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Loading & Hauling

12 November 2009 | Loading & Hauling
A guide to tyre-protection chainsIn less than a century, quarry load and haul methods have changed beyond all recognition. In the early 1900s, quarrying was a labour-intensive industry where what...
12 November 2009 | Loading & Hauling
Caterpillar offer stimulus package aimed at helping customers address a range of equipment-related issues For those who are finding their once-thriving businesses are now challenged by the current...
12 November 2009 | Loading & Hauling
Voluntary best practice guidance for mobile plantBy Martin Isles, director, health and safety, Mineral Products AssociationIn a recent Mineral Products Association survey, ‘purchasing and...
12 November 2009 | Loading & Hauling
What are the facts? Following the recent focus on the use of quick couplers in the industry, in particular semi-automatic couplers, manufacturers Miller UK say it has become apparent through talking...
10 July 2009 | Loading & Hauling
A necessary evil or essential piece of plant equipment? Christopher McCumesky, managing director of Hippowash, reviews the technologyTo the uninitiated, vehicle wheel washers can be seen as an...
01 April 2009 | Loading & Hauling
Scottish Coal Co. Ltd acquire four Liebherr R 9350 Litronic excavators for use at their Broken Cross OCCS, in Lanarkshire After detailed and extensive machine comparisons over a considerable...
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02 February 2009 | Loading & Hauling
Liebherr are set to launch their Generation 6 crawler excavators, promising new standards of performance, economy and reliabilityLiebherr’s next-generation crawler excavators – the R 906...
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03 November 2008 | Loading & Hauling
Taking steps to protect and preserve off-road tyres will help improve safety and can increase productivity, explains Jack Dutcher, manager of off-road training and development with Bridgestone North...
Tagged in: Bridgestonetyres
03 November 2008 | Loading & Hauling
How Finning are using new technology to help customers reduce operating costs by tens of thousands of poundsIn the first trial of its kind, Caterpillar dealers Finning recently put a Cat 775F rigid...
01 October 2008 | Loading & Hauling
Barr Group invest in Komatsu ADTs and wheel loaders equipped with the Komtrax machine tracking system Ayshire-based Barr Group have been supplying building materials to the construction industry...
01 October 2008 | Loading & Hauling
No one has remained untouched by the recent increases in energy prices, be it gas, electricity or general forecourt products. Many of the major investment traders, such as Goldman Sachs, have already...
01 February 2008 | Loading & Hauling
The use of RFID technology in fuel-management best practice By Kevin Taylor, managing director of Liquid Management Solutions Ltd The Stern Report listed ‘mining and quarrying’...
02 January 2008 | Loading & Hauling
Terex Construction focus on the right products, the right people and the right processesLast October Terex Corporation held a packed two-week programme of construction product presentations and...
Tagged in: Terex Construction
01 November 2007 | Loading & Hauling
Professional selection and operation of hydraulic excavatorsBy Dirk Tegtmeier, product manager, Terex O&KLoading equipment represents the first link in the chain of material flow in most quarry...
01 November 2007 | Loading & Hauling
Increased awareness about environmental protection and tighter legislation, such as the recently enforced REACH (Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals) Directive, have prompted...

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