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MSHA Alert: Mobile Equipment Safety

Jun 26, 2013

MSHA Alert: Mobile Equipment Safety

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released the investigation report on a June 13, 2013, fatality at a stone operation. The incident involved a 50-year-old mechanic with 15 years of experience who was killed when an articulated haul ...

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Wednesday AGG1 seminar standouts

Mar 19, 2013

Wednesday AGG1 seminar standouts

We looked over the list of AGG1 Academy seminars scheduled for today and found a few that looked especially interesting and informative. If you attend one of these, please let us know what you thought of it.   Wednesday, March 20 7:30 - ...

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Don’t Take Safety for Granted

Feb 01, 2013

Don’t Take Safety for Granted

Remain vigilant about your work environment even during everyday tasks.   Compiled by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com     On Feb. 12, 2011, a 41-year-old grader operator with 15 years of experience was killed at a phosphate rock operation. The accident occurred in a staging area ...

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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, Plus Top Quick Tips to Keep it Running Smoothly

Jul 01, 2011

With proper care and handling, some mobile equipment can enjoy a second life before being replaced. For an interactive version of this article, which includes photos, go to the February 2010 digital edition of Aggregates Manager by clicking here. by Daniel ...

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Equipment Management

May 08, 2011

Equipment Management

Where the Rubber Meets Haul Road Routine tire maintenance can improve performance and reduce operating costs on mobile equipment. By E. Bradford Pugh It doesn’t matter what type of equipment you are using, the condition of your tires can make a big difference ...

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