Loading, Hauling & Excavation

Cemex France has invest €900,000 in a reconditioned multi-bucket excavator for its Salles-sur-Garonne gravel quarry to raise extraction to 500tonnes…
Today the efficiency of hydraulic excavators is taken for granted but before their introduction mechanical shovels provided excavation power. Mike…
High fuel prices look set to become the norm. Bell explains how saving just a litre or two of fuel per hour can reduce the operating costs of an…
Democratic Republic of Congo-based Groupe Bazano has just taken delivery of five Hitachi EH1100-3 dump trucks from the country's official dealer,…
If it is true that a cat has nine lives, then one UK quarry's Cat wheeled loader has just regained a few following a complete refurbishment programme…
Hitachi has announced the delivery of the 10th rigid dump truck to Finland’s Talvivaara Mine near Sotkamo, 600km north of Helsinki. The keys to the…
Focus on cost per tonne of production has led to growing numbers of quarry operators to investing in larger excavators. Claire Symes reports.…
Spiralling fuel costs, demands for easy to operate equipment and calls for low maintenance are driving wheeled loader development. The initial cost…
Following a successful trial in its cement business, Cemex UK has announced the roll out of the Epod proof of delivery system to other parts of its…
While today's super-quarries maybe grabbing the headlines, micro-quarries can still be profitable operations. Mike Woof visited one in Germany to…