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Reducing the costs of moving a sand and gravel spread

Posted by ELRUS Aggregate Systems on Thu,Jul 20,2017 @ 08:54 AM

Moving a portable sand and gravel crushing operation from one location to another as quick, safe and economically as possible has always been one of the biggest challenges faced by producers.

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Topics: gravel crushing and screening costs, Aggregate Crushing and Screening

When do you change cone liners?

Posted by ELRUS Aggregate Systems on Mon,Oct 06,2014 @ 08:10 AM

There is an optimum time to change your cone liners. Too soon and you don’t get the value for the cost of the liner, too late and you suffer from significant production losses.

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Topics: Downtime, crusher spare parts, gravel crushing and screening costs, crusher profitability, maintenance, Cone crusher, Constant Liner Performance, Crusher Wear Parts, Cone Liners, Maximize Production with Sandvik Cones and CLP, manganese

Crushing Equipment Purchase Price Means Less Than You Think

Posted by ELRUS Aggregate Systems on Tue,Jun 18,2013 @ 01:34 PM

The purchase price of crushing equipment or consumables such as screen media vary at least 50% in terms of purchase price. Scan the market and you will find 300 Horsepower Cone Plants range from $300,000 to $600,000. Screen cloth for a carry deck ranges from $1,000 to $7,000. The list of comparisons goes on and on to every nut, bolt, roller and component of a crushing operation.

If purchase price was the determining factor in profitability, why does a difference in price exist? Wouldn’t the operations that spent the least amount of money on equipment, parts and service own the market? One look around tells you that this isn’t the case. If you dig deeper, it’s the operators who understand the two drivers of crushing profitability that are the most successful. Those drivers are:

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Topics: gravel crushing and screening costs


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