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Excavator range boosts productivity, comfort -

Hitachi’s new ZX-5 excavators are designed to maximise performance, operator comfort, efficiency and reliability.

User-friendly unmanned weighbridge -

Ultrahawke is a supplier of unmanned weighbridges that are open to the public.

Impact crusher with improved output -

Kleemann’s MR 130 Z Evo 2 track-mounted impact crusher has been designed for optimal performance and is equipped with added safety features.

Polyurethane modular screening panels -

Advanced Engineering Group offers a wide range of polyurethane modular screening panels.

Slip-resistant planking -

Locker Group’s Gripspan grating is a safety-conscious flooring system assembled from long, lightweight planks.


Peppertree quarry a ‘generational investment’ -

In 2014 Boral commissioned an advanced processing plant for Peppertree Quarry, south of Sydney. This facility – featuring crushers, screens, conveyors and processing systems – has set new benchmarks in environmental management, safety, production and quality. Subscription required.


Quarry bid stumbles at environmental hurdle -

An application to expand a hard rock quarry has suffered a setback after the operator’s environmental impact statement was deemed inadequate by a state planning authority.

Cultural significance claim challenged by quarry applicant -

A state government agency will reassess a decision to list land earmarked for a quarry as an Aboriginal sacred site after it was challenged by the applicant.

Supplier marks 20 years of ‘iconic’ brand -

A global equipment supplier is celebrating the 20th anniversary of one of its “most iconic brands”.

Eco-friendly awards judge visits Aussie quarry -

Researchers exploring the biological value of quarry sites have presented their findings to a jury member of an international awards program.

Quarry worker’s rock solid Olympic performance -

A quarry worker has been able to live out his Olympic dream to box for Australia despite the demands of the industry.

Contract crushing in the valley -

Like a good wine, successful businesses mature. For crushing contractor SC Heinrich & Co, this allegory is very appropriate. Damian Christie spoke to proprietor Malcolm Heinrich and Finlay’s Han Alam about the family company’s continuing growth. Subscription required.

Editor's Comment

Training a sound, sensible construction industry watchdog -

Despite being the supposed circuitbreaker that kickstarted Australia's recent double dissolution election campaign, discussion about a constructuon industry watchdog was scarce, writes Damian Christie.

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