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CDE celebrates North American expansion with headquarters grand opening

CDE Global has landed in Texas, with big plans for the North American screening and washing marketplace. The Northern Ireland-based manufacturer of washing plants for aggregates, recycling and mining operations marked the grand opening of its new North American headquarters in Cleburne, Texas with a celebration for staff and customers.

Superior names new Canadian sales team member

Superior Industries Inc., a U.S. based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, recently added Phil Garinger to its sales team in Canada. Garinger, who comes to Superior from ELRUS Aggregate Systems, is the manufacturer's new equipment territory sales manager in Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Additionally, he will support the manufacturer's conveying and washing dealers in Alberta and British Columbia.

New Rockster wind sifter RVB1700 designed to "blow away" impurities

Austria-based company Rockster Recycler GmbH has developed a wind sifter for their mobile crushers. With relatively little effort, final products produced can be significantly increased in value. Partially unavoidable contamination in crushed materials are simply "blown away." The wind sifter RVB1700 separates non-mineral components, including paper, wood or  foils, from crushed material. This results in a cleaner and higher quality final product, whereby non-mineral substances are separated from mineral substances.

Volvo dealer, financing and equipment play a key role in the birth of Canada’s newest marble quarry

From the time that Captain James Cook landed in British Columbia's Nootka Sound on the west coast of Vancouver Island in 1778, the area has been a magnet for various types of commerce. In 1789, the Spanish established a naval post here, called Santa Cruz de Nuca, and it very quickly became an important focal point for the Spanish, English and American maritime fur trade. Following the decline of this resource, fishing and forestry, along with a smattering of mines, became the main industries in this remote, mountainous area, the traditional territory of the Mowachaht/Muchalaht (Nuu-chah-nulth) First Nations people.

Telsmith launches new website

Telsmith, Inc. has announced the launch of its newly designed website at www.telsmith.com. The new website has a clean design that showcases products and relevant information along with greatly improved functionality. The new site will also act as a hub for crushing and screening information such as how to, best practices, troubleshooting, and more. 

Testing of Volvo CE electric and autonomous machines begins at world’s first "emission-free" quarry

On the August 29, Volvo Construction Equipment and its customer Skanska began testing the viability of its Electric Site concept at Skanska's Vikan Kross quarry, near Gothenburg, Sweden. The system, which incorporates electric and autonomous Volvo machines, will run in a real production environment for 10 weeks – delivering an anticipated 95 percent reduction in carbon emissions and 25 percent reduction in total cost of operations.

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SBM REMAX 400 mobile impact crusher designed to take crushing on the road with ease

The REMAX tracked mobile impact crushers made by SBM Mineral Processing offer efficient and unique features that make them popular among operators, according to the company. Recently, the models have another update. The SBM REMAX 400 is a performance-optimized, medium-class crusher for quarries and recycling of construction materials. In comparison to the previously well-established REMAX 1312, the new model has received improvements to key components such as the crusher, drive system and transportability. In addition to its outstanding technical features, the REMAX 400 is also an excellent choice for transporting on the road. 

Texas-based sand and gravel company relocates its CDE wet processing plant to new site to optimize return on investment

Texas-based Metroplex Sand & Gravel company has been enjoying the benefits of the CDE modular approach to wet processing equipment. The company has recently exercised the option to move its sand washing plant to a new site at Resolve Aggregates in Ravenna, Texas, once its production objectives were attained at its initial Fort Worth site after 16 months.   

Keestrack crusher makes electrifying U.K. debut at Hillhead

Keestrack, the international specialist for mobile processing, presented the revolutionary mobile cone crusher Keestrack H4e at Hillhead 2018. Making its UK debut, the highly compact plant with optional integrated pre-screen and 3-deck hanging screen has been displayed as fully hybrid electric version, offering important energy savings in productive secondary or tertiary crushing.

Terex EvoQuip to demo new Colt 1000 scalping screen at Hillhead 2018

Terex EvoQuip is set to launch its latest innovation – the Colt 1000 scalping screen – at the 2018 Hillhead Exhibition, taking place from June 26 to 28 in the U.K. (stand L4). Building upon the success of the Colt 600 and Colt 800, the COLT 1000 is the largest screen in the portfolio and is capable of processing up to 360 tph (403us tph), depending on application. 

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

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.

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.

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

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. 

Keestrack hybrid H6e cone crusher

The new 62-tonne H6e cone crusher is capable of processing 400 tonnes per hour with an innovative hybrid diesel-electric drive, while also being compact and easy to transport. With a maximum feed size of 215 mm, and variable crushing chamber configurations and stroke settings, the H6e offers a wide CSS range from 6 to 44 mm.

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.  

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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