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(Left) Tsurumi’s new lightweight, slimline NK series submersible handles light slurries. (Right) The KTZ411 has proved a sound investment for smart plant operators, by increasing production and reducing costs.

Maintenance
Submersible pump solutions for abrasive applications

A series of submersible pumps have been developed for batch plant and construction site applications. Read more »
Conveyor belt covers can minimise belt mistracking problems and reduce instances of injury to workers.

Conveying
Cover up: Dust covers, guards protect people, environment

In an age when quarries are being closely monitored for their dust and noise emissions, and attention to safety, Neil Kinder argues it is only logical that operations should consider dust covers for their conveyors. Read more »

Attachments
New haul trucks enhanced for lower emissions, fuel savings

As part of a global launch, operators have viewed Komatsu’s latest generation of intelligent, “ultra-low” emission, fuel-efficient earthmoving machines. Damian Christie spoke to representatives about what Komatsu’s latest articulated and rigid haulers can offer the quarrying application. Read more »
The Tsurumi LH series high head 316 grade stainless steel pumps are suitable for extractive applications.

Maintenance
Self-priming, submersible innovations for extractive applications

Why self-priming and submersible pumps are proving invaluable in dewatering and applications. Read more »
Safety monitoring alerts quarry sites to slope instability or non-compliant berms.

Drill & Blast
How on-site innovations could attract the future workforce

The Australian construction sector appears set for a buoyant few years. Yet, according to a recent report, negative perceptions about the extractive industry could impede future growth and productivity. Carlos Gonzalez explains how industry innovation could overturn these perceptions. Read more »
The HEPA pressure monitor protects the operator and the equipment.

Load & Haul
Filters, pressure systems for dust control

Air filtration and pressurisation systems can protect operators and equipment from harmful dust and particulates. Read more »

Attachments
Boots on ground for record product launch

As part of a global product launch, operators have had a glimpse at Komatsu’s latest generation of intelligent, “ultra-low” emissions, fuel-efficient earthmoving machines. Damian Christie spoke to Komatsu representatives about what some of these machines can offer the quarrying application. Read more »

Education
Shaping tomorrow: Robots, digital and virtual reality

Andrew Harris is an expert in disruptive innovation, with a keen interest in concepts such as the Internet of Things, robotics and automation, digital, augmented and virtual reality, and artificial intelligence. He discusses how these ideas will assist the construction materials industry. Read more »

Case Studies
Snowy 2.0: Transitioning to a decarbonised economy

Snowy 2.0 is a pumped hydro expansion of the iconic Snowy Hydro Scheme that could power up to 500,000 homes through a new network of tunnels and power stations. Snowy Hydro’s Gordon Wymer spoke to Quarry about the scheme ahead of his presentation at CMIC 18. Read more »
Boral chairman Kathryn Fagg is the keynote speaker.

Education
Kathryn Fagg: Time for courageous leadership

Ahead of her keynote address at CMIC 18, Boral’s chairman Kathryn Fagg spoke to Quarry about the challenges for the construction materials industry in a period of monumental change and disruption – and the need for courageous leadership in an ever-changing world. Read more »
Chris Riddell has always been interested in how humans are changing and adapting to high speed change.

Education
Tomorrow's world: What does the future hold?

Chris Riddell is a global futurist whose interests are in emerging trends in a hyper-connected world. In the run-up to CMIC 18, Chris discusses the benefits of technology in business practice and why construction materials companies should embrace the exciting opportunities ahead. Read more »
Nyora Primary School students on tour at Metro Quarry Group’s Nyora quarry.

News
IQA trials education program in schools

An IQA pilot program to educate students on distinct aspects of the quarrying industry is being rolled out at a Victorian primary school. Read more »


 


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