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Product of the Week: Cat M Series motor graders

Jun 19, 2014

Product of the Week: Cat M Series motor graders

The new Cat M Series motor graders —12M3, 140M3, 160M3 and their all-wheel-drive counterparts — meet Tier 4 Final emission standards. The graders use Cat’s after-treatment solution, with the addition of Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR). A new standard economy mode can be ...

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Product of the Week: Terex Cedarapids MVP380X cone crusher

Jun 12, 2014

Product of the Week: Terex Cedarapids MVP380X cone crusher

The new Terex Cedarapids MVP380X cone crusher, from Terex Minerals Processing Systems, includes enhancements that increase the unit’s productivity and ease of use. The 300-horsepower crusher incorporates pinned cylinder ends that remove quickly to allow fast cone separation for quicker manganese ...

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Product of the Week: Cat 990K wheel loader (VIDEO)

Jun 05, 2014

Product of the Week: Cat 990K wheel loader (VIDEO)

Cat’s new 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 operator and maintenance ...

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Reversing the trend in metal/non-metal fatalities

Jun 01, 2014

Reversing the trend in metal/non-metal fatalities

by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com Since 2011, the metal/non-metal mining sector has been on a steady path toward safer operations. Year over year, a lower number of fatalities have occurred, but that positive trend came to an abrupt end last fall. Beginning ...

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Product of the Week: Volvo G-Series artics

May 29, 2014

Product of the Week: Volvo G-Series artics

Volvo’s new G-Series articulated haul trucks — including the A35G, 135G FS, 140G, and A40G FS — feature new turbocharged six-cylinder Volvo engines that meet Tier 4 Final emission regulations. The drivetrain and inline dropbox are designed for high ground clearance, ...

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Product of the Week: Cleveland Vibrator Co. Model HK Sieve Shaker

May 22, 2014

Product of the Week: Cleveland Vibrator Co. Model HK Sieve Shaker

Cleveland Vibrator Co. now offers the Model HK Dual Drive Laboratory Sieve Shaker. Available in 8-inch, 10-inch, 12-inch, and 18-inch sieve frame sizes, the shaker can accommodate up to eight sieves. Enhancements include dual vibratory electric drives mounted on opposing sides of ...

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IMA-NA announces safety winners

May 21, 2014

IMA-NA announces safety winners

The Industrial Minerals Association – North America (IMA-NA) announced the companies and mining operations that received its safety recognition awards. IMA-NA Vice Chairman Edward Flynn and IMA-NA President Mark Ellis presented the awards at the IMA-NA’s spring meeting. The safety recognition ...

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It’s time to fix the Highway Trust Fund

May 20, 2014

It’s time to fix the Highway Trust Fund

From television news to print stories to blog posts, Infrastructure Week 2014 netted a lot of media coverage and raised the public level of awareness regarding transportation needs and funding, but there is still much work to do. The event followed ...

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Product of the Week: Terex Cedarapids CFJ3750 plant

May 15, 2014

Product of the Week: Terex Cedarapids CFJ3750 plant

Terex Minerals Processing Systems introduces the Terex Cedarapids CFJ3750 plant, which combines a JS Series jaw crusher with a high stroke, 52-inch by 20-foot vibrating grizzler feeder to create a high-production portable crushing machine. The system boasts a new hopper design ...

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Strengthening the concrete supply chain

May 08, 2014

Strengthening the concrete supply chain

By understanding customer concerns, aggregate producers can differentiate product offerings and provide better customer service. Providing high-quality customer service often boils down to understanding your customer’s needs and helping to solve their problems. Tim Cost, senior technical service engineer for Holcim (US) ...

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Product of the Week: Geith Generation 3 hydraulic quick coupler

May 08, 2014

Product of the Week: Geith Generation 3 hydraulic quick coupler

The new Geith Generation 3 hydraulic quick coupler is said to provide operators with a safe, simple, and durable design that allows quick changes of attachments. Featuring four independent safety components, the double locking, fully automatic quick coupler configuration complies with ...

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MSHA Revamps Safety Outreach to Small Producers

May 06, 2014

MSHA Revamps Safety Outreach to Small Producers

Industry training will look dramatically different as the summer aggregate production season approaches full tilt. During a May 5 stakeholder summit held by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Joseph A. Main, assistant secretary of labor for mine safety ...

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