A well aligned solution

WebsterBSC Territory Manager, Luke Gee, says proper alignment of the rotating shaft in the hydrator is critical to the lime mixing process.

“The shaft has a very limited tolerance for misalignment. If it’s not perfectly aligned, the hydrator cannot mix the lime properly,” he explains.

Lovejoy Quick-Flex couplings by Timken are designed to eliminate the need for disassembling the driving equipment to replace the coupling insert. Their design eliminates mechanical interference between coupling hubs so that the urethane inserts can be quickly and easily replaced without removing the hubs.

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Know Yourself: James Rowe – self-development and personal growth challenges

 

In this second chapter of a seven-part series on the characteristics of effective leadership, South Australian IQA member and Groundwork Plus director James Rowe recounts his experiences of developing leadership credentials in the quarrying industry, as told to mentor Mike Cameron.

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Research paper warns of the sociological impacts of sand extraction

 

There are new calls for the sustainability of global sand supplies as researchers take a holistic view of how humans use sand throughout the supply chain.

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Marnie Evans: Overseeing the logistics, complexity of Inland Rail

 

Australia has embarked upon one of its most ambitious rail infrastructure projects – and the program delivery is being guided by an engineer who once aspired to go into outer space. Marnie Evans explains to Damian Christie why the Inland Rail project is transforming Australia – and why she relishes her work on terra firma.

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