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The LG938L is powered by a Chinese-made, 125 flywheel horsepower, 5.9 litre Cummins engine, while the machine’s four-speed powershift transmission is also Chinese made, albeit in co-operation with Germany’s ZF Group.

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Cut-price loader released by SDLG

Chinese construction equipment manufacturer Shandong Lingong Machinery Corportation – or SDLG – has released a new loader, the LG938L that reportedly sets a new standard for quality. Read more »
All proceeds raised during the course of the competition will be donated to Miners Promise, a charitable organisation providing assistance to families and individuals who are confronted with the death or permanent disability of a family member employed in the resources sector.

Safety games highlight hand safety

Fourteen teams are set to participate in the Mining Emergency Response Competition, part of The Safety Games, held at Burswood Park in Perth on 3 and 4 December. Read more »
The plan provides Indigenous job-seekers with a series of accredited training programs that include literacy and numeracy education, work experience and mentoring support.

Program creates indigenous jobs

A plan to provide work opportunities for Indigenous Australians is set to expand, with 24 new pre-employment positions to be created in the quarrying, equipment and construction field. Read more »
JDRF is the world's leading non-profit contributor to type 1 diabetes research, investing over $1.3 billion over the last 40 years.

Industry pedals for a cure

Members of the quarrying industry will be putting in the hard yards – literally – to find a cure for diabetes, riding a gruelling 160km through South Australia’s Barossa Valley for charity. Read more »
Besides the presence of the growling grass frog, the VCAT was not opposed to the site being used as a quarry, but found the proposed quarry was not up to scratch.

Growling frog undoes quarry

A growling grass frog has halted the development of a new quarry near Birregurra, in Victoria’s southwest. Read more »
University of Sydney Masters student Iain Blampied believes that by building a structure on the floor of the quarry, the local community could better connect with the public space, appreciating “the natural beauty that is the quarry”.

Architect proposes skyscraper in pit

An unusual design has been proposed for an quarry reclamation project – one that local residents don’t want. Read more »
 Boral will pick up Wagners’ quarry, concrete and related assets, with a number of parcels of land that may be used for future development.

ACCC clears Boral's Wagners buyout

Australia’s competition watchdog has given the go-ahead for Boral to acquire Wagners Quarries on the Darling Downs in Queensland. Read more »
Resources and Energy Miniser Martin Ferguson will chair the council.

Standing council sets terms

The Council of Australian Governments has agreed upon the priority issues of the Standing Council on Energy and Resources in an attempt to provide greater uniformity and collaboration in energy and resources policy. Read more »
Rockwell Automation on the Move will be touring the country next year.

Rockwell takes show on road

Industrial power, automation control and information solutions company Rockwell Automation will take its wares on a national roadshow next year. Read more »
Oneal Ron Morris found an unintended use for cement...

Quack "doctor" injects cement in bum

A nightclub worker in the United States has discovered an incredibly ill-advised new use for cement, after a fake doctor injected her buttocks with the stuff. Read more »
 The ammonium nitrate leak was airborne and put two people in hospital. At least four others were reportedly affected.

Orica searches for explosive alternative

Orica is seeking an alternative source for ammonium nitrate after the New South Wales State Government closed down its plant in Newcastle after a serious ammonia leak. Read more »
While the sub-contractor was lucky to survive the incident this time, had things gone differently, the company could have been liable for three years’ imprisonment and a $780,000 fine, along with the tragic consequences of a loss of life.

Driller narrowly avoids blast disaster

A Tasmanian quarry worker narrowly escaped with his life earlier this month after a blast was detonated in close proximity to his vehicle. Read more »


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