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The Lokotrack ST2.8 screen quickly produces spawning stones of different sizes.

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Production of spawning stones for freshwater trout

A mobile screen has proven its versatility with an unusual contribution to the freshwater environment. Read more »

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Historic site to become 'walkable' suburb

The former Cave Hill Quarry in Lilydale in Victoria’s Yarra Valley is being transformed into a new, vibrant suburb. Tim Robertson visited the site which is now into the second year of a 15-year development project. Read more »

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Trial at 'emission-free quarry' declared an outstanding success

Having recorded encouraging results from a joint research project at Vikan Kross Quarry, near Gothenburg in Sweden, Volvo Construction Equipment has subsequently announced that all of its compact earthmoving machines produced from 2020 will feature electric engines. Read more »
Komatsu is set to hire 300 technicians across Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia.

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Komatsu scouting for tech-savvy apprentices

Mining and construction giant Komatsu is on a recruitment drive to employ 300 technicians across Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia. Read more »
Alex Fraser’s asphalt crew laying down PolyPave in Stanley Street, Richmond.

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Plastic, glass paves the way for ‘greener’ roads

A new, sustainable asphalt product containing recycled plastic, glass and asphalt has been successfully trialled in Melbourne’s City of Yarra precinct. Read more »
The Broken Head Quarry (pictured) in Byron Bay has agreed to rehabilitate and revegetate its exhausted site.

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Site’s environmental role in landmark outcome

Collaboration between a quarry owner and a state planning and environment agency has led to a conservation breakthrough. Read more »
An Austroads study has recommended non-standard materials be used for rural roads.

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Alternative materials for rural road construction

Road traffic peak body Austroads has published a report on the use of non-standard materials for rural roads. These alternative materials could lower pressures on the supply of virgin aggregate.
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According to the The Mining Matrix, the image of mining is one of the four core trends that can help restore pride in the industry.

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Report urges mining to ditch its ‘dirty’ image

A think tank has called for the overhauling of the ‘dirty image’ in mining – and by extension quarrying – as a way out of the social impasse that is stifling growth and productivity. Read more »
Greg Baumgart (left, Boral Australia) is the winner of the CCAA Health & Safety Innovation Award, presented by Chris Whiting MP (centre) with Peter Ambrose (Holcim Australia).

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Holcim, Boral Shine at Gala Awards Ceremony

Holcim Australia has bagged two of the three 2018 Queensland CCAA Innovation Awards to celebrate outstanding achievements across the construction materials industry. Read more »
Alec Northover finalists Chris Cooke (left) and Simon Ashman (right) with AIQEF chairman David Cilento.

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Award recognises today's and tomorrow's brightest, best

The Alec Northover Training Award honours the achievements of quarrying professionals that undertake vocational education. The award’s 2017 finalists – Chris Cooke, Simon Ashman and Jolin Evans – discuss how further education has assisted them in the field. Read more »
The foam suppression system reduced dust emissions from the fixed plant through the secondaries to the stackers.

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Foam suppression system works its charms on mobile and fixed plant

Controlling dust emissions is a major issue for most sites. For Hutchison Quarries, it was critical for its mobile crushing plant in Glenn Innes, New South Wales and its fixed plant in Warwick, Queensland. The mobile and fixed crushing circuits had become dust hazards. Read more »
Gary Bashford at the site of an active volcano in Antarctica.

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Gary Basford: Between two worlds

Gary Basford’s working life was almost equally divided between first the public service and then private enterprise. In doing so, Gary became a successful, respected representative of both spheres. Doug Prosser delves into the background of this Queensland Fellow. Read more »
Gour Sen: From “mutinous” youth to esteemed mining professor.

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A narrative of perserverance

Major Miner, by Gour Sen (ISBN 978-81-8274-618-3). Available to download on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch with iBooks and iTunes. RRP $USD29.95. Read more »
Maykop Nerud’s stationary washing plant has so far processed over 500,000 tonnes of high quality aggregates and sand for Olympic facilities in Sochi.

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Warm Winter Olympics assisted by sand

As infrastructure works escalate in preparation for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in the sub-tropical Russian city of Sochi, a sand-gravel supplier’s work has also stepped up. Read more »
An aggregate pile being wetted by an external water source at Holcim’s Nickol Bay Quarry.

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Managing sand supply to Barrow Island

To protect its flora and fauna, Western Australia’s Barrow Island has strict quarantine practices for the importation of plant, equipment and building materials. Mary Rose Sidgwick explains how Holcim Australia demonstrated that its supply chain minimises risks to an acceptable level. Read more »

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