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Crusher powered by new fuel-efficient engine -

Metso’s Lokotrack LT106 is built around the C106 jaw crusher, which is suitable for the toughest quarrying applications.

Heavy-duty idler corrects belt alignment -

Kinder Australia’s new K-Commander self-centring idler is designed to promote correct conveyor belt alignment.

Hydraulic crawler excavator optimises performance -

The R 966 Litronic crawler excavator is said to deliver exceptional productivity in earthmoving and quarrying applications.

Telescopic stockpiling solution -

McCloskey’s SDX series of telescopic stackers offers a fully automated, high capacity solution to quarry stockpiling requirements.

Loader scales for modern quarries -

LoadMaster is a range of on-board weighing systems designed for the toughest of quarrying environments.


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.


Flood-hit quarry prompts safety alert -

An emergency warning was issued after heavy floods reportedly breached a sand quarry, leading to concerns for the surrounding area.

Large-scale quarry to ‘stimulate growth’ -

An application has been lodged for a large-scale quarry that could stimulate economic expansion of the local area.

Busy schedule for innovation day -

Innovation will be under the spotlight as one of the two main themes of the CMIC16.

Supplier debuts electric-powered prototypes -

A manufacturer unveiled an electric quarry research project and futuristic equipment prototypes, including autonomous and electric-powered machines, at an international event.

Global aggregates industry to grow 5 per cent by 2020 -

The output of the global construction aggregates market is predicted to increase more than five per cent over the next four years, according to a market research report.

Solving operator challenges in the technology age -

The evolution of connected job sites and digital solutions is truly a reality in the extractive industry. Chris Barrett takes a closer look at the Age of Smart Iron program, an earthmoving supplier's latest, ambitious approach to technology for the quarrying and heavy construction industries.  Subscription required.

Editor's Comment

The ‘reignited fire’ in Victoria’s belly -

Quarry Editor Damian Christie invites the industry back to Melbourne for CMIC16. 

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