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New Products

Adaptable impact crusher with screen option -

The Striker HQ907 is designed to operate in recycling and quarry applications as a primary, secondary or tertiary crusher.

Pivoted weigh screw configurations -

Pivoted weigh screws, available from Active Weighing Solutions, can deliver constant flowrate bulk materials with an accuracy of better than ±0....

Twin-deck HSI with grizzly pre-screen option -

Astec Australia’s GT440 horizontal shaft impact crusher reduces wear costs and increases performance.

Portable, folding stockpiler -

Precisionscreen’s RTS80 radial tracked stockpiler is a high capacity, easily transportable unit that is ideal for large quarrying operations.

Long-term modular panel -

Locker Group’s poly modular screen panels offer improved screening efficiency and extended wear life.

In-Depth

Old-fashioned approach to service breeds success at Lake Cooper -

A century-old aggregate business needed a robust secondary crusher to process a stubborn, hard rock. Six years on, that crusher is still going strong. Damian Christie visited Mawson’s Lake Cooper Quarry to see Sandvik’s CS440 cone crusher in action. Subscription required.

News

Expansion project to secure jobs, supply -

A state government has given a quarry operation the green light to more than double its production, acknowledging the project’s economic value.

Hanson preps EIS for Brandy Hill expansion -

Increasing state government infrastructure spending has prompted a construction materials supplier to propose an expansion of its quarry, for which it will soon lodge an environmental impact statement.

Efficiency to be boosted by ‘big data’ analysis -

A plant and equipment supplier has teamed up with a technology solutions provider to help mining companies reduce costs and boost operational efficiency.

Tyre safety comes under scrutiny -

A series of mining fatalities has led a state government to increase its focus on the safety of heavy machinery tyres.

One daffodil payable for rent -

The new owner of a quarry located within the Prince of Wales’ estate will not be required to pay rent in cash – but in flora.

Environmental breach penalties increase ten-fold -

A state environmental regulator has increased penalties for serious offences ten-fold, with one quarry operator narrowly escaping a $30,000 fine.

Editor's Comment

Why the extractive industry must take the fight to politicians -

With three state elections now out of the way in just five months, Damian Christie discusses what some of the outcomes have meant for the quarrying industry along the eastern seaboard and why the sector needs to be more aggressive in lobbying governments of all tiers and different persuasions of the importance of kickstarting infrastructure activity.

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