Stone & Aggregates

Stone & Aggregates

Stone & Aggregates

Metso’s Shaorui launches new mobile aggregates equipment range in China

Metso’s Shaorui launches new mobile aggregates equipment range in China Metso Shaorui introduces their first range of mobile crushing and screening equipment especially designed for the price and quality conscious mid-market segment. Utilizing Metso’s proven technologies and long experience in track-mounted equipment, the new range offers various solutions ideal for quarry contracting and demolition applications. …

Filstone limestone quarry adds Hitachi ZW310-6 wheel loader in Portugal

Filstone limestone quarry adds Hitachi ZW310-6 wheel loader in Portugal A Portuguese limestone supplier, Filstone Natural SA, has added a Hitachi ZW310-6 wheel loader to its fleet to help it maintain the highest levels of productivity at its quarry near the town of Fátima. Filstone was established in 2002 by CEO Ricardo Jorge and produces …

ELE Soiltest PRO range now includes AUTO Soils Consolidator

ELE Soiltest PRO range now includes AUTO Soils Consolidator ELE International has launched the AUTO Soils Consolidator (ASC), which is the company’s latest addition to the ELE Soiltest PRO range of advanced soils testing equipment. “By automating the test, we can create new levels of accuracy and reliability in the test results,” says ELE MD …

Rockwheel owner Rokla to buy Hartl Crusher

Rockwheel owner Rokla to buy Hartl Crusher German rotary cutter manufacturer Rokla GmbH, which operates under the Rockwheel brand, has announced its acquisition of Austrian crusher and screening bucket specialist Hartl Engineering & Marketing GmbH. The deal, which became effective on 27 June 2019, includes the use of the Hartl brand, inventory and intellectual property. …

ClearSpan Truss Arch Building a perfect choice for Choctaw Transportation

ClearSpan Truss Arch Building a perfect choice for Choctaw Transportation Choctaw Transportation is a marine construction and transportation company with over 60 years of experience. Located on the Mississippi River for convenience and sustainability, the company has two locations and offers a range of aggregate services. Jamey Sanders, Vice President of Choctaw Transportation, discussed how …

Why the UK faces a perfect storm on motorway bridge safety

Why the UK faces a perfect storm on motorway bridge safety Concrete has been the mainstay of motorway bridge construction for decades and has a wealth of benefits. It’s durable, versatile, and consistently meets the demands expected of it. Not to mention the fact it is cost-effective to produce. However, like the bridges made from …

MPQC are revolutionising Apprenticeships in Extractives

MPQC are revolutionising Apprenticeships in Extractives MPQC are not only apprenticeship experts in the Mineral Extractives industry but the organisation also uses apprenticeships itself to recruit new talent. We hear from the two latest MPQC Apprenticeship graduates on why they took this route into a career. MPQC have apprenticeships at its core with each department …

Metso welcomes Quinn Company of California to aggregates distributor community

Metso welcomes Quinn Company of California to aggregates distributor community Metso is pleased to welcome California-based Quinn Company to its USA distributor family as Quinn expands their Southern California customer offering by joining the Metso Community. Quinn is celebrating 100 years of business after getting its start in agriculture. Today, the company sells and leases …

Metso introduces higher capacity Crushers to NW Rapid range

Metso introduces higher capacity Crushers to NW Rapid range Metso is introducing new higher capacity models to its popular wheel-mounted Metso NW Rapid(TM) series. In addition to the bigger jaw crusher model, the NW Rapid units are now available also with a variety of most robust cone crushers, including the first model with the MX(TM) …

Kureha Elastomer in Japan joins the Metso aggregates distributor community

Kureha Elastomer in Japan joins the Metso aggregates distributor community Kureha Elastomer Company Ltd. is joining Metso’s Distributor Community. The company will focus on offering Metso’s Screening Media, Wear Lining and Conveyor Accessories for the aggregates industry in Japan. Established in 1943, Kureha Elastomer Company has strong experience in manufacturing and selling synthetic solutions for …

Haver and Boecker launch F-Class Portable Plant for fast setup and longer wear life

Haver and Boecker launch F-Class Portable Plant for fast setup and longer wear life Haver & Boecker, a leading equipment manufacturer and solutions provider in aggregates and mining applications, has launched the Tyler F-Class portable plant that includes several new technologies to improve setup time and extend equipment longevity in quarry and mining operations. The …

IQ Webinar brings a market perspective to the Aggregates Industry

IQ Webinar brings a market perspective to the Aggregates Industry Andy Sales of BDS Marketing Research joins the IQ Academy Lunch and Learn IQ Webinar session later this week, which concludes their 2018 webinar series. The webinar will be 12:30 – 13:00 GMT on 20th December 2018. The aggregates industry plays a pivotal and fundamental …

IQ Academy Webinar – The Aggregates Industry, A Market Perspective – 20 Dec

IQ Academy Webinar – The Aggregates Industry, A Market Perspective – 20 Dec The final 2018 Institute of Quarrying (IQ) Academy ‘Lunch & Learn’ webinar aims to provide a market-based view of the aggregate industry. Hosted by Andy Sales, director of specialist market research consultancy BDS Marketing Research, the webinar takes place on Thursday 20th …

The quarry and aggregate industry by the numbers

The quarry and aggregates industry by the numbers With millions of workers and hundreds of thousands of active sites, aggregate quarrying is one of the biggest industries in the world – but just how big is it? x 13 Increase The increase in aggregate demand since 1900 110 Tons per House The Amount of construction …

Volvo Trucks delivers autonomous transport solution to limestone quarry in Norway

Volvo Trucks delivers autonomous transport solution to limestone quarry in Norway Volvo Trucks has just signed a landmark agreement with Brønnøy Kalk AS in Norway to provide its first commercial autonomous solution transporting limestone from an open pit mine to a nearby port. The solution for Brønnøy Kalk AS consists of limestone being transported by …

Testing soils in construction

Testing soils in construction Soils form the structural foundation for almost all construction work, making soil testing very important as failure to test soils adequately and correctly would introduce high levels of financial and safety risks. Before a construction project commences, it is important to know which types of soil underlay the proposed structure. It …

Cat heavy-duty side discharge buckets deliver controlled flow of loose materials

Cat heavy-duty side discharge buckets deliver controlled flow of loose materials Cat Side Discharge Buckets, designed for use with skid steer loaders, multi-terrain loaders, compact track loaders, and compact wheel loaders—collect and transport loose materials such as sawdust, sand, mulch, and topsoil and then discharge these materials via a belt-type conveyor from adjustable openings (doors) …

Haver and Boecker proves increased Screen Media longevity through Field Testing

Haver and Boecker proves increased Screen Media longevity through Field Testing Through extensive field testing, equipment manufacturer Haver and Boecker is now offering their Ty-Max and Ty-Wire screen media for aggregate and mining applications with longer wear life. “Product testing is an ongoing process conducted to ensure products are not only meeting customer expectations, but exceeding …

Haver and Boecker’s new Ty-Rail configurations increase vibrating screens adaptability

Haver and Boecker’s new Ty-Rail configurations increase vibrating screens adaptability Haver & Boecker, a leading equipment manufacturer and solutions provider in aggregates and mining applications, introduces new configurations of its Ty-Rail™ quick-tensioning system for screen media. As a result of Ty-Rail’s success, Haver & Boecker developed and now offers three angle-box designs for different vibrating …

Metso showcases innovations for the aggregates industry at Mawev exhibition in Austria

Metso showcases innovations for the aggregates industry at Mawev exhibition in Austria During the 2018 Mawev exhibition in St. Pölten, Austria on March 14-17, Metso will present a variety of innovative technologies for the aggregates industry. “At Mawev, we are addressing the key trends and challenges in the aggregates industry by showcasing solutions that help …

Johnsons Wellfield in Yorkshire calls on Volvo Excavators to mine Yorkstone

Johnsons Wellfield in Yorkshire calls on Volvo Excavators to mine Yorkstone Johnsons Wellfield of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, has made a significant investment in purchasing a brace of seventy-five tonne Volvo EC750E excavators which take charge as primary movers in extracting Yorkstone blocks at the company’s Crosland Hill Quarry The two new arrivals replace competitive makes …

Arabian Supply Center joins Metso aggregates distributor network in Qatar

Arabian Supply Center joins Metso aggregates distributor network in Qatar Metso and Arabian Supply Center (ASC) strengthen their cooperation by signing a new distribution contract. ASC will offer the full range of Metso’s crushing and screening products to the construction segment in Qatar. “We are proud to welcome ASC to our expanding distributor community. We …

Haver and Boecker adds Zip Guard for vibrating screen wear protection

Haver & Boecker adds Zip Guard for vibrating screen wear protection Haver & Boecker, a leading equipment manufacturer and solutions provider in aggregates and mining applications, introduces Zip Guard. The ½-inch-thick polyurethane liner is installed on the cross beams of a vibrating screen to reduce the impact of passing material. Haver & Boecker engineers designed …

Haver and Boecker introduce vibrating screen for efficient and consistent fines output

Haver and Boecker introduce vibrating screen for efficient and consistent fines output Haver & Boecker, a leading equipment manufacturer and solutions provider in aggregates and mining applications, offers the H-Class vibrating screen for fine particle screening. The H-Class’s high-frequency vibrations efficiently screen hot, dry materials for consistent product output. The heavy-duty, stationary machine is safe …

Hutton Stone invests in new Volvo EC380E crawler excavator for a new sandstone venture in the Scottish Borders

Hutton Stone invests in new Volvo EC380E crawler excavator for a new sandstone venture in the Scottish Borders Hutton Stone Co Ltd based close to Berwick upon Tweed in the Scottish Borders has purchased a new Volvo EC380E crawler excavator for a new venture that has started up in a sandstone quarry in Northumberland The …

Marshalls relies on VolvoCE to pave the way for monumental work

Marshalls relies on VolvoCE to pave the way for monumental work With prestigious projects such as London’s Trafalgar Square and Wembley Stadium in its portfolio, the UK’s leading hard landscaping manufacturer is using Volvo equipment to help carve its niche. Looking out from atop the stone steps of London’s National Gallery, one can appreciate architecture …

 Czech quarry maximises performance with new Hitachi ZX490LCH-6 excavators

 Czech quarry maximises performance with new Hitachi ZX490LCH-6 excavators The Czech Republic’s foremost purchaser of Hitachi construction machinery has further enhanced its fleet with a new ZX490LCH-6 large excavator. Ceske sterkopisky spol. s r.o. – one of the country’s leading suppliers of aggregates – is utilising the machine at a demanding sand and gravel quarry …

Tillicoultry Quarries in Scotland chooses flexibility and quality with a new Metso mobile jaw crusher

Tillicoultry Quarries in Scotland chooses flexibility and quality with a new Metso mobile jaw crusher Tillicoultry Quarries‘ Northfield quarry in Scotland recently received its Metso Lokotrack® LT120(TM) mobile jaw crusher plant through Garriock Bros. Ltd., Metso’s official dealer in Scotland, England and Wales. The new crusher will be used for production at Tillicoultry’s quarries, ensuring …

Suphanburi Quarry in Thailand goes high-tech with a complete aggregate processing plant from Metso

Suphanburi Quarry in Thailand goes high-tech with a complete aggregate processing plant from Metso Insee Aggregates has selected Metso to supply a full-scope, state-of-the-art quarry processing plant for the Suphanburi Quarry in Thailand. The delivery covers all the advanced crushing and screening equipment, full electrical plant design, automation software and hardware, as well as related …

Sandvik launches CS550 cone crusher with powerful secondary stage crusher

Sandvik launches CS550 cone crusher with powerful secondary stage crusher The new Sandvik CS550 cone crusher is a powerful secondary stage crusher for 700 to 750 tonne applications. In addition to flexibility and sheer tonnage, it offers advanced automation and maintenance features for maximal productivity and uptime. A key goal in any crushing operation is …

Red Rhino Crushers in England win Plantworx Environment Award

Red Rhino Crushers in England win Plantworx Environment Award Red Rhino Crushers are delighted to announce that they are the Environment Winners in the prestigious Plantworx 2017 Awards for Innovation. Sponsored by the Construction Equipment Association the coveted Plantworx prize recognises the progress made by the company in developing innovative new products, which are specifically …

IROCK releases closed-circuit impact crusher with small footprint and high productivity

IROCK releases closed-circuit impact crusher with small footprint and high productivity IROCK Crushers, a leader in global sales of mobile screening and crushing equipment, introduces its TC-15CC tracked closed-circuit crushing plant, 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 …

Haver and Boecker Hydro-Clean 1000 Wash Plant offers convenience and improved productivity

Haver and Boecker Hydro-Clean 1000 Wash Plant offers convenience and improved productivity Haver & Boecker, a leading equipment manufacturer and solutions provider in aggregates and mining applications, introduces the skid-mounted Hydro-Clean™ 1000 Wash Plant as a complete solution. In addition to a Hydro-Clean 1000 washing system combined with a Tyler L-Class vibrating rinse screen, Haver …

Thomas Armstrong invests in sturdy design and technology from Sennebogen

Thomas Armstrong Aggregates invests in sturdy design and reliable technology from Sennebogen Gravel extraction with Sennebogen 655 duty cycle crane. In 2016, AGD Equipment, a UK sales and service partner for Sennebogen Maschinenfabrik GmbH, delivered a Sennebogen 655 dragline excavator to Thomas Armstrong Aggregates Ltd. Fitted with a 27-metre boom and two powerful 160 kilonewton …