by Rick Zettler
Driving around Tilcon’s Clinton Point quarry in New York, you will find the typical equipment expected at a facility that processes crushed limestone at a high capacity. Multiple excavators, loaders, rigid haul trucks and crushing circuits dot the landscape of the 1,200 acre property to load, move and crush 3.1 million tons of dolomitic limestone.
Moving closer to the quarry’s property line along the Hudson River, however, you’ll spot a blue piece of equipment that is seemingly out of place. It has a similar appearance to excavators found at the quarry, but it’s not an excavator. [Read more…]