Metso is launching a new mobile unit that will open up the market for companies who want to get into the screening business. There's also a new lightweight body for quarry trucks.
CDE, the Northern Ireland manufacturer of wet processing equipment, is to launch its new Combo ‘all-in-one’ to the global market following its unveiling at Bauma this week.
A specially-designed, high-volume waste body designed and built at the Terex Trucks factory in Motherwell has lowered haul costs and reduced unloading to “an almost unheard of” 12 seconds on a recycling application.
Construction materials group Breedon outperformed the GB market in sales volumes across all its key products as it surged towards an £862.7m turnover last year. But 2018 was “not the easiest of years” it said.
A Dumbarton quarry business has broken with tradition by replacing its Cat wheeled loaders with Volvos. And the customer's managing director Andrew Thompson says the move has been “a great experience so far”.
A Northern Ireland company is operating a coal handling Cat 982M wheeled loader with the biggest bucket ever fitted to that model. Dealer Finning collaborated on the design to ensure machine stability under full load.
The search has started for the outstanding people and projects in Scotland’s quarry industry. “This is all about celebrating success, with a particular focus on recognising excellence,” says the Institute of Quarrying.
The Scottish and UK governments will work together on the future of the controversial ‘stone tax’ following the announcement that the British Aggregates Association has reached a settlement with Westminster.
Caterpillar has launched a loading shovel for aggregates that it claims will handle up to 25% more payload than a standard wheeled loader. It enables users to load trucks faster and move more material in load-and-carry jobs.