Tags: conveyors

Workhorses of the Quarry

Sep 02, 2014

Workhorses of the Quarry

Unscheduled downtime. Paired together, the two words can send chills down the backs of aggregate producers. In an industry where minutes equate to thousands of dollars, and machines work with harsh, abrasive materials, unscheduled maintenance or unplanned downtime is unacceptable. ...

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PHOTOS, VIDEO: Crushing and screening draws a crowd

Jun 26, 2014

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Crushing and screening draws a crowd

Product demonstrations were among the key draws for attendees at Hillhead. In the rock processing area, eight manufacturers highlighted their track- and skid-mounted crushers, tracked and wheeled crushers, scalping screens, and stockpiling conveyors. Here are some of the plants seen at Hillhead.

ConExpo-Con/Agg Conveyor and Component Options

Feb 11, 2014

ConExpo-Con/Agg Conveyor and Component Options

As aggregates producers prepare to attend ConExpo-Con/Agg March 4-8 in Las Vegas, Aggregates Manager surveyed the market to get a better idea of operator plans for equipment investment. A total of 84 respondents shared insights into their plans. Conveyors, which move ...

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Conveyor Components, booth 53178 (Central Hall)

Feb 11, 2014

Conveyor Components, booth 53178 (Central Hall)

Conveyor Components Co. will showcase a new product line of tilt level controls that are designed for level detection of dry bulk materials. The line includes models for use in general purpose outdoor applications that are dust proof and weather tight, ...

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Superior Industries, Inc., booth 51838 (Central Hall) and booth 7602 (Platinum Lot)

Feb 11, 2014

Superior Industries, Inc., booth 51838 (Central Hall) and booth 7602 (Platinum Lot)

Superior Industries, Inc. will highlight its RazerTail Truck Unloader featuring a 48-inch belt and an adjustable height discharge conveyor. At capacities averaging 1,000 tph, the RazerTail speeds belly and end-dump truck cycle times. Also on display is Superior’s new Zipline Conveyor. ...

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KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens, booth 50327 (Central Hall)

Feb 11, 2014

KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens, booth 50327 (Central Hall)

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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Rock and Roll

Jan 01, 2014

Rock and Roll

Conveyors offer a cost-effective way to move material throughout an operation.   by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com     New telescoping conveyor A new 170-foot-long SuperStacker, from KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens, is the company’s latest model of telescoping stacker designed to minimize stockpile segregation and increase ...

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December 2013

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Clean Conveying  

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Benchmark Your Load-Haul Operations

The Big Leagues

Jun 01, 2013

The Big Leagues

  As the largest aggregate producer in the United States, Vulcan Materials uses an assortment of community outreach tools to impact thousands.   By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief     With more than 300 aggregates sites, Vulcan Materials, the nation’s largest aggregates producer, has a broad footprint ...

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Operations Illustrated: Alternative Energy Sources

Oct 04, 2012

Operations Illustrated: Alternative Energy Sources

Benefits of Renewable Energy   Finding alternative sources of energy makes sense from an environmental and a financial viewpoint. In spite of headway made in recent years, it’s an uphill battle fighting the public’s general perception of the aggregates industry as less ...

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Aging Aggregate Equipment

Aug 01, 2012

As operators defer capital expenditures, iron continues to age, but our exclusive survey shows that operators are beginning to expand capital expenditures.   Repair, rebuild, or replace? It’s the conundrum facing many operators throughout the aggregate industry. Over the last six years, ...

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