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Allan Payne has been recognised for his work during the Queensland floods.

Quarry owner recognised as a hero

Allan Payne is a reluctant hero - but certainly not reluctant to give a helping hand when the need arises.

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Quarry 2012 Guide to Mobile Crushing and Screening Equipment

Welcome to Quarry magazine’s 2012 guide to mobile crushing and screening equipment!

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FLSmidth supplies cement plants and technology for cement producers and full plant and systems to the minerals industry worldwide.

Aussie screen specialist receives offers from Danish, British giants

Ludowici, the Australian specialist supplier of vibrating screens and complementary wear resistant products and services for the minerals and extractive industries, has found itself at the centre of a bidding war by Danish engineering group FLSmidth and Scottish minerals, oil and gas, and power and industrial giant The Weir Group.

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Hyundai Construction Equipment has been testing the R1200-9 for use in Australia.

Testing continues for new Hyundai crawler excavator

Hyundai Construction Equipment Australia (HCEA) first spoke of its plan to launch its largest crawler excavator, the 120-tonne R1200-9 at the Asia-Pacific International Mining Exhibition last September. Read more »
CompAir’s Quantima Q-70L model for lower pressure oil-free compressed air.

Quantima oil-free compressor

CompAir’s Quantima range has been expanded with the addition of the Q-70L model. With a minimum working pressure of just 3 bar(g), it is ideal for applications that require lower pressure oil-free compressed air. Read more »
Construction aggregates and mining equipment show growth in the global economy.

Global demand for aggregates, mining equipment grows

Both construction aggregates and mining equipment will show growth in the global economy until 2015, according to market research firm Freedonia. Read more »
Mark Selway says recent sales and acquisitions are designed to realign Boral's product portfolio.

Boral sells Indonesian business, buys joint venture

Boral Limited has reached an agreement to sell its Indonesian construction materials business to Siam Cement Group for US$135 million ($A126 million). Read more »
The publication "Guidelines on Quarry Rehabilitation" has been published by the WBCSD.

Guidelines on Quarry Rehabilitation published

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) publication “Guidelines on Quarry Rehabilitation” has been released. It offers practical guidance on managing the impact of quarrying and provides direction on the principles of quarry rehabilitation. Read more »
Peter James, the chairman of the CCAA, at the opening of CMIC10 on the Gold Coast.

CMIC12 call for abstracts

The Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA) and Cement Concrete & Aggregates Australia (CCAA) are hosting the Construction Materials Industry Conference in 2012 (CMIC12) at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre from 19 to 22 September. Abstract submissions will be accepted until late March. Read more »
Scorpions are leading the way in research to develop tougher machinery.

Bionic scorpion holds key to tougher machinery

There’s an unusual sting in the tail of the yellow fattail scorpion — it is leading the way in research that will help to develop tougher machine components for plant and equipment. Read more »
Tegra Australia’s Gundagai operation under water, as of December 2010.

All the rivers run

The last two years have been recognised as some of the worst on record for natural disasters across the globe, not least flooding in Australia. Jim Hankins looks at a regional sand producer that braved the impact of a flood disaster and rebounded back to business. Read more »
Figure 1. Geological framework of the Gold Coast and hinterland.

Geological sources of quarry materials on the Gold Coast

Despite a favourable geology, Queensland’s Gold Coast district could have long-term supply problems of good quality quarry rock and sand. Warwick Willmott and Malcolm Irwin explain. Read more »


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