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Holcim CEO Mark Campbell will present this year's conference

IQA conference keynote announced

The clock is ticking down, with only a fortnight to go before the start of the 2011 IQA Annual Conference at Crowne Plaza Resort, in the Hunter Valley, from Wednesday 12 to Saturday 15 October. Read more »
Workshops will be held around the country to help businesses use the R&D tax incentive

Workshops for R&D Incentive

Around the country, AusIndustry and the Australian Tax Office will be holding a series of workshops explaining how companies can take advantage of a new research and development tax incentive. Read more »
Work on the Cotter Dam has ceased until inspectors are satisfied the site is safe

Worksafe closes two Canberra sites

WorkSafe has issued a number of stop-work notices in recent weeks, placing the Cotter Dam in the ACT on emergency hold, following the shutdown of Boral’s Fyshwick plasterboard distribution factory. Read more »
Hornsby residents are protesting the reclamation of a local quarry

Residents in arms against quarry reclamation

Local residents are protesting a reclamation attempt on a quarry in Hornsby in Sydney’s north. Read more »
Professor Quentin Grafton

Quarry epxorts set for record growth

Earnings from the quarry industry’s exports are set to reach an all-time high, with a recent report indicating they’ll jump by a massive 21 per cent in the coming financial year. Read more »
LifeGuard sleeving prevents injuries by containing dangerous pipe bursts

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LifeGuard saves explosive bursts, pinhole leaks

A new product from Gates aims to mitigate many of the dangers surrounding catastrophic hose bursts. Read more »
Hundreds of quarry workers in Queensland and Tasmania will receive training under the Critical Skills Investment Fund program

Hundreds of quarry workers to be up-skilled

Over 60 workers at nine Queensland quarries and 550 workers in the Tasmanian mining, quarrying and civil construction industries will receive significant up-skilling and training in $28 million worth of funding from the Federal Government. Read more »
New Holland has unveiled a new line of wheel loaders

New Holland to launch new wheel loaders

A new line of wheel loaders and compact wheel loaders are set to go on show at Sydney Trucks and Machinery in early October, in a first from New Holland Construction. Read more »
IndexEMS is set to become the new Australian dealer for Screen Machine

Indexems scores screen machine dealership

Mobile crushing and screening products from the United States-based manufacturer, Screen Machine Industries, one of the largest manufacturers of mobile crushing and screening plants, are set to become available in Australia, with IndexEMS introducing its range. Read more »
A recent report by Manpower Employment found that plans for hiring new staff have fallen

Hiring optimism drops for Q4

The quarrying, mining and construction industries are suffering from the weakest level of hiring optimism in two years, says a report from Manpower Employment. Read more »
Nationally harmonised OHS laws are causing some contention within the industry

Harmonised OHS scheme causes conflict

Attempts to harmonise occupational health and safety laws across the country are proving contentious, with independent contractors claiming the proposed model has “critical shortcomings” compared to current laws, particularly in the State of Victoria. Read more »
Fisher Industries' range will now be avaiable in Australia thanks to GCS

GCS gets Fisher distribution

After recently signing a national distributorship agreement, Minto-based crushing and screening supplier GCS and Spares (GCS) will be making products from American company Fisher Industries available locally. Read more »


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