Plant & Equipment
Alpha Plant, a specialist plant-hire company with an extensive fleet of 650 machines (mainly JCB), have invested in 10 new JCB tracked excavators.
Where a mechanical portable decelerometer fails to provide hard-copy test results and a roller brake tester is price-prohibitive, the new Bowmonk 2000 may offer a solution.
Having stood out against the Yorkshire Dales skyline for almost a century, Swinden Quarry - the largest quarry in the former Tilcon Northern region - is about to disappear from view.
Hanson Aggregates have purchased a new Volvo L220D wheel loader to help streamline working methods at their Trentham Pit, near Newcastle-under-Lyme.
Teco Westinghouse have supplied motors and drives to operate crushers at Tarmac Northern's new quarry plant development at Linton, North Yorkshire, which will process up to 2 million tonnes of...
Mettler-Toledo's 8618 scoreboard for weighbridges is economical on power consumption because it uses the data cable as a power source.
Two Milltronics Mercap units have replaced capacitance rope level monitors to measure the level of limestone filler at Aggregate Industries' Bardon Hill Quarry in Leicestershire.
Genflo have developed a robust jet pump for pumping water which contains abrasive solids.
Ingersoll-Rand have launched a number of new products.
At the recent SED exhibition, Vision Techniques introduced two affordable mobile rear-view CCTV systems.
AMPL have secured a new five-year contract to provide facilities management services at Alfred McAlpine's Penrhyn Quarry in Bethesda, North Wales, the world's largest slate quarry.
A special heat-reacting paint has been developed to identify hot spots on high-temperature pipework.
Liebherr have developed a number of safety features which are now supplied as standard equipment for mining and quarrying applications on their hydrostatic wheel loader range, from the L544, which...