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Equipment acquisition trends

Jun 15, 2015

Equipment acquisition trends

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MSHA issues near-miss accident alert, best practices after highwall collapse traps operator in excavator

May 06, 2015

MSHA issues near-miss accident alert, best practices after highwall collapse traps operator in excavator

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) issued a metal/non-metal near-miss accident alert in response to a highwall collapse that trapped a miner in the cab of an excavator. A large chalk ball/bolder struck the operator’s cab, trapping the miner ...

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RollOuts: Your complete guide to new and updated equipment and supplies

May 01, 2015

RollOuts: Your complete guide to new and updated equipment and supplies

Loaders boast bucket-heaping ability KCMA Corp. rolls out the 95Z7 and 115Z7 XTreme wheel loaders. It says the units reflect recent demand for the short boom, load and carry, or two-pass configuration loaders. Both machines were tested in various applications and ...

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Rollouts

Mar 01, 2015

Rollouts

Electromechanical vibrating feeder Deister Machine Co., Inc. will launch the newest addition to its lineup of screening, scalping, and feeding equipment — the New Deister Two-Mass Electromechanical Vibrating Feeder — at AGG1 in Baltimore. The feeder is designed to allow greater ...

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VIDEO: Wheel loader rescues excavator buried cab-deep in mud

Jan 16, 2015

VIDEO: Wheel loader rescues excavator buried cab-deep in mud

In most “stuck videos” that we’ve seen, when a machine gets in trouble, an excavator comes to the rescue. But what if it’s your excavator that’s stuck? Typically, you bring in the dozer and pull the sucker out. But in the ...

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When it comes to cold-weather operations, be sure protect your excavator

Jan 05, 2015

When it comes to cold-weather operations, be sure protect your excavator

by Matthew Hendry Excavators are some of the hardest- working machines at any aggregates operation. Throughout the spring, summer, and fall, these workhorses perform a variety of tasks, from digging to loading trucks. When the weather turns cold, a new set of ...

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25 Days of RollOuts: Doosan’s DX350LC-3 Excavator

Dec 12, 2014

25 Days of RollOuts: Doosan’s DX350LC-3 Excavator

The Doosan DX350LC-3 excavator features a 281-horsepower engine, a 7,603-pound operating weight, and a 41,667-pound arm digging force. Built for the most rugged conditions, this excavator features significant power and performance increases to go along with its Tier 4 Interim ...

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Top Rollouts of 2014

Dec 01, 2014

Top Rollouts of 2014

How we made our choices When we ask readers how we can best help them keep track of changes in the products and services they use to produce aggregates, almost everyone wants an annual short list of the really important stuff. No ...

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Komatsu launches semi-automatic PC210LCi-10 excavator; cuts production time 63 percent (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Nov 21, 2014

Komatsu launches semi-automatic PC210LCi-10 excavator; cuts production time 63 percent (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

  We’re used to numbers—some of them in the double digits—when manufacturers talk about fuel efficiency gains in new equipment. But Komatsu America recently talked about a huge number, and it wasn’t about fuel efficiency, but rather production time. Komatsu says the ...

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RollOuts – October 2014

Oct 01, 2014

RollOuts – October 2014

Largest jaw in modular line Terex Minerals Processing Systems (MPS) rolls out its MJ47 primary jaw crusher module, which is said to increase the application capabilities and crushing capacity of its existing modular product range with its largest jaw module to ...

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Man steals Caterpillar excavator and more

Sep 15, 2014

Man steals Caterpillar excavator and more

Police have arrested a man in Beaufort County, N.C., after he allegedly stole a Caterpillar excavator and other construction equipment from his employer. The thief, Herbert Lee Garriss, 46, has been charged with three counts of larceny. Authorities say Garriss stole a Caterpillar excavator, a ...

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VIDEO: Semi hauling an excavator plows through a guardhouse while pulling onto college campus

Aug 25, 2014

VIDEO: Semi hauling an excavator plows through a guardhouse while pulling onto college campus

At Bellhaven University they’re referring to it as “the Guardhouse Incident.” With construction having begun on a new on-campus apartment complex, a lot of big construction equipment is making its way onto Bellhaven’s small campus in Jackson, Mississippi. And, as you ...

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