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Loader operator dies after sand avalanche at Massachusetts sand and gravel company

Jul 01, 2015

Loader operator dies after sand avalanche at Massachusetts sand and gravel company

A man driving a front-end loader at a sand and gravel company in Plymouth, Massachusetts, died after an avalanche of sand fell on him on Tuesday. Charles Pace, 65, was driving the loader at PA Landers when the sand on the hillside began ...

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California concrete plant worker dies after being crushed by front-loader

Jun 18, 2015

California concrete plant worker dies after being crushed by front-loader

A 21-year-old worker at a cement and concrete facility in Sun Valley, California, died Wednesday after a "massive crush injury." KTLA 5 in L.A. reported that the man was killed at around 1:45 p.m. after a front-loader backed over and crushed ...

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Take a photo tour of Teichert’s Hallwood Plant

Sep 05, 2014

Take a photo tour of Teichert’s Hallwood Plant

At Teichert Materials'  Hallwood Plant near Marysville, Calif., loaders free mine dredger tailings from a former gold mine.         Loaders place rock and gravel from the tailings into a feeder.             Material is fed onto a conveyor and transported to the processing plant.           High-grade sand ...

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Product of the Week: Komatsu WA270-7 wheel loader

May 16, 2013

Product of the Week: Komatsu WA270-7 wheel loader

Komatsu’s 28,836-pound WA270-7 wheel loader achieves 10-percent lower fuel consumption compared to its predecessor, the WA250-6, our sister site, Equipment World, reported. Powered by a Tier 4 Interim SAA6D107E-2 engine, the loader delivers 149 net horsepower and features Parallel Z-bar loader ...

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Editor’s Pick of the Week — John Deere’s 644K hybrid wheel loader

Feb 07, 2013

Editor’s Pick of the Week — John Deere’s 644K hybrid wheel loader

John Deere Forestry and Construction unveiled its new 644K hybrid wheel loader at World of Concrete this week. It was developed using a culmination of show floor input from Deere’s “Chatterbox” customer feedback program and in-the-field comments. The loader will ...

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Komatsu WA470-7 wheel loader

Jan 22, 2013

Komatsu WA470-7 wheel loader

Komatsu’s new WA470-7 wheel loader is powered by a Komatsu SAA6D125E-6 Tier 4-interim engine that boasts 272 net horsepower. The machine weighs 52,007 pounds and features a newly designed large-capacity torque converter with Lock-Up, which the company says provides improved ...

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Extending Equipment Life

Feb 02, 2010

With proper care and handling, some mobile equipment can enjoy a second life before being replaced. by Daniel C. Brown, Contributing Editor In today’s economy, everyone is trying to stretch dollars as far possible, and the aggregates industry is no exception to ...

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Keep Large Loaders Productive

May 19, 2009

Keep Large Loaders Productive

Production loaders, which set the pace for putting rocks in the box, need to be maintained properly to ensure lowest cost per ton. Routine maintenance of your production loaders helps ensure high productivity, keeps operating costs down, and promotes long machine ...

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