Former granite quarry acquired in multi-million dollar deal

An Australian property company has outbid six other developers with a $31 million offer to transform a former Queensland quarry …

Family enterprises collaborate on ultra-fine solutions

A partnership between two multinational family companies is expected to give quarrying producers even more scope when making purchasing decisions …

Former granite quarry acquired in multi-million dollar deal

An Australian property company has outbid six other developers with a $31 million offer to transform a former Queensland quarry …

Toowoomba producer locks in Adani quarry contract

Construction materials producer Wagners has secured a $35 million contract to build and operate a quarry that will supply material …

Construction materials operator makes case for quarry expansion

Hanson Australia has expressed confidence that its proposed Sancrox Quarry expansion can be implemented with minimal environmental impact and will …

NSW regulator vows to prioritise dust control

Respirable dust management will form part of every health and safety inspection at New South Wales quarries for the foreseeable …

Water park, residential development proposed for old sand quarry

A disused quarry could be transformed into a mixed-use medium density community with a commercial hub, tourism and water-based adventure …

Sand producer defies drought with closed loop water system

With drought in South Australia’s northwest region threatening the viability of a producer’s sand washing operation, a supplier has come …

Aggregates business profits from smarter washing solution

Persistence by an aggregates producer in the heart of the US for a modern machine that could produce a cleaner …

Compact, high production impact crusher to make Australian debut

The high performance RM 120GO! impact crusher from Rubble Master is on its way to Australia, with the first units …

European architect quarries rubble on-site for restoration

  A French architect has developed a new “on-site quarrying” concept, seeing rubble from demolished structures recycled into projects constructed …
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‘Reborn’ crusher keeps producer on track after overhaul


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


Innovation awards celebrate silver anniversary, drive solutions



Improving the links in the supply chain


From coffee to concrete: Researchers offer a new solution


Framework to aid mine site completion




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.

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.

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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 …

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.

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