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Motor covers achieve higher airflow -

Lightweight and durable, the K-MotorShield prevents damaging temperature increases caused by blocked airflow to electric drive motors.

Custom-designed rubber liners -

Moulded with impact resistant rubber, Nepean Rubber’s liners can be manufactured for most makes and styles of crushers.

Impact crusher to be put to test at ConExpo -

Terex Finlay is exhibiting its I-140 impact crusher at the ConExpo in Las Vegas.

Largest truck in articulated hauler family -

With a 38-tonne haul capacity, the Gen 10 TA400 articulated hauler is the first product to be launched by Terex Trucks since the division was acquired...

Loader scales improve efficiency -

The Loadrite L2180 wheel loader scales consistently provide the operator with an accurate weight reading, regardless of machine type, operator or temperature....


Autonomous vehicles on the load/haul route -

Two US companies – an aggregate operation and a robotics group – have been developing an aftermarket technology solution that could soon take the driver out of the haul truck. Therese Dunphy reports. Subscription required.


New figures show construction sector is ‘bouncing back’ -

Following four consecutive months of decline, Australia’s construction sector grew at its fastest rate since mid-2016.

New supplier centre an ‘investment in optimism’ -

After more than 50 years in Newcastle, equipment and services supplier Metso has moved its operations to a new service centre.

Multinational ‘ready to sell’ cement for US-Mexico wall -

Global cement maker LafargeHolcim – the USA’s largest cement producer – is ready and willing to sell cement for the Trump Administration’s controversial US-Mexico border wall project, despite raised concerns in Europe.

‘First-ever’ 3D-printed excavator unveiled -

A fully functional, full size 3D-printed excavator has made its debut at CONEXPO-CONAGG 2017 in Las Vegas.      

‘Submerged,' millennium-old statue unveiled -

Archaeologists have discovered a 3000-year-old Egyptian quartzite statue, described as one of the ‘most important’ discoveries ever made.

Payload data aids in the rapid movement of aggregate -

A major civil construction company charged with moving 600,000m3 of sand, rock and limestone on a land development project completed its assignment in advance and at a significant cost saving to its client – thanks to a combination of surveying, measurement and load and haul programs. Subscription required.

Editor's Comment

Pedal-powered innovation opens the mind to other possibilities -

The quarrying and sailing spheres are literally worlds apart - yet as Damian Christie explains, bold ideas in one shouldn't discount creativity or innovation in the other ...

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