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The endangered snail is less than 2mm in size. Source: J.J. Vermeulen and M.E. Marzuki.

Tiny snail named after cement giant

A new species of snail found near a quarry has been named after the site’s operator – global cement giant Lafarge. Read more »
Latrobe Valley Sands is adopting a new excavation technique to increase output and water efficiency.

State govt funds quarry’s new excavation technique

A sand quarry has received government funding to support its expansion and transition to an excavation technique that would significantly reduce its water use. Read more »
The Hernani quarry has been approved to increase its extraction rate.

Quarry expansion approved despite ‘hysteria’

Despite community “hysteria”, a quarry has succeeded in gaining approval to increase its extraction rate. Read more »
The study showed woody debris could be critical for the recolonisation of rehabilitated mine sites.

Woody ‘clumps’ may improve quarry rehabilitation

Local research has indicated that woody material could play a part in helping reptiles and mammals successfully recolonise rehabilitated mine sites – including quarries. Read more »
Boral made a significant recovery from its losses last year with a 64 per cent profit increase.

Housing activity contributes to strong Boral comeback

Improving conditions in the residential construction sector have contributed towards a significant profit hike for Boral as it recovers from losses in 2013. Read more »
The TWS open days in Dubbo featured Dubbo Sands’ newly installed Aggresand 165 wash plant.

Sand plant supplier kicks off open day series

An international sand plant supplier recently unveiled a new wash plant in Australia to wide acclaim. Read more »
A number of international inspectors toured Farleigh Quarry, one of the safest quarries in Queensland.

Aussie quarry impresses international mine inspectors

A delegation of international inspectors gained insight into the operation of one of Australia’s safest quarries during a recent visit. Read more »
WA is currently developing new safety legislation that will be less prescriptive.

State puts site safety back into operator hands

A state government is currently developing new safety legislation that will place more responsibility on quarry operators to manage risks and hazards on their work sites. Read more »
CMIC14 has launched its first event app.

CMIC14 launches new app

Delegates attending this year’s Construction Materials Industry Conference in Brisbane will be able to better prepare for and organise themselves at the event using a new app. Read more »
Attendees were given a close up look at the Cat 336E H hybrid excavator.

Global experts endorse hybrid technology

Experts from a global construction and mining equipment manufacturing company have recently convened in Australia for a panel discussion on how hybrid technology has changed the heavy construction industry. Read more »
The Eclipse fire suppression foam for mobile equipment rapidly biodegrades.

Mobile Plant
Environmentally friendly fire suppression system

Sandvik’s new Eclipse fire suppression system is fully compliant with the stringent new environmental regulations being proposed in some states. Read more »
Nepean Rubber’s side seals help prevent the escape of fugitive material during screening.

Side seals to prevent product contamination

Nepean Rubber’s side seals help to prevent product contamination during the screening process. Read more »
Major Furnace’s intelligent greasing system informs operators of any grease delivery issues.

Intelligent greasing system

Major Furnace has developed a self-contained intelligent greasing system for large jaw crushers. Read more »
AquaCycle reduces washing plant water requirements by up to 90 per cent.

New Products
Efficient primary stage water treatment system

CDE Global’s AquaCycle thickener offers efficient primary stage water treatment specifically for quarry, sand and recycling processes. Read more »
The CT630S offers better manoeuvrability and reduced fuel consumption.

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Heavy-duty trucks for B-double applications

While Cat Trucks’ latest offering has been specifically designed for B-double applications, the CT630S can also cope with heavy-duty tasks. Read more »

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