New crusher improves productivity and profitability

Terex CRJ 3054 portable jaw crusher preps material for faster processing.
by Jon M. Casey

April 22 030In December 2012, Ford Motor Company’s land development arm announced that it had sold approximately three fourths of its former Wixom Assembly Plant to Trident Barrow Management, a company within New York based Barrow Development. At the same time, Ford Motor Company continued to retain a 32 acre portion of the original property. With the sale of that 239 acre parcel of land, came the need for the demolition of the existing factory complex that had been sitting shuttered since the plant closure in 2007. [Read more…]

Powercrusher 2 gives dealer rental fleet a new advantage

IMG_5920by Jon M. Casey

When the need for the addition of a compact, Tier IV portable crusher to Pine Bush Equipment’s (PBE) rental fleet arose, the crusher of choice was an Atlas Copco Powercrusher 2 with the optional HS 1 screen box. “We were looking for a new line of jaw crushers to complement our existing fleet of crushing and screening equipment, a fleet that includes 8 Komatsu crushers,” said Steve Boniface, PBE CEO. “We have had the Komatsu line for years and currently have units in service at various locations in our marketing are. We needed a Tier IV compliant unit and after researching several brands of crusher, we went with the Atlas Copco PC2.” [Read more…]