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The IQA tour gathered delegates from all over Australia to visit numerous supplier factories, including CDE headquarters.

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Centenary study tour provides new insights

Following a tour of the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland to mark the centenary anniversary of the Institute of Quarrying, IQA delegates have hailed the tour a “great success”. Read more >>
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John Deere has signed an agreement to acquire the Wirtgen Group, distributor of the Kleemann Mobicone crusher (pictured).

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Deere acquires Wirtgen with multi-billion deal

US construction equipment giant John Deere has acquired the Wirtgen Group for $USD5.2 billion, with the takeover expected to be finalised in the first quarter of 2018. Read more >>
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The ‘Passing Light’ sculpture features a series of horizontal fissures that enable visitors to view the garden through the wall.

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Garden to showcase century of quarrying

The Institute of Quarrying (IQUK) has celebrated its centenary year by commissioning a Quarry Garden at a prestigious flower show in Derbyshire, UK. Read more >>
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The Tonka HiLux concept has been inspired by the Tonka trucks that kids play with in their backyards.

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Car manufacturer launches concept ‘Tonka truck’

A four-wheel-drive vehicle manufacturer has revived childhood memories with the launch of a concept vehicle that combines the Tonka brand with Toyota’s best-selling HiLux truck. Read more >>
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The CECE Annual Report 2017 has concluded that European construction market demand would continue to rise. Image courtesy: <em>Agg News</em>.

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Optimism ‘strong’ in new construction report

A recent economic report about the state of the European construction equipment market has concluded that it is at its highest level in five years, albeit below ‘pre-crisis’ levels. Read more >>
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IQA members will visit the historic Welsh Slate Quarry (pictured a century ago) in Penrhyn, Wales, this month.

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IQA study tour marks 100th anniversary

To mark the centenary anniversary of the Institute of Quarrying, an IQA delegation has embarked on a 12-day study tour of the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Read more >>
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The Steinexpo is held every three years, and offers live demonstrations within Europe’s largest basalt quarry.

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Upcoming expo offers unique environment, live demonstrations

Running over four days in Europe’s largest basalt quarry, Steinexpo is all set to conduct live demonstrations on new machinery and equipment for the construction materials industry. Read more >>
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Residents living by the Yaldhurst quarry have raised dust health concerns. Image courtesy: Stuff.co.nz

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Residents ‘wearing masks’ against quarry dust

After years of complaints, residents near a New Zealand quarry have had their worst concerns confirmed – its dust emissions may pose a serious long-term health risk. Read more >>
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Lafarge Holcim has, to the consternation of some European politicians, expressed interest in building the Trump Administration’s controversial US-Mexico border wall. Image courtesy: Deutsche Well.

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Multinational ‘ready to sell’ cement for US-Mexico wall

Global cement maker LafargeHolcim – the USA’s largest cement producer – is ready and willing to sell cement for the Trump Administration’s controversial US-Mexico border wall project, despite raised concerns in Europe. Read more >>
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Project AME is the ‘world’s first’ 3D-printed excavator.

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‘First-ever’ 3D-printed excavator unveiled

A fully functional, full size 3D-printed excavator has made its debut at CONEXPO-CONAGG 2017 in Las Vegas. Read more >>
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The 3000-year-old, 8m tall statue is believed to depict Pharaoh Ramses II. Image courtesy: NBC News.

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‘Submerged,' millennium-old statue unveiled

Archaeologists have discovered a 3000-year-old Egyptian quartzite statue, described as one of the ‘most important’ discoveries ever made. Read more >>
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A drone is said to have captured evidence of a company allegedly contaminating a quarry.

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Drone captures possible waste contamination

Photographs from a drone appear to have captured a company illegally filling an abandoned quarry with waste residue. Read more >>
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