Sonthofen, Germany – Talleres Alquezar has been successfully using two BHS mixers in a modular plant to produce a total volume of 400,000 m3 of hydro dam concrete in Portugal since 2017. The twin-shaft batch mixer has debunked the industry myth that the technology is unsuitable for these types of concrete mixes and has shown that it is the technology of choice during this demanding major project. The Spanish plant builder was even able to surpass the high concrete requirements with regard to the suitability of the mixer for the project. Continue reading BHS Mixers used in a major Project to build a Hydro Dam in Portugal
Solihull, UK – Tarmac has enhanced its rail freight capabilities with a series of new innovations as part of an ongoing commitment to productivity and supporting delivery of the UK’s infrastructure ambitions. The UK building materials and construction solutions business has become the first in the UK to install a Liebherr LH80C ‘Supergrab’ Gantry Materials Handler. Continue reading New Innovations boost Tarmac Rail Freight Capabilities
Runcorn, United Kingdom – Engineering and services provider Bilfinger UK has won a multi-million pound contract with Aggregate Industries to design, supply, and install new electrical infrastructure at the Bardon Hill quarry extension project. The deal forms part of a significant scheme at the Leicestershire site, which also includes installation of a new primary crusher and 4 km of overland conveyors.
Helsinki, Finland – Metso is investing in the development of its foundry capacity in Vadodara, India. The initial investment includes the acquisition of the property and foundry assets of a privately-owned foundry project, Mega Cast. Metso expects to invest a total of approx. EUR 25 million to purchase the assets and to develop the foundry by 2020.
St. Catharines (ON), Canada – Haver & Boecker, an equipment manufacturer and solutions provider for aggregates and mining applications, offers the Tyler L-Class vibrating screen for classifying wet or dry material as well as an ideal dewatering method. The compact machine is versatile and easy to maintain, with no timing belts or gears that normally need replacing.
Helsinki, Finland – Metso is addressing the growing demand for crushing and screening plants in India by expanding its production capabilities in Alwar. This latest investment increases Metso’s crushing and screening plant production capacity in India by 35 %. By increasing capacity of the Metso Park factory in Alwar, Metso will improve the availability of its aggregate products in India as well as for export operations to Asia. The expansion will be completed by the end of 2018.
“Reliability of operation is clearly the number one target for us. With our new Nordberg® GP330™ cone crusher we have secured a trouble-free, continuous secondary crushing process that enables us to produce daily some 4,000 tons of high-quality aggregates.” This is how Production manager Kurt Schön of Basalt-Actien-Gesellschaft (BAG) Rammelsbach quarry describes the company’s new GP330 cone crusher from Metso – the first of its kind in Germany.
Haver & Boecker, equipment manufacturer and solutions provider for aggregates and mining applications, offers the versatile two-bearing Tyler T-Class vibrating screen for a wide range of materials with a top size of 16-inch minus. The machine has a cut size range of 20 mesh to 6-inch minus. A sheave combination and drive belts power the T-Class. A wide variety of add-on components allow producers to outfit the machine with features to enhance their specific operation. Continue reading Haver & Boecker: T-Class Vibrating Screen Customizations for wide Range of Applications
Metso reached another significant milestone in Lokotrack sales by delivering today the 500th unit sold to Germany at Steinexpo, the biggest quarry exhibition in Europe. The LT120 jaw plant was received by Andres Erdarbeiten GmbH, a family-owned crushing, screening and recycling contractor. Globally, Metso has sold over 7,000 Lokotracks.
Record demand at bauma 2016
• 3,423 exhibitors from 58 countries
• Approx. 580,000 visitors from 200 countries
• Higher than expected order activity