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First released in 1973, the Hitachi UH07 excavator is a unique sight at Victoria’s French Island.

Load & Haul
‘Old school’ digger proves it’s got what it takes for modern quarry

Situated off the coast of Victoria is French Island, 70 per cent of which consists of national park and which is accessible only via a short passenger ferry ride from Stony Point. On the island is a unique sight – a Hitachi UH07 shovel. Launched in 1973, and one of only 3483 models manufactured, the Hitachi continues to stand the test of time. Read more »
Holcim Australia was impacted by a decline in resource investment.

Building materials multinational reports mixed results for Australia

A global building materials supplier has reported a decrease in net sales and operating profit for 2014, with Australia and the wider Asia-Pacific region showing a similarly weak performance for the year. Read more »
Hitachi Construction Machinery Australia’s ChoicePlus program has been extended until the end of March.

Reward program extended for excavator, loader customers

An equipment supplier program that provides additional benefits with all purchases of wheel loaders and excavators has been extended. Read more »
CCAA’s NSW policy priorities document identifies key reforms to support the quarry industry.

Quarry policy priorities highlighted ahead of election

An upcoming state government election has provided the peak body for Australia’s heavy construction materials with an opportunity to highlight important policy priorities for the industry. Read more »
Seeing the extraction process at a dimension stone quarry was a new experience for many IQA members.

IQA members gain insight into dimension stone

A recent site tour introduced a number of IQA members to the world of dimension stone quarrying. Read more »
Terex Cedarapids’ CRC380XHLS cone and screen plant helps to improve productivity.

Portable cone and screen plant

Terex Cedarapids’ CRC380XHLS portable cone and screen plant incorporates patent-pending technology to maximise cone production. Read more »
 Loctite’s Nordbak high impact wearing compound offers impact resistance superior to ceramic tile.

High impact wearing compound

Loctite’s Nordbak high impact wearing compound improves the wear life of quarry processing equipment. Read more »
The Sandvik QA451 features a triple-deck Doublescreen system.

Mobile Plant
Double the screening efficiency

The Sandvik QA451 mobile tracked screen offers the efficiency of two screenboxes in a single machine. Read more »
Trio’s TV95 VSI offers three different crushing chamber configurations.

Convertible VSI crusher

The Trio TV95 vertical shaft impact crusher features multiple crushing chamber designs. Read more »
The Copperhead boom system utilises a 200-degree swing.

Boom system with broad swing

Astec Industries subsidiary Breaker Technology has released a new boom system – the Copperhead. Read more »
Fish’s Quarry has been given environmental approval to ramp up production to 15,000m3 per annum.

Council ‘asset’ gets green light to increase production

A council has gained environmental approval to increase production at one of its quarries as part of a rationalisation of its extractive assets. Read more »
CCAA has outlined a number of policy priorities to help protect quarry resources.

CCAA calls on new government to prioritise quarries

The peak body for Australia’s heavy construction materials industry has called on a newly-elected state government to improve access to, and increase protection, of quarry resources. Read more »
ISO will develop standards for mining reclamation management that can be applied universally.

Universal standard proposed to minimise mining impact

An organisation that develops international industry standards has set its sights on reducing the long-term impact of mining, which could have implications for the quarrying industry. Read more »
Work has begun to clear weeds from a quarry site that has been inactive for more than a decade.

Green thumbs work on old weeded quarry

A community garden group has commenced weed clearing works at a derelict quarry site that has the potential to become a productive community space. Read more »
Two Pilot Air compressors were used to bring animatronic dinosaurs to life at Taronga Zoo in Sydney.

Air compressors bring dinosaurs to life

A quarry equipment supplier has found an unusual use for its products – operating animatronic dinosaurs. Read more »

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