Maintenance Tips for Extending the Lifespan of Aggregate & Mining Equipment

As a valued partner in the aggregate and mining industry, Rackers Equipment Company understands the importance of maximizing the lifespan and efficiency of your equipment. Regular maintenance and proper care can significantly extend the life of your machinery, reduce downtime, and optimize your operations. In this blog, we will provide you with essential maintenance and… Read more »

Heavy Equipment Used in Mining Jobs

The mining industry provides raw materials, minerals, and metals critical to our economy. It creates jobs and provides the world with products modern society needs to prosper. Mining can be a complex and dangerous endeavor with industry-specific tools and machinery. Here are three basic types of equipment that the mining industry relies on heavily. Haul… Read more »

Benefits of Used Construction Equipment

Purchasing used equipment for your company is a practical option for many contractors. In construction and mining, there are so many different machines needed for different jobs. It can be difficult and expensive to purchase all of the equipment you might need. Also, you may not necessarily use specific machines that much on certain jobs,… Read more »

Screening Systems for Mining Quarry Operations

Screening equipment is an essential part of any modern quarry operation. It can be tempting to delay upgrading or replacing worn or damaged screening equipment, but this can quickly become expensive due to losses in efficiency. Fortunately, you can solve that problem easily by purchasing a new or used screening system from Rackers Equipment. Importance… Read more »

Why Crane Mats are Beneficial for Construction and Mining

If you are familiar with crane work, you know that those giant machines are serious business. Cranes are heavy, and they can be hard to place and maneuver, especially on soft or uneven ground. Luckily, you can easily remedy this issue by using crane mats. Here are some major benefits for using crane mats on… Read more »

The Value of Breaker Hammers for Skid Steers and Excavators

A breaker hammer is used mainly for mounting on skid steers, excavators, backhoes, and stationary plants. When working on a job site, a breaker hammer attached to your machinery is beneficial for your employees because it helps make the job much easier. The mount is able to break up larger rocks and concrete structures into… Read more »

Preventing Rust on Your Construction and Mining Equipment

The last thing we want to see on any of our machinery or equipment is rust. So how can we prevent it? To start, it helps to understand how rust builds up. Rust occurs when iron suffers from open-air oxidation, but what does this mean? It means that rust is the result of the iron… Read more »

The Benefits of Renting Heavy Equipment for Small Businesses

Among the top industries that rent heavy equipment, mining and construction are two of them. Renting equipment has a major appeal to several industries because of the benefits it may have. It could help your company and business out significantly in the long run. Here are some of the reasons why businesses rent heavy equipment:… Read more »

The Uses of Construction Aggregates Industry

Every year, the construction aggregates industry that is in charge of mining aggregates like crushed stone, gravel and sand produces billions and billions of dollars’ worth of aggregate materials. Aggregate Materials That Are Mined Aggregate materials that are mined from quarries help create jobs. According to a recent National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association study… Read more »

Winterizing Your Drilling Rig

There are few industries in the world that aren’t impacted at least slightly by the harsh elements of winter. The snow, ice and below zero temperatures can be a real burden to your employees during the frigid months, and that goes double for the equipment at your drilling rig site. Often times, poor insulation can… Read more »