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Sandvik's Hunter Valley facility at Heatherbrae, near Newcastle, will cease manufacturing in the next 12 months.

Sandvik to move manufacturing operations abroad

Global mining and construction plant and equipment manufacturer Sandvik has announced it will transfer the bulk of its Australian manufacturing operations to offshore factories. Read more »
The proposed Karuah quarry would help meet aggregate demand in the Newcastle and Greater Hunter areas.

Hard rock quarry gets green light

A state planning commission has approved a proposed new quarry which will take up the load from an existing site within five years. Read more »
The Catavolt app allows salespeople to easily formulate quotes using geographic market intelligence and competitive data.

Aggregates app increases competitive edge

A sales quoting mobile app that has been customised for use in the aggregates and cement industries is reportedly helping producers increase their competitive edge. Read more »
London developers are reportedly opting to bury excavators as it’s cheaper than lifting them out of basement conversion sites by crane.

Buried diggers: fact or urban legend?

Developers working on basement conversions have reportedly found an interesting way to deal with the expensive issue of removing excavators from these sites – by burying them instead. Read more »
The NSW Planning Assessment Commission has said that a coal mining proposal’s estimates of its economic benefits are not credible.

Call for more quality control in project assessments

A planning commission has determined that the economic benefits of a mining proposal are “not credible”, stating that it will not accept untested claimed benefits in project assessment reports. Read more »
Telestack’s TC 431 tracked conveyor can achieve 13m high stockpiles.

Tracked conveyor for more stockpiling

Telestack has added a new tracked conveyor to its expanding product portfolio. Read more »
The Optiagg package includes a brand new mantle design to improve crushing efficiency.

Optimised cone crusher performance

Sandvik Construction has launched an upgrade package for its cone crushers that improves performance and allows for customisation. Read more »
The FT2650’s pre-screen option reduces blinding and plugging.

Maximum crushing mobility

The new FT2650 track-mounted jaw crusher features a pre-screen option that improves product quality. Read more »
The Atlas Copco HB hydraulic breaker range offers more power with less weight.

Drill & Blast
Breakers for sustainable productivity

Atlas Copco’s heavy HB hydraulic breakers incorporate a number of engineering developments to increase productivity in a sustainable way. Read more »
The Shrine of Remembrance redevelopment project will reutilise granite from Tynong, Victoria.

Shrine redevelopment to use original granite

A small rural town has been selected to supply granite for a major redevelopment of the Shrine of Remembrance – almost 90 years after one of its quarries delivered material for the original monument. Read more »
The Goulburn Mulwaree Council’s new initiative will improve training opportunities for the quarrying industry.

Council to focus on extractive training, employment

A council has approved a proposal to promote and improve training for the career opportunities offered by its local quarries.  Read more »
NSW Roads and Maritime Services is reviewing road safety for Waterfall Way.

Quarry trucks prompt road safety review

An increase in quarry truck movements along a key road has prompted a state government to review road safety strategies in the area. Read more »
Adelaide Brighton has shown interest in acquiring Penrice Soda Holding’s Angaston quarry.

Is Adelaide Brighton eyeing off limestone quarry?

An operator that has been forced to put its quarry up for sale may soon find a buyer for the asset as a major construction materials supplier reportedly shows interest. Read more »
The Virtual Curtain technology was used commercially for the first time to treat wastewater at a Queensland mine.

New solution for cost-effective water treatment

New technology developed by the CSIRO could provide a cost-effective way for quarry operators to manage their wastewater. Read more »
The ballet-like performance of “dancing” earthmoving equipment at Volvo CE’s Eskilstuna customer centre.

Environment award opens new doors for quarry manager

Past IQA award recipient Peter Allitt undertook a study trip to Sweden after being recognised in 2012 for his work in promoting environmental care in the workplace. He relates why he found this experience invaluable for his professional development and why other IQA members should also consider applying for the awards.
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