Press release November 9, 2015 01:57:35 PM CET

Crushing contractor John Munroe to use Metso Lokotrack® mobile crushing and screening plant to build the major Gort-Tuam motorway development

Crushing contractor John Munroe to use Metso Lokotrack® mobile crushing and screening plant to build the major Gort-Tuam motorway development

Metso Corporation's trade press release published on November 9, 2015

Durability, reliability and transportability were the key criteria for the Irish crushing contractor John Munroe Mobile Crushing & Screening Ltd. to select Metso's Lokotrack LT1213 mobile impactor plant.

The LT1213 is the first Metso crushing plant for the Ballinrobe-based John Munroe Mobile Crushing & Screening. The new impactor plant has started its operation at McGrath's quarry in Cong, Ireland, and will shortly take up its next assignment, working on the major new Gort to Tuam motorway development.

"When preparing the decision, the size, transportability, mobility, durability and reliability of the crushing plant were decisive for us. Metso's Lokotrack could meet these qualifications best," comments Managing Director John Munroe.

Metso has exceeded expectations

McHale, the exclusive Metso crushing and screening equipment distributor in Ireland is exceedingly pleased with the level of interest shown by quarry owners in the Metso range of rock crushing and screening plants.

"Our customers are influenced by a number of factors that are giving Metso an edge, such as Metso's status as a well-resourced, global supplier and its proven credentials in the field of crusher design and technology," Michael McHale, Plant Sales Managing Director from McHale states.

Information about John Munroe Mobile Crushing & Screening Ltd.

With bases in Ballinrobe and in Scotland, John Munroe Mobile Crushing & Screening Ltd.  serves a wide customer base across Ireland and the UK. The company focuses on providing crushing and screening services in road construction, wind farm development, sand and gravel production and hard rock quarries. Since its establishment in 1999, John Munroe has built up an impressive and diverse fleet of machines for hire and the firm produces a wide range of products including tarmac asphalt and concrete aggregates plus special products.

John Munroe Mobile Crushing & Screening Ltd. employs a full-time staff of twelve supplemented by a number of subcontractors with whom they work closely.

Picture caption: Lokotrack-LT1213: The first Lokotrack LT1213 mobile impactor plant sold by McHale Plant Sales is already crushing at McGrath quarry, Ireland.

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Additional information:

Adrian Wood, Director, UK and Ireland sales and distribution Europe, Minerals, tel. +44 7789 616441, email: adrian.wood@metso.com

Anne Rantanen, Director, Global Communications, Metso Corporation, tel. +358 20 484 2253, email: anne.rantanen@metso.com