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Thaman Rubber teams with dredging equipment supplier

July 19, 2017By

Thaman Rubber, a supplier of hose and rubber products for the mining industry, partnered with a manufacturer of gravel dredging products.

Unimin to build West Texas frac sand plant

July 18, 2017By

Unimin, a mining company based in Connecticut, plans to build a sand processing plant in West Texas to supply drillers with local frac sand.

Cemex reaches agreement on California coastal mine

July 17, 2017By

The California Coastal Commission approved the agreement Cemex negotiated with commission staff regarding the continued operation of the Cemex Lapis sand plant.

Polaris Materials reports second quarter results

July 17, 2017By

Polaris Materials reported second-quarter sales volumes of 650,000 tons, an increase of 16 percent over the first quarter.

AEM debuts campaign to promote equipment manufacturing

July 17, 2017By

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) launched the “Behind Every Product” campaign to promote the equipment manufacturing industry to those in Washington, D.C.

Volvo CE tests electric hybrid wheel loader model

July 14, 2017By

Volvo Construction Equipment’s (Volvo CE) LX1 prototype electric hybrid wheel loader achieves about a 50 percent improvement in fuel efficiency based on field tests.

FLSmidth to acquire part of Sandvik Mining Systems

July 13, 2017By

The acquisition includes all products for continuous surface mining and minerals handling technologies, as well as related intellectual property, including drawings and reference lists.

Study: Expect more demand for paving asphalt

July 12, 2017By

Demand for paving asphalt used in highways and streets is forecast to increase 3.3 percent per year to 13.7 million tons in 2021.