Archive for May 2017

Graymont sells New York Materials business

May 31, 2017By

Graymont, a supplier of lime and limestone products serving the United States and Canada, sold its New York Materials business to Upstone Materials.

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SME names 2017 mining academic grant recipients

May 31, 2017By

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration named the recipients of the 2017 Ph.D. Fellowship and the Academic Career Development Grants.

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Atlas Copco opens US manufacturing plant

May 31, 2017By

Atlas Copco opened a plant in Rock Hill, South Carolina, that will manufacture portable compressors and generators for the construction market.

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Wirtgen America Mobicone MCO 9i EVO Mobile Cone Crusher

May 31, 2017By

The Mobicone MCO 9i EVO/MCO 9i S EVO mobile cone crushers from Wirtgen America offer aggregate producers high-productivity secondary or tertiary crushing in a fuel-efficient, Tier 4 Final emissions-compliant machine.

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Portable ‘mega’ cone contributes to doubling plant output

May 31, 2017By

Single portable ‘mega’ cone is key to doubling output of Elam Construction’s aggregate production plant.

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Heavy equipment competition targets next generation

Heavy equipment competition targets next generation

May 30, 2017By

Volvo Construction Equipment, Highway Equipment and Supply, and Allan Myers sponsored a heavy equipment competition for high school students.

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Smiley Monroe Belt Buddy Rapid Repair Resin

May 30, 2017By

Smiley Monroe’s improved resin means Belt Buddy is thicker, easier to apply and ideal for use on inclined conveyor belts and overhead applications.

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2016 aggregate production statistics

May 29, 2017By

The amount of construction material reported to be recycled increased by almost 4 percent in 2016 compared with that of the previous year.

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