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​ALLU introduces TS Drum Assembly

ALLU has introduced the new, patented ALLU TS® drum assembly construction, which allows customers in construction and recycling applications to achieve flexibility in performing multiple jobs with one unit, just by repositioning standard screening blades. Manufactured for the ALLU D-Series material processor attachment for excavators, loaders and other carriers - Allu screener crusher bucket frames - the core of the ALLU TS technology is the configuration of the screening blades that spin between the screening combs. The end product size is defined by the space between the combs, and different fragment sizes can be achieved simply by repositioning the combs. Because the screening combs carry most of the material weight, the drums and bearings experience less impact and load. The design of the assembly ensures the machine works well in wet and dry materials without clogging.

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IROCK Crushers Launches Finishing Screen for Medium to Large Producers

IROCK Crushers’ new TS-518 mobile tracked screening plant gives medium to large producers a compact, heavy-duty and easy-to-move finishing screen with a high output. IROCK developed the screener with hydraulically powered components, including conveyors, which allow operators to quickly and easily move the machine into place for production in as little as 10 minutes. The TS-518 track screen delivers fast, easy maneuverability around the jobsite without the need for a trailer, saving time and hassle. 

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Top Ten Questions to ask when considering purchase of a mobile impact crusher

At CONEXPO 2017 KEESTRACK displayed the tracked impactor R3, the smallest unit of its impactor range and the 55-ton R5.

  1. What is the intended application, material type and amount of material to be processed, as well as end-product desired, and what are the projected costs per ton, after purchase, for running the machine?
  2. What are the environmental considerations applicable in the area where the machine will operate, and is electric power readily available and cost-effective?
  3. What are the key technical specifications of the model being considered, including: engine horsepower, weight of rotor and blow bars, as well as hopper capacity, feeding height, machine weight, dimensions and ease of transport?
  4. Is the rotor drive direct-drive from the engine, electric-drive or hydraulic-drive?
  5. Does the model being considered have the capability to track (move) while crushing?
  6. Will your impact crusher be used in tandem with a jaw crusher or a screen plant, and how will product flow through your system? 
  7. Would a built-in screen be beneficial, and what other options, including magnetic separation, conveying, feeders and integrated systems need to be considered?
  8. What type/quality are key components, including wear parts, hydraulics and electronics, and what is the type and quality of steel used in frame, crusher housing and rotor? 
  9. Does the impact crusher have a user friendly design, with ease of changing blow bars, and ease of access for maintenance and servicing? 
  10. If a part is needed, what is the turn-around time from your distributor or manufacturer?

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Excel Machinery Ltd joins McCloskey Washing Systems global dealer network for North America

Excel Machinery Ltd & McCloskey Washing Systems. Left to Right: David Timmons, Charles Romero, Craig Rautiola (MWS), Matt Garth & Jenifer Payn.

Washing equipment specialist, McCloskey Washing Systems has expanded its global dealer network at one of the world’s most prominent tradeshows, CONEXPO/CONAGG 2017. Excel Machinery Ltd will join McCloskey Washing Systems as the official distributor offering a full range of washing and classification equipment at its two locations in Texas and Oklahoma. The partnership announcement was made following the North America trade show, CONEXPO 2017, in Las Vegas last week, where MWS officially launched the inspiring and immense modular wash plant, SandStorm 620. Since 1989, Excel machinery has brought decades of Industry experience and a highly skilled group of designers to create solutions, tailor-made for each customer’s unique operation. Excel Machinery Ltd is a specialist provider of materials processing equipment for the quarrying and waste recycling industries. They provide complete solutions from single equipment specification and supply, to the bespoke design and installation of complete integrated processing systems.

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Metso introduces M&J FineShred 1550 and 3550

M&J FineShred 3550 single shaft fine-shredders feature in-line feeding and are designed to deliver a stable and homogeneous output, increasing the value of RDF.

Metso is introducing the M&J FineShred 1550 and 3550 models, the latest single-shaft FineShredders with vertical feed by a pusher. These shredders handle a wide range of different materials and are highly suitable for RDF production. Units can deliver a throughput up to 17 tons per hour - depending on the output size - and have homogeneous output from 10-100 mm. 

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​CDRA Announces New Officers, Board Members

In a historic surge of new leadership, the Construction & Demolition Recycling Association (CDRA) recently elected a full slate of officers and directors, bringing the organization from thirteen Board of Director volunteers to twenty. Installation took place during C&D World 2017 in Las Vegas, NV, during the week of CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017, held March 6-11.

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Drum cutter attachment for demolition robot line

Husqvarna introduces the DC 200 drum cutter, a new attachment for the DXR demolition robot product line. The DC 200 is a versatile attachment made for surface profiling rock or concrete, trenching, excavating frozen soil, soft rock excavation in quarries, demolition and dredging. The 56 tungsten carbide-tipped picks on each side of the machine rotate and chip away at the surface material to the desired depth or complete removal. If the material is not completely removed, a smoother, more uniform surface results as well as smaller, finer grain sizes so material can be removed more easily or used as back fill without additional crushing. The DC 200 is suitable for use on restricted jobsites and sensitive urban areas due to the low noise and low vibration levels.

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CEMCO Introduces Portable Industrial Tile Recycling Plant

CEMCO’s new Portable Industrial Tile Recycling Plant features a Turbo 54 VSI Crusher, primary crusher, dust collection system, triple-deck incline vibratory screen and vibratory feeder, all powered by a 500-kilowatt generator

CEMCO has introduced a portable tile Recycling Plant as a zero-waste solution for crushing stockpiles of unused tile into a fine product that’s suitable for use as a raw material. The entire system, which is mounted on a custom trailer for convenient hauling, can be fully operational within an hour of arriving at a jobsite. CEMCO works closely with companies to customize plant designs to suit a variety of material recycling applications. 

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MCLANAHAN enters mobile equipment market with MMS TRACK TROMMEL at CONEXPO

McLanahan Corporation introduced McLanahan Mobile Solutions at this year's CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017. At the event McLanahan displayed its MMS Track Trommel, which is ideal for processing aggregates, waste fines, construction and demolition material, compost, topsoil, ash and wood waste. This mobile trommel can be containerized when almost fully assembled, can be set up and running in just 15 minutes, and is capable of handling up to 165 tons per hour of material.

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The role of C&D biomass in waste diversion

Zero waste programs are being implemented or considered for implementation across North America. These optional programs have the laudable goal of reducing or even eliminating the amount of waste going to landfills. But part of these programs’ requirements is that, besides no material going to landfill, nothing is supposed to be incinerated in waste-to-energy facilities. This would include C&D biomass. The C&D recycling industry disagrees with this requirement. 

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Four machines from EDGE Innovate's Material Handling and Recycling Range on display at CONEXPO 2017

The Edge Innovate team at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017.

The EDGE Innovate team travelled the whopping 4,872 miles from their headquarters in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, the world renowned home of crushing and screening, to Las Vegas, the first week of March, to exhibit at the largest construction exhibition in North America; CONEXPO/CON-AGG. Starting from Tuesday 7th March to Saturday 11th March at the Las Vegas Convention Center; EDGE Innovate exhibited its wares at the popular Silver Lot, Booth #5454. The CONEXPO exhibition, spread over 250,000 square feet, attracted over 128,000 attendees from over 150 countries; all of which came to scan their eye over the newest products in the construction and related industries. 

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Small footprint makes crushing plant ideal for small to medium contractors

The IROCK TC-15CC tracked closed-circuit crushing plant is ideal for small to medium contractors. The unit boasts a relatively small footprint and is easy to maneuver from job to job or around the site. The new crusher features a large capacity hopper for loading material with large wheel loaders and excavators. Its new apron release system minimizes material blockages, which enhances uptime. 

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Haver & Boecker Hydro-Clean 1000 Wash Plant offers semi-portability on custom skid structure

Haver & Boecker introduced the skid-mounted Hydro-Clean 1000 Wash Plant as a complete solution at CONEXPO. In addition to a Hydro-Clean 1000 washing system combined with a Tyler L-Class vibrating rinse screen, Haver & Boecker now offers semi-portability by mounting the complete system on a custom skid structure. The opportunity to purchase the three components together saves operations months of time they would have spent on designing and building a skid structure for a wash plant. The new package delivers maximum serviceability in a small footprint.

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Superior shows more than two dozen new products at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

Superior Industries displayed more than two dozen new solutions for bulk processing and handling applications at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017. The Morris, Minnesota-based manufacturer of conveying and bulk handling equipment has undergone significant transformation in the last three years, and over the last decade, and is now a full-line supplier of quarry and aggregate, and C&D processing equipment, including conveyors, crushing, screening, washing and components, comprising a comprehensive line of products designed to provide a complete solution for what the company calls "Rock face to Load Out." Since 2014, Superior Industries has introduced 95 new products. According to the company, at this year's CONEXPO-CON/AGG, they had the largest single display of new products in the history of the event.

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Experience in organics leads to growth in C&D

The Todd family – Loren, parts & service coordinator; Royden, vice president of operations; Daryl, president; and Steve, general manager – with a Keestrack K6 Frontier Screener.

When the Todd family – father Steve and sons Daryl, Royden and Loren – decided four years ago to leave the organics industry and move into a retail business selling and renting equipment for various sectors, they didn’t wander far from their familiar places. 

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The rise of mobile impact crushers for recycling

The McCloskey I54 Impactor is designed for high quality and high production capacity in mobile applications, built around a 47- x 53.5-inch four bar impactor chamber with a 37- x 53.5-inch feed opening.

The mobile impact crushing plant, also known as the tracked impact crusher or recycling impactor, is recognizable mainly due to the fact that these crushers are mounted on a tracked undercarriage. Overall range of capacity for mobile impact crushers is roughly about 100 to 500 tons per hour. Today’s mobile impact crushers are especially ideal for smaller-scale recycling operations, for on-site recycling, and for tight-space urban and roadside applications. These units are transportable by trailer, simply driven off at the location of material that needs to be processed, and go to work very quickly. With their capability to produce accurately-sized, cubical-shaped end-product, mobile impact crushers work well as stand-alone plants, or they can add significant productivity to any operation, working in tandem with a jaw crusher or screen plant. 

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