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An aerial survey of the proposed Karuah South Quarry. Image courtesy of the Port Stephens Examiner.

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Council seeks community input for new site

The New South Wales Department of Planning and Environment is seeking community feedback on a proposed new quarry in Karuah in the Hunter region. Read more »
One of three light vehicles damaged by flyrock at Albury Quarry.

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Flyrock incident in NSW quarry

Flyrock in a site 10km northeast of Albury, New South Wales, has damaged three light vehicles and endangered seven people in the exclusion zone. Read more »
BlastIQ’s information management component provides a secure, centralised online location for users to collate and collaborate on data from across the drill and blast process.

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Digitally enabled blasting platform sets out to optimise operations

A next generation software program promises continuous improvement of blasting outcomes through data insights and integration via digitally connected technologies throughout the drill and blast process. Read more »
The AESIG’s Codes of Practice include steps to reduce NOx fumes produced by ANFO.

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Industry body promotes improved safety, security of explosives

A peak body is highlighting explosives manufacturers' and suppliers' commitments to Australian Standards and other codes of practice. Read more »

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Mobile manufacturing unit arrives in a splash of colour

A mobile explosives truck is helping to raise the profile of a NSW helicopter rescue service. Read more »
Maxam MSU trucks deliver RIOFLEX bulk watergel to an extractive site. The trucks evolved from mobile assembled explosive units first proposed as part of the Santa Barbara Innovation Awards.

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Innovation awards celebrate silver anniversary, drive solutions

An awards program sponsored by a global explosives producer has recently marked a significant milestone. Read more »
Lindleys Lane is being given a major overhaul as part of the Scotchy Pocket quarry development. Source: The Gympie Times.

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Gympie quarry finally set to open

The 540ha Scotchy Pocket quarry in Curra, in the Gympie region of Queensland, is set to begin operations. Read more »
The Ranger DX900i drill rig is equipped with a revolving upper structure that offers a 270-degree drilling reach and 55m2 coverage.

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Sandvik launches all-reaching, ‘intelligent’ drill rig in Melbourne

Rock technology supplier Sandvik has presided over the Australian launch of its latest Ranger DXi surface drill rig at an exclusive event in Melbourne’s south-east. Read more »
The Department of Defence has recently announced it will research the 3D printing of explosive materials.

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New research to focus on 3D printing of explosives

A new partnership between a science and technology body and academic agencies will explore the 3D printing of explosive materials. Read more »
A blast at a Boral quarry in Victoria was recently described as a minor earthquake.

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Routine quarry blast mistaken for earthquake

A controlled blast at a basalt quarry in Ballarat, Victoria was recently mistaken for an earthquake by federal body Geoscience Australia. Read more »
The RoXplorer drill rig is set to “revitalise” Australia’s mining industry.

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“Revolutionary” drill rig trials conducted

A new drilling rig system has undergone successful trials in South Australia, with the technology being described as having the capability to “revitalise” Australia’s mining and quarrying industries. Read more »
After officially acquiring Joy Global, Komatsu will now provide a full range of mining equipment.

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Komatsu acquires Joy Global, expands mining business

Following a 2016 agreement to purchase Joy Global for USD$3.7 billion (AUD$4.9 billion), Komatsu has completed its acquisition of the multinational extractive equipment company. Read more »
NewCo will incorporate Atlas Copco’s Mining and Rock Excavation Technique business, which includes drill rigs.

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Rock excavation division to become new company

Atlas Copco's Australian office insists it’s 'business as usual' after the parent company announced it will establish a new, second entity for its mining, rock excavation and construction tools divisions. Read more »
According to a research paper, automation could eliminate traditional mining jobs in the next decade.

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Report warns automation could kill off labour

A research paper by two international bodies has forecast that an escalation in the automation of mines and quarries will mean fewer workers in 10 to 15 years’ time. Read more »
Robit’s patented system can measure a hole’s straightness in the percussive drilling process.

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Aussie coup for top hammer manufacturer

Robit, a Finnish manufacturer of high quality top hammer products for rock drilling, has signed a sale and purchase agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the shares of Drilling Tools Australia (DTA), a subsidiary of Ausdrill, an ASX-listed international mining services company. Read more »

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