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Between each blast, a 22-tonne excavator with bucket and chains crawls over the shot rock to raise and relocate the mats for the next blast.

Drill & Blast
Alpine blasting and quarrying

Most quarrying activities on average occur around 10 or more metres below sea level. However, as Damian Christie discovered, blasting and excavation can occur nearly 2000 metres above sea level too. He journeyed to Mount Hotham to see alpine quarrying in motion. Read more »
The VS75RR could be described as the “baby brother” of the Auspactor line-up.

Crushing
Home-grown VSI provides cutting edge at Jugiong Quarry

A regional quarry operation continues to punch above its weight with the aid of a home-grown cutting edge development in vertical shaft impact crushers. Damian Christie reports. Read more »
Damian Christie, Editor of Quarry Magazine

Editor's Desk
Does our approach to quarry rehabilitation require a rethink?

Traditionally, state governments have collected monies from rehabilitation bonds paid by quarry companies at the commencement of operations. However, as Damian Christie reflects, perhaps a new approach being implemented in Western Australia and considered in Queensland needs to be expanded nationally - to create more sustainable outcomes in the long term and to improve the industry's environmental credentials. Read more »


 


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