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Robust jaw crusher -

As one of the most robust machines available on the market, the new JQ1165 track jaw crusher from Striker is ideal for harsh environments.

Purpose-built explosives storage magazine -

Irvine Engineering’s explosives storage magazines offer peace of mind to quarry operators concerned about compliance.

Quality fines retention -

CDE Global’s EvoWash washing plant helps to eliminate loss of quality fines.

Cone with optimal shaping -

TRIO Engineered Products has released its new T350 cone crusher.

Self-cleaning wear liners -

Nepean Rubber’s self-cleaning rubber wear liners offer a simple, effective and affordable solution to chute blockage.


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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Cement giant buys Angaston quarry -

One of Australia’s largest construction material manufacturers has added a limestone quarry to its assets.

State vows to tackle urban encroachment -

A state government has released a plan that could assist in minimising the impact of urban encroachment on quarry operations.

Operators endorse OEM aftermarket service -

An industry report about the value of manufacturer support to Australian miners may have implications for quarrying, with some local equipment suppliers already taking action to improve customer service.

Lego-like bricks could revolutionise construction -

The developer of a new type of brick claims it can create stronger, cheaper and better insulated structures.

Quarry a 'gem' for the community -

A quarry has found an innovative way to contribute to its community by leveraging the distinctive volcanic material located at its site.

Continent gets behind CD&E recycling capability -

A new processing plant for construction, demolition and excavation waste has undergone final commissioning in Stuttgart, Germany. The plant has been installed by materials washing specialist CDE Global and includes a series of product developments aimed at improving the quality of recycled sand and aggregates produced from CD&E materials. Subscription required.

Editor's Comment

Improving your business doesn’t stop at carbon -

With a new Senate taking office from this month, the dismantling of the carbon tax is assured. However, as Damian Christie cautions, for quarries the regulatory challenges are still there and the industry should still embrace and develop innovation and sustainability to its own advantage.

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