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Large screens with twin shaft drives -

Joest Australia’s screens are suited to quarry operators that value high capacity and reliability.

Conveyor belt covers reduce dust, noise -

Kinder Australia’s extensive range of Capotex conveyor belt covers can help quarry operators meet environmental compliance requirements.

Trommel with interchangeable drum -

The M820 tracked rock trommel from Screenmasters Australia is said to be the largest mobile trommel of its kind worldwide.

Improved suspension seat range -

The new series of NCS ISRI suspension seats from Isringhausen offers a number of improvements on earlier ranges.

Relocatable vehicle washdown facility -

Fleetwash’s relocatable Cyclone vehicle washdown system is suitable as both a permanent or temporary quarry facility. 


The five factors of fuel efficiency -

Fuel expense accounts for a significant proportion of the total machine operating cost in earth moving plant and equipment. Jason R Hurdis describes the five factors that can determine fuel efficiency and outlines the steps aggregate producers can follow to reduce their fuel consumption. Subscription required.


Court blow for sand quarry expansion -

A court has ruled that a sand quarry extension project be refused in order to preserve Aboriginal cultural heritage.

New quarry proposed to supply major highway upgrade -

A one million tonne per annum greenfield basalt quarry is the latest project proposed to supply material for a major highway upgrade.

Supplier increases focus on component management -

An equipment manufacturer has increased the flexibility of its component solutions range in response to the quarry industry’s evolving needs.

Quarry security strengthened to dissuade trespassers -

A state government department has reinforced security at an old quarry known amongst its local community as a popular swimming hole.

Underground quarry lake popular amongst tourists -

An old quarry is attracting adventurous tourists that are eager to explore its cavernous depths and underground lake.

VSI proves itself right choice at mid-north coast quarry -

An independent quarry operation on the country’s mid-north coast has teamed up with a major supplier to address the challenge of delivering a well shaped and tightly specified roadbase for one of Australia’s most ambitious road projects. Subscription required.

Editor's Comment

Restoring infrastructure - to its rightful place at the top of the table -

After a tumultuous few months in federal politics, Damian Christie discusses how the change in leadership may have benefits for the quarrying sector. 

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