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Join West River Conveyors at Upcoming Trade Shows in CO & NV

We’re excited to announce that West River will be attending two upcoming trade shows, and we would love for you to join us. We invite you to come to experience the best of the mining and construction industries in person. MINEXCHANGE Western Mining Conference First, we’ll be at MINEXCHANGE Annual Conference & Expo in Denver, […]

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Custom Built Radial Stacker Design Options

West River Conveyors will design, build, and install a customized radial stacker conveyor that meets your exact needs and specifications. Our systems are competitively priced and offer many readily available options that significantly reduce overall lead times. Design Options We offer many different radial stacker conveyor design options that will improve productivity, increase safety, and […]

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5 Options for Transporting Aggregate or Bulk Materials Compared

When it comes to moving aggregate, automated conveyor systems offer significant advantages over fleet trucks and front-end loaders. Let’s break down the pros and cons of various options to meet your specific aggregate transport challenges. MOVING TARGET: BEST OPTIONS FOR AGGREGATE TRANSPORT A lot of factors go into choosing the best aggregate moving solution. From […]

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What Does a Radial Stacker Cost?

A well-designed radial stacker conveyor can bring efficiency and flexibility to your aggregate stockpiling process while reducing your material handling costs. Is it worth the investment? We take a closer look at radial stacker conveyor costs. ELEVATE YOUR GAME: WHY CHOOSE A RADIAL STACKER? Radial stacker conveyors offer an effective solution to a common stockpiling […]

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4 Types of Aggregate Conveyors

Using a conveyor to transport aggregate can save money and time, improve safety, and reduce environmental impact. However, the conveyor must be matched to the application and aggregate type. Here’s an overview of the four main types of aggregate conveyors, when to use them, and some advice on selection. UNDERSTAND THE MATERIAL “Aggregate” is a […]

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Come See WRC at The Bluefield Coal & Mining Show in Bluefield, WV, Sept. 14-16, 2022

We cordially invite you to visit West River Conveyors at the Bluefield Coal and Mining Show in Bluefield, West Virginia, from September 14th-16th, 2022. We’ll be in Booth # – 1701-1703.  This free event will be held at the Brushfork National Guard Armory & Civic Center. It will feature many coal industry leaders, a private […]

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Things to Consider When Selecting a Heavy Construction Conveyor

The approach taken to transporting bulk material has a significant impact on the cost and profitability of a construction project. It can even influence the chances of winning future business, especially when the client is a state or municipal body. Construction companies typically start out planning to use trucks for material transport. For many projects, […]

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Heavy Construction Conveyor Engineering Guide

For big civil engineering and infrastructure projects, construction conveyors may be a better choice than front-end loaders and haul trucks. A construction conveyor moves aggregate, bulk rock, and borrow material quickly and efficiently. It takes up little space, can avoid existing traffic flows, and has less environmental impact. Plus, it doesn’t need drivers. Keep reading […]

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Conveyors vs. Trucking & Hauling for Heavy Construction Projects

If you’re planning a heavy construction project that requires transporting bulk materials, you’ve got a decision to make conveyors vs. trucking & hauling. The best choice may not be obvious and will depend on your project specifics, materials, and terrain. Haul trucks may seem tempting due to their lower initial cost. But, in many construction […]

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Conveyor Belt Skirting: How it Works & Why You Need It

Anyone loading bulk material onto a conveyor understands spillage and dust. Whatever you’re transferring gets jostled around, creating a dusty mess and a growing mound of escaped material. Had enough? Enough shoveling and cleaning? It’s high time you discover conveyor belt skirting. Skirting is a simple solution that’ll decrease parts damage and improve uptime. Let’s […]

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