The CCAA believes construction materials sector will play a key role in supporting the vision outlined in Qld's State Budget.

Construction industry vital to Qld, says CCAA

The Cement Concrete and Aggregates Australia (CCAA) believes the construction materials sector will play a key role in supporting the …
The Sandvik RS410 raiseboring cutter features a new design and tougher carbides for improved safety, reduced downtime, and maintenance costs.

Sandvik RS410 cutter offers improved service life

The Sandvik RS410 raiseboring cutter features a new design and tougher carbides for reduced insert breakage for improved safety, reduced …
Metso Outotec has developed its filtration plant units to improve operational reliability and efficiency in dewatering applications.

Metso Outotec enhances filtration plant efficiency

Metso Outotec is launching comprehensive filtration plant units to maximise operational reliability in dewatering applications whilst achieving energy and water …
The CCAA believes construction materials sector will play a key role in supporting the vision outlined in Qld's State Budget.

Construction industry vital to Qld, says CCAA

The Cement Concrete and Aggregates Australia (CCAA) believes the construction materials sector will play a key role in supporting the …
Sibelco will invest circa $49 million in Australian mineral and silica mines developer Diatreme via shares and project investment.

Sibelco invests $49m in Diatreme

European materials solutions company Sibelco will invest circa $49 million in Australian mineral and silica mines developer Diatreme via shares …
A research team from the Universitat Politècnica de València is studying the use of volcanic ash for the manufacture of cement and concrete.

Volcanic ash key to sustainable cement and concrete

A research team from the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), part of the Institute of Concrete Science and Technology (ICITECH), …
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal for a new asphalt plant in Launceston, Tasmania.

New Launceston asphalt plant closer to approval

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal for a new asphalt plant in Launceston, Tasmania.
Machines parts are expensive. Going to a private supplier may seem like the cheaper option, but what if the OEM is the cheaper option?

Going straight to the source

Machines are expensive, and so are parts. Naturally, people want to lower costs by going to a private supplier, but …
Liebherr's new Betomix and Mobilmix modular design mixing plant series will replace several predecessor series.

Liebherr shows off new mixing plant

Liebherr’s new Betomix and Mobilmix modular design mixing plant series will replace several predecessor series.
Metso Outotec has launched Chamber Expert Service to help match customers with the crusher wear part best suited to their production targets and crushing processes.

Metso Outotec finds your perfect match

Metso Outotec has launched Chamber Expert Service to help match customers with the crusher wear part best suited to their …
Sandivk has introduced a new version of its Optitooth jaw plates – Optitooth Premium, which offers enhanced quality for longer life.

Sandvik redesigns jaw plates for better results

Sandvik has introduced a new version of its Optitooth jaw plates – Optitooth Premium.
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Management

Transforming the industry to understand data

Transforming the industry to understand data

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Certified professional coach Mike Cameron outlines a helpful approach to difficult conversations and conflict resolution.

Using trust to help navigate conflict resolution

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Metso Outotec has invested €EUR2.2 million ($3.1 million) to correct gender-related pay gaps following a company-wide analysis.

Metso Outotec addresses gender-pay gap

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Products

Data is the lifeblood of successful mines, it is essential to delivering real-time visibility of personnel and assets.

Data to keep you going

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Holcim has produced clinker made entirely of recycled materials, demonstrating an important step in circular construction.

Holcim launches recycled clinker

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A key component of a conveyor system is the idler frames. If not well profiled and positioned, the belt is at risk of misalignment.

Superior belt support where it is needed

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Events

The Institute of Quarrying Australia National Conference has come roaring back onto the industry’s calendar.

Re-think, re-source, re-engage

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Construction and machinery show Dig Deep has partnered with Beyond Blue to raise funds and mental health awareness in the industry.
IQA continues to recognise the importance of diversity and inclusion in the success of any business or organisation.

An action-packed future for Women in Quarrying

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Products

Weir Minerals takes digital steps

Weir Minerals has launched Synertrex IntelliWear, a new digital wear monitoring system for spools and hoses in slurry pipelines.
Weir Minerals has launched Synertrex IntelliWear, a new digital wear monitoring system for spools and hoses in slurry pipelines.

Breathe easy with Freshfilter

SmartTech Australia's Freshfilter uses advanced cabin air filtration technologies to combat health issues that arise due to poor air quality.
SmartTech Australia’s Freshfilter combines the durability of stainless steel components with high-grade HEPA filters and digital controllers that monitor cabin …

Metso Outotec hits refresh on portable plant solutions

Metso Outotec has renewed its NW Rapid portable crushers and screeners in the 250 tph capacity range to offer customers more flexibility.
Metso Outotec has renewed its NW Rapid portable crushers and screeners in the 250 tph capacity range to offer customers …

Latest Reviews

Ore-sand

Is ore-sand the answer to sand shortage?

Researchers from Queensland and Geneva have used samples from one of Vale’s largest iron ore sites to repurpose mineral waste while alleviating the global sand crisis.

Queenslanders to vote on fossil emblem

Queenslanders have been given the chance to pick their favourite fossil to add to Queensland’s nine official emblems.
Curtin

Meteor mining unlocks solar system secrets: Curtin

Curtin University researchers have used Drone technology to study the potential of mining asteroids as a source of rare elements, following the successful discovery of a meteorite in Western Australia.
Ore-sand

Zircon answers the age old question: Curtin

Researchers from Curtin University have studied the age of sand granules to understand more about the Earth’s ancient history than ever before.

Most Popular Right Now

Boral is recruiting for quarry managers on a permanent basis in Dubbo NSW, Dunmore NSW, Moy Pocket QLD, Mount Bundey NT, and Deer Pack VIC.
Groundwork Plus director Tegan Smith is the first woman to win the Caernarfon Award after being nominated by the IQA.
John Stanton has been a key figure in the resources industry for over 20 years, and he shows no signs of slowing down.

A good night to be a winner

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Volvo Construction Equipment has added Volvo Hydraulic Oil 98611 HO103 to its existing oil line up, increasing service intervals.
IHI Corporation has deployed Trimble’s map-based localisation system for land-based autonomous vehicle applications, Applanix POS LV.

Trimble enables broader autonomy capabilities

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Holcim US will collaborate with Blue Planet Systems to scale technology that can sequester carbon emissions.

Holcim invests in low emissions technology

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Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens and Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions have welcomed and said goodbye to two business presidents.

New appointments at Sandvik

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Education

The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of WA has introduced new guidelines to limit the the consumption of alcohol at on-site accommodation.

WA resources sector cracks down on alcohol consumption

The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of WA (CME) and its member companies have introduced guidelines to limit alcohol consumption …
IQA Fellow and certified coach Mike Cameron explains the necessity of focusing efforts strategically to achieve a greater level of acceptance.

Creating change through persuasive acceptance

Drawing on the 80/20 principle, IQA Fellow and certified coach Mike Cameron highlights the necessity of focusing efforts strategically to …
IQA President Shane Braddy examines why mental health is as vital as physical safety.

Health and safety is important, but what about mental safety?

Speaking at the recent National Conference, IQA President Shane Braddy examined why mental health is as vital to a business …
The Government has promised to invest $38.6 million over four years from 2022-23 to boost the number of women working in trades.

Women’s Budget promises boost for women in trades

The Federal Government has promised to invest $38.6 million over four years from 2022–23 to boost the number of women …
Hillhead

Hillhead embraces digital challenge

Attendants of the Hillhead 2022 quarry exhibition will see an ambitious site-development programme, with hard-wired fibre-optic broadband installed across the showground at this year’s event.
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