Particle size outweighs chemical properties in aggregate strength

Geophysicists and fluids mechanics experts have provided new insight into how tiny ‘bridges’ help particles form aggregates, in a discovery …

Producer proposes to turn paddock into sand mine

A Western Australian quarry operator has applied to transform agricultural land into a sand mine to supply the onset of …

Particle size outweighs chemical properties in aggregate strength

Geophysicists and fluids mechanics experts have provided new insight into how tiny ‘bridges’ help particles form aggregates, in a discovery …

Boral counts the cost of bushfire crisis

Boral has revealed the impact of the national bushfires on its earnings as the company’s CEO announced his intent to …

Industry expresses scepticism over industrial manslaughter legislation

Australia’s peak industrial body for the heavy construction materials industry has voiced serious reservations about a proposed industrial manslaughter offence …

Distributor leads efforts to tackle mental health

Australian construction equipment and trucks distributor CJD Equipment is leading a three-way collaboration to raise funds for mental health organisation …

Aussie firm turns rock into paper

An Australian company is repurposing waste rock from the mining and construction industries to produce environmentally-friendly ‘stone paper’.

Toeing the line: Blasting practices to control quarry floors, correct toes

It is all too easy to blame geology for the toe and elevated floor problems in quarries. Anthony and Calvin …

Intelligent rig begins work at limestone mine

A new, heavy-duty mining-spec drill rig has been put to work in hard rock conditions, utilising the quarrying expertise of …

New ‘patriotic’ model to fly flag at international tradeshow

Superior Industries will unveil a new model cone crusher at ConExpo-ConAgg in Las Vegas in March.

Inaugural bulk handling solutions event to connect multiple industries

Australia’s largest bulk handling event is being touted as a key opportunity for quarry operators to gain insight into innovations …
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Quarrying innovation protects and strengthens wetlands

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Framework to aid mine site completion

Western Australian quarrying and mining companies now have access to a new set of guidelines designed to lift standards related to successful mine site rehabilitation.

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.

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Particle size outweighs chemical properties in aggregate strength

Geophysicists and fluids mechanics experts have provided new insight into how tiny ‘bridges’ help particles form aggregates, in a discovery …

UK leaders back UNESCO bid for Welsh slate landscape  

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has thrown his support behind a bid for a series of slate quarries in northwest …

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 …

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IQA unveils agenda for 2020 Women in Quarrying events

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Competition watchdog clears Barro-Adelaide Brighton acquisition

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Gympie quarry expansion project secures approval

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Intelligent drill rig makes room for science

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Boral fodder plantations feed bushfire-stricken koalas

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Extra inspectors to oversee regional Queensland operators

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Education

Fulton Hogan supplies materials for unique driver training program

A construction materials producer has upgraded an abandoned road network free of charge to help young people obtain driver’s licences …

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.

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