Friendly competition as quarries turn to ‘super excavator’

 

It was going to be the ultimate in one-upmanship. The two largest quarries servicing the giant $NZD850 million ($AUD800 million) Transmission Gulley motorway project in Wellington, New Zealand – one of the most complex in the nation’s history – were each looking for a way to bring new efficiency to the job and win major business.

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Water management in the extractive industries

 

Pressure is on extractive operators globally to employ technologies that reuse water responsibly. Business development managers for a sand washing manufacturer discuss the challenges, costs and logistics of developing a washing plant that satisfies local and international regulations.

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Quarry-spec machines excel in shipping, rail loading

 

An ASX-listed bulk materials and logistics giant with expertise in mine and port solutions has in recent years enjoyed enormous success with a suite of earthmoving products encompassing quarry-spec loaders, excavators and dozers. Damian Christie reports.

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