SICK, Eagle Research Partner to Create Flow Meter Monitoring Device

ERC is an independently owned, automation and telemetry solutions provider, focused on industrial and natural gas applications. This new partnership pairs the revolutionary FLOWSIC500 with ERC’s 9040500USM cellular monitoring device. This is a device specific to SICK’s FLOWSIC500 that enables a cellular communications system and allows for remote, cellular-based data polling. This system will also work with any third-party polling…

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ABB Introduces Drive Exchange Service

ABB’s Drives Service team reduces the impact of unplanned downtime with the Drive Exchange Service offering. Utilizing real-time inventory and a dedicated Exchange program team, ABB can ship a replacement unit within 24 hours of a purchase order receipt.  The ABB Drives Exchange Service offering is an extension of the Expanded Drives Services offering which includes reconditioning service, preventive maintenance,…

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New Sand and Gravel Wash Plant an All-Star Solution for Alabama Deposit

All Star Sand & Gravel, a family-owned and operated business based in Winfield, Ala., has announced plans for the development of a new state-of-the-art CDE wet processing solution for their sand and gravel pit in Marion County. Established in 2017, All Star Sand & Gravel, co-owned by Richard Jones and his father, Roger, was incorporated into the family business to…

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New V-Plow Design Delivers Lighter Weight, Safer Handling

Martin Engineering has redesigned one of its most popular tail protection devices to be a lighter weight, modular unit delivered in a compact package for improved safety and convenience. The re-engineered Martin V-Plow HD achieves the gains with no compromise in performance.  “The heaviest section of the previous design was about 21 lb. (9.5 kg), while the new modular unit’s…

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Conveyor Components Company Offers Damaged/Ripped Belt Detector

The model DB from Conveyor Components Company is a cable-operated damaged belt detector that looks for punctures, tears or protrusions through the conveyor belt and provides a means of automatic shutdown to limit the amount of damage to the conveyor belt.  The output contacts of the Model DB can control up to two separate circuits, one for machinery shutdown and…

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Trio Cone Crusher Improves Safety, Functionality, Reliability

Weir Minerals has upgraded its range of Trio TC live-shaft cone crushers. The Trio TC84XR features all the robust design elements that have made live-shaft crushers a fixture of the mining and sand and aggregate industries for generations, while also incorporating the latest technology to ensure it remains integral to flowsheets long into the future. “The Trio TC cone crushers’…

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BKT Launches New Size for EARTHMAX SR 51 Tire

BKT launched a new size for its EARTHMAX SR 51 tire: 875/65 R 29 L-5. The new 65 series tire line is specially designed for wheel loaders working in aggressive applications, in highly abrasive rock quarries and landfills. This is possible thanks to the cut-resistant extra deep L-5 tread, that offers excellent cut and puncture protection and longer wear life.  …

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Dr. Calvin Konya (1943-2021)

Dr. Calvin Konya, a long-time contributor to Rock Products and to the entire industry, died on Nov. 28.  Dr. Konya began his accomplished career in mining engineering by receiving his bachelor’s in mining engineering from the Missouri School of Mines, followed by a master’s in mining engineering from the Missouri School of Mines, Masters in Engineering Management from the Missouri…

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