Durex Screen Media Meets the Challenge

To optimize the performance of equipment, innovative technologies and materials are constantly being introduced. One such advancement that plays a crucial role in the efficiency of aggregate processing is screen media, according to Durex. Modern screen media technologies enable precise sorting and grading of rock particles. This ensures that materials used in construction meet specific size requirements, contributing to the…

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Selecting the Best Pumping System

The Right System For The Application Can Maximize Operational Efficiencies In Aggregate Processing. By Adam Brouwer Selecting the best pumping system for an aggregate processing site means evaluating not only short-term needs – but also long-term productivity. Site owners and operators need to consider many parameters to determine what type of pumping system will deliver the best performance for the…

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Public Asked to Comment on California Quarry Proposal

A draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) has been prepared for a proposed 403-acre mining operation by Sargent Ranch Partners LLC on approximately 403-acres in Santa Clara County, Calif. The public comment period opens on July 25  and closes on Sept. 26. “Your comments regarding the significant environmental effects of this project and the adequacy of the Draft EIR are welcome. Written…

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MWS Equipment Offers Hydropure Thickener

MWS Equipment’s Hydropure thickener range is designed to maximize water recovery whilst minimizing the use of tailing dams. Water-management solutions are increasingly in demand across the modern aggregates production world, with water being a valuable global resource. MWS Equipment has listened to its customers, particularly in regions where it can be difficult and, in some cases, impossible to find the…

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Luadzers Retires from Kolberg-Pioneer

Leon Luadzers – regional sales manager for Kolberg-Pioneer Inc. for 20 years – has retired effective June 30. He has held various positions with many aggregate-processing equipment manufacturing companies for more than 40 years. Luadzers has been very active with national and state aggregate associations and he is recognized as an expert in crushing, screening and sand processing. He has written several…

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Temporary Setup, Long-Term Benefits

CUSTOM-CONFIGURED EQUIPMENT EXCELS IN MONTH-LONG NORTHERN MINNESOTA CRUSHING OPERATION. By Larry Trojak Companies with diverse products and services, demand an equally diverse range of processing equipment to meet those needs. By extension, when you are a company like Knife River Corp., diverse doesn’t even begin to describe the breadth of what you offer nor your equipment inventory. The company prides…

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First Look – September 2014

Vulcan Reports Sales Jump Vulcan Materials Co. announced results for the second quarter ending June 30. Net sales increased $60 million, or 9 percent, and gross profit increased $42 million, or 32 percent, compared with the prior year. CRH/Oldcastle On the GrowIrish building materials group CRH plc, which owns Oldcastle in the United States, said its earnings increased 27 percent…

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