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Liebherr unveils the new PR 716 crawler dozer

Liebherr has extended its Generation 6 crawler tractor line with the new PR 716 Litronic. The line now includes six models, with operating weights ranging from 29,100 to more than 160,000 lbs. The PR 716 crawler tractor introduced at Bauma last April will be launched to the North American market this year during Conexpo. It has an operating weight of 29,100- 33,510 lb with an engine output of 126 HP /93kW and is powered by a 4-cylinder diesel engine Tier 4f / Stage IV.

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MAX series vibrating screen brings operators simplified maintenance and increased uptime

One product McLanahan has often received requests for over the years is now available to customers. The MAX Series Vibrating Screen is based on McLanahan’s years of industry experience and designed to meet and exceed the demanding applications and specifications that producers face. MAX Series Vibrating Screens are capable of separating coarse feed materials from finer materials. Available in a range of sizes from 6’x16’ to 8’x24’, these screens are a low headroom design engineered to fit into existing structures and operations with no rework. Each screen is built with maximum steel strength to withstand heavy loading and with the durability to provide longer wear life.

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IROCK Crushers Launches Finishing Screen for Medium to Large Producers

IROCK Crushers’ new TS-518 mobile tracked screening plant gives medium to large producers a compact, heavy-duty and easy-to-move finishing screen with a high output. IROCK developed the screener with hydraulically powered components, including conveyors, which allow operators to quickly and easily move the machine into place for production in as little as 10 minutes. The TS-518 track screen delivers fast, easy maneuverability around the jobsite without the need for a trailer, saving time and hassle. 

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Liebherr delivers 50,000th wheel loader

The 50,000th Liebherr wheel loader has rolled off the production line at Liebherr-Werk Bischofshofen GmbH. The anniversary machine, an L 566 XPower,will be delivered to long-standing Liebherr customer Geiger Unternehmensgruppe. Geiger‘s Managing Partner Pius Geiger and Geiger Logistik’s Managing Director Gernot Beer traveled to Bischofshofen to pick up the anniversary wheel loader in person.

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Equipment Focus - Mobile Impact Crushers

REMAX mobile impact crushers are designed to be real all-rounders among mobile crushing plants. They efficiently process reinforced concrete, construction rubble and asphalt, as well as natural stones, and can be used for primary and secondary crushing. Computerized diagnostics and digitalized controls make maintenance and adjustments to match different application conditions very easy. The basic design incorporates the latest diesel-electric drive system over electric-power generation. Benefits include:

  • Improved fuel efficiency with 30 to 40 percent savings; 
  • Reduced mechanical and hydraulic component wear; 
  • No hydraulic issues such as leaks or power loss at extreme hot and cold temperatures; 
  • Lower noise; 
  • Simple design, easy start up, easy transport and improved versatility; 
  • Operation in environmentally sensitive areas, underground and in tunnels.

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Excel Machinery Ltd joins McCloskey Washing Systems global dealer network for North America

Excel Machinery Ltd & McCloskey Washing Systems. Left to Right: David Timmons, Charles Romero, Craig Rautiola (MWS), Matt Garth & Jenifer Payn.

Washing equipment specialist, McCloskey Washing Systems has expanded its global dealer network at one of the world’s most prominent tradeshows, CONEXPO/CONAGG 2017. Excel Machinery Ltd will join McCloskey Washing Systems as the official distributor offering a full range of washing and classification equipment at its two locations in Texas and Oklahoma. The partnership announcement was made following the North America trade show, CONEXPO 2017, in Las Vegas last week, where MWS officially launched the inspiring and immense modular wash plant, SandStorm 620. Since 1989, Excel machinery has brought decades of Industry experience and a highly skilled group of designers to create solutions, tailor-made for each customer’s unique operation. Excel Machinery Ltd is a specialist provider of materials processing equipment for the quarrying and waste recycling industries. They provide complete solutions from single equipment specification and supply, to the bespoke design and installation of complete integrated processing systems.

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MCLANAHAN enters mobile equipment market with MMS TRACK TROMMEL at CONEXPO

McLanahan Corporation introduced McLanahan Mobile Solutions at this year's CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017. At the event McLanahan displayed its MMS Track Trommel, which is ideal for processing aggregates, waste fines, construction and demolition material, compost, topsoil, ash and wood waste. This mobile trommel can be containerized when almost fully assembled, can be set up and running in just 15 minutes, and is capable of handling up to 165 tons per hour of material.

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Submersible Pump Fulfills Quarry Stone Washing Requirements

When Midsouth Aggregates needed to replace a submersible pump that pumped quarry water to a stone washing tower, plant manager Shane Horton knew he also wanted to increase the discharge flow of the pump. The existing pump had a four-inch discharge. The new pumping conditions were 1000 gpm, 50 feet of vertical lift and 500 feet of horizontal run to the water tower. The manufacturer of their existing pump would have to use a pump with an eight-inch discharge in order to meet the new conditions. 

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Concrete company rock pit provides proving ground for aggregates equipment

Situated right outside of Glenwood, MN, 36 miles away from Hancock Concrete’s headquarters, the Glenwood Pit is the source of rock product for the company’s concrete production. Hancock Concrete, which turns 100 years old this year, designs and fabricates precast concrete box culverts, round and arch pipe, manhole structures, and bridges. In 2011, the company was acquired by nearby Superior Industries. Superior, a manufacturing company founded in 1972 by Neil Schmidgall, engineers and builds bulk material processing and handling equipment and machinery components. 

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Small footprint makes crushing plant ideal for small to medium contractors

The IROCK TC-15CC tracked closed-circuit crushing plant is ideal for small to medium contractors. The unit boasts a relatively small footprint and is easy to maneuver from job to job or around the site. The new crusher features a large capacity hopper for loading material with large wheel loaders and excavators. Its new apron release system minimizes material blockages, which enhances uptime. 

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Haver & Boecker Hydro-Clean 1000 Wash Plant offers semi-portability on custom skid structure

Haver & Boecker introduced the skid-mounted Hydro-Clean 1000 Wash Plant as a complete solution at CONEXPO. In addition to a Hydro-Clean 1000 washing system combined with a Tyler L-Class vibrating rinse screen, Haver & Boecker now offers semi-portability by mounting the complete system on a custom skid structure. The opportunity to purchase the three components together saves operations months of time they would have spent on designing and building a skid structure for a wash plant. The new package delivers maximum serviceability in a small footprint.

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Superior shows more than two dozen new products at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

Superior Industries displayed more than two dozen new solutions for bulk processing and handling applications at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017. The Morris, Minnesota-based manufacturer of conveying and bulk handling equipment has undergone significant transformation in the last three years, and over the last decade, and is now a full-line supplier of quarry and aggregate, and C&D processing equipment, including conveyors, crushing, screening, washing and components, comprising a comprehensive line of products designed to provide a complete solution for what the company calls "Rock face to Load Out." Since 2014, Superior Industries has introduced 95 new products. According to the company, at this year's CONEXPO-CON/AGG, they had the largest single display of new products in the history of the event.

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Columbia Steel introduces high output cone mantle

Columbia Steel Casting Company's new, patented cone mantle design offers improved crusher output, based on initial field trials. According to the company, by looking beyond the concept of simple gravity feeding, Columbia’s engineers have developed a unique mantle modification intended to direct feed more efficiently into a crushing chamber.

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Metso community-friendly Lokotrack Urban series designed for tight-space city crushing

Metso Lokotrack Urban series mobile crushing plant revolutionizes crushing in densely populated environments, such as city centers. The new solution simplifies crushing operations, incorporates significant noise protection and cuts dust emissions remarkably, minimizing the impact for people living and working around construction sites.

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New Metso MX crusher combines piston and rotating bowl into single crusher

Metso is introducing revolutionary rock crushing technology at the CONEXPO-CON/AGG industry event in Las Vegas. The Metso MX crusher is based on the patented Multi-Action crushing technology, which combines the piston and rotating bowl into a single crusher. The new crusher provides a giant leap in profitability by cutting operational costs 10 percent and enabling 10 percent higher uptime compared to traditional cone crushers.

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A hat trick of exciting announcements for McCloskey Washing Systems

McCloskey Washing Systems launched its new business division in 2016, and has become a leading player, manufacturing a full range of mobile, modular and static material and mineral washing equipment, across multiple applications. Sean Loughran, Director of McCloskey Washing Systems, commented, “It's been an excellent twelve months for MWS and we are delighted with the growth we are making. We have developed an impressive product range for 2017 and we are excited about unveiling a number of these products at one of the world’s most prominent shows in our industry”.

SandStorm Modular Wash Plants

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