Tags: dump truck

Foreman killed at sand and gravel mine in Montana

Nov 27, 2014

Foreman killed at sand and gravel mine in Montana

Robert L. Irwin, Foreman, age 53, has been killed at Belzer Pit, a surface sand and gravel operation owned and operated by Fossum Ready Mix in Montana. Irwin was reportedly working under the raised bed of a dump truck when ...

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80-thousand pounds of sand and gravel dumped on highway

Oct 10, 2014

80-thousand pounds of sand and gravel dumped on highway

  A little bit of sand and gravel usually doesn't cause any problems for drivers, but 80-thousand pounds of sand and gravel can cause a ton of problems! Transportation officials were forced to stop traffic on southbound I-35, north of New Braunfels, TX ...

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VIDEO: How to build a LEGO dump truck with an excavator bucket

Sep 17, 2014

VIDEO: How to build a LEGO dump truck with an excavator bucket

We’ve seen plenty examples of equipment operators showing off their skills through interesting demonstrations, but this one from Finland might be our favorite. In the video below, the operator, whom the Daily Mail identifies as Juha-Pekka Peramaki, puts together a dump truck made of LEGOs, complete ...

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VIDEO: How to haul a bulldozer with a mining truck and make an awful noise in the process

Aug 04, 2014

VIDEO: How to haul a bulldozer with a mining truck and make an awful noise in the process

We’ve seen plenty of backhoes hop up into the beds of dump trucks before. But this is entirely different. In the video below, we see a mining truck hauling a large bulldozer onto a jobsite. And then, with a cringeworthy screech, ...

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DuraClass debuts heavy-duty dump truck body

Jul 30, 2014

DuraClass debuts heavy-duty dump truck body

DuraClass introduces its newly improved HPT “Tub” Body Line, which has been redesigned to meet all heavy-duty dump body needs. The HPT-B1 features a closed fender design, and comes in 14- to 18-ft. lengths in either carbon steel or stainless steel. ...

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VIDEO: Hamster steers dump truck along Los Tres Cunados quarry

Sep 17, 2013

VIDEO: Hamster steers dump truck along Los Tres Cunados quarry

Heavy equipment operations aren’t strictly limited to humans. A hamster drove a Volvo FMX dump truck up the side of a quarry for a demonstration video from the company, our sister site, Equipment World, reports. In a demonstration of the truck’s steering ...

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