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MSHA, OSHA 2017 budgets outlined Posted on 09 Feb 2016 in the News categories.

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez released the president’s 2017 budget for the Department of Labor, which supports the president’s plan to train workers for jobs of the future and... Read more»

Martin Marietta, Vulcan post quarterly results Posted on 09 Feb 2016 in the featured & News categories.

The results are in, and the numbers show both aggregates producers on the rise. Martin Marietta Materials Inc., which released its fourth-quarter and 2015 year-end performance report, established quarterly company... Read more»

Video: Bucyrus-Erie 300-D crawler-mounted dragline Posted on 25 Jan 2016 in the Featured Video & Video categories.

The Bucyrus-Erie 300-D crawler-mounted dragline carried a standard 11-yd. bucket on a 160-ft. boom. It is the crawler version of the 380-W walking dragline. Watch this diesel-powered machine in action.... Read more»

Bucyrus-Erie 4250-W ‘Big Muskie’ walking dragline Posted on 15 Jan 2016 in the Featured Video & Video categories.

Bucyrus-Erie’s 4250-W “Big Muskie” walking dragline, shown soon after commissioning in 1969, has a 220-cu.-yd. bucket swinging on a 310-ft. boom. According to Bucyrus-Erie, it was the largest dragline ever... Read more»

Equipment Focus: Drilling & Blasting Posted on 15 Jan 2016 in the 0116 & Features categories.

The Atlas Copco FlexiROC T45 top hammer surface drill rig gives users a flexible, efficient tool that is uncompromising in regard to fuel efficiency. According to Atlas Copco, field studies... Read more»

Video: Bucyrus-Erie 31-H hydraulic excavator Posted on 01 Jan 2016 in the Featured Video & Video categories.

Bucyrus-Erie’s line of hydraulic excavators was developed in the late 1960s. The 31-H hydraulic excavator featured in this video was especially adapted for pipeline duties. It was developed from the... Read more»

P&Q University Lesson 14- Business Posted on 21 Dec 2015 in the Pit & Quarry University categories.

Whether the crushed-stone or sand-and-gravel operation is a start-up or a going venture, the business side plays a significant role in its success or failure. Finding an affordable location, equipment,... Read more»

P&Q University Lesson 13- Safety & the Environment Posted on 07 Nov 2015 in the Pit & Quarry University categories.

Building an Environmental Management System (EMS) might sound like an overwhelming task for a smaller organization, but it doesn’t have to be. Taken in steps it’s a job that small-... Read more»