Extra inspectors to oversee regional Queensland operators

Four new minerals and quarry inspectors have been recruited in Queensland as the state government forges ahead with its health …

Intelligent drill rig makes room for science

A smart drill rig is doing its part for academia on a mountain side overlooking one of Scandinavia’s most prestigious …

Extra inspectors to oversee regional Queensland operators

Four new minerals and quarry inspectors have been recruited in Queensland as the state government forges ahead with its health …

Contractor closes in on $20m limestone project

Services contractor MACA is close to securing a $20 million contract with First Quantum Minerals to process limestone at the …

Versatile, portable trommel suited to light and heavy materials

The MDS M412 tracked trommel is suitable for screening light material through to recycling demolition waste, in particular, cleaning dirty …

Melting rock models predict mechanical origins of earthquakes

  Engineering academics have devised a model that can predict the early mechanical behaviours and origins of earthquakes in multiple …

Segnut makes an impact in tough trials

In the past 18 months, fastening systems innovator Segnut has tested its revolutionary threaded nut technology in harsh mining and …

Mobile machinery: Should you rent or buy?

The hiring of tracked crushing and screening plant can be beneficial for a number of reasons. As Paul Smith explains, it is quick and easy to install, operate and dismantle, and it encourages users to experiment with jobs they wouldn’t normally entertain.

Quarry seeks to increase output for major rail project

A quarry in north-east New South Wales wants to temporarily increase its production by 40 per cent to supply the …

Second Alex Fraser application refused by Kingston Council

Alex Fraser Group has been denied a second bid to extend the life of its recycling operations in Clarinda, in …

Komatsu bolsters online parts range 

Komatsu has expanded the range of parts that can be ordered through myKomatsu, its online customer portal, to now include …
Don’t run away just yet, follow us on social media!



Management

‘Reborn’ crusher keeps producer on track after overhaul

74

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

60

Innovation awards celebrate silver anniversary, drive solutions

61

Products

Why safety shouldn’t be a lofty Christmas ideal

19

Submersible pumps prove their mettle in arduous conditions

24

Screen media manufacturer innovates with custom solutions

31

Events

Products

Waste glass a superior alternative for ground improvement

A University of Queensland geotechnical engineering student believes he has pioneered a new double-edged solution using crushed waste glass to strengthen the earth under major construction works.

Latest generation Deere loaders

The latest models in the John Deere wheel loader range are now available in the Australian market, courtesy of distributor RDO Equipment.

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.

Latest Reviews

Melting rock models predict mechanical origins of earthquakes

  Engineering academics have devised a model that can predict the early mechanical behaviours and origins of earthquakes in multiple …

Why safety shouldn’t be a lofty Christmas ideal

Taking it to the end of 2019 and spending Christmas with our families and friends ought to be a relief …

The elements of surprise

As we close out the year, Bill Langer acknowledges some of the elements on the Periodic Table, which was first …

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 …

Most Popular Right Now

Boral pitches in for bushfire response

34

World’s oldest forest unearthed at quarry site

29

Council could delay Hanson quarry expansion

42

Metso pens deal ahead of trade show

23

Outer space unlocks secrets about dust handling

33

Education

IQA membership value more than just the education on offer

It’s an exciting time for the Institute of Quarrying Australia. I have to thank Clayton Hill for his leadership and …

Thinking about our workforce’s future skills, professional development

Geelong was a wonderful host for the IQA’s 62nd annual conference in October. The city itself showcased a progressive region …

IQA Conference 2019: Focusing on the future of quarrying

The Geelong Football Club’s home stadium and modern convention centre were a grand  backdrop to this year’s IQA annual conference …

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 …

©2019 All Rights Reserved. Quarry is a registered trademark of Prime Creative Media.