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Rock Grinder Proves Faster Than Hammering In Chicago.  Who? What? Why?

When off-the-shelf drums won't cut it, customize!

Grinding Idaho Basalt Rock for Power Pole Installation

Precise Cutting of Shale Cap Rock in Western Pennsylvania, USA

Disturbance free rock cutting adjacent to existing foundation...Rockwheel drum cutters get the job done

Low disturbance and rapid removal of concrete walls

No Hammering?  No Blasting?  No problem! ... when you have a Rockwheel

Rockwheel D20 trenching in West Virginia sandstone and blue rock...a microcosm on the paradigm shift in rock excavation

D20 Rockwheel for rapidly removes outcropping limestone....then grinds some large stumps!

New mine scaling drum outperforms the competition!

G45 Rockwheel takes 14,000 psi rock to task in New York wastewater treatment plant construction

Alpine D10 Rockwheel Cutting Potash

High precision rock removal with D30 Rockwheel

Alpine Rockwheel in Construction Equipment Magazine

Precision rock removal with Alpine Rockwheel

Alpine D20 RockWheel for Rock Trenching: When is a RockWheel the best call?

How to: Do's and Don'ts of Rockwheel Operation

Does your Hoe Ram do this?

Watch the RDC 22.20 Working in 60" Headroom

How Deep into Rock Will a RockWheel Cut?

Soil mixing equipment to address in situ soil remediation challenges

Alpine TC-B2 on site, ready to roll

Alpine Rockwheels Used in Secant Shaft Construction

Precision Concrete Scaling in Wet Conditions with a Rockwheel

Soil mixing equipment addresses in situ soil remediation challenges

How to Boost Rock Trenching Precision and Efficiency with a Transverse Cutter Head

Using a RockWheel for Limestone Scaling

How a rock grinder can boost efficiency and reduce cost.

Cutterheads for Safe and Effective Scaling on Bridges and Dams

Long-reach concrete scaling with a Rockwheel

How-to: RockWheel Installation and Excavator Flow Testing

Bedrock Excavation with Adjacent Sensitive Structures

Alpine+Penn State R&D collab seeks to optimize soil mixer efficiency

Custom Extension Brackets for Mixers and Grinders

Stump Grinding: Alpine grinder attachments for many applications!

Alpine How-to Video: RockWheel Installation and Excavator Flow Testing

New video series for RockWheel Rock & Concrete Grinders

Hyundai and Volvo Use July to Introduce New Excavation Products

EPA Proposes Further Restrictions to Shut Down Mine Before It Starts

Universities Try to Solve Cracks in Infrastructure Dilemma

Major Carbon Tax Decision Has All Eyes on Australia

Smart Bricks Don't Play Around (Despite Lego Likeness)

Darholding and Pataki-Cahill Group Announce Partnership in Press Release

Will This New Coal Dust Rule Save Lives or Cost Jobs?

Trimming Caisson Walls with Alpine Rockwheel Concrete Grinding Attachments

The Economist Explores America's Failing Infrastructure

LIFE I+DARTS Brings the Green to Soil Remediation

India Plans to Expedite New Coal Mining and Steel Projects

Innovative Technology Designed to Make Tunneling Smarter

States Sift Through Impact of New EPA Carbon Emission Guidelines

Holcim-Lafarge Look to Solidify Cement Industry Position with Merger

Approval of Northern Gateway Project Could Lead to Keystone Decision

Cat Demonstrates Mini Excavator Versatility with Latest Viral Video

Positive Outlook Mean Brighter Days for New Construction Projects

EPA Plans to Announce New Carbon Emission Regulations

Balancing Education and Time Constraints to Improve Efficiency on Construction Projects

3 Reasons to Scale Loose Debris with a RockWheel

3 Tips for Excavating a Foundation with a Rockwheel

Potentially Game-changing Innovation Comes to Soil Remediation

PSU+Alpine Soil Mixing Research Collaboration continues

4 Reasons to Rent Concrete Demolition Tools

4 Tips for Efficient Concrete Scaling when Precision Matters

How to Avoid Over-Breaking when Scaling Concrete Structures

Does a Cutterhead Spin Towards the Excavator, or Away from it?

Does your hammer do this?

How Deep Will a Cutterhead Cut?

Trenching Around Utilities in Urban Areas

Tunnel Construction: What Productivity Rates Can I Expect from a Cutterhead?

Rock Grinding with a Cutterhead: How Many Picks Will I Need?

Cutterhead: The One Tool to Get the Job Done Right

Tunneling: What Equipment Can Be Outfitted with a Cutterhead?

4 Advantages to Trenching with a Cutterhead

3 Reasons a Cutterhead Cuts a Better Trench than a Hammer

3 Advantages of Tunneling with a Cutterhead

How Efficient Are Your Excavation Projects?

Tunnel Expansion: How to Maximize Project Productivity

New Tunnel Construction: Maximize Effectiveness and Minimize Waste with Cutterheads

Use a Cutterhead to Trench with Precision Each and Every Time

3 Ways to Ensure Precision Rock Cutting with a Cutterhead Attachment

Refurbished ABM 330 roadheader send off

Refurbished AM50 Roadheader rolls out

Top Shale Headlines - October 2013

Using a Drum Cutter for Limestone Scaling

Using soil mixing equipment to address in situ soil remediation challenges

Concrete Scaling with a Drum Cutter in Wet Conditions

How to Boost Rock Trenching Precision and Efficiency with a Transverse Cutter Head

Concrete Grinders Excel in Sensitve Concrete Scaling Project

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This blog is a resource for research, how-to's, and general news regarding rock grinders, transverse cutter heads, roadheaders, and alternatives to hydraulic hammers. 

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