Lift Any Load With Rackers Equipment

Working in construction often requires a lot of heavy lifting power. There are a range of different pieces of equipment, though, that each offer specialized capabilities for different applications on-site. Luckily, Rackers Equipment has all the different lifting machines you may need, from cranes to forklifts to manlifts. Cranes Let’s start with the biggest and… Read more »

Apron vs. Vibrating Feeder: Pros and Cons of Each

Feeders are an important part of material handling systems. They control the flow of the materials, helping to expedite and control operations in a variety of industries. One question that comes up frequently is whether it is better to use an apron feeder or a vibrating feeder. There are the pros and cons to each… Read more »

Get Back Up and Running Fast with Our Repair Service

It can be very frustrating when working on a job and your hydraulic drill or rock crushing equipment has a malfunction and stops working. This usually leads to a delay in work and a big headache for whoever is in charge. The next time this happens, instead of losing time and money while waiting for… Read more »

Keep on Trucking with Our Used Inventory

At the Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion in Rollag, Minnesota in early September, Bill Forester of Versailles, Missouri showed off a 100-year-old Minneapolis Threshing Machine Co. tractor that he has helped to completely restore during the last few years. As Detroit Lakes Online reports, the tractor is no longer used for its original purpose, but… Read more »

How New Tech Could Innovate the Quarry Mining Industry

With technology constantly advancing, industries are always looking for ways to utilize the latest devices and innovations to help their businesses grow. Drones are one of the technologies many are looking into as their uses are becoming more and more vast as time goes on. One of the industries starting to adopt this technology is… Read more »

Largest Markets for Aggregate Materials

The market for aggregate materials in North America took a serious hit between 2007 and 2012, as did much of the wider construction industry. Demand fell from 3.8 billion metric tons in 2007 to 3.05 billion metric tons in 2012. While the industry is still playing catch-up from the impact of the Great Recession, there… Read more »

Sort with Ease with a New Screening System

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. Crushers… Read more »

Crushers: Breaking Down the History of these Machines

Rock crushers are now so commonly used in industries like mining and construction that it may be hard to imagine working without them. It was only during the early part of the 19th century, however, that the first mechanical rock crusher designs were developed. The first U.S. patent to be issued for a crusher was… Read more »