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Telescopic stacker extends stockpile capability -

Striker’s Extender range of radial stackers allows quarry operators to stockpile more material while helping to reduce operating costs.

Powerful rock cutting -

The Simex TF3000 double drum rotary cutter head is ideal for a variety of applications, including quarrying and finishing large-scale excavation jobs.

Accurate, reliable belt weighers -

Accuweigh’s range of belt weighers are suitable for quarries that require accurate readings for stock management.

Loader scales improve load-out efficiency -

The Trimble Loadrite L2180 wheel loader scales provide an easy way to capture load-out data and help quarry operators make effective decisions with accurate...

Abrasive, impact-wear resistant liners -

Advanced Engineering Group’s Poly Sheet liners provide strong resistance to abrasion and impact wear in raw materials handling.


Celebrating 30 years of Quarry -

After 30 years of continuous publishing, Quarry is recognised as one of the world’s leading industry magazines – not a bad effort at all, given it sprang from a simple newsletter for the IQA’s Victorian branch members.


ACCC sues union for industrial action against Boral -

The Australian competition watchdog has moved to sue a union whose illegal industrial conduct allegedly cost a major building and construction materials supplier $10 million.

Heavy machinery supplier offers customers hands-on experience -

Members of the quarry, extractive and construction industries had the opportunity to personally test out a number of machines during a five-day, outdoor supplier event.

Supplier transfers equipment production to cut costs -

An international quarry machinery supplier will be discontinuing production of its motor graders and backhoe loaders in a bid to reduce costs.

Orica sells chemicals division -

As part of the planned separation of its business, an explosive supplier has entered into an agreement to sell its chemicals division to an investment company.

Oral history project receives grant -

A volunteer-led project that will record a community’s quarrying heritage has been granted more than $68,000 in funding.

High production pugmill enters the market -

Crusher & Screen Sales can now offer the new Irish Manufacturing Services (IMS) pugmill, a high production affordable track-mounted machine that offers quick fully hydraulic set-up between transport and operating mode and the advantage of self-loading onto transporters and site mobilisation. Subscription required.

Editor's Comment

Productivity vs prosperity: Balancing the scales -

Can we raise Australia's productivity without impacting on the country's prosperity? And what can quarrying learn from other industries with regards to improving productivity? Damian Christie ponders these questions.

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