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New Products

Plant that can wash and classify five products -

CDE Global will be unveiling its latest developments in materials washing in the form of the M2500 E5X.

Loader with improved handling capacity -

Liebherr will be showing off one of its new XPower series of wheel loaders at Hillhead 2016.

Compact jaw crusher available with options -

Wirtgen Australia will exhibit the smallest of the jaw crushers in its Mobicat range at Hillhead 2016.

Aussie jaw to be put to test at Hillhead -

The Striker J Series is a jaw crusher that has been tested in the most extreme applications.

Tracked trommel with changeable drum -

MDS International will showcase the M515 track-mounted, mobile trommel at Hillhead 2016 at the end of this month.


Coping with mental health issues in quarries -

In 2015, suicides within the quarrying and mining industries convinced many industry people that more had to be done to address the specific mental health issues of workers. Kylie Newton discusses what quarry operators can do to support and assist workers in doubt. Subscription required.


Housing boom fuels record Brickworks results -

A building products manufacturer has indicated a positive outlook for the current financial year after it achieved record sales thanks to buoyant building activity.

Divisional restructuring at Boral -

Boral is combining its building products and construction materials and cement divisions.

Quarry company fined over driver’s death -

Investigators into the death of a man thrown from his dump truck at a quarry have told operators to implement lessons from their own health and safety failings.

Breakthrough turns carbon dioxide into rock -

Scientists have discovered an environmentally friendly way of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere – by turning it into rock.

Alien rock unearthed in Swedish quarry -

A never before seen, 470 million year piece of alien rock has been uncovered in a quarry in Sweden.

Crushing consistency problems in phosphate -

A global minerals equipment supplier had quite the challenge to help a phosphate business address its crushing problems. Subscription required.

Editor's Comment

Is the infrastructure pipeline really offering value for money? -

With a month to go until Australia goes to the polls, Damian Christie queries whether Australia - and the quarrying industry - is truly benefitting from the nation's infrastructure pipeline.

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