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On the job stories, news and articles from around the industry.

Logging family sticks together to face tough conditions 

Reid Lind’s alarm clock goes off hours before sunrise. In the darkness, he laces up his boots, preparing to walk in the footsteps of...

Safety first at aggregate and quarry facilities

Innovative safety technologies help equipment operators take on the most challenging conditions Drilling, blasting and hauling are among the various tasks workers take on in...

How to select effective PPE for heavy equipment operators

By Nick Warrick, Owner of All Seasons Uniforms Working in or around heavy equipment comes with many risks. While there’s no way to eliminate the...

Surface mining can improve efficiency with the right setup

By Seth Matthesen, Trencor Product Manager New technology and operating methods can be difficult to embrace, especially for mining companies that have operated the same way...

“Crushing gets in your blood”

Honesty, hard work and the right equipment translates to success for Arro Crushing In 2019, the founders of Arro Crushing recognized the need to fill a...

10 tips for maintaining hauler productivity in subzero temperatures

Safeguarding hauler productivity is vital when operating in low temperatures. Scottish articulated hauler manufacturer Rokbak addresses the unique challenges posed by winter weather conditions,...

SMS Equipment delivers massive Komatsu excavator to BC mine

A new 800-tonne Komatsu PC8000-11 is joining Hudbay Minerals’ fleet of electric equipment as part of a carbon-cutting initiative. Recently, officials from SMS Equipment, Komatsu...

Link-Belt Cranes 175|AT answers the call for cell tower work

PDI National Cranes recently expanded its fleet with the addition of a new Link-Belt Cranes 175|AT all terrain crane.  The crane was added to the...

More heavy equipment news

Bomag names new President

On July 1, Ralf Junker will hand over his position as President of the Bomag Group to Dr. Ingo Ettischer, who has worked Managing...