking with tradition, the Argyll based, family-run civil engineering and contracting business A&L McCrae, headed up by proprietors and founders, Alistair and Linda McCrae, supported by their son Calum, has opted for two Volvo A30G articulated haulers. These are the first Volvo branded machines to be …

Metso showcases innovations for the aggregates industry at Mawev exhibition in Austria

Metso showcases innovations for the aggregates industry at Mawev exhibition in Austria During the 2018 Mawev exhibition in St. Pölten, Austria on March 14-17, Metso will present a variety of innovative technologies for the aggregates industry. “At Mawev, we are addressing the key trends and challenges in the aggregates industry by showcasing solutions that help …

Volvo debuts updated L90H wheel loader at World of Asphalt 2018

Volvo debuts updated L90H wheel loader at World of Asphalt 2018 Offering up to 20 percent greater fuel efficiency, added versatility and lower lifetime operating costs, the new L90H, featuring H-Series 2.0 updates, is a multi-talented powerhouse. Volvo Construction Equipment unveiled its latest innovation in mid-sized wheel loaders with the debut of the updated L90H …

Komatsu celebrates 10 years of Autonomous Haulage with plans to accelerate mining automation

Komatsu celebrates 10 years of Autonomous Haulage with plans to accelerate mining automation Komatsu is celebrating the tenth anniversary of the commercial deployment of their Autonomous Haulage System. More than 100 Autonomous Haulage System trucks now operate in Australia, North and South America. Based on the 10-year proven record of safety, productivity, environmental resistance and …

Kelly Tractor joins Metso distributor network in South Florida

Kelly Tractor joins Metso distributor network in South Florida Metso continues to strengthen its North American aggregates distributor network with the recent addition of Kelly Tractor Co. based in Miami, FL. Kelly Tractor Co. is now the exclusive distributor of Metso’s mobile and stationary crushing and screening products in South Florida, with locations in Miami, …

Get it right with Volvo on-board weighing system

Get it right with Volvo on-board weighing system Wouldn’t it be great if every time you filled a hauler, you could fill it to capacity, and not an ounce more. You are wasting precious time and money by under loading, and if you overload, you are risking damage to the hauler. Volvo Construction Equipment now …

Anglo American recognises Metso for promoting safety

Anglo American recognises Metso for promoting safety During the past year, Metso has received several important recognitions for its safety management of maintenance operations at its Los Bronces Division in Chile. The latest, Major Commitment to Safety – Los Bronces Operation award was presented at the Anglo American Chile’s Annual Meeting of Safety and Occupational …

IQ Academy webinar focuses on Mineral Planning Threats

IQ Academy webinar focuses on Mineral Planning Threats Planning issues concerning the safeguarding of surface and underground mineral resources will be explored in the second in a series of 30 minute ‘Lunch and Learn’ webinars from IQ Academy. Running from 12.30-13.00 on 22nd February 2018, ‘Mineral Planning – Current Threats’ is presented by Spencer Warren, …

Patten Cat joins Metso USA distributor network

Patten Cat joins Metso USA distributor network Metso is pleased to welcome Illinois-based Patten Cat to its North American distributor network. They will offer Metso’s mobile and stationary crushing and screening products for rent and purchase, with locations in Northern Illinois and Northwest Indiana. This partnership introduces the new distributor to new customer segments while …

Quebec Iron Ore signs long-term strategic services partnership with Metso

Quebec Iron Ore signs long-term strategic services partnership with Metso Quebec Iron Ore Inc., a subsidiary of a Montreal-based iron development and exploration company, Champion Iron Limited, has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Metso for the maintenance of Metso equipment with a Life Cycle Services contract. This agreement will provide QIO with maximum availability …

Metso gears up production of new track-mounted crushing plants at Tampere factory

Metso gears up production of new track-mounted crushing plants at Tampere factory Metso is addressing the growing demand for mobile track-mounted crushing plants by commissioning a new, faster assembly line at the Tampere factory in Finland. The assembly of a 50-tonne, track-mounted crushing plant now takes two working days. The serial production line operates in …

Metso Chile Life Cycle Services case wins Mining Magazine Service and Support award

Metso Chile Life Cycle Services case wins Mining Magazine Service and Support award A Metso Chile Life Cycle Services case has received the 2017 Mining Magazine Award for “Service and support.” Life Cycle Services are designed to maximize equipment uptime, ensure the highest end-product quality, and secure continuous production for the customer. In its annual …

Patersons Quarries takes delivery of first Volvo loading shovel

Patersons Quarries takes delivery of first Volvo loading shovel Making a break from tradition, Patersons Quarries Ltd has opted for a Volvo L110H loading shovel which has gone to work at the company’s Burrowine Moor Quarry situated at Bogside near Alloa in the Kingdom of Fife. Whilst the new nineteen-tonne L110H is the first Volvo …

Aebi MT750 ideally suited to the extreme conditions at Profen Mine in Germany

Aebi MT750 ideally suited to the extreme conditions at Profen Mine in Germany Need a vehicle to handle extreme inclines, water, mud, deep tracks and a deployment that will test any vehicle to its limits?  The Aebi MT750 can handle even this test of endurance with ease. The implement carrier with box body attachment is …

Lightwater Quarries upgrades to Volvo L260H

Lightwater Quarries upgrades to Volvo L260H The first recently introduced Volvo L260H loading shovel to be sold in Great Britain has been delivered to Lightwater Quarries Ltd, North Stainley, near Ripon. As the Ripon-based aggregates business increases its production to around 600,000 tonnes per annum, Lightwater Quarries Ltd identified the need to go larger with …

Caterpillar haulers retrofitted for Autonomous Operation at Marandoo Mine in Australia

Caterpillar haulers retrofitted for Autonomous Operation at Marandoo Mine in Australia Caterpillar and Rio Tinto have signed an agreement for retrofitting 19 Cat® 793F mining trucks for autonomous operation at the iron ore Marandoo Mine in Western Australia. Caterpillar will also install Cat Command for hauling software for operation of the autonomous fleet. The result …

Volvo launches own range of rigid haulers

Volvo launches own range of rigid haulers Volvo CE is set to enter the rigid hauler market with a complete Volvo-branded range. Using the expertise of its Motherwell facility in Scotland, the range consists of four machines, starting at the 45-ton R45D and extending up to the flagship 100-ton R100E. Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) …

Technology Key to Ammann Products Showcased at World of Asphalt

Technology Key to Ammann Products Showcased at World of Asphalt Ammann’s technologically advanced asphalt-related products will be featured at the 2018 World of Asphalt Show & Conference to be held March 6-8 in Houston. Ammann has had a strong presence in Europe and other parts of the world for nearly 150 years. It recently began …

Quarry and Earthworks Ltd in Somerset, England moves forward with Volvo

Quarry and Earthworks Ltd in Somerset, England moves forward with Volvo Having started up in business just nine years ago, acquiring secondhand Volvo excavators, Quarry & Earthworks proprietor, Matt King, has added a brand new Volvo EC380E crawler excavator to his plant fleet. Just nine years ago, entrepreneur Matt King started up his business as …

Lundin Mining awards contract to Metso for Somincor Zinc Project in Portugal

Lundin Mining awards contract to Metso for Somincor Zinc Project in Portugal With the Zinc Expansion Project, Lundin Mining expects to expand production from the existing mining areas and from the deeper, higher-grade zinc deposit Lombador Phase 2. In May 2017, Lundin Mining announced the results of its feasibility study for the Neves-Corvo Zinc Expansion …

Volvo experiments with automated Quarrying

Volvo experiments with automated Quarrying Volvo Construction is a company with a keen eye on the future and is investing heavily in delivering that future with their Volvo Concept Labs. The research division is where, amongst the many innovations they are working on, they have been developing autonomous, electric equipment for the quarry and mining …

RJT Excavations crushes it with Volvo in Scotland

RJT Excavations crushes it with Volvo in Scotland RJT Excavations Ltd of Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders has opted for another Volvo excavator specifically for a long term crushing contract, based on the overall total cost of ownership for its plant fleet. This most recent addition to RJT Excavations’ fleet comes in the guise of …

Sandvik pushes the boundaries with the Ranger DXi series

Sandvik pushes the boundaries with the Ranger DXi series New Ranger DXi series pushes boundaries with several new high-performing features for improving the drilling process: 55 square meter drilling coverage equipped with new powerful rockdrill, Sandvik-style intelligence and high fuel efficiency make this drill rig the most powerful and efficient top hammer drill rig in …

Haver and Boecker Screening Technology increases efficiency for more uptime

Haver & Boecker Screening Technology increases efficiency for more uptime Haver & Boecker, a leading equipment manufacturer and solutions provider for the aggregates and mining industries, offers efficiency-enhancing screening technology to optimize screening operations. Designed for minimal structural vibration, the Tyler F-Class vibrating screen is ideal for tough applications, such as scalping and classifying ores, …

Hitachi fine-tunes ZW150-6 wheel loader to perfection

Hitachi fine-tunes ZW150-6 wheel loader to perfection The new mid-size wheel loader from Hitachi is a detailed evolution of the successful previous generation model, and offers outstanding versatility, exceptional comfort and industry-leading safety. Using its extensive knowledge of the high-performing ZW-5 model, and ongoing research of the European market, the Hitachi development team has fine-tuned …

Liebherr releases Tunnel versions of four XPower wheel loaders

Liebherr releases Tunnel versions of four XPower wheel loaders Tunnel construction is one of the most demanding civil engineering applications for construction equipment. Liebherr has a range of machines capable of working productively under the extreme conditions of a tunnel construction site. These include the XPower® L 550, L 556, L 566 and L 576 …

CECE Secretary General visits Volvo CE Swedish facilities in Eskilstuna

CECE Secretary General visits Volvo CE Swedish facilities in Eskilstuna The Committee for European Construction Equipment (CECE) recently met the experts at Volvo CE to discuss how technology and environmental change are shaping the future of the industry. The visit to Sweden this month of the Committee for European Construction Equipment (CECE), the recognized organization …

Falk Mill Products rebranded as Metso Gears and Pinions

Falk Mill Products rebranded as Metso Gears and Pinions In 2015, Metso acquired from the US-based company Rexnord Industries, LLC, certain intellectual property rights related to Rexnord’s Falk Mill Products business. This acquisition allowed Metso to provide replacement gears and pinions for its customers who have purchased mills and kilns through Metso Gears and Pinions. …

Successful implementation of innovative technology into an existing Mining Operation

Successful implementation of innovative technology into an existing Mining Operation The implementation of new technology into an existing mining operation can deliver a positive change in operation and commercial benefits. Integrating new technologies is connected to a number of challenges that might also result in the rejection of the innovative technology. Detailed planning, robust project …

Ditch Witch AT40 all-terrain directional drill makes light work of Hard Rock

Ditch Witch AT40 all-terrain directional drill makes light work of Hard Rock To enhance utility contractors’ efficiency while drilling and steering in hard rock, Ditch Witch®, a Charles Machine Works Company, has released the new AT40 All Terrain horizontal directional drill (HDD). The machine features an advanced, two-pipe All Terrain drilling system that provides 33 …

Hitachi ZX350LCN-6s Excavators deliver reliability to Italian quarry

Hitachi ZX350LCN-6s Excavators deliver reliability to Italian quarry Basalto La Spicca SpA has replaced two of its Hitachi Excavator Z-axis-3 with two new Zaxis-6 models due to increasing demand at its basalt quarry in southern Umbria, Italy. The new ZX350LCN-6s were delivered with five-year/10,000-hour HELP extended warranty and service contracts by the country’s official Hitachi …

Julio and Julio in Brazil reduce quarry operating costs with Metso Haul Truck Solution

Julio and Julio in Brazil reduce quarry operating costs with Metso Haul Truck Solution Julio and Julio Group has chosen Metso’s Haul Truck Solution to reduce the operating costs and improve the performance of its truck fleet in the São Domingos quarry in Sorocaba, Brazil. This investment is estimated to reduce operating costs by 30% …

Haver and Boecker offers customised Tyler T-Class Vibrating Screen

Haver and Boecker offers customised Tyler T-Class Vibrating Screen Haver and Boecker, a leading equipment manufacturer and solutions provider for aggregates and mining applications, offers the versatile two-bearing Tyler T-Class vibrating screen for a wide range of materials with a top size of 16-inch minus. The machine has a cut size range of 20 mesh …

Scalability of Metso’s award-winning HRC technology confirmed in pilot testing in Chile

Scalability of Metso’s award-winning HRC technology confirmed in pilot testing in Chile The scalability of Metso’s HRCTM high-pressure grinding technology has successfully been proven in pilot tests. The tests were conducted at a customer pilot plant in Chile during 2016 and 2017. Following the success of the pilot, similar projects will be operational in the …

Johnsons Wellfield in Yorkshire calls on Volvo Excavators to mine Yorkstone

Johnsons Wellfield in Yorkshire calls on Volvo Excavators to mine Yorkstone Johnsons Wellfield of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, has made a significant investment in purchasing a brace of seventy-five tonne Volvo EC750E excavators which take charge as primary movers in extracting Yorkstone blocks at the company’s Crosland Hill Quarry The two new arrivals replace competitive makes …

Arabian Supply Center joins Metso aggregates distributor network in Qatar

Arabian Supply Center joins Metso aggregates distributor network in Qatar Metso and Arabian Supply Center (ASC) strengthen their cooperation by signing a new distribution contract. ASC will offer the full range of Metso’s crushing and screening products to the construction segment in Qatar. “We are proud to welcome ASC to our expanding distributor community. We …

Haver and Boecker adds Zip Guard for vibrating screen wear protection

Haver & Boecker adds Zip Guard for vibrating screen wear protection Haver & Boecker, a leading equipment manufacturer and solutions provider in aggregates and mining applications, introduces Zip Guard. The ½-inch-thick polyurethane liner is installed on the cross beams of a vibrating screen to reduce the impact of passing material. Haver & Boecker engineers designed …

Rock-solid Hitachi reliability for Réné Apprin and Cie SAS

Rock-solid Hitachi reliability for Réné Apprin and Cie SAS Réné Apprin & Cie SAS has invested in two large Hitachi excavators for its quarry near Saint Jean de Maurienne in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of France. Local dealer Teramat supplied a new ZX470LCH-5 in 2015 and the latest ZX490LCH-6 model with a three-year/5,000-hour extended warranty a …

W Resources in Spain expands production by 75% with Metso technology

W Resources in Spain expands production by 75% with Metso technology W Resources has selected Metso to build a high-capacity crushing plant for their La Parrilla Project in the south of Spain. With the plant, W Resources aims to increase their capacity while reducing the quantity of tungsten fines produced. “The new Metso crushing circuit …

John Deere adds power-angle-tilt blade to the 950K Crawler Dozer

John Deere adds power-angle-tilt blade to the 950K Crawler Dozer After a successful showing at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017, the John Deere 950K PAT Crawler Dozer is now officially available at dealers across North America. The production-class crawler dozer is designed and manufactured by John Deere in Dubuque, Iowa, and is built specifically for customers looking for …

HOLT CAT awarded Texas distributor network by Metso

HOLT CAT awarded Texas distributor network by Metso Metso continues to strengthen its North American distributor network with the latest addition of HOLT CAT®, based in San Antonio, Texas. HOLT CAT will offer Metso’s crushing and screening products to the contractor and recycling segments, covering 118 counties in south, central, north and east Texas. “We …

One Big, Bad Dozer! The Cat D10 turns 40

One Big, Bad Dozer! The Cat D10 turns 40 With its cutting-edge elevated sprocket design, the Cat D10 changed the face of the dozer market Forty years ago this September, Caterpillar rolled off of its production lines 10 pilot models of the world’s largest, most powerful dozer, destined to leave a lasting legacy on the …

Metso makes screening media change-outs safer and faster with new attachment system

Metso makes screening media change-outs safer and faster with new attachment system Downtime is costly for screens in minerals processing and aggregates production. Metso’s new hammerless attachment system for screening media provides safer installation, faster removal and maximized uptime. Metso is introducing a new attachment system for its Trellex(TM) screening media that offers increased productivity …

Metso Peru shows off their latest Mining Innovations at Perumin 2017

Metso Peru shows off their latest Mining Innovations at Perumin 2017 At Perumin, one of the main mining exhibitions in Latin America, Metso will introduce its latest innovations for exceeding the mining industry’s efficiency, productivity, and sustainability targets. Perumin 2017 will take place in Arequipa, Peru, on September 18-22. “Perumin is a strategically important event …

Wirtgen South Africa debuts new MS 953 EVO triple-deck mobile screen

Wirtgen South Africa debuts new MS 953 EVO triple-deck mobile screen Wirtgen South Africa will soon introduce the new Kleemann MOBISCREEN MS 953 EVO triple-deck mobile classifying screen to its Southern African customers. Characterised by short tooling times, particularly good transport and quick setup properties, its key value proposition is, however, the very big safety …

Haver and Boecker introduce vibrating screen for efficient and consistent fines output

Haver and Boecker introduce vibrating screen for efficient and consistent fines output Haver & Boecker, a leading equipment manufacturer and solutions provider in aggregates and mining applications, offers the H-Class vibrating screen for fine particle screening. The H-Class’s high-frequency vibrations efficiently screen hot, dry materials for consistent product output. The heavy-duty, stationary machine is safe …

Sandvik equipment essential for major Hong Kong infrastructure development

Sandvik equipment essential for major Hong Kong infrastructure development The Liantang/Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point (BCP for short) is a series of infrastructure projects that will see the construction of the seventh land crossing between Shenzhen in China and Hong Kong. This will see the construction of highways and tunnels as well as other …

Durability and accuracy with new screening media from Sandvik

Durability and accuracy with new screening media from Sandvik The all-new Sandvik WX6500 screening media, introduced at the Steinexpo show in Germany, August 30th to September 2nd, is a dependable, flexible screening media with a low environmental footprint. Offering unmatched uptime, it is designed to meet customers’ increasingly challenging production and cost targets. It sorts …

Serbian Teko Mining increases quality and capacity with Metso crushing and screening solutions

Serbian Teko Mining increases quality and capacity with Metso crushing and screening solutions Teko Mining, Serbia’s largest aggregates producer has selected Metso to provide crushing and screening equipment for two of their quarries in Serbia. Estimated to be operational somewhere in September, the new solutions will significantly increase production capacity, reduce waste, and improve end-product …

Metso presents latest innovations for the mining industry at Exposibram 2017

Metso presents latest innovations for the mining industry at Exposibram 2017 At Exposibram, the largest mining exhibition in Latin America, Metso will introduce its latest innovations for mining industry, including UltraFine Screen, and the industry-changing MX4(TM) cone crusher featuring Multi-Action technology. Since the US launch in March, over 20 MX crushers have been sold globally. …

Metso delivers 500th Lokotrack Crusher to Germany for Andres Erdarbeiten at Steinexpo

Metso delivers 500th Lokotrack Crusher to Germany for Andres Erdarbeiten at Steinexpo Metso reached another significant milestone in Lokotrack sales by delivering today the 500th unit sold to Germany at Steinexpo, the biggest quarry exhibition in Europe. The LT120 jaw plant was received by Andres Erdarbeiten GmbH, a family-owned crushing, screening and recycling contractor. Globally, …

Metso hosts Distribution Days in Finland to showcase their quarry innovations

Metso hosts Distribution Days in Finland to showcase their quarry innovations Metso will host its first global distributor event for the aggregates industry in Tampere, Finland next week. This interactive event focuses on training and showcasing their latest innovations for the aggregates industry and gives a preview of the next generation’s development direction. Distributor Days for …

Ammann launches the RSS 120-M Shredder, Iron Separator and Screener 3-in-1 Machine

Ammann launches the RSS 120-M Shredder, Iron Separator and Screener 3-in-1 Machine Ammann has released the RSS 120-M Shredder, Iron Separator and Screener. It is a mobile machine that prepares recycled asphalt for use in an asphalt plant. It is essentially a 3-in-1 machine with its ability to function as a shredder, iron separator and …

New electric drive Cat Wheel Loader delivers on fuel efficiency and running costs

New electric drive Cat Wheel Loader delivers on fuel efficiency and running costs Electric drive loader delivers 25% greater overall efficiency and up to 10% more productivity in load-and-carry applications than the industry leader 988K loader The new Cat 988K XE is the first wheel loader offered by Caterpillar with a high-efficiency electric drive system. …

Metso recognized as most outstanding international mining supplier in Chile

Metso recognized as most outstanding international mining supplier in Chile Metso has received an award as the most outstanding international mining supplier 2017 in the ranking of the mining industry suppliers in Chile. Metso has received recognition in this ranking for six consecutive years, this time taking the lead in the category of international suppliers. …

New Cat D6K fuel efficient dozer even more productive with GRADE Technology

New Cat D6K fuel efficient dozer even more productive with GRADE Technology The new Cat D6K dozer combines best-in-class fuel efficiency with the power and precision to excel in a wide range of jobs. With this latest update, the versatile bulldozer gains productivity by adding a choice of optional GRADE technology features to help operators …

Minera Las Bambas gives METSO award for exceptional safety performance in Peru

Minera Las Bambas gives METSO award for exceptional safety performance in Peru Metso has received an award from Minera Las Bambas for achieving the goal of zero incidents during plant shutdowns. The shutdowns took place from September 2016 to June 2017, totaling 50,000 hours of work without any incidents. “We are impressed by Metso’s commitment to …

Taking articulated dump truck safety levels to zero

Taking articulated dump truck safety levels to zero Leading contractor Chepstow Plant International, like many contractors, takes health and safety very seriously. They have increased their focus on Articulated Dump Truck (ADT) safety and operator training to ensure that their quarry operatives are maintaining the best possible levels of safe working practice on site. Their …

11 new Volvo articulated haulers and a 75t excavator for Hall Construction

11 new Volvo articulated haulers and a 75t excavator for Hall Construction A package of eleven Volvo articulated haulers and a seventy-five tonne EC750E mass excavator have re-established a long standing relationship between Hall Construction Services Ltd of Rushyford, Co Durham and Volvo Construction Equipment So far, the EC750E along with six A40G articulated haulers, …

ALE complete Mine transport project in South Africa

ALE complete Mine transport project in South Africa ALE has successfully transported 30 components making up two new Sandvik bucket wheel stacker reclaimers inside Richards Bay Coal Terminal, South Africa in June. The components weighed between 16 tonnes and 139 tonnes and ranged in dimension, with the widest measuring 10 metres, the highest measuring 18.9 …

Metso celebrates Copper Mine’s 100 million tons of crushed ore

Metso celebrates Copper Mine’s 100 million tons of crushed ore Metso and Freeport-McMoRan celebrated an impressive milestone as the new HRC™3000, the world’s largest operating high-pressure grinding roll, at the Metcalf Concentrator crushed its 100,000,000th short ton of ore. Reaching one hundred million short tons of crushed ore is a significant milestone for the world’s …

Wirtgen at Steinexpo 2017 with world premiere from Kleemann

Wirtgen at Steinexpo 2017 with world premiere from Kleemann The Wirtgen Group will be showcasing tailored solutions for recycled material processing and quarry applications when it exhibits products from Kleemann and Benninghoven at the industry trade fair in Homberg/Nieder-Ofleiden, Germany, from August 30 to September 2. The world premiere of the Kleemann MC 120 PRO …

Volvo Construction Equipment celebrates their 75,000th hauler

Volvo Construction Equipment celebrates their 75,000th hauler With half of all the articulated haulers ever made bearing the Volvo brand, the company has just passed another landmark – the production of its 75,000th hauler. More than half a century after they invented the concept, Volvo Construction Equipment recently celebrated the production of the 75,000th articulated …

Marshalls relies on VolvoCE to pave the way for monumental work

Marshalls relies on VolvoCE to pave the way for monumental work With prestigious projects such as London’s Trafalgar Square and Wembley Stadium in its portfolio, the UK’s leading hard landscaping manufacturer is using Volvo equipment to help carve its niche. Looking out from atop the stone steps of London’s National Gallery, one can appreciate architecture …

Mining companies in Pacific Rim sign three new Life Cycle Services Contracts with Metso

Mining companies in Pacific Rim sign three new Life Cycle Services Contracts with Metso During the first quarter of 2017, Metso signed three new long-term maintenance contracts with major mining companies in the Pacific Rim region. Through these new Life Cycle Services (LCS) contracts, Metso will provide improvements in the availability of equipment to meet …

 Czech quarry maximises performance with new Hitachi ZX490LCH-6 excavators

 Czech quarry maximises performance with new Hitachi ZX490LCH-6 excavators The Czech Republic’s foremost purchaser of Hitachi construction machinery has further enhanced its fleet with a new ZX490LCH-6 large excavator. Ceske sterkopisky spol. s r.o. – one of the country’s leading suppliers of aggregates – is utilising the machine at a demanding sand and gravel quarry …

Metso launches revolutionary MX Crusher and Lokotrack Jaw Plants at Steinexpo quarry exhibition in Germany

Metso launches revolutionary MX Crusher and Lokotrack Jaw Plants at Steinexpo quarry exhibition in Germany At Steinexpo, the biggest quarry exhibition in Europe, Metso will introduce the revolutionary Metso MX cone crusher featuring multi-action crushing technology to the European market, as well as the updated Lokotrack mobile jaw plants. Since the US launch in March, …

Metso awarded American Metal Market’s Scrap Equipment Provider of the Year

Metso awarded American Metal Market’s Scrap Equipment Provider of the Year Metso has been recognized as the best Scrap Equipment Provider of the Year by American Metal Market. The recognition was granted for the best-in-class performance and announced at the AMM Awards 2017 for Steel Excellence, in New York, United States. American Metal Market’s Awards …

Volvo CE delivers productivity for family owned quarry in Saudi Arabia

Volvo CE delivers productivity for family owned quarry in Saudi Arabia Family-owned company Saudi Dolomite is using Volvo Construction Equipment machines to increase productivity at its processing plant in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia. The only nation with both a Red Sea coast and a Persian Gulf coast, Saudi Arabia is the second-largest state in the Arab …

Hitachi’s ZW310-6 wheel loader wins MinERALiX on-site competition

Hitachi’s ZW310-6 wheel loader wins MinERALiX on-site competition German recycling and demolition waste company MinERALiX has purchased a large-capacity Hitachi wheel loader for one of its facilities located to the west of Weingarten (Baden) in southern Germany. The Gaggenau-based company ordered the ZW310-6 from the authorised Hitachi dealer Kiesel after holding a comparison test between products …

Tillicoultry Quarries in Scotland chooses flexibility and quality with a new Metso mobile jaw crusher

Tillicoultry Quarries in Scotland chooses flexibility and quality with a new Metso mobile jaw crusher Tillicoultry Quarries‘ Northfield quarry in Scotland recently received its Metso Lokotrack® LT120(TM) mobile jaw crusher plant through Garriock Bros. Ltd., Metso’s official dealer in Scotland, England and Wales. The new crusher will be used for production at Tillicoultry’s quarries, ensuring …

Suphanburi Quarry in Thailand goes high-tech with a complete aggregate processing plant from Metso

Suphanburi Quarry in Thailand goes high-tech with a complete aggregate processing plant from Metso Insee Aggregates has selected Metso to supply a full-scope, state-of-the-art quarry processing plant for the Suphanburi Quarry in Thailand. The delivery covers all the advanced crushing and screening equipment, full electrical plant design, automation software and hardware, as well as related …

Sandvik launches CS550 cone crusher with powerful secondary stage crusher

Sandvik launches CS550 cone crusher with powerful secondary stage crusher The new Sandvik CS550 cone crusher is a powerful secondary stage crusher for 700 to 750 tonne applications. In addition to flexibility and sheer tonnage, it offers advanced automation and maintenance features for maximal productivity and uptime. A key goal in any crushing operation is …

IROCK Crushers redesign their 22′ track portable Screening Plant to include a Rinser

IROCK Crushers redesign their 22′ track portable Screening Plant to include a Rinser IROCK Crushers, a leader in global sales of mobile crushing and screening equipment, has redesigned its TS-522 TDR track portable screening plant to include a rinser. The portable unit gives mines and quarries the convenience to screen and wash materials, such as …

Kleemann introduces the MOBISCREEN EVO range of mobile screening plant

Kleemann introduces the MOBISCREEN EVO range of mobile screening plant The MOBISCREEN EVO classifying screens supplement their tried-and-tested EVO series, whose screening and crushing plants are characterised by short tooling times, particularly good transport properties and high performance. The track-mounted classifying screens of the MOBISCREEN MS EVO line are the latest Kleemann development which can …

Red Rhino Crushers in England win Plantworx Environment Award

Red Rhino Crushers in England win Plantworx Environment Award Red Rhino Crushers are delighted to announce that they are the Environment Winners in the prestigious Plantworx 2017 Awards for Innovation. Sponsored by the Construction Equipment Association the coveted Plantworx prize recognises the progress made by the company in developing innovative new products, which are specifically …

Finnish quarry hails Hitachi ZW370-6 wheel loaders for their unrivalled productivity

Finnish quarry hails Hitachi ZW370-6 wheel loaders for their unrivalled productivity A new Hitachi ZW370-6 wheel loader is offering a Finnish contractor the highest level of productivity at a demanding quarry in the south of the country. Niemisen Sora Oy’s (Niemisen) decision to utilise Hitachi’s second-largest wheel loader was based on the successful introduction of the …

IROCK releases closed-circuit impact crusher with small footprint and high productivity

IROCK releases closed-circuit impact crusher with small footprint and high productivity IROCK Crushers, a leader in global sales of mobile screening and crushing equipment, introduces its TC-15CC tracked closed-circuit crushing plant, ideal for small to medium contractors. The unit boasts a relatively small footprint and is easy to maneuver from job to job or around the …

Haver and Boecker Hydro-Clean 1000 Wash Plant offers convenience and improved productivity

Haver and Boecker Hydro-Clean 1000 Wash Plant offers convenience and improved productivity Haver & Boecker, a leading equipment manufacturer and solutions provider in aggregates and mining applications, introduces the skid-mounted Hydro-Clean™ 1000 Wash Plant as a complete solution. In addition to a Hydro-Clean 1000 washing system combined with a Tyler L-Class vibrating rinse screen, Haver …

New Cat 745 Truck delivers next generation cab design, controls, comfort and productivity gains

New Cat 745 Articulated Truck delivers next generation cab design, controls, comfort and productivity gains Offering a 45.2-ton (41-tonne) rated payload capacity, the new Cat® 745 articulated truck features a world-class cab design, completely re-engineered from the inside-out using global operator feedback to advance comfort and ease of operation. The new external “spinal” ROPS structure boasts …

John Deere adds 844K-III and 844K-III aggregate handler to their wheel loader line-up

John Deere adds 844K-III and 844K-III aggregate handler to their wheel loader line-up A pillar in mining and quarrying operations in the USA, the John Deere wheel loader family welcomes the addition of the 844K Series-III and 844K Series-III Aggregate Handler configuration. The workhorse machines offer customers increased uptime and the ability to sell more …

New Cat 986K Wheel Loader delivers significant lower cost-per-ton operation

New Cat 986K Wheel Loader delivers significant lower cost-per-ton operation Aggregate Handler configuration boasts a 14-ton (12.7-tonne) payload allowing customers to maximize production in re-handling applications. The new Cat® 986K wheel loader features a completely redesigned state-of-the-art cab equipped with STIC™ steer and Cat Production Measurement which brings payload weighing to the cab so operators can …

Thomas Armstrong invests in sturdy design and technology from Sennebogen

Thomas Armstrong Aggregates invests in sturdy design and reliable technology from Sennebogen Gravel extraction with Sennebogen 655 duty cycle crane. In 2016, AGD Equipment, a UK sales and service partner for Sennebogen Maschinenfabrik GmbH, delivered a Sennebogen 655 dragline excavator to Thomas Armstrong Aggregates Ltd. Fitted with a 27-metre boom and two powerful 160 kilonewton …

Equipment operator killed in machinery accident, best practices offered

Equipment operator killed in machinery accident, best practices offered The US Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) issued a “Fatalgram” following the death of an equipment operator at a sand and gravel pit in USA. On 9th October 2016, a 61 year old plant operator with three years’ experience was fatally injured while attempting to …

Kleemann and Benninghoven bring improved efficiency in asphalt recycling

Technologies from Kleemann and Benninghoven optimize recycling process. At present, 12 million tonnes of RAP (Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement) are produced and used in Germany alone every single year — out of a total 40 million tonnes of paved material. It is a huge figure that highlights just how great the potential of recycling technologies is. …