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Bulk Construction Industry

Bulk Construction

Rice Lake offers the bulk construction industry heavy-duty weighing equipment to stand up to the uncompromising conditions of bulk material processing. With solutions for construction material transfer stations, material-processing facilities, and the construction or quarry site itself, Rice Lake provides the toughest scales on Earth for weighing the toughest materials on Earth.

Truck Scales

SURVIVOR® truck scales enhance any bulk material site and transfer station. For enterprises buying or selling bulk construction materials by the truck load, Legal for Trade SURVIVOR truck scales are precise, durable and efficient—acting as your site’s cash registers for product transactions. Every SURVIVOR OTR model is NTEP Certified up to 16.5 feet wide, and the SURVIVOR weighbridge design is certified from 70,000 pounds up to 140,000 pounds Concentrated Load Capacity (CLC) (depending on model)—delivering the strength bulk construction enterprises need.


Axle Scales

For temporary work sites, such as short-term stone quarries or on-the-job locations, Rice Lake’s AX 3040RoughDeck® AX and RoughDeck AX-1 truck axle scales provide safety and accountability with unbeatable accuracy. These portable axle scales offer job sites a durable and consistent scale for bulk material trucks to checkweigh for overloaded and under-loaded axles.

Onboard Weighing

For the utmost versatility, Rice Lake’s onboard weighing systems give bulk construction businesses the flexibility to accurately weigh their straight trucks, tractor trailers, wheel loaders and dump trucks anywhere in real-time. Whether selecting Rice Lake’s Legal for Trade, NTEP-Certified TradeRoute® system for onsite transactions or a LoadRunner™ model to ensure on-road safety and optimized loads, Rice Lake onboard systems enhance bulk material transportation efficiency.

Rail Scales

For permanent, heavy-duty bulk material weighing, Rice Lake rail scales are up for the challenge. Whether moving stone, sand, concrete, gravel or other bulk materials, the SURVIVOR RT and SURVIVOR PL rail scales bring accurate, Legal for Trade railroad weighing to construction enterprises. Ruggedly built with Rice Lake’s best-in-class weighbridge design, SURVIVOR rail scales are available with either pit-type or modular-type installations. For added versatility, the SURVIVOR RT pit-type rail scale is capable of weighing trucks and other vehicles as well as rail cars. For non-Legal for Trade weighing, the RailBoss™ rail scale system is ideal for checkweighing material being transferred and ensuring rail cars are within legal weight limits.

Belt Scales

Monitoring the material flow rate with a belt scale system ensures accurate and consistent weight output. Rice Lake’s line of durable belt scales are ideal for mining, quarries, bulk material blending, process control, and truck, barge or rail load-out applications. Belt scale systems are one of the fastest methods of moving and weighing bulk construction material.

Crane Scales

Rice Lake’s MSI crane scales bring safety to construction overhead load conditions by measuring the weight of bulk materials in process. Overhead weighing solutions provide real-time measurement of the operational load as well as immediate feedback to operators and safety systems, preventing and limiting unsafe conditions. Rice Lake’s trusted MSI overhead weighing solutions meet and exceed federal OSHA and local regulatory requirements to ensure compliance with safety standards.

Concrete Batching Simplified

The CB-3 concrete batching control system is fast, efficient and ideal for ready-mix and block plants. It is capable of controlling portable, stack-up, central mix, dry batch and pre-cast plants. From weighing raw material to automatic printing of tickets and detailed reports, the entire concrete batching operation is centrally controlled with the CB-3, all with the power of an industrial PC. Offering the ability to view multiple windows at once, the PC interface offers expanded possibilities to save time and optimize efficiency. Taking concrete plants to the next level, the CB-3 is an ideal upgrade to existing concrete batch controllers.

With a selection of robust, hard-as-nails weighing solutions, Rice Lake equips bulk construction enterprises with products they can depend on. In an unyielding industry that specializes in tough work, Rice Lake’s toughest scales on Earth are right at home.

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