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Wheeled loader developments improve production
Wheeled loaders are often the quarry workhorse when it comes to loading. ABE takes a look at the developments that are helping to improve efficiency. Whether it is loading at the extraction face, moving stockpiles or loading delivery trucks or trains, wheeled loaders are a vital part of a productive quarry and probably one of the most heavily used items of equipment. This central role means...
Used equipment market grows with Iron Planet
New equipment sales have been hit hard by the recession but used machinery sales are growing. Claire Symes talked to Iron Planet's Tom Cornell about the second hand market. Many quarry operators and construction companies have had their capital expenditure cut considerably in the last year but most still need to replace ageing machines to maintain productivity. However, funding new equipment...
Irish investment in crushing and screening
Investment in crushing and screening equipment is helping one Irish quarry operator make the most of its decorative deposit. Demand for high quality paving products has helped boost the fortunes of Donegal-based Muckish Sand & Gravel and the company has invested in equipment to keep pace. The family-owned Irish quarry operator uses a fleet of six Fintec machines and a Sandvik crusher at the...
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