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The SkillsDMC conference dinner will feature satirist Bryan Dawe as its after dinner speaker.

Conference to promote future workforce needs

The annual national conference of the national industry skills council for the resources and infrastructure industry - SkillsDMC - will be held at the Westin Sydney on 8 August. Read more »
ACE Queensland is set to open its doors in October 2012.

ACE books top names in Queensland

Over 100 exhibitors have been confirmed for major construction equipment event ACE - the Australian Construction and Equipment Expo - in Queensland later this year. Read more »
Stonemasons were asked to fashion six metre tall columns.

Miracle in stone

An Israeli archaeologist says he has found the site of a sixth century miracle documented by the Byzantine historian Procopius of Caesarea. Read more »
The TA 230 Litronic ADT was one of three products showcased by Liebherr at Hillhead 2012.

Load & Haul
Debutants from Liebherr at Hillhead

Liebherr recently released three new products at Hillhead 2012: the TA 230 Litronic articulated dump truck, the new generation R 950 SME excavator and the Mobilmix 2.5 concrete batching plant. Read more »
The IQA's industry awards include the Bradken Hard Hat Award (pictured) for the best contribution promoting advancement of OHS in the quarry industry.

Applications sought for IQA Awards

The Institute of Quarrying Australia is seeking applications for its annual awards in areas such as OHS, innovation, continuous improvement and environmental management. Read more »
Blasting at Hutchison Quarries has been monitored, says manager Scott Hutchison.

Quarry operator denies expansion will impact dam

Reports that blasting from a proposed quarry expansion next to Leslie Dam in southeast Queensland could damage the dam wall are an over-reaction, according to the quarry operator. Read more »
Boral's acting CEO Ross Batstone has had to hand out more bad news.

Boral profit, shares and rating drop

Boral has downgraded its profit forecast for the second time in three months, forcing acting chief executive Ross Batstone to look for answers.  Read more »
Metso's ST2.4 combines high screening capacity with low fuel consumption.

New generation jaw, screen

Metso unveilled its new generation Lokotrack LT106 tracked jaw plant and ST2.4 mobile screen at Hillhead 2012.
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Cat showed off its new 6030 excavator at Hillhead.

Mobile Plant
Monster hydraulic excavator

Caterpillar’s 6030 excavator was on show at Hillhead, while a 6040 is also available. The 6040 has a 40 tonne payload while the 6030 has 30 tonnes.

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Aussie suppliers and customers made their presence known at Hillhead.

Aussie suppliers fly the flag at Hillhead

Australian plant and equipment suppliers to the quarrying and extractive industries were out in force last week at Hillhead, the world’s premier quarrying show.
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A Kyogle quarry development has been given the green light.

Quarry gets go ahead from state planning panel

A proposed basalt quarry in northern New South Wales has been approved by a state planning panel, quashing a recommendation by the local council that it should be deferred because of concerns about insufficient bridge infrastructure.
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The Dig This experience has been popular with men and women alike.

‘Big’ boys, girls go out to play in Vegas sandpit

An expatriate New Zealander has opened a big sandpit in Las Vegas to offer adult “boys” and “girls” with no construction experience the chance to play with earthmoving equipment. Read more »


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