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WEG Electric Announces Wide Range of Soft Starters

WEG ElectricWEG Electric said it has established the largest and most complete range of soft starter products in its United States inventory. WEG now has available soft starters ranging from 3 to 4,500 hp; more than any other suppler in the industry, notes the company.

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Telestack Radial Conveyor Features Design Improvements

MHC TelestackerTelestack Ltd. now offers three machines that are new to the North American market. “The world launch of the latest model in our track mobile hopper feeder range will take place at ConExpo-Con/Agg and we are excited by the potential for this machine in North America and beyond,” said Samantha Thompson, marketing coordinator. “This unit has been developed in response to feedback from dealers and customers and can be used in a multitude of applications from reclaiming in the quarry, mine and port to loading barges on the inland river network.”

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Carrier Home Builders Inc. Relies on Powerscreen Warrior

WarriorServiceability, performance, flexibility and economy of operation are the primary reasons Carrier Home Builders, Inc. purchased the first Powerscreen Warrior 1400X sold in the United States.

The company is working in topsoil and sand/gravel applications for a project in Farmington, Conn., and is also operating a Powerscreen1000 Maxtrak cone crusher to make stone. The distributor is Powerscreen New England.

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Crushing Concrete

Telsmith New Portable Cone Plant Helps Contract Crusher Meet Urban Recycle Demand.

By Carol Wasson

Ever-growing epicenters for asphalt and concrete recycle crushing lie just beyond the outskirts of many American cities – a trending phenomenon due to regulations that curtail urban quarry operation; the cost-prohibitive transportation of virgin aggregate; an over-abundance of demolition material; and waste disposal bans.

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Blast With the Best at Beckmann Quarry

Marietta Materials’ Beckmann QuarryStrategic Alliance partners Sandvik and Dyno Nobel held their annual Quarry Academy Nov. 12-15, 2013, at the Omni La Mansion del Rio Hotel in San Antonio. The event included a site visit to Martin Marietta Materials’ Beckmann Quarry.

During the tour the participants received a plant overview; viewed primary loading and the company’s gigantic O&K in-pit mobile HSI crusher; saw an electronic initiation systems demonstration; viewed a production blast (see blast sequence photos); and inspected field-survey control instruments, tools and methods.

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