Metso is introducing the new Nordberg HP900 Series cone crusher for the aggregate and mining markets. The HP900 is an upgrade to the HP800 cone crusher that has more than 175 installations. Approximately 80 percent of the parts are compatible between the two technologies, according to the manufacturer.

In January 2017, Metso delivered two new NP20TM impact crushers to Demix Agr├ęgats' plant in Laval, Canada. Metso and Hewitt Equipment Ltd., the exclusive distributor of Metso crushing and screening equipment in Quebec and western Labrador, began the first discussions and studies concerning Demix's new plant project in 2014.

Metso has presented a redesigned Nordberg CVB inclined circular motion screen, the latest development in cost-efficient screening technology. The name of the screening range remains the same, but the design has been renewed to include more features. Smart Solutions for Safer and Faster MaintenanceThe new Nordberg CVB screen offers a comfortable space between the decks; a large space lowers the risk for injuries and makes the replacement of screening panels quicker.

The new Nordberg GP500S cone crusher, with a typical capacity range between 330 and 1200 tph (300 and 1100 t) is one of the newest members of the Nordberg GP Series of cone crushers. The Nordberg IC50 automation unit comes as standard in the GP500S cone crusher.

Metso Minerals’s Nordberg HP5 is the second in an all-new series of high-performance cone crushers designed to give aggregates producers increased efficiency and high-quality end products. The HP5 can produce finer products with fewer crushing stages, thereby saving energy and lowering costs.

Quarry production has come a long way since the days of “Fred Flintstone,” but it is still possible to have a “dinosaur” piece of equipment working on a site. When Jim Manni was appointed to the position of facility manager of J.H.

Edward Kraemer & Sons (EKS), Plain, WI, operates a large quarry producing materials to meet the needs of contractors working primarily in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area. Its Burnsville Quarry in Minnesota opened in 1959, produces dolomitic limestones used in concrete, asphalt and road-based operations.

Romeo said of Juliet that, “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Contractors can say the same thing of the Nordberg equipment line, which came under the “Metso” umbrella when the company purchased Nordberg and a host of other recycling manufacturers. Over the course of several years, Metso has purchased or combined forces with several manufacturers in the aggregate industry.

On April 2, 2001 Nordberg will change its name to Metso Minerals. This change reflects the long-tern strategy of the parent company, Metso Corporation, and its intent to grow the company’s rock and mineral processing business. As a part of this strategy, Metso has also made a public offer to acquire all the shares of Svedala Industri AB. Metso Mineral is a manufacturer of complete crushing and screening systems and spare and wear parts, service the rock and mineral processing industries.

The new company formed by the merger of the Valmet and Rauma Corporations has been called the Metso Corporation. The announcement follows the news that the Board of Directors of both Valmet and Rauma have approved the proposed merger between the two companies.

The heavy-duty, self-contained Nordberg Senator comes equipped with three on-board stacking conveyors and a 12.7- by 17.8-centimeter (5 by 11 in.) four-bearing hydraulically adjustable screen, which allows for more material and higher production. A 6.1-cubic-meter (8 cu.