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As part of changes to mines legislation, WA quarries and mines will be required to provide mine closure plans to government by July 2014.

New requirements for mine closures in WA

As part of changes to mines legislation, WA quarries and mines will be required to provide mine closure plans to government by 2014.

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Hanson Australia has been granted approval to expand its pit in Red Hill to the west and northwest.

Approval for expansion of Red Hill Quarry

Hanson Australia has been granted approval to expand its quarry in Red Hill, northeast of Perth, amidst claims the WA Environment Minister Bill Marmion surreptitiously sanctioned the move. Read more »
The Dustbuster pump is capable of flows of up to 2900 litres per minute, with operating  pressures of up to 100psi.

Tanker pump offers dust solution for haul roads

Leading pump supplier offers dust solutions for quarry and construction sites. Read more »
RST applies heavy water solution into Boral’s haul road watering program to mitigate excessive dust caused by damaged or unsealed haul roads.

Dust is busted at West Burleigh Quarry

A southeast Queensland Boral operator employs a dust suppression contractor to reduce its dust emissions – with excellent results. Read more »
Under Australian tax law, quarry operations are entitled to claim on depreciation related to a building’s structure and on various items of plant and equipment.

Why properties can be less taxing for quarry owners

Quarry operators each year may be missing out on reclaiming thousands of dollars in property and asset depreciation from the tax office. Read more »
Before: GVW’s Shepparton wastewater treatment plant was considered odorous and unsustainable.

Demystifying sustainability for business improvement

It is very easy for businesses to confuse sustainability with broader environmental issues and debates and to completely rule it out of their operations. Nick Fleming explains why sustainability should not be feared and how it can be utilised to improve the bottom line. Read more »
MC George Donikian with band at the Volvo Construction Equipment Welcome Function.

Premier industry conference comes full circle

In mid-September, CMIC12- the fourth Construction Materials Industry Conference- returned to the city where it first began six years ago- Melbourne. Damian Christie was a keen observer at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. Read more »
In the last decade, the cycle of extractive operation has been toward extensions of existing sites rather than greenfields proposals.

Are we on an uphill road to approvals in the 21st century?

Government department approvals for projects, including the expansion of existing projects, are becoming more problematic for the extractive industry. Chris Prowse discusses why there are delays in the process and outlines how extractive operators can plan for some of the hurdles. Read more »
Dust monitors are increasingly being used to ensure that quarries comply with dust control measures.

Sustaining environmental management through training

In line with requests from its members, the IQA later this month conducts two PDP workshops on environmental management. Facilitator Clayton Hill explains why environmental considerations are becoming ingrained in a quarry’s daily operations and why they cannot be ignored. Read more »
Before: A mobile plant and stockpile “choking” in dust contamination.

Orange oil, foam key agents in war against dust

A dust suppressing foam technology is just what the doctor ordered for reducing airborne dust emissions, improving worker health and safety. Read more »

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