Terex MP Acquires ZenRobotics

Terex Materials Processing (MP) has acquired the assets of ZenRobotics Ltd., a company that designs and creates robots that pick, sort and recycle waste material.  ZenRobotics is a leader in smart robotic recycling. Its robots, powered by proprietary AI software, make recycling more efficient, accurate and profitable. The company’s ambition is to make the circular economy a reality by turning…

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CalPortland Seals the Deal

Aug. 11, 2022 – The I’s are dotted and the T’s are crossed. CalPortland announced that the purchase of the Redding cement plant and other assets from Martin Marietta Materials was successfully completed. In addition to the Redding cement plant in Northern California, the assets include related cement distribution terminals and 14 ready mixed concrete plants located in California. “We…

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Sand Batteries May Be an Energy Saver

By Mark S. Kuhar A town in Finland is using sand batteries to provide home heating during winter. Sand batteries, you say? Tens of thousands of cubic meters of sand are heated from the generation of electricity with solar panels or wind turbines. Packed tightly in insulated silos, the sand can retain this heat for months without losing it. For…

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MSHA is Hiring! No Experience Necessary

MSHA May Be Hiring, But It Should Only Be Interested In Experienced Miners. By Brian Hendrix Across the board, the labor market is tight, and that’s particularly true in the mining industry. Miners are in short supply. Mine operators are hiring. MSHA is also hiring, but MSHA should only be interested in experienced miners. The Federal Mine Safety and Health…

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