Quarrying 

Haulage truck manufacturer drives down component cleaning time thanks to Ultrawave

Off-highway haulage truck maker, TerexTrucks, has halved the time it takes to clean vehicle components by employing ultrasonic cleaning technology from British company, Ultrawave. Motherwell-based TerexTrucks, builds both rigid and articulated haulage trucks utilised in mining and quarrying applications. Rotary spray washers were previously used to clean heavy brake and differential components as part of the manufacturing process. High cleanliness... Read More
Quarrying 

Asia’s largest Bucket Wheel Excavator System in Operation

Success for Tenova TAKRAF’s BWE System at Zhahanaoer Mine in China Open pit mining and underground solutions provider, Tenova TAKRAF, has completed the supply and installation of a complete Bucket Wheel Excavator (BWE) system for Zhahanaoer Open Pit Mine in Inner Mongolia, China. The system, which features the largest Bucket Wheel Excavator-Conveyor-Spreader-combination of its kind in Asia, was inaugurated with... Read More
Quarrying 

New Doosan DX170W-5 High Performance Wheeled Excavator

The new 17 tonne DX170W-5 Stage IV compliant wheeled excavator from Doosan Construction Equipment will be shown for the first time at the Intermat 2015 Exhibition in Paris, France from 20-25 April 2015.   The new DX170W-5 provides significantly higher performance in every area, combining enhanced comfort and controllability together with new features to boost fuel efficiency, uptime and return... Read More
Quarrying 

Stainton Quarry Broadens Horizons With Terex Finlay 883

A sandstone quarry in the north east looking to expand its markets has taken delivery of its first Terex Finlay machine. Stainton Quarry in County Durham has purchased a second hand 883, supplied to the site by Finlay Plant Northern. The machine plays an integral role in the production of architectural building stone and aggregates and is supporting the quarry's... Read More
Quarrying 

Six Powerscreen Crushing and Screening Plants Work in Tandem at Limestone Quarry

Willowtree Site Services, established in 2001 and based in the north-east of England, is a contract crushing and screening specialist which is in partnership at Coxhoe Quarry in County Durham with owners and operators Hope Construction Materials, Britain’s leading independent producer of cement, concrete and aggregates. Willowtree has been a Blue Machinery Scotland customer since the company bought its first... Read More