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MPA celebrates industry restoration and biodiversity achievements at Quarries & Nature 2017

MPA celebrates industry restoration and biodiversity achievements at Quarries & Nature 2017

Mineral Products Association (MPA) members are planning to increase the area of priority habitats on restored sites from 6,000 hectares currently to around 9,000 hectares in coming years, and...

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Grand Rockster Live Demo – Showing Wide Variety

Grand Rockster Live Demo – Showing Wide Variety

Strong Partners Present Strong Machines... On September 30th Equip Sales and Leasing Corp. of North Haven CT hosted a Live Crushing Demo Day, located at their sister company Modern Materials...

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McCloskey Washing Systems proving to be the smart choice for wash plants

McCloskey Washing Systems proving to be the smart choice for wash plants

McCloskey Washing Systems has a busy year in N. America... Washing equipment specialist, McCloskey Washing Systems (MWS), have designed, delivered and commissioned over 10 wash plants in 6 months...

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Fifteen TA300s shift sand in Dorset.

Fifteen TA300s shift sand in Dorset.

G Crook & Sons, a family-run business, is putting a fleet of Terex Trucks’ 28-tonne articulated haulers to work at its sand and aggregates quarry in Dorset. Operating in a 50-mile...

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Terex Trucks and Babcock International stand strong in Southern Africa

Terex Trucks and Babcock International stand strong in Southern Africa

Two years since forging a partnership with Babcock International, Terex Trucks is steadily strengthening its perception in southern Africa through a series of strategic investments.  With...

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Growth Sees Atlantic Pumps Move To New Head Office

Growth Sees Atlantic Pumps Move To New Head Office

As from Monday 6th November 2017, Atlantic Pumps will be adding a further office location. Our new head office will be based in Staveley, Derbyshire, with the exciting move the next step in...

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Vibration monitoring and analysis service from Schaeffler helps prolong life of critical equipment at UK cement works

Vibration monitoring and analysis service from Schaeffler helps prolong life of critical equipment at UK cement works

Schaeffler is providing route-based condition monitoring services to a cement works in Buxton, Derbyshire. By analysing the vibration data from a range of critical plant and equipment at the...

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Global Dealers Prepare for Growth

Global Dealers Prepare for Growth

Training provided by McCloskey delivers practical and technical information on washing systems... Washing specialists, McCloskey Washing Systems (MWS), is continuing to grow its international...

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Moving more, more efficiently: DB Cargo UK introduces new HRA aggregate hopper wagons

Moving more, more efficiently: DB Cargo UK introduces new HRA aggregate hopper wagons

Rail freight operator DB Cargo UK is working with Axiom Rail and WH Davis to convert 110 HTA coal hoppers into new state of the art HRA aggregate hopper wagons. This significant investment demonstrates...

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Loading Zone Redesign Controls Dust and Fines On Limestone Conveyor Transfer Point

Loading Zone Redesign Controls Dust and Fines On Limestone Conveyor Transfer Point

By Dave Harasym – UK Sales Manager, Martin Engineering Respiratory issues associated with limestone extraction and processing are among the oldest recognized workplace safety hazards....

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Pilot Crushtec International hosts vibrant Open Day

Pilot Crushtec International hosts vibrant Open Day

Pilot Crushtec International has always been open about its policies and operations, not to mention meticulous in the organisation of its events and Thursday 19 October 2017 was no exception....

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Hanson appoints new packed products general manager

Hanson appoints new packed products general manager

Hanson has appointed Paul Lacey as general manager of its packed products business. Paul, who was previously head of sustainability and marketing for Hanson, has also worked for Ronseal and...

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Restoration of 50 former quarry sites creates 1,000ha of land for nature

Restoration of 50 former quarry sites creates 1,000ha of land for nature

Working in partnership CEMEX and the RSPB have transformed 1,000 hectares of former quarry site into grassland, woodland, heathland and more to provide much needed habitat for some of the UK’s...

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Demand for mineral products in 2017Q3 shows mixed trends in construction activity

Demand for mineral products in 2017Q3 shows mixed trends in construction activity

Demand for construction mineral products was lower in 2017Q3 compared to both the previous quarter and 2016Q3 across all materials, except for mortar. Demand for mortar increased by 1.6% in 2017Q3...

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Three Next Generation Cat® Excavators Deliver More Choices for Increased Efficiency and Lower Operating Costs in 20-Ton Size Class

Three Next Generation Cat® Excavators Deliver More Choices for Increased Efficiency and Lower Operating Costs in 20-Ton Size Class

Three Next Generation 20-ton size class excavators from Caterpillar—the 320 GC, 320 and 323—increase operating efficiency, lower fuel and maintenance costs, and improve operator comfort...

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