Conveyor systems provide an efficient, reliable, cost-effective and lower-risk method of removing muck and spoil from tunneling excavation sites. Since the late 1980s, when the benefits of using conveyor systems in tunneling projects first became apparent, we have been a leader in the supply of conveyor equipment designed and built to withstand the harsh conditions associated with tunnel construction.

We provide a wide range of conveyor-based material handling equipment necessary for removing muck and spoil from tunnel excavation sites. This equipment is designed to handle the transport of materials from the tunnel excavation site to the surface and beyond.

Joy (former Continental), Belt Storage Unit, Terminals

Joy Belt Storage Unit

  • Available in single or multiple lap configurations
  • Capable of carriage travel in excess of 1 ft. per second
This is a Joy conveyor tail section made by Komatsu Mining (formerly Continental Conveyor).

Joy Loading Tail Sections

  • Various heights are available
  • Variety of pulley arrangements available 
Joy (former Continental), Controllers, Terminals

Controllers Provided by Komatsu

  • Controllers for main and tripper drives
  • Proven start packages, including DC, VFD, and active coupling
Joy surface conveyor systems terminal drive (formerly Continental Conveyors)

Joy Drives

  • Designed for your specific application
  • Designed for optimum availability and reliability
This is a Joy conveyor discharge unit made by Komatsu Mining (formerly Continental Conveyors).

Joy Discharges

  • Designed for your specific application
  • Various discharge heights available
This is a Joy conveyor transfer system by Komatsu Mining (formerly Continental Conveyors).

Joy Transfer Systems

  • Designed to eliminate spillage problems at the point of transfer
Joy (former Continental Conveyors), Belt Winder and Pinch Roll Drive, Tunneling conveyor systems terminals

Joy Belt Winder and Pinch Roll Drive

  • Simplifies and improves handling of your conveyor belt
  • Provides constant winding speed and pull to belt roll
Joy (former Continental), Takeup Unit, Terminals

Joy Take-ups

  • All-electric and hydraulic are available
  • Provides a smooth conveyor start, regardless of loading conditions
Joy (former Continental Conveyors), HC Series Idler, Tunneling conveyor systems structure

Joy Idlers and Return Rolls

  • Options that are designed to meet the challenges of the tunneling industry
  • Ball bearing and tapered roller bearing options
Joy (former Continental Conveyors), LRC, Tunneling conveyor systems structures

Joy Idler Options

  • Options that are designed to meet the demands of the tunneling industry
  • Ball bearing and tapered bearing options available
Joy (former Continental Conveyors), Related Structure Equipment, Tunneling conveyor systems structure

Joy Related Structure Equipment

  • Available in a wide range of sizes 
  • Wall, roof or floor-mounted
Joy, HAC System for Tunneling

HAC System for Tunneling

  • Ideal for both mining and industrial applications, including handling of wet or sticky materials
  • May be shortened or lengthened for a new location
iXRS Sizer

iXRS 600 Sizer

  • Ideal for tunneling applications and industrial applications, featuring a design that enables quick reconfiguration for different applications and geologies
  • Handles clay, bauxite, petroleum coke, potash, gypsum, salt, some limestones, phosphate and other materials with an unconfined compressive strength