Cat Blasthole Drill Cuts Costs; Improves Drilling Efficiency

The new Cat MD6250 blasthole drill delivers optimum drilling efficiency in single- and multi-pass applications for both rotary and down-the-hole (DTH) modes. Featuring automated operation, the drill runs within ideal operating parameters for maximum bit life, hole accuracy and reduced total cost of ownership. A sculpted frame design boasts heavy cross-bracing in high-load areas for maximum machine longevity. The machine’s four leveling jacks, mast pivot and deck are welded integrally to the main frame for maximum durability.

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Columbia Steel Debuts New Cone Mantle Design

A new, patented cone mantle design offers improved crusher output based on initial field trials, according to Columbia Steel Casting Co. Inc. By looking beyond the concept of simple gravity feeding, Columbia’s engineers have developed a unique mantle modification intended to direct feed more efficiently into a crushing chamber.

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New Mack Engine Oil EOS-4.5 Extends Drain Intervals

Mack Trucks announced extended engine oil drain intervals for customers using its newly formulated Mack Engine Oil EOS-4.5. Depending on the application, oil drain intervals have been extended by up to 15,000 miles compared with previous formulations, helping reduce customer maintenance costs. Introduced as the factory fill in Mack’s 2017 engines, genuine Mack Engine Oil EOS-4.5 also extends drain intervals for all 2011 and newer Mack engines.

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Reliable Trucking Increases Payload with Kenworth Engines

For those hauling dirt, aggregate, cement, fly ash and other material, numbers are what it’s all about. Haul more product, make more money. And, if you save fuel in the process, that’s the gravy.

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Durabook Computers Built Tough for In-The-Field Applications

Rugged computers, whether notebooks or tablets, make it possible for individuals to successfully work outside – literally and figuratively – away from an office. They provide versatility and mobility. And most importantly, they are designed and built to operate in environments that commercial computers would never survive, such as a quarry environment.

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