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New ALLU App, Transformer Series range to be on display at Hillhead 2018

Allu's Transformer processing bark.

Finland-based ALLU, Inc. is set to show the company's latest technological and product innovations at the upcoming Hillhead UK 2018 event, held from the 26th to 28th of June in Buxton, Derbyshire, England. The company recently introduced a new Mobile App, and will showcase their range of Transformer Series mounted buckets, which screen, crush, pulverize, aerate, blend, mix, separate, feed and load materials, in applications including quarrying, mining, contruction, soil, C&D, waste and organics recycling.

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Superior Industries sets dealer open house for August

Superior Industries, Inc., a U.S. based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, says it's planning a dealer open house at its home factory in Morris, Minnesota. Known as IGNITE18, the two-day event is open to the company's equipment dealers of crushing, washing, screening and/or conveying equipment. IGNITE18 is scheduled on August 28-29, 2018.

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Volvo pushes Load Assist real-time on-board weighing accuracy to +/- 1 percent

The updated Load Assist, On-Board Weighing, from Volvo Construction Equipment provides payload accuracy within ± 1 percent on every bucket, while the machine is moving.

Volvo Construction Equipment has updated the Load Assist application for its L110H to L260H wheel loaders and, together with a new version of the Android platform, operators will now get real-time information on every bucket's load within ± 1 percent accuracy. 

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H-Sensortechnik Optical Belt Scale provides volumetric measurement and data capability

The H-Sensortechnik Optical Belt Scale (OBS) is a contact-free volumetric scanner that is mounted over conveyor belts. Using the latest laser technology, this belt scale effectively scans material crossing any conveyor belt with a measurement accuracy of 1mm variance. The system works very well in waste and recycling applications, biomass, soil and mulch, as well as aggregates, and is unaffected by wind, dust, temperature and vibration. 

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McCloskey to debut new crusher and washing system at Hillhead UK 2018

McCloskey will show its J35 compact jaw crusher at Hillhead 2018.

Hillhead 2018 visitors will get a first look at McCloskey International's new compact jaw crusher - the J35 - in Buxton Quarry, June 26-28, 2018. The spotlight will also be turned on the newest product from McCloskey Washing Systems, the AGGSTORM 150, which will be displayed on the McCloskey stand across from the Rock Processing Demo area.

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Aggregate producer's Trimble Loadrite scales are consistent and accurate in tough conditions

McCloskey stacker (green) and Astec mobile screens (brown).

Located in the town of Merlin, in southwestern Ontario, Sykes Trucking & Aggregates Ltd was founded in the 1970s by entrepreneur Ed Sykes and is now owned and operated by his son, Don Sykes. About 10 years ago, the company purchased Orford Sand & Gravel Limited, located in the neighboring town of Muirkirk. Today, the aggregate production company produces sand and gravel and has a screening plant to develop its own custom sand mix and asphalt sand, which meets Ontario Provincial Standards for asphalt. 

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Terex Washing Systems to premiere "C&D recycling game changer" at Hillhead 2018

Terex Washing Systems (TWS) will unveil their latest modular concept at Hillhead 2018. The company says that it is set to be an innovative game-changer for C&D recycling. Pit and quarry operators can look forward to more intelligent ways to wash sand, gravel, aggregates and C&D waste thanks to this new high-performance solution that brings together rinsing, screening, scrubbing and sand washing capabilities on a single plant.  

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Wirtgen Group technologies impress at Intermat

The Wirtgen Group showed of a number of its latest innovations at Intermat this year, all 5 brands were strongly represented: Wirtgen, Vögele, Hamm, Kleemann and Benninghoven.  Visitors had the chance to talk with experienced applications experts from the Group and got up to speed on the latest technologies for the entire road construction cycle while learning more about the Wirtgen Group's extensive range of service offerings. Here is an overview of some of the highlights: 

W 150 CFi with 1800-mm milling drum assembly leads the Wirtgen line-up.

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Keestrack to introduce new design for R3/R3e track-mounted impact crusher at Intermat

Keestrack's R3e track-mounted impact crusher.

Keestrack will unveil a new design for its track-mounted impact crusher unit R3 / R3e at Intermat (Stand No.: 5A H098). Thanks to its compact transport and operational dimensions, the 30-tonne model offers all advantages of the diesel-electric hybrid concept, which Keestrack is implementing as an efficient alternative drive system in more and more product ranges of its mobile crushing and screening plants.

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