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Mining on the Moon

Mar 21, 2014

Mining on the Moon

The possibility of mineral extraction on the moon recently took one step closer to becoming a reality. NASA is seeking private sector funding through contracts called “Space Act Agreements” to build lunar prospecting robots. According to Sourceable.net, “the construction of robots ...

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Product of the Week: Case 1221F wheel loader

Mar 20, 2014

Product of the Week: Case 1221F wheel loader

Case Construction Equipment introduces the Case 1221F wheel loader, the newest and largest model in the company’s F Series wheel loader line. Designed with an 11.9-liter Tier 4i engine that delivers up to 355 horsepower, the unit is built for aggregates ...

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Three fatal flaws of OSHA’s proposed crystalline silica rule

Mar 17, 2014

Three fatal flaws of OSHA’s proposed crystalline silica rule

In just a few weeks, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will conclude its public hearings on a proposed rule for crystalline silica exposure. A final rule could follow in short order, and could provide the basis for a ...

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VIDEO: Montabert moves away from Tramac branding, rolls out new breakers and drills

Mar 14, 2014

VIDEO: Montabert moves away from Tramac branding, rolls out new breakers and drills

Earlier this month, Montabert completed its rebranding transition and moved away from the Tramac brand name, and the Montabert name was prominently shown throughout its ConExpo-Con/Agg display. “Joint branding on our products introduced the Montabert name to the market without a ...

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Product of the Week: Paladin Attachments’ JRB side dump bucket

Mar 13, 2014

Product of the Week: Paladin Attachments’ JRB side dump bucket

The JRB side dump bucket, from Paladin Attachments, is designed to give wheel loader operators more flexibility than a standard bucket can offer in construction applications. It can dump from many angles, making it ideal for confined or hard-to-maneuver areas. One side ...

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NSSGA honors award winners

Mar 09, 2014

NSSGA honors award winners

At the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) Awards Ceremony, the winners of the 2013 grassroots awards were announced. Those winners include the following: Joe Vig, P.E., group president, Astec Industries. Vig was recognized for meeting with numerous members of ...

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Hyundai showcases its largest excavator yet at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Mar 08, 2014

Hyundai showcases its largest excavator yet at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc. debuted its largest excavator, the R1200-9, designed for the mining and quarrying markets (booth 10052). With an operating weight of 260,140 pounds and a 740-horsepower Cummins QSK23-C engine, the excavator is electronically controlled for optimum fuel-to-air ...

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NSSGA debuts its new strategic plan

Mar 08, 2014

NSSGA debuts its new strategic plan

During the general session of its annual convention, the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced its new strategic plan for the aggregates industry. Released at NSSGA’s Annual Convention, Rocks Build America sets a new course for the organization to ...

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Kleemann introduces four new crushers

Mar 07, 2014

Kleemann introduces four new crushers

At parent company Wirtgen’s exhibit (Booth 51021, Central Hall) Kleemann features four new crushers, two impact and two jaw units. The new jaw crushers include the Mobicat MC 110 Ri EVO and MC 110 Zi EVO. The MC 110 Ri EVO has ...

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Goodyear highlights tires for aggregates market

Mar 07, 2014

Goodyear highlights tires for aggregates market

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is displaying a number of construction and quarry application tires at Booth 11649. “Goodyear is committed to the construction and quarry tire markets,” says David Anckaert, general manager, global OTR tires, Goodyear. “Our strategy is ...

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Yokohama introduces two new radial OTR tires

Mar 07, 2014

Yokohama introduces two new radial OTR tires

Yokohama Tire Corp. offers two new off-the-road tires, the RL45 and RL51. The tires feature new treads that are said to be more durable and longer lasting. The RL45 is made for articulated dump trucks and scrapers. Available in size 26.5R25, ...

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McLanahan Rolls Out Four Key Products

Mar 07, 2014

McLanahan Rolls Out Four Key Products

With a focus on helping producers work safer, simpler, and smarter, McLanahan Corp. rolled out four major new products at ConExpo-Con/Agg (Booth 51756, Central Hall), including a new jaw crusher, cone crusher, deep cone thickener, and filter press. “We may invent ...

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