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Feeders are the mouths of primary crushing plants and must consume what they’re fed. Photo courtesy of KPI-JCI & Astec Mobile Screens

How to choose the right feeder

July 6, 2017By

Producers have a range of equipment to consider when it comes to feeders.

Photos courtesy of Dave McLaughlin

Anderson Columbia takes on Texas

July 5, 2017By

Anderson Columbia sets up shop near San Antonio with a customized processing system that gives it entry to the market.

A wheel loader feeds 12-in.-minus bank material into a Lippmann primary jaw crusher. Photos courtesy of Elam Construction

Portable cone crusher increases production at Colorado operation

June 26, 2017By

A new portable cone crusher is greatly increasing production at Colorado aggregate operation Elam Construction.

Roger Goree started this crushing/recycling operation at his company’s Fremont, Nebraska, facility in 2011. The company purchased an entire crushing and screening plant from RoadBuilders Machinery and Supply Co. Inc. Photos courtesy of RoadBuilders Machinery & Supply Co.

Nebraska crushing operation diversifies services

June 25, 2017By

Nebraska company Goree Backhoe & Excavating Inc.’s crushing operation contributes to the diversification of its services.

Elrus’ portable crushing spread

Crushing spread, wear life technology come to market

June 23, 2017By

Crushing spread and wear life technology are among the portable plant industry’s latest developments.


Manufacturers unveil latest portable processing technologies

June 22, 2017By

Manufacturers bring their latest portable processing technologies, support equipment to the market.

Be sure fire extinguishers are in proper working order. Photos courtesy of Hitachi Construction Machinery

8 simple safety steps

Safety inspections are critical for the well-being of your crew, and they’re essential to keep your machines operating at peak performance.

Using a dedicated bulk DEF trailer, a technician services a wheel loader. Photos courtesy of Thunder Creek Equipment

Best practices for DEF management

June 8, 2017By

Heavy equipment owners should know the best practices for handling and storing larger quantities of diesel exhaust fluid (DEF).