NIOSH Honors Luck Stone

The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) honored Richmond, Va.-based Luck Stone with its inaugural award for Mine Safety and Health Technology Innovations for the stone, sand and gravel sector. The award was presented at the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) Annual Convention General Session on March 6 in Las Vegas.

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Loading Up at Tower Rock Stone

Serviceability, Operator Efficiency and Data Measurement Benefit Both the Producer and Manufacturer. Ste. Genevieve, Mo.-based Tower Rock Stone Co. was one of the participants of the “field follow” program for the Cat 988K Wheel Loader, which debuted last year at Bauma. Fifteen units were a part of the program – six were 988Ks – with about 30,000 operating hours total.

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Fatalities Hit Industry in December

Three fatalities struck the aggregates industry in the month of December. On Dec. 4, a 63-year-old lead man with 16 years of experience was killed at a crushed stone mine. The victim initiated a blast and was struck by flyrock from the blast. He was standing 153 ft. from the nearest blast hole and was struck by rock as large…

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Montabert Crusher Bucket

The Montabert CRB 601 crusher bucket attachment provides aggregates producers with an all-in-one collecting, crushing and loading solution. Designed for use with excavators in the 16-to 24-metric-ton weight range, the CRB 601 quickly processes various hard materials – including stone, concrete and asphalt debris – directly on the jobsite. With a loaded capacity of 3/4 cu. yd., the wide-aperture, 4,960-lb.…

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Crusher Bucket

Designed for use with excavators in the 25-to 34-metric-ton weight range, the Montabert CRB 751 crusher bucket attachment enables producers to process and recycle various hard materials – including stone, concrete and asphalt debris – directly on the work site. With a capacity of 1.05 cu. yd. and a wide bucket opening, the 7,700-lb. CRB 751 crushes up to 52.3…

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Atlas Copco Adds Bucket Crushers

Atlas Copco has added a line of bucket crushers to its silent demolition tool range of hydraulic attachments. Rig-mounted bucket crushers solve job-site waste management issues by recycling asphalt, stone and concrete debris as well as mine, quarry and trench material.

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