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

Product of the Week: Orange Series Rotor components

Apr 24, 2015

Product of the Week: Orange Series Rotor components

Metso’s new Orange Series Rotor components for vertical shaft impact crushers are said to substantially increase uptime through longer parts life and faster service. The manufacturer says the components were reconfigured with a built-in possibility for easy interchange, while the ...

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Georgia Construction Aggregate Association hires public affairs expert as its new executive director

Apr 20, 2015

Georgia Construction Aggregate Association hires public affairs expert as its new executive director

There is a new face at the helm of the Georgia Construction Aggregate Association (GCAA): Jeff Wansley. He succeeds long-time Executive Director John Cardosa, who retired earlier this year. “As we look to the future of our organization, we could not ...

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Product of the Week: John Deere’s 750K crawler dozer

Apr 17, 2015

Product of the Week: John Deere’s 750K crawler dozer

John Deere’s new crawler dozers, the 750K and 850K, not only meet Tier 4 Final emissions standards, but also include features such as EcoMode and an updated Electro-Hydraulic control system. The new control system has features such as blade shake ...

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Product of the Week: Kleemann’s Mobicone MCO 9i EVO cone crusher

Apr 10, 2015

Product of the Week: Kleemann’s Mobicone MCO 9i EVO cone crusher

Kleemann says its Mobicone MCO 9i EVO/MCO 9i S EVO mobile cone crushers offers aggregate producers high-productivity secondary or tertiary crushing in a fuel-efficient, Tier 4 Final compliant machine. The S-version provides a discharge conveyor-mounted final classifying screen with oversized ...

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PHOTOS: Powerscreen rolls out seven mobile crushers and screens at World Dealer Conference

Apr 09, 2015

PHOTOS: Powerscreen rolls out seven mobile crushers and screens at World Dealer Conference

More than 450 distributors and customers from 36 countries attended Powerscreen's World Dealer Conference March 16-19 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Distributors from around the world went to learn how Powerscreen is addressing challenges facing their customers, including the  need for higher quality/more ...

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Show off your best reclamation project

Apr 08, 2015

Show off your best reclamation project

Anyone who has been through the permitting process knows that, even before the first shovel of overburden has been removed, the community wants to know how your site will be reclaimed once mining is complete. The answer to that community ...

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PHOTOS: Caterpillar: Modern Earthmoving Marvels traces equipment evolution

Apr 07, 2015

PHOTOS: Caterpillar: Modern Earthmoving Marvels traces equipment evolution

Whether or not you're a fan of yellow iron, there is a lot to be learned from the newly released Caterpillar: Modern Earthmoving Marvels. The book, written Frank Raczon (along with equipment historian Keith Haddock), highlights the manufacturer's journey from developing ...

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Product of the Week: Komatsu’s PC290LC-11 hydraulic excavator

Apr 03, 2015

Product of the Week: Komatsu’s PC290LC-11 hydraulic excavator

Komatsu America Corp. rolls out its PC290LC-11 hydraulic excavator. With a net 196 horsepower, Komatsu SAA6D107E-3 engine, the unit is Tier 4 Final emissions certified. Its operating weight ranges from 66,359 to 68,122 pounds. Equipped with the latest Komtrax technology, ...

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When it comes to transportation funding, is it better to laugh or cry?

Apr 01, 2015

When it comes to transportation funding, is it better to laugh or cry?

In March, John Oliver brought a new approach to the age-old debate over infrastructure spending — humor. In a 21-minute “Infrastructure” segment of his HBO show Last Week Tonight, Oliver had a unique, but accurate, perspective on why it’s so ...

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Roll Outs

Apr 01, 2015

Roll Outs

Improved blasting system Dyno Nobel and its joint venture partner, DetNet, offer the new DigiShot 300 RF system, which is designed to improve safety of blasting operations. The system is designed for single-box firing with the capability of firing up to ...

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Washing and classifying equipment can help operators capture and clean more saleable product

Apr 01, 2015

Washing and classifying equipment can help operators capture and clean more saleable product

Classifying tanks with updated control system Designed to remove large volumes of excess water from feed material, EIW Classifying Tanks smooth out feed fluctuations and remove excess sand particles for a consistent in-spec product. Recently, the MARK VI computerized sand re-blending ...

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Product of the Week: Deister Machine Co.’s electromechanical vibrating feeder

Mar 27, 2015

Product of the Week: Deister Machine Co.’s electromechanical vibrating feeder

Deister Machine Co., Inc. launched the newest addition to its lineup of screening, scalping, and feeding equipment — the Deister Two-Mass Electromechanical Vibrating Feeder — at AGG1 in Baltimore. The feeder is designed to allow greater control over high-capacity feed ...

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