LiuGong expands North America dealer network

LiuGong North America recently added Atoka, Okla.-based APEX Equipment Inc. to its expanding dealer network.  The dealership covers a territory that spans from Oklahoma to southern Arkansas and northeast Texas. It offers equipment for applications, including construction, mining, quarry and material handling. LiuGong North America President Andrew Ryan said the partnership with APEX Equipment will continue to strengthen its dealer…

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Weir ESCO adds to parts line-up

ESCO now offers Bucyrus Blades direct replacement cast wear parts for Hensley bolt-on wear runners. The offering significantly expands the Bucyrus Blades direct replacement cast wear protection for mining, construction and aggregate customers. The Bucyrus Blades cast wear runners are produced to exacting standards to provide an excellent fit with existing Hensley-style bases. Cast replacement bases and retainers are also…

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Komatsu rolls out HD1500-8E0 haul truck

Komatsu’s HD1500-8E0 rigid frame off-highway haul truck has been purpose-built for mining, quarry and aggregate applications, with productivity performance, maneuverability technology and safety combined into one machine. Delivering performance with a 1,580 gross horsepower (1180 kW), Tier 4 Final Komatsu SDA16V159E-3 engine, the HD1500-8E0 helps drive high levels of productivity. The redesigned cab, combined with a MacPherson strut-type and hydropneumatic…

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Ridgeline Lubricants launches fluids analysis program

Parkland’s Ridgeline Lubricants has officially launched its Ridgeline Fluids Analysis program for maintenance professionals. The new program offers a glimpse into engine performance in the mining, construction, trucking and industrial markets, it said, for professionals needing to detect engine problems before they occur.  “Ridgeline Fluids Analysis program provides a comprehensive analysis of your equipment’s used oil/fluids every time the fluids…

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Columbia Steel to cease operations

Sad day in the mining and aggregates industries. Longtime industry wear-parts manufacturer Columbia Steel Casting Co. – with a 121-year history – told state regulators in Oregon that it plans to shut down operations at its North Portland foundry and lay off most of its workforce, according to Oregon Live. Company contacts told Rock Products that “Columbia Steel’s board of directors have decided…

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Sibanye-Stillwater selects CROs for Americas, Southern Africa

Sibanye-Stillwater, which has been advancing a regionalized leadership structure to strengthen its presence in crucial markets, has tapped Charles Carter as Chief Regional Officer for the Americas. His appointment is effective June 1. Carter, who held executive roles in gold exploration, mining and refining in South Africa, Colombia and the United States during a 25-year tenure at AngloGold Ashanti prior…

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