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New Products

Self-cleaning mobile screen -

The Terex Finlay 693+ Spaleck mobile screen is highly flexible and adaptable, allowing it to work with a variety of materials.

Primary scraper with independent blades -

The Taurus TS30 primary scraper is a robust cleaning unit that utilises independently loaded blades.

Customisable mobile cone crusher -

Striker’s CM400 offers a vast array of customisable options for the mobile cone crushing market.

24/7 vehicle washing -

The Deluge CB is one of Fleetwash’s most popular vehicle wash systems.

Efficient, versatile helical bevel drives -

Bonfiglioli’s A Series helical bevel drives are rugged and durable, offering high performance at a competitive price.

In-Depth

Sand operation gains from Australian-made, fixed plant upgrade -

A construction materials producer has been able to increase its sand output after a successful collaboration with an Australian supplier to replace its washing circuit. Damian Christie spoke to Rocla’s Angus Richmond and Scope Engineering’s Paul Fletcher about their companies’ partnership. Subscription required.

News

Higher quality shale discovered at proposed quarry site -

One of Australia’s major brick manufacturers is seeking to modify the approved terms of its proposed quarry application after additional drilling revealed a higher quality resource.

Quarry contractor extends services to construction -

A local crushing and screening contractor has expanded its service offering to include construction of quarry facilities.

Slowdown in construction activity tipped until 2016 -

The decline in mining-related projects is expected to continue impacting construction activity in 2016, according to a recent joint industry group report.

Award nomination for quarry park creator -

A New Zealand woman has been nominated for a national award for her work in transforming an old quarry into community parklands.

‘Lost’ Egyptian temple discovered in ancient quarry -

The remains of an ancient Egyptian temple that was thought to have been lost to history have been uncovered in a quarry.

Federal Budget a ‘mixed bag’ for quarry industry -

Although the Federal Government recommitted to earlier positive infrastructure and training initiatives and announced some new ones that could indirectly benefit quarries, the latest budget appears to be largely underwhelming for the aggregate industry.

Editor's Comment

Lest we forget: Wartime lessons for quarrying -

As Australians honour the Anzac spirit in the centenary year of the original campaign, Damian Christie reflects on the influence quarrying has had in wartime, not to mention the influences wartime has had on quarrying. Have there been lessons  for the industry over the last 100 years?

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