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Show Off Your Plant Entrance

May 02, 2014

Show Off Your Plant Entrance

UPDATE: This contest is now closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted photos. As part of community and neighbor relations, many aggregate producers have recognized that the entrance to their site may be the first, and possibly only, impression it makes ...

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Product of the Week: Cat 834K wheel dozer

May 01, 2014

Product of the Week: Cat 834K wheel dozer

The Cat 834K builds on the machine’s nearly 50-year history with a completely new cab, drive train refinement, new monitoring and diagnostic features, new safety features, and structural enhancements. Available blade types include straight, universal, semi-universal, and coal, ranging in capacity ...

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Excavator Options

May 01, 2014

Excavator Options

A bevy of new excavators round out existing offerings in this product category.   Built for rugged conditions The Doosan DX350LC-3 excavator features a 281-horsepower engine, a 77,603-pound operating weight, and a 41,667-pound arm digging force. Built for the most rugged conditions, this ...

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Product of the Week: KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens SuperStacker

Apr 24, 2014

Product of the Week: KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens SuperStacker

A new 170-foot long SuperStacker, from KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens, is the company’s latest model of telescoping stackers designed to minimize stockpile segregation and increase stockpile capacity. The new system is an addition to the new generation SuperStacker product line, ...

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Tire Tread Trends: Yokohama RL45 and RL51

Apr 18, 2014

Tire Tread Trends: Yokohama RL45 and RL51

Durable tread design 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 ...

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Tire Tread Trends

Apr 18, 2014

Tire Tread Trends

A host of new tread patterns focus on specific performance characteristics. Here’s a roundup of options for your off-road equipment. Double Coin =>

Tire Tread Trends: Bridgestone V-Steel Rock E-Premium

Apr 18, 2014

Tire Tread Trends: Bridgestone V-Steel Rock E-Premium

Haul truck tire The Bridgestone V-Steel Rock E-Premium (VREP) radial tire is specially designed for 100-ton class haul trucks and offers a unique two-stage lug design that provides stability for operator comfort, plus helps minimize block wear. Circumferential grooves dissipate heat and ...

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Tire Tread Trends: Goodyear GP4D

Apr 18, 2014

Tire Tread Trends: Goodyear GP4D

Dump truck tire The GP4D radial tire, from Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., offers enhanced traction for articulated dump trucks. It features a non-directional tread design for high fore, aft, and lateral traction; ultra-wide tread arc width for improved sidewall protection, enhanced ...

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Tire Tread Trends: Michelin X-Super Terrain

Apr 18, 2014

Tire Tread Trends: Michelin X-Super Terrain

Dump truck tire to debut By the fall, Michelin Earthmover will roll out a re-engineered X-Super Terrain articulated dump truck tire. New features are said to improve service capabilities, and the tire size range will include 23.5R5. Uptime will be optimized through the ...

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Tire Tread Trends: Double Coin’s REM-19 45/65R45 L-5

Apr 18, 2014

Tire Tread Trends: Double Coin’s REM-19 45/65R45 L-5

Can accommodate large loads Double Coin’s new REM-19 45/65R45 L-5 radial loader tire is suitable for use on large loaders in mining and aggregate applications. The REM-19 is said to provide excellent traction in heavy mining applications and to accommodate large loaders ...

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VIDEO: Giant-sized Jenga

Apr 17, 2014

VIDEO: Giant-sized Jenga

  In a short film in its new “Built For It” series, Cat highlights five equipment operators facing off in a super-sized Jenga game. The catch? Eight tons of wooden blocks were moved using M316D, 320E, and 349E excavators, TH514C telehandler, ...

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Product of the Week: Komatsu PC170LC-10 excavator

Apr 10, 2014

Product of the Week: Komatsu PC170LC-10 excavator

Komatsu America Corp.’s PC170LC-10 excavator, with operating weights ranging from 38,100 to 41,5600 pounds, joins its dash-10 series. The excavator is said to improve performance with up to 5 percent more lift capacity with the standard counterweight, while an optional heavier ...

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