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 …

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 …

Strong third quarter revenues tempered by weaker outlook

Global minerals processing equipment manufacturers Terex and Metso have reported strong returns for the third quarter of 2019, as the …

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 …

$142m industrial real estate deal for redeveloped quarry

Asia-Pacific industrial real estate company ESR has purchased a 21ha redeveloped quarry site in Western Sydney from building products supplier …

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 …

Volume scanner for measuring report on bulk material flow

Loadscan, a global leader in payload profiling systems, has released the conveyor volume scanner (CVS) – a high tech, easy to use tool that allows users to see how much material is moving across their conveyor belt.

Modern crawler rig trialled abroad

Global explosives producer MAXAM has optimised its drill and blast works in the Polish market through the acquisition of SmartROC T40 drill rigs, equipped with the COP 2560 rock drill, Hole Navigation System (HNS) and remote control function.

How fragmentation analysis can assist in blasting

Predicative models, photogrammetric techniques are proving vital to the optimisation of extractive operations.
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Innovation awards celebrate silver anniversary, drive solutions


Denied sand operator lodges appeal


Mobile plant company gains Australian Made tag



From coffee to concrete: Researchers offer a new solution


Waste glass a superior alternative for ground improvement


Framework to aid mine site completion




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.

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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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Contractor breaks ground with “intelligent” rig


Complete package rig exceeds expectations


Digitally enabled blasting platform sets out to optimise operations


Iron ore project boasts world’s largest stockyard machines


Integrated weighing solutions for excavators



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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