Tag: Hauling

With a payload capacity of 101.6 short tons, the HD785-8 is built for aggregate producers. Photo courtesy of Komatsu America

Komatsu debuts high-horsepower haul truck

December 16, 2019By

According to the company, its new hauler delivers excellent maneuverability and travel performance on grade for aggregate producers.

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Philippi-Hagenbuch has remained family-owned since its founding in 1969. The company is now led by Danette Swank (middle right), L.B.’s granddaughter and LeRoy’s daughter. LeRoy (left) continues with the company as chief engineer. Also pictured are Josh Swank, vice president of sales and marketing, and Pat Hagenbuch. Photo courtesy of Philippi-Hagenbuch

Philippi-Hagenbuch earns manufacturing honor

December 12, 2019By

The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association bestowed its 2019 Barry L. MacLean Manufacturer of the Year award on the third-generation company.

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According to Metso, one of its typical truck bodies weighs 20 to 30 percent less than a traditional steel-lined truck body.

Metso launches hybrid truck body at Bauma

April 10, 2019By

The company is expanding into new territory with an introduction that allows quarries to haul more with less.

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According to Libra Systems, the Sentinel system offers better fleet visibility, improved asset utilization and greater profits. Photo courtesy of Libra Systems

System positions producers to better manage truck dispatch

February 22, 2019By

Libra Systems launched Sentinel, a cloud-based GPS system designed to be a complete asset management solution, at the 2019 AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo in Indianapolis.

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Photo: Philippi-Hagenbuch

Short-distance hauling solution

February 18, 2019By

Caldwell Stone turns to tailgates as a long-term fix in Danville, Kentucky.

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The 38-tonne TA400 articulated hauler is designed to operate in challenging conditions. Photo courtesy fo Terex Trucks.

Terex Trucks names Canadian dealer

November 13, 2018By

Terex Trucks names RDM Equipment Sales and Rentals as its dealer in British Columbia.

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Transmission upgrade elevates hauler’s fuel efficiency

August 9, 2018By

The TA300 articulated hauler from Terex Trucks was updated, leading to improvements in fuel efficiency, performance and other areas.

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Photo: Komatsu

Looking ahead to autonomous hauling

July 16, 2018By

Big mining is realizing the benefits of autonomous haulers. The aggregate industry’s transition away from manned trucks is closer than you think.

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