Caterpillar unveiled its new 6020B hydraulic shovel before customers and the press at its Tinaja Hills proving grounds last week. With a 24-ton payload, the 247-ton unit is well matched with the Cat 777G haul trucks. "Today is a day I've ...
Haul Road Construction and Maintenance
Recently, I was involved in a conversation on a LinkedIn forum discussing the best way to balance safety, production and efficiency. In order to achieve balance, it’s imperative to realize that one cannot exist without the others. Too often, safety and ...
Going Underground - Roof Control
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Proper synthetic media maintenance and efficiency demands a much different mindset than that required for traditional wire cloth, punch plates, or other metal media. Consider that for many plant managers, the old adage of “that’s the way we’ve always done ...
Mobile Equipment Matchups
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ASGCO has added Sure Grip Belt Clamps to its lineup of Safe-Guard conveyor safety products. Designed for maximum grip, the clamps provide even pressure across the conveyor belt with no need to tension the belt or apply pressure to the clamps. The belt ...
When using high performance equipment, be it a racing car or wheel loader, it is often the small maintenance checks that separate the high performers. Wheel loader manufacturers provide detailed information on the regular preventive maintenance (PM) to keep your loader ...
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