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An autonomous drone was just one of the technologies on display at the recent Hitachi Social Innovation forum.

News
Autonomous systems to ‘lift quarrying out of the dark ages’

Global supplier Hitachi has recently held an innovation forum that discussed topics such as the probability that autonomous machines will almost entirely operate the mining and quarrying industry within 15 years. Read more »
Onetrak recently celebrated the launch of its WA branch and the release of its new product line Hidromek.

News
Supplier open day highlights relocation, new offerings

Earthmoving equipment supplier Onetrak has recently celebrated re-opening its business in Western Australia and has launched a new product line at an open day event. Read more »
A new report by Deloitte discusses the impact of renewable energy on the mining industry.

News
New report on energy costs for mining industry

Mining companies have the opportunity to reduce energy costs by up to 50 per cent by implementing renewable energy systems, a new report by Deloitte states. Read more »
The surface of Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit for its F1 Grand Prix derives from the same greywacke aggregate being studied to understand how life could occur on other planets.

News
Formula One aggregates point to life on Mars

Rocks that originated from a quarry in England’s south-west are currently being studied to help scientists understand how life could occur on other planets. Read more »
A Blondin carrying workers in Rubislaw Quarry, Aberdeen, Scotland.

Then & Now
The inspiring heights of yesteryear

Before modern day quarries conceived of loaders to carry tonnes of crushed rock from place to place, there was the Blondin. Read more »
Quarries, such as this pit in Tamil Nadu, India, can be suitable storage places for city water supplies.

Geology
In my back yard - please!

This year Bill Langer has discussed some of the environmentally friendly uses of aggregate. This month he describes sustainable options for the use of the voids left behind after gravel is mined ... Read more »
Chris Cooke (left) is congratulated by David Cilento.

News
Education award attracts high calibre submissions

The Australian Institute of Quarrying Education Foundation (AIQEF) funds the IQA’s annual Alex Northover Award of $2500. Read more »
Graham Smith (left) receives the IQA’s highest honour from outgoing President John Mitas.

News
Graham Smith: Five decades of tireless service in the Apple Isle

Graham Smith was astonished when he was recently elevated to the status of Honorary Fellow in the IQA. However, as Damian Christie reports, it would not have surprised his peers who have worked with him – in business and within the Institute – for the best part of five decades. Read more »
The KTZ411 can reduce pump maintenance and improve water handling on-site.

Maintenance Products
Submersible pumps equipped for dewatering challenges

The ever-changing site topography at a quarry presents a unique dewatering challenge. Submersible pumps offer a flexible solution with a number of cost-saving advantages in terms of installation, maintenance and supervision. Read more »
The AquaCycle thickener at Darwin River Quarries can recycle up to 90 per cent of waste water received.

Sand Processing
Sand washing tech assists top end producer's output

A northern Australian producer has worked closely with CDE Global on a bespoke plant for production of construction and filter sands. Read more »
A Cavex 500CVX hydrocyclone and Enduron VD1538 dewatering screen in action at a site in South Africa.

Sand Processing
The importance of efficient design in fines recovery

Fines recovery is vital to maximising recovery (and dollars) from the available resource, and minimising waste disposal volume and cutting costs. But how much thought goes into designing an efficient fines recovery process? Chris Lowe discusses in detail. Read more »

Editor's Desk
What the Dickens does quarrying have to do with Christmas?

Damian Christie discusses the importance of quarrying/geology and cites links related to this coming holiday season and new year. Read more »


 


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