Boral preps for infrastructure boom after output setbacks

Disruptions at Boral’s Peppertree Quarry and Berrima cement plant are expected to impact first half-year earnings but the company is …

Quarries come to rescue for ship salvage operation

More than 6000 tonnes of aggregate is being sourced from quarries across the US state of Georgia to prevent erosion …

Boral preps for infrastructure boom after output setbacks

Disruptions at Boral’s Peppertree Quarry and Berrima cement plant are expected to impact first half-year earnings but the company is …

Port Stephens sand mine could minimise risk to electricity grid

A Newcastle contracting company has proposed a new coastal quarry to extract windblown sand that could pose a future risk …

Commissioner ‘heartened’ by industry’s response to safety reset

The Queensland resources sector must ride the momentum from the recent “safety reset”, says the state’s Commissioner for Mine Health …

Improving the links in the supply chain

Over the last two years, Inenco Industrial Solutions has made significant improvements to their supply chain, bringing better responsiveness and …

Quarried stone fertilised soil for Easter Island inhabitants

The quarrying materials for Easter Island’s giant statues are believed to have contributed to the island’s “horticultural sweet spot”, according …

Operation ramps up production for Queensland’s growing infrastructure needs

To meet the infrastructure needs of one of Australia’s burgeoning markets, a Boral operation has turned to multi-action cone crushers …

Supplier the final piece in OEM’s logistical jigsaw

Tesab mobile plant and equipment has been a mainstay of the Australian quarrying landscape for several decades. While the machines …

OEM unveils large electric drive wheel loader for Australian market

Caterpillar’s large electric drive wheel loader has been put to work at a recent showcase of the OEM’s latest innovations …

Swedish site to put autonomous hauler to the test

Volvo Construction Equipment has signed a contract for the first commercial pilot of its autonomous battery-electric hauler, as the company …
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Management

Innovation awards celebrate silver anniversary, drive solutions

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Denied sand operator lodges appeal

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Mobile plant company gains Australian Made tag

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Products

From coffee to concrete: Researchers offer a new solution

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Waste glass a superior alternative for ground improvement

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Framework to aid mine site completion

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Events

Products

What do comic books and compliance have in common?

With the amount of red tape involved in securing approvals for construction projects and in turn ensuring that proponents are in compliance. John Callaghan asks if it would be simpler if all contracts were translated into pictures, not words.

Spider-bearing cones for new crusher line-up

The new Cedarapids TG series crusher line-up will be equipped with bronzed bushing spider-bearing cones.

Updated safety guide aims to reduce injury, fatality

The latest edition of a wall-mountable workplace safety guide has been released, helping further promote a risk-averse culture in today’s quarrying and mining sectors.

Latest Reviews

Steel: A global product for the US market

In 2018 the USA imposed steel tariffs on all but four countries outside North America (including Australia). Bill Langer explains …

Celebrating a golden anniversary

Bill Langer this month commemorates a milestone in his personal life, but will his wife Pam accept his golden gift?

Will the good ships of quarrying encounter stormy weather?

The crystal ball is back! Damian Christie discusses which states and territories are getting the most out of our current infrastructure boom - and as a result whether the quarrying industry is equipped to leverage off this activity ...

Made to order screens

Locker Group’s extensive range of screen media, which is renowned for its efficiency and extended wear life, can now be customised to quarrying producers’ expectations.

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Strong third quarter revenues tempered by weaker outlook

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$142m industrial real estate deal for redeveloped quarry

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Contractor breaks ground with “intelligent” rig

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Complete package rig exceeds expectations

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Digitally enabled blasting platform sets out to optimise operations

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Education

New environmental guidelines developed for concrete batch plants

The CCAA has released a new resource aimed at helping concrete batch plant operators comply with their environmental obligations.

Education Foundation returns to the IQA fold

The Australian Institute of Quarrying Education Foundation has formed a new governance structure under the Institute of Quarrying Australia, in …

Key industry figures to lead safety seminar

  The impact of automation, critical control management, dust control and aerial observational data will feature on the agenda of …

Fatalities force Queensland extractive sector to take stock

Cement Concrete & Aggregates Australia will help facilitate an industry-wide ‘safety reset’, following a recent spate of fatalities in Queensland’s resources sector.

WIQ conferences go from strength to strength

The IQA has recently hosted two very successful Women in Quarrying conferences in New South Wales and Queensland.

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