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Cat MD5150C Top Hammer Drill Proves Performance in Tough Applications

Even in granite-like conditions the new Cat MD5150C Top Hammer Drill is out-performing

down-the-hole rigs with its higher productivity and much lower fuel consumption—while achieving comparable hole straightness, according to the company. Cat drill customer Iron Mountain Quarry, located south of St. Louis, Missouri, USA, reports that overall productivity is almost double a competitor’s DT

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Genesis Attachments XT Mobile Shear Now Available in 18 Models

Genesis Attachments has announced the availability of GXT 225, GXT 1555 and GXT 2055 straight and rotator models.

With the number of models now at 18, the XT Mobile Shear line fits 25,000 to 625,000 pound excavators. Shorter in length and height and lighter in weight, the XT features a center of gravity that is closer to the excavator, enabling models to mount on excavators that previousl

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Brokk Introduces TC120 Tank Cutter Attachment

Brokk Inc. releases the TC120 Tank Cutter attachment. Manufactured by their sister company, Darda, this attachment delivers maximum cutting control and ultimate versatility for continuous steel cutting abilities.

The 47-by-17-in. (119 by 43 cm) TC120 tank cutter can be used with the Brokk 160, 260 and 400 models.

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New Geith Quick Coupler Control System Provides Greater Attachment Versatility

With fewer components than the previous model, the new control system for Geith hydraulic quick couplers simplifies the installation process. The versatile mounting bracket allows users to quickly and easily install the compact control box with suction cups or small screws.

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Paladin Attachments Acquires Kodiak Manufacturing, Inc.

Paladin Attachments today announced the acquisition of Kodiak Manufacturing, Inc. Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Charleston, TN, Kodiak is a leading manufacturer of agricultural implements including rotary cutters, soil and gravel movers, tillers and additional tractor implements. The move supports Paladin’s continued product diversification objectives and improves its presence in the ag

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OAIMA Hosts Annual Legislative Reception at Statehouse

The Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association’s 17th Annual Legislative Reception was held on Jan. 27 in the Atrium of the Ohio Statehouse.

The event followed a legislative briefing and offered Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA) members an opportunity to meet with Ohio’s elected lawmakers in an informal setting to share their thoughts regarding a variety of

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Montabert V1800, V2500 Evolution Hydraulic Breakers Provide Extended Service Life Protection

The Montabert V1800 and V2500 Evolution hydraulic breakers feature an automatic two-speed variation system — adjusting their impact energy and striking rate to deliver high energy per blow on hard ground and high frequency on soft ground — providing construction and demolition contractors, as well as aggregates producers, with increased productivity when processing homogeneous materials.

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Atlas Copco Launches New Breaker Attachments for Heavy Carrier Weight Classes

Atlas Copco has added three new hydraulic breaker attachments to its Essential Case-Mounted (EC) range to fit 22- to 49-ton (20 to 44 t) carriers. The new heavy range breaker attachments — the EC 140 T, EC 150 T and EC 155 T — like the full line of EC breakers, give rental centers and contractors fast ROI by simplifying maintenance and operation.

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Wedge Lock Thumbs Expand Doosan Attachment Offering

Doosan has expanded the versatility of its excavators with the addition of eight main pin thumbs and seven pro-link wedge lock thumbs that are compatible with wedge lock attachments. The new Doosan thumb attachments are compatible with the wedge lock buckets and quick couplers, and give more flexibility to operators who use the wedge lock couplers.

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OAIMA Receives Public Outreach Award

The Ohio Aggregates and Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA) was recently awarded the 2014 Minerals Education-Public Outreach Award from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for its outstanding efforts to raise awareness about the use of aggregates and minerals and their important role in our daily lives.

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