Taking it to the end of 2019 and spending Christmas with our families and friends ought to be a relief and a joy for everyone. Sadly, at time of writing (in mid-November), Australia has again been beset by bushfires, and it seems likely they will be an ongoing feature of a long, dry summer ahead.
It’s an exciting time for the Institute of Quarrying Australia. I have to thank Clayton Hill for his leadership and passion in overseeing transformational change in the Institute in the past two years.
A supplier of woven wire screens, poly and wire ripple screens, poly modular systems, rubber screens and modular systems, along with associated accessories, Locker has recently commissioned new weaving equipment at its Dandenong, Victoria facility.
Clearance works have commenced to transform an inactive Victorian limestone quarry into a multipurpose facility for community events, as well as a native plant creek gully. Read more
As manufactured sand grows on the Australian quarrying industry, so does demand for a plant specifically tailored to this application. Damian Christie spoke to Daniel Webber about how modular equipment is providing wet processing options for the driest of quarries.
A partnership between two multinational family companies is expected to give quarrying producers even more scope when making purchasing decisions about sand processing plant and equipment. Damian Christie spoke to Lincom’s Peter Godwin.
Alex Fraser Group has called on the Victorian Government to intervene after the City of Kingston denied its application to extend the life of the Clarinda Recycling Facility, in Melbourne’s south-east. Read more
When an ageing crusher began to fail, construction materials supplier Hanson faced the prospect of a long, expensive plant closure to remedy the problem. But by opting for an OEM’s “reborn” solution, the operation was up and running in just two days – and more efficient than ever. Read more
The Geelong Football Club’s home stadium and modern convention centre were a grand backdrop to this year’s IQA annual conference – which highlighted the industry’s progress and people, and debated its future challenges. Damian Christie reports. Read more
It might look like a standard scalper on initial inspection but thanks to new product innovations in multi-frequency technology, it is now possible to make even a simple twin-deck screen a multi-purpose performer. Damian Christie reports. Read more