Tag: maintenance

With the potential for fewer breakdowns and more productivity, doing routine maintenance and researching new, long-lasting screen media options is a worthwhile – and profitable – use of time. Photo courtesy of Haver & Boecker

4 steps to long-lasting screen media

January 21, 2019By

When it comes to screen media, spending a little extra time on preventative maintenance can have a noticeably positive effect on profits.

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ABB's Artur Rdaznek shows what the collected data looks like via his smartphone through the ABB Ability app. Photo by Allison Barwacz

The digitalization of the aggregate industry

January 18, 2019By

Aggregate producers are constantly searching for ways to improve their efficiencies and safety – and many turn to digital technologies as solutions.

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Idling engines can use a considerable amount of fuel. A large diesel engine, for example, can consume as much as one gallon of fuel every hour it idles. Photo courtesy of Petro-Canada Lubricants

Alleviating the effects of idling engines

December 20, 2018By

How lubricants offer protection while improving fuel economy

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Motion Industries president, CEO dies

August 20, 2018By

Tim Breen assumed responsibility for all Motion Industries locations across the U.S. in 2011.

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Photo courtesy of Luck Stone.

How old equipment gets new life at Luck Stone

April 9, 2018By

How Luck Stone successfully achieves second and, sometimes, third lives for its load-and-haul equipment.

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Quiz: Are your equipment maintenance skills up to par?

January 26, 2018By

Equipment maintenance is an important consideration at any aggregate operation. Take this quiz to see if you have what it takes to optimize your equipment.

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Photo courtesy of The Timken Co.

Determining types of bearing damage

October 30, 2017By

Knowing what to look for is a first step in determining the type of damage bearings have sustained.

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Photo courtesy of KPI-JCI & Astec Mobile Screens.

Wear part to reduce maintenance on VSIs

October 10, 2017By

Drop-In carbides are now available for all models of vertical shaft impactors (VSI) from Kolberg-Pioneer Inc. (KPI).

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