Fairbanks Scales Inc., has announced the new Talon Low Profile Truck Scale, ideal for replacing older low profile scales reaching the end of their service life.
World of Asphalt and AGG1 2018 Show Preview Part 3
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World of Asphalt will be held in Houston, Texas, from March 6 to 8 and features educational programming and exhibits focusing on the latest technology and innovations for the asphalt industry. The Agg1 Aggregates Academy & Expo, co-located with World of Asphalt, offers educational sessions and exhibits on the latest developments for the aggregates industry. The following are highlights of products that attendees can expect to see at the shows.
You can find Part 1 of Heavy Equipment Guide's Show Preview here.
The mid-size LiuGong 856H wheel loader is designed specifically for the North American market with productivity, fuel efficiency and operator comfort and safety in mind.
Powered by a 225-hp, Tier 4 Final Cummins engine for maximum power with low fuel consumption, this wheel loader provides high productivity through a powershift transmission and advanced load-sensing hydraulic system. A new bucket design carries more with less spillage travelling over rough ground.
Well positioned lift arms, a standard rear-view camera and a 360-degree, panoramic view from the pressurized, FOPS/ROPS-certified, sound-reduction cab give operators a clear view of the jobsite with superior line-of-sight to the bucket edge at ground level.
The LiuGong Fault Diagnostic system provides ready access to operating data for accurate fleet management. An electrically actuated, wide fibreglass hood and rear swing-out fenders allow easy service access.
AGG1 will mark the North American debut of McCloskey International's full-size impact crusher, the I44v3, redesigned following worldwide field site visits. Feedback from McCloskey customers resulted in significant changes to the impact crusher line, including direct drive, an enhanced material flow path, larger pre-screen and a more open chassis. Efficiency is boosted with the new crusher design, particularly in the material flow path. Each sectional component is wider than the last to allow an unrestricted flow without funnelling or narrowing, eliminating material bridging. The direct-drive crusher rotor is also a new feature on the I44v3, bringing more power, along with lower fuel costs. The redesigned open chassis allows for better access, and a hydraulic adjustable magnet contributes to easier operation of the crusher. This impact crusher's versatility and upgraded design make it ideal for some of the toughest applications, including asphalt recycling, concrete recycling, rock crushing, construction and demolition.
McCloskey Washing Systems will be introducing new additions to the modular wash plant line at AGG1, further enhancing their end-to-end solutions offered worldwide.
The Metso MX cone crusher features multi-action crushing technology that combines the piston and rotating bowl into a single crusher. The new crusher cuts operational costs by 10 percent and enables 10 percent more uptime than traditional cone crushers. The company will also showcase Genuine Metso crusher wear and spare parts - the only ones on the market designed together with Metso crushers, providing support for both current and classic products. Metso OEM parts ensure proper fit, form and function to reduce risk and downtime.
Metso will also be showing how operations can be optimized by leveraging data provided by the equipment. Through a mounted equipment device, Metso Metrics shows key data - including utilization rates, production levels and fuel consumption - with secured access on a PC or tablet. Metso Metrics provides critical insights on fleet performance and maintenance needs.
Okada America's Pedestal Rock Breaker Boom Systems are mounted at primary jaw, impact and gyratory crushers and stationary grizzlies. Used for crushed stone, hard rock and ore reduction, and C&D recycling applications, they are designed specifically for stationary primary crushing plants as well as mobile and portable plants.
All Rock Breaker Boom Systems include positioning pedestal boom, ORV Series hydraulic impact breaker, electric power unit, operator controls, first use start-up and commissioning including operator and maintenance training.
There are 24 Rock Breaker Boom System models available with a horizontal reach ranging from 10 to 40 feet. There is a choice of 10 box-housed ORV Series hydraulic breakers available with impact energy classes ranging from 375 to 7,500 foot-pounds.
There is a choice of six electric/hydraulic power units ranging in size from 20 to 125 hp that appropriately provide optimum breaker power.
SSAB will introduce two of its newest products at AGG1 this year. Hardox 500 Tuf is the latest upgrade to the Hardox range of products. It delivers high strength, extreme hardness and guaranteed toughness in one wear plate. Hardox 500 Tuf is tough enough to perform as a structural material in heavy-duty tipper bodies, containers and buckets, even in freezing conditions. Typical working conditions include the loading and unloading of heavy and sharp rocks in quarries and mines, handling large and heavy steel scrap, and in demolition when pieces of concrete with rebar are loaded or dropped into tippers. Duroxite 300 is the newest addition to the Duroxite overlay product line. It has a service life equivalent to tungsten carbide overlay but provides better impact resistance and is less expensive and not as brittle. Duroxite 300 contains a unique high volume of ultra-refined particles in a ductile matrix. This results in a product with significantly improved service life that maintains high toughness in extreme sliding wear applications. The product is best used for wear applications in the mining, cement, oil sand, steel production and power industries.
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MAJOR, a leading global manufacturer of high-performance wire screening media, introduces a new crown curve calculation and updated crown curve adaptors. This addition offers customers even greater performance from the company's tensioned Flex-Mat High Vibration Wire Screens and other screen media products on screen decks originally designed for modular panels. A proper curve on the screen deck will allow producers to tension the screen media correctly, which is vital to maximum performance and wear life.
Aggregate production, when you get right down to it, is a simple process: large rocks are bashed against large pieces of iron to make them smaller rocks repeatedly until they're the size that a customer might want.
Superior Industries Inc., a U.S. based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, says it has entered into a strategic partnership with Europe's largest manufacturer of aftermarket crusher parts. For 40-plus years, CMS Cepcor has manufactured premium crusher spares for more than three dozen active and classic brands throughout Europe. The parts manufacturer recently expanded its global footprint when it launched CMS Cepcor Americas.
Watch Linwood Mining and Minerals put John Deere L-Series production-class wheel loaders through their paces in a quarry.
MAJOR, a manufacturer of high-performance screening media, introduces the Flex-Mat Sensor, a valuable and easy to operate vibration data measurement tool users can utilize to review results and fine tune their screen machine without shutting down the equipment. The app-controlled vibration analysis sensor enables readings of screen box vibrations within seconds and generates a report that can be sent or reviewed. The simplicity of the system's design ensures valuable and actionable data without the requirement for a plant shutdown to calibrate the sensor.
Superior Industries Inc. has announced that a limited lifetime warranty now comes standard with new Patriot Cone Crushers. One-of-a-kind in dry bulk crushing, the no cost extended warranty covers the cone's major components including the adjustment ring, bowl, eccentric, head, mainframe and main shaft.
EvoQuip and Emerald Equipment will host an open event in New Jersey on July 25-26, 2019. This exclusive event will showcase live working demos of the company's Bison 280, Cobra 230 and 230R as well as the entire Colt range.
Continuous expansion, high quality standards as well as short delivery deadlines made such a step necessary for the manufacturer of mobile crushing and screening machinery, Kormann Rockster Recycler GmbH from Ennsdorf. The acquisition of a 10,000 m² property in Neumarkt im Mühlkreis (Upper Austria) promises to provide a strong and needed force in a continuous growth and market demand.
As the general manager of aggregate equipment manufacturer McLanahan, Mark Krause has seen a lot of change in the industry as a whole. Advances in technology are making significant inroads into aggregates, and that, combined with desire for more mobility from customers and a drive to draw new, younger professionals to the industry is what Krause sees shaping the market in coming years.
For Wayne Ylitalo, relationships with suppliers and customers is everything. That is how he built his business. Following that core principle has led him to a successful lifelong career in the aggregate industry around Toronto and across Ontario. It's also why he's been using VEI loader scales from RMT Equipment for 20 years. "When you buy something good, you have to tell other people how good it is," he says.
Metso has signed an agreement to acquire McCloskey International, a Canadian mobile crushing and screening equipment manufacturer, to expand Metso's offering in the aggregates industry globally and to strengthen the customer reach especially to general contractor customers.
Haver & Boecker Niagara offers rugged primary crushing plants in a wide variety of configurations for pre-crushing, secondary and tertiary crushing in the mining and aggregates industries. From design to installation, the manufacturer uses its extensive industry experience and knowledge to provide turnkey systems engineered and built to individual specifications. Haver & Boecker Niagara will work with any crusher and peripheral component manufacturers to ensure customers receive the best plant matched to their requirements.
Metso has reached the significant milestone of 10,000 Nordberg® HP cone crushers sold globally. The most popular modern cone crusher in the world, according to Metso, the HP Series celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. The 10,000th HP cone crusher unit was handed over to the French aggregates and asphalt producer and urban infrastructure development company Eurovia in a ceremony held this week at Metso's Mâcon facility in France.
Cedarapids, a Terex Minerals Processing Systems (MPS) brand, offers a new range of cone crushers. The new TG Series will be a Bronze Bushing Spider Bearing Cone. This new series of cones will complement the current Cedarapids MVPX Series (Screw Type Cone) and the Cedarapids TC Series (Floating Bowl Cone). Terex MPS will now offer a solution for every cone crushing application requirement while meeting the application needs of customers with the best possible product quality and productivity.
Lindsey Aggregates, based in New York state, is to open its doors this June to showcase its new multi-million-dollar integrated sand washing system, designed and installed by full-service EPC company CDE.
Impact crushers have broad appeal across various sectors and for good reasons. Our panel of experts provides insight as to why this is, plus information on the dynamic market for impact crushers in Canada, their applications and advantages, customization and options, as well as what to consider when buying an impact crusher.
Following Terex Corporation's release of its first quarter 2019 results, Terex Materials Processing (MP) is pleased to share these, along with its segment-specific results.
Modern crushing plants have become more and more complex as their requirements rise. At the same time, the technology must be safe and as simple as possible to operate – and without lengthy instruction and familiarization periods. This is the challenge which faced Kleemann. At bauma 2019 Kleemann showcased innovative solutions for the safe and simple operation of crushing and screening plants.
Haver & Boecker has established its global brand Haver & Boecker Niagara to combine the engineering expertise and product portfolios of its three mineral processing locations in Brazil, Canada and Germany. In the past, the three locations acted individually for their respective regions and territories. Customers around the world will benefit from shared innovative technology, more in-depth consultations, greater parts availability and better delivery times.
At Bauma 2019, Rockster not only presented its diverse range of products, but also immersed the visitors in new fields of interest. Wolfgang Kormann, CEO of Rockster Recycler from Austria, is convinced that this trade fair really deserves to be called "The World's Leading Trade Fair for Construction Machinery".
Lake Erie Portable Screeners introduces the heavy-duty Pitbull PB678 Static Grizzly. The compact screen is a smaller version of the popular PB148 for added jobsite versatility and pairs well with the Pitbull 2300 screening plant, making it an economical option for operations looking for a compact solution to sort oversize material on a reduced scale. The PB678 Static Grizzly includes features for easy bar removal or adjustments as well as transportability. It is ideal for a wide range of industries, including aggregates, mining, scrap, excavation, demolition, forestry and landscaping.
Washing equipment specialist McCloskey Washing Systems (MWS), along with their UK dealer MaxInnovate Ltd, held its first multi-spread demonstration event, at Monk Plant Hire (MPH) in Hockering, Norwich, UK on Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st March, highlighting the power of the washing equipment working together. The demonstrations were an integral part of events tailored to familiarize both new and established dealers and customers with the versatility and productivity of MWS latest products.
Aggregates equipment OEM Metso began a partnership with Volvo Penta in 2016 following increased customer demand for fuel-efficient engines. Now, it is set to install Volvo Penta's Stage V solutions as an option on its mobile crushing machines.
Terex Finlay showcased the latest addition to their 8-Series line up of heavy duty screeners, the ‘883+ triple shaft' at Bauma 2019. This new model has been developed specifically to work in a variety of dry and difficult sticky applications including quarry, mining, sand and gravel, construction and demolition debris and recycling applications.
"Hauling is one of the most cost-intensive components of a typical mining or quarrying operation. In addition to fuel and labor, there's plenty of maintenance involved too. To ensure cost efficiency, a haul truck should carry as much payload as possible on every round. At Metso, we set out to tackle this challenge and designed a truck body that requires minimal maintenance while maximizing payload. The result is a lower operating cost per hauled ton," says Lars Skoog, Vice President, Mining Wear Lining & Screening, Metso.
Keestrack prides itself in consistently developing its worldwide manufacturing capacities. The company, which at bauma celebrated its 10,000th production machine since the legendary "4518" was introduced in 1996, is also marking the completion of its new 8740-square-metre assembly complex, the second extension phase of its main factory in Šternberk, Czech Republic. More milestones and new extension projects will be set and started in 2019, including the opening of Keestrack's Indian assembly in Neemrana and new production capacities in Ponzano Veneto, Italy.
Powerscreen showcased its revolutionary OMNI by Terex technology to help improve jobsite safety and efficiency in operating Powerscreen equipment at the recent bauma 2019.
Metso is introducing the latest addition to the versatile MX Multi-Action cone crusher series at Bauma 2019. The MX3 enables improved crusher productivity and lower operating costs with a design optimized especially for mid-sized quarrying.
The second generation J-1160 jaw crusher has been designed with the customer and operator in mind. In comparison to its predecessor the plant has a number of improvements such as increased under jaw clearance and all round preventative maintenance and serviceability access.
CDE has launched the Combo™ in a move set to revolutionize the wet processing industry.
Terex Minerals Processing Systems (MPS) has launched a new series of Simplicity Standard Incline (SI) screens designed for heavy duty, medium and fine screening applications and come with many features which make the screens more versatile and highly reliable in the market.
Aggregates operators are always looking for ways to improve their efficiency and make more informed decisions in their planning processes. Many are adopting emerging technology as an added way to develop their operations, and the advent of drones is playing a large part.
Volvo Construction Equipment's Electric Site project aims to test the world's first "emission-free" quarry by electrifying each transport stage, from excavation to primary crushing, and transport to secondary crushing. It uses both electric and autonomous Volvo CE prototype machines, plus new machine and fleet control systems and an entirely integrated real-time site management system. Together, these form a complete Electric Site solution. Volvo CE and its customer Skanska tested the viability of the Electric Site research project for 10 weeks at a Skanska's Vikan Kross quarry near Gothenburg, Sweden. Heavy Equipment Guide staff were on site to see the operation and learn about the results.
At this year's bauma, Kleemann presents a comprehensive cross-section of its innovative product portfolio with a total of seven mobile crushing and screening plants. High-performance machines and environmentally-compatible solutions for natural stone and recycling applications will be presented.