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Intelligent greasing system -

Major Furnace has developed a self-contained intelligent greasing system for large jaw crushers.

Side seals to prevent product contamination -

Nepean Rubber’s side seals help to prevent product contamination during the screening process.

Efficient primary stage water treatment system -

CDE Global’s AquaCycle thickener offers efficient primary stage water treatment specifically for quarry, sand and recycling processes.

Heavy-duty trucks for B-double applications -

While Cat Trucks’ latest offering has been specifically designed for B-double applications, the CT630S can also cope with heavy-duty tasks.

Slip-resistant planking -

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


Environment award opens new doors for quarry manager -

Past IQA award recipient Peter Allitt undertook a study trip to Sweden after being recognised in 2012 for his work in promoting environmental care in the workplace. He relates why he found this experience invaluable for his professional development and why other IQA members should also consider applying for the awards.
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Sand plant supplier kicks off open day series -

An international sand plant supplier recently unveiled a new wash plant in Australia to wide acclaim.

Global experts endorse hybrid technology -

Experts from a global construction and mining equipment manufacturing company have recently convened in Australia for a panel discussion on how hybrid technology has changed the heavy construction industry.

Aussie quarry impresses international mine inspectors -

A delegation of international inspectors gained insight into the operation of one of Australia’s safest quarries during a recent visit.

CMIC14 launches new app -

Delegates attending this year’s Construction Materials Industry Conference in Brisbane will be able to better prepare for and organise themselves at the event using a new app.

State puts site safety back into operator hands -

A State Government is currently developing new safety legislation that will place more responsibility on quarry operators to manage risks and hazards on their work sites.

Modular and portable options for plant design -

Terex Minerals Processing Systems (TMPS) recently launched new modular and portable crushing and screening product lines in response to customer needs. Subscription required.

Editor's Comment

Does our approach to quarry rehabilitation require a rethink? -

Traditionally, state governments have collected monies from rehabilitation bonds paid by quarry companies at the commencement of operations. However, as Damian Christie reflects, perhaps a new approach being implemented in Western Australia and considered in Queensland needs to be expanded nationally - to create more sustainable outcomes in the long term and to improve the industry's environmental credentials.

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