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New Products

Wheel loaders with power-split transmission -

Liebherr’s new XPower series of wheel loaders is set to hit the Australian market mid-2016.

Mobile scalper for smaller quarries -

The compact Sandvik QE241 mobile scalper has a small operating footprint that doesn’t compromise on performance.

Easy to transport, load-sensing stacker -

The Keestrack Stacker 230 is a high performance mobile loading, stock and transport solution. 

Weighbridge system helps boost bottom line -

AccuWeigh’s Drive and Weigh 9000E weighbridge system helps prevent underloading, which can both improve safety and boost profits.

Wear-resistant rubber for effective lining -

Rudex 1038 is a 95 per cent pure natural rubber that is highly resistant to abrasion and wear. 

In-Depth

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.

News

Quarry to create jobs, support port expansion -

Proposed port expansion plans are seemingly one step closer to reality after the recent approval of a new quarry site.

Quarry mental health program goes nationwide -

A presentation that started at an IQA sub-branch meeting last year has evolved into a quarry-specific mental health education program that is being rolled out across the nation.

Quarry to inject $2M into local economy -

A quarry that will supply material for a major highway upgrade is expected to inject almost $2 million into the local economy. 

Global suppliers team up for plant innovation -

Several plant and equipment suppliers have signed collaboration agreements that may benefit quarry operators.

New material could improve road integrity -

University students are working with industry and local government to develop a new material that could improve road integrity.

Modular crushing, screening plant built for extreme conditions -

A plant and equipment dealer for the western regions of Australia has strengthened its product offering with a range of modular and customisable crushing plants that can operate in extreme circumstances. Subscription required.

Editor's Comment

Zero harm workplaces a worthy aspiration -

A disciplined, safe workplace culture is fundamental to an organisation's success. Damian Christie explains why every quarry operation needs to be vigilant and how everyone - from the company director to the weighbridge operator - is integral to making the organisation a success.

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