Plant & Equipment
FPT Fenner have introduced a new brand of split roller bearings designed to reduce customer costs and provide extended life.
BSL have won a £1 million contract for the supply of power-transmission products to the RMC Group.
Nordberg (UK) Ltd have introduced a new drill rig from Sandvik Mining and Construction group company BPI.
"The new JagXtreme weighing terminal from Mettler-Toledo offers a total solution for un-manned, driver-operated weighbridge applications."
AGGREGATE Industries have ordered a new Sennebogen 640R/KB hydraulic dragline — the first ‘new-generation’ Sennebogen dragline of its kind to be sold to a UK quarry operator.
CATERPILLAR dealers Finning (UK) Ltd have acquired Finnpave, the UK and Republic of Ireland dealers for the Bitelli range of pavers, planers and associated specialist surfacing equipment.
In a shift of emphasis, Derbyshire-based Materials Handling Products (MHP) have stopped marketing conveyor belts.
Imerys Minerals Ltd have ordered a total of 16 new Caterpillar machines for use at their St Austell kaolin mining operations, including the UK’s first all-new Cat 988G wheel loader.
Ennstone Breedon have taken delivery of a new Volvo L150D loading shovel for rehandling and stocking-out duties at their Cloud Hill Quarry.
"A stockpile chute designed specifically to handle hot cement clinker (up to 450°C) is now up and running at Tudela Veguin SA’s plant at Oviedo, Spain."
The new Rubble Master RM80 compact crusher can handle material with a maximum feed size of 700mm at a rate of 150 tonnes/h.
"Steelfields have introduced a new range of planetary mixers which, they say, can reduce concrete mixing and discharge times by as much as 30%."