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The final vision for the Hornsby Quarry spoil management project (pictured), off Sydney's upper north shore. The quarry was operational for most of the 20th century.

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New trends in managing mining liability

Some jurisdictions have introduced reforms to manage the liability of resource projects in the remediation phase – but there are concerns these reforms may unduly impact quarries with traditionally lower risk profiles than mines. Michael Cramer discusses his work in this field. Read more »
A Brim’s Bulk Transport truck at work. Any quarry that sub-contracts the transport of its aggregates can be liable within the supply chain.

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Better understanding of the chain of responsibility

The National Heavy Vehicle Law administers uniform laws for heavy vehicles exceeding 4.5 gross vehicle mass across most states and territories. Simone Reinertsen explains what recent changes to the laws could potentially mean for the quarrying industry. Read more »
Tegra Australia’s Jugiong Quarry during the 2011 New South Wales floods. Until now, climate risk has been largely viewed as a physical phenomenon – but it could well pose financial problems as well.

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Addressing climate change risk in a resource context

Until now, climate change impacts have been largely described in physical terms. However, as Elisa de Wit argues, there are financial dimensions to climate risk, and if not suffi ciently addressed by industry over time, it could cause as much damage to an extractive business as the climate. Read more »

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Improving the regulatory space for the extractive industry

In recent years, the Victorian Government has made a concerted effort to improve earth resources and approvals processes. Anna Cronin, the Victorian Commissioner for Better Regulation, explains what these reforms are and how industry members can assist the regulator to fast-track approvals. Read more »

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The national economic forecast to 2024

Robert Mellor will bring out his barometer at the IQA conference to discuss the national outlook in construction activity to 2024. While it might all seem ‘doom and gloom’, he predicts the picture beyond the horizon is bright – if the industry plans ahead. 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 »
Australian Standard AS 5062-2016 applies to the excavators, bulldozers, loaders and trucks used on quarry sites.

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Personnel urged to familiarise with changes to fire safety standards

Australian Standard AS 5062-2016 Fire protection for mobile and transportable equipment has recently been revised to promote improved fire safety. Read more »
The NSW government's <em>Fatigue management evaluation manual</em>.

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Coping with mental health issues in quarries

In 2015, suicides within the quarrying and mining industries convinced many industry people that more had to be done to address the specific mental health issues of workers. Kylie Newton discusses what quarry operators can do to support and assist workers in doubt. Read more »
King Arthur Flour has cannily used the web and social media to boost sales of its product.

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Social media, put your mind to it

So you think your company has boring products, do you? Well, it may not be your products that are boring, it might just be you!

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Tsurumi Pumps’ Bill Davidson relaxes beside the LH series dewatering pump, designed for the mining and quarrying industry.

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North American visitor boosts pumps distributor

A prominent figure in the North American pump market has recently visited Australia to discuss the benefits of Tsurumi submersible pump systems. Read more »
Komatsu Corporate Finance is now making it simpler for smaller customers to access credit for their earthmoving equipment purchases.

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Finance solutions for smaller players

Komatsu Corporate Finance has changed some of its procedures to make obtaining finance for smaller transactions much easier and speedier. Read more »
MC George Donikian with band at the Volvo Construction Equipment Welcome Function.

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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 »
Transitional assistance is available to offset the carbon tax.

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Clean technology investments eligible for grants

With the arrival of the carbon tax, quarries and other extractive businesses have the opportunity to seek grants from the Federal Government for investments in energy efficient capital equipment and low emission technologies.

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Space at Hillhead 2012 is now at a premium.

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Hillhead 2012 filling fast

The world’s top quarrying exhibition is shaping up for a massive year, with 385 exhibitors having committed to Hillhead 2012. Read more »

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