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Hanson’s Dave Leahy and Nick Dennis, with MP Leeanne Enoch, accept the Queensland environmental award for a stormwater project at Wolffdene Quarry.

News
Big players dominate innovation awards

Industry heavy hitters Boral and Hanson have featured prominently at the state level 2019 CCAA Innovation Awards. Read more »
Holcim’s maintenance supervisor Stuart Daly (left) with Avweld sales engineer David Camilleri.

Conveying
Long life, wear resistant pipe outperforms expectations

A weld overlay pipe has provided labour and material savings for a Holcim operation. Read more »
The N-class eccentric screen is a mainstay of any customised Haver & Boecker Niagara crushing plant.

Conveying
Turnkey solutions for primary crushing plant systems

An OEM is working with aggregate producers to provide turnkey systems to individual specifications. Read more »

Case Studies
Block unit overhaul beats bearing, shaft failures

A Hanson operation in the central west of New South Wales has turned to solid block housed units to address numerous bearing and shaft failures in its conveyor tail pulleys. Read more »
Cameron Portelli is Kinder’s senior mechanical engineer and leads the company’s engineering team.

Case Studies
Innovative engineering design for productivity, safety

An engineering team for a family-owned materials handling business is providing quarrying producers with comprehensive recommendations on the correct installation of conveyor components. Read more »
A bird’s-eye view of Boral’s Charlton Quarry.

Case Studies
Victorian operation leads way in intelligent motor control

A Boral quarry has successfully updated legacy equipment with the latest motor control technology. Read more »
Figure 1. Pans (or flights) are one of the features of a modern apron feeder.

Conveying
An expert insight into apron feeder evolution

Apron feeders transport large, lumpy, abrasive and heavy materials under severe impact conditions. Metso product specialist Thomas Thomas draws upon his experience to share some insights into apron feeders, and their applications within the minerals processing industry. Read more »
The free of charge <em>Mining & Quarry Industry Guide to Workplace Safety 2019/20</em> is now available to order.

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Updated safety guide aims to reduce injury, fatality

The latest edition of a wall-mountable workplace safety guide has been released, helping further promote a risk-averse culture in today’s quarrying and mining sectors. Read more »
At the end of August, all Queensland extractive workplaces will be required to conduct specific on-site discussions between management and operational staff about risks and safe practice.

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Fatalities force Queensland extractive sector to take stock

Cement Concrete & Aggregates Australia will help facilitate an industry-wide ‘safety reset’, following a recent spate of fatalities in Queensland’s resources sector. Read more »

Management
Mine safety: Too much, too far?

Mine safety may seem intimidating, tedious, time-consuming and arduous to quarrying producers. However, as Paul Skidmore explains, it is a positive, inclusive and productive process compared to the horrors of yesteryear. Read more »
Belt covers can contribute to airborne dust reduction and moisture level control.

Conveying
Dust suppression is beneficial for workers, equipment

The quarrying industry has a good record in protecting workers from dust exposure but there are further options to bolster their health and safety. Read more »
The accident occurred in the 150m deep pit at the BINGO Industries waste disposal operation in Eastern Creek. Image courtesy of the Nine Network.

News
Worker fatally buried in former quarry

SafeWork New South Wales has urged caution when working near mobile plant after a bulldozer recently buried two workers under tonnes of waste at a quarry-turned-landfill. Read more »
Personnel from Komatsu, Cummins, Rio Tinto, and other project and service providers, celebrate the delivery of the 100th MCRS repower engine module.

News
Mental health wins in engine program milestone

Komatsu Australia and engine supplier Cummins have helped raise more than $19,000 for mental health after reaching a major milestone with Rio Tinto. Read more »

Conveying
The merits of rubber torsion spring motor bases in screens

The rubber torsion spring motor base has a lengthy history. Richard Sharp explains how it came to be devised and why it is such a critical part of extractive and broader industrial processes. Read more »
Two versions of the KAMMP device (pictured) have been installed on conveyors 1 and 7 of Kulnura Quarry’s crushing, screening and conveying circuit.

Conveying
KAMMP: A simple yet effective conveyor belt solution

A quarrying operation devises a novel solution for detecting and removing tramp metal. Read more »

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