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Therese Dunphy has been covering the aggregates industry since 1991 and helped launch Aggregates Manager in 1996.

Allied adds portable boom system to its pedestal line

Dec 19, 2014

Allied adds portable boom system to its pedestal line

Allied Construction Products, LLC adds a PowerPortable boom system to its Pedestal Breaker System product line. Designed for aggregates and recycling operations, it can be used with stationary or wheel and track-mounted mobile crushers. Built around Allied's Rammer, AR Series, ...

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25 Days of RollOuts: Martin Engineering’s Self-Adjusting Skirting

Dec 19, 2014

25 Days of RollOuts: Martin Engineering’s Self-Adjusting Skirting

  Martin Self-Adjusting Skirting is designed to fit any conveyor while reducing maintenance and increasing efficiency. By creating a tight seal to the belt, it prevents spillage and equipment breakdown caused by fugitive material. The skirt requires only 1.25 inches of ...

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25 Days of RollOuts: Liebherr’s R 956 Excavator

Dec 18, 2014

25 Days of RollOuts: Liebherr’s R 956 Excavator

With its kinematics and hydraulic power, the R 956 crawler excavator, from Liebherr, is designed with increased breakout and digging forces for tough operating conditions. The unit weighs in at 117,945 to 123,020 pounds, depending on configuration, and is powered ...

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25 Days of RollOuts: KPI-JCI’s 3055 Vanguard Jaw Crusher

Dec 17, 2014

25 Days of RollOuts: KPI-JCI’s 3055 Vanguard Jaw Crusher

Significant changes to KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens’ new generation of Vanguard Jaw Crushers are said to reduce maintenance and increase energy and performance. Operator investment is protected through replaceable wear parts such as the jaw die seats and barrel ...

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25 Days of RollOuts: Kleemann’s MCO 9i S EVO cone crusher

Dec 16, 2014

25 Days of RollOuts: Kleemann’s MCO 9i S EVO cone crusher

Kleemann says its MCO 9i S EVO mobile cone crusher offers high-productivity secondary or tertiary crushing in a fuel-efficient, Tier 4 Final emissions-compliant machine. It provides a discharge conveyor-mounted final classifying screen with oversized aggregate return conveyor that permits a ...

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Get operations off to a good start with sound mine planning

Dec 15, 2014

Get operations off to a good start with sound mine planning

Whether starting a new mine or working an existing one, mine planning is an essential ingredient to profitable aggregates production, said Dr. Scott Giltner of Dyno Nobel. "It's hard to get from here to there if you are unclear about ...

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25 Days of RollOuts: JCB’s 457 wheel loader

Dec 15, 2014

25 Days of RollOuts: JCB’s 457 wheel loader

JCB debuted the 457 wheel loader with the all-new JCB CommandPlus cab. The machine is the first to show off the completely new cab structure, engine cover, and rear counterweight design which are said to contribute to improved visibility, lower ...

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Luck Stone recognized for GIS app implementation

Dec 12, 2014

Luck Stone recognized for GIS app implementation

Luck Stone was presented earlier this year with the 2014 “Special Achievement in GIS” (SAG) Award at the Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) User Conference in San Diego, Calif., for the successful implementation of ArcGIS Online for Organizations, which includes ...

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25 Days of RollOuts: Doosan’s DX350LC-3 Excavator

Dec 12, 2014

25 Days of RollOuts: Doosan’s DX350LC-3 Excavator

The Doosan DX350LC-3 excavator features a 281-horsepower engine, a 7,603-pound operating weight, and a 41,667-pound arm digging force. Built for the most rugged conditions, this excavator features significant power and performance increases to go along with its Tier 4 Interim ...

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25 Days of RollOuts: Deister Machine’s BFO-11224-EX2 Mine-Duty Screen

Dec 11, 2014

25 Days of RollOuts: Deister Machine’s BFO-11224-EX2 Mine-Duty Screen

Deister High-volume screen Deister Machine Co.’s BFO-11224-EX2 Mine-Duty Screen represents the next generation in machine size and production output. The 12-foot by 24-foot, horizontal single-deck unit is said to deliver day-to-day reliability and high-volume capacities in a variety of hard rock mining ...

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Metso rolls out large capacity jaw crusher

Dec 10, 2014

Metso rolls out large capacity jaw crusher

To process more rock, Metso's Nordberg C130 jaw crusher has a 21-percent larger cavity volume compared to previous models in its class size. The increased volume, combined with the extra large feed (39 by 51 inches) opening, is said to ...

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25 Days of RollOuts: Wheel Loader

Dec 10, 2014

25 Days of RollOuts: Wheel Loader

Caterpillar Wheel loader bumps payload Cat’s 990K wheel loader offers more power and increased payload for improved productivity and fuel efficiency. It features a redesigned cab that delivers a sleek operator interface and quiet environment, as well as several features to promote ...

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