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An Osborn modular crushing plant is available through Astec Australia.

Is modular the answer?

After a period of inactivity, modular crushing and screening plants are back in vogue in the quarrying market. Damian Christie canvassed three suppliers to the industry about the pros and cons of modular plant. Read more »
Doosan’s DL500 wheel loader has more grunt.

Load & Haul
Doosan wheel loader improved performance

The DL500 wheel loader has a better engine, improved comfort and it’s stronger. Read more »
The S190 TD has the highest combined screening area across three decks.

Mobile Plant
Two great choices in triple decks

McCloskey’s triple deck high energy screens – the S190 TD and S130 TD - are cost-effective top of the range models. Read more »
Ten workers have been killed in an explosion at a Chinese quarry.

Explosives kill 10 in Chinese quarry

A truck carrying more than seven tonnes of explosives blew up at a quarry in southern China last week, killing 10 people and injuring 18 others. Read more »
After a long-winded process, NGL Sands finally has the green light.

Long-winded WA quarry expansion approved

A Western Australian sand operation has been granted the right to expand its operations despite initial red tape by the local council and the vociferious protests of near neighbours. Read more »
Caterpillar is opening a new parts distribution centre on Queensland’s Gold Coast.

Caterpillar to build Gold Coast parts centre

Caterpillar announced plans for a new parts distribution centre in Yatala, Australia that is located between Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Read more »
Simon Ridge urges mining and quarrying operators to review new health and safety regulations.

Call to review OH&S regs for WA

The Department of Mines and Petroleum’s (DMP) top safety expert is urging mining industry operators to review proposed new health and safety regulations for Western Australia. Read more »
Ross Batstone: Boral has shed 950 staff and contractors in the last two years.