March 7, 2017
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ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017

The Pit & Quarry staff is reporting live from Las Vegas March 7-11 for ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017. Get the scoop on the latest aggregate news, products and equipment, and check out photos and videos from the show.

Volvo L350H wheel loader Volvo CE unveils largest wheel loader in its fleet
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) unveiled its L350H wheel loader at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017. Get details on the loader, which is the largest in the company's lineup. → MORE
Liebherr wheel loader Wheel loader lineup features two drive types
Liebherr released its XPower large wheel loaders to the North American market during ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017. Get a rundown on the lineup, which includes the L 550, L 556, L 566 and L 580 wheel loaders. → MORE
Case wheel loader Case presents new wheel loaders, excavators
Scott Harris, vice president, North America, for Case Construction Equipment, detailed the company’s new offerings including G-Series wheel loaders introduced for the first time to the global market. → MORE
Martin Sprocket idlers Idler lineup features triple labyrinth seal design
Martin Sprocket & Gear showcased its new idler lineup, which meets and exceeds the Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association standards, according to the company. Learn more about the products.

→ Talbert releases 60-ton spread-axle trailer
→ Geith showcases latest equipment
→ Caterpillar CEO faces tough questions
Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame Four industry ambassadors enter Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame
Four inductees were enshrined Monday night into the Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame as members of the 2017 class. Find out which individuals were inducted and how they left their marks on the aggregate industry. → MORE
Eagle Crusher Eagle Crusher
Booth C31427
Eagle Crusher Co. Inc. is displaying its newest product innovations, RapidDeploy and RipRap. RapidDeploy is the industry’s only portable plant with built-in, retractable conveyors that can crush, screen, separate and stockpile, all in one pull. → MORE
Haver & Boecker Haver & Boecker
Booth S5832
Haver & Boecker introduced the NIAflow plant simulation software, which helps producers optimize quarry and mine operations by diagramming plant flow, machine placement, product pre-calculations and more. → MORE
Luff Luff Industries
Booth C31064
Luff Industries’ high moisture seal is ideal for environments with high humidity or excessive moisture and areas with the potential for fine particle contamination. Learn more about the product. → MORE
Volvo Volvo Construction Equipment
Booths N10036, G3894
Showcasing a total of 26 machines – including new models and concept vehicles – Volvo Construction Equipment is offering visitors multiple interactive experiences at ConExpo-Con/Agg. → MORE
Photo courtesy of Dig This Las Vegas
ConExpo-Con/Agg attendees can give their family and friends a taste of the construction and aggregate industries outside of the show by taking a trip to Dig This Las Vegas, a heavy equipment playground located on Rancho Drive in Las Vegas.→ MORE
Photo credit: StormyDog via / CC BY Shark Reef Aquarium
The Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay features 14 exhibits devoted to dangerous aquatic predators, including the Lionfish, Komodo Dragon, Blacktip Reef Shark and more. → MORE
P&Q → Q1 construction materials update

→ 11 steps to maximize cone crusher

→ Strategies for achieving tax savings

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