An overland conveyor will enable your mining operation to move rock more efficiently from Point A to Point B. You’ll save time and money and significantly reduce the risk of environmental accidents. Let West River Conveyors build you a customized conveyor that will eliminate the need for a fleet of trucks while simultaneously reducing noise and dust complaints.

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Surface Conveyor Belts

Rocks can cause tears and rips in low-quality conveyor belts. West River Conveyors carries a wide selection of high-quality and high-performance surface conveyor belts that will help decrease downtime while increasing efficiency.

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We can custom-engineer rock conveyor systems to transport:

  • Sand and gravel
  • Dirt
  • Topsoil
  • Dry bulk materials
  • Rock
  • Quarried stone
  • Recycled concrete
  • Blast/steel furnace slag
  • Ballast
  • Geosynthetic aggregates


We carry a wide range of replacement parts from trusted brands such as Falk, Voith, Rexnord, Dodge, and Depreaux. Here are just a few of the many parts that we carry and can quickly get out to your mining operation:

  • Backstops — Available in various models and bore sizes
  • Bearings — Pillow block, taper lock and flange, two or four-bolt design, split, or solid-housing styles
  • Belt-Drive Sheaves
  • Conveyor belts — Cobra belts in RMA II and various rubber compounds, including high temperature-rated rubber
  • Couplings fluid, gear, grid, elastomer, flexible disc, and wrap flex couplings
  • Dust Containment — Standard tail sections from Martin Engineering and custom-designed tail sections built by West River Conveyors
  • Gear Boxes — New and used gearboxes and reducers
  • Loading Sections — Standard sections from Martin Engineering and Richwood. Custom-designed loading sections built by West River Conveyors
  • Motors — AC motors from Reliance-Baldor-Dodge & Worldwide Electric; choose from 5-300 horsepower with custom RPM
  • Pulleys — New and used head, bend, snub, take-up, tail, drum, and other pulleys
  • Shaft mount reducers — To suit a variety of belt widths, horsepower, and voltages
  • Scrapers — Carbide or Urethane blades
  • Reducer Gearing — From Dodge, Falk, and Sumitomo in various models and teeth sizes
  • Rollers & Idlers — CEMA, B, C, D, and E Inline, Training, Return & Retro roll idlers offered from PPI

Our expert engineers will help you determine which exact components you require. If you don’t see what you need listed, contact us below and ask about availability. There’s an extremely good chance we’ll be able to obtain it.

To expedite delivery, please provide the following information when placing an order or requesting pricing:

  • Conveyor system model or type
  • Part description
  • Part model number, or part number
  • Part serial number

Call 800.332.2781 or contact us online whenever you need replacement parts for a rock conveyor.

About Our Rock Conveyors

West River will custom-design, manufacture, and install a rock conveyor system that will outperform a fleet of trucks while saving your operation time and money. We’ll optimize the belt construction, drive system, dust control components, and structure to help ensure that your new custom conveyor system adds immense value to your mining operations. We’re one of the foremost experts on above-ground mining conveyors and will custom-engineer a solution that will solve your toughest challenges.

Custom Rock Handling Conveyor Packages

Rock comes in many forms and has varied uses. Construction, mining, and material production/processing are just a few industries that need to efficiently move it from point to point.

Every type of rock mining operation presents a set of conveying challenges such as fires, fines, quarry dust, and abrasive materials. Even the density of the rock can influence the transfer rates and necessary conveyor power.

For the above reasons and more, rock conveyors will always need some kind of customization. These components need to be carefully selected and engineered to suit the application and environment.

Conveyor Types:

Custom packages typically include:

West River Conveyors has decades of experience helping rock mining operations design and create a more efficient way of transporting their material in a wide variety of outdoor environments. Contact us below to learn more.

Rock Conveyor Accessories

Accessories for rock conveyors can help reduce maintenance requirements, improve reliability, and extend service intervals. Common rock conveyor accessories include:

For availability and pricing, call 800.332.2781.

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Conveyors and Machinery to Match Your Applications

West River will design, build, and install a customized conveyor system for your rock mining operations. With over 40 years of experience, our expert engineers will help solve your toughest material-moving challenges. Contact us below to speak with a specialist.

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