Optimising concrete with recycled sand, aggregates

 

Virgin sand and aggregates have long been touted for their strength and quality over recycled aggregates. However, as Eunan Kelly explains, the quality and structural integrity of recycled sand and aggregates is now as good – if not better – than the originals. 

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Wodonga quarry opens door to flexibility with washing circuit

 

During COVID-19, quarrying has proven its worth as an essential sector. On the Victorian border, activity has been especially high at Barro Wodonga Quarries, where the set-up of an integrated crushing and washing plant has defied the uncertainty of the pandemic. Damian Christie reports.

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Breakthrough for WA producer in Asian sand market

 

A newly established Western Australian quarry business has become the first of its kind to export construction aggregates to Singapore. Nickolas Zakharia spoke to Australasian Sands International director Steven Della Bona about the prospects of the young company.

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Strategic ‘on the ground’ efficiency via conveyors assists leading frac sand producer

 

A North American frac sand producer has achieved significant savings in its bulk handling operations by turning to mobile, stackable conveyors over traditional loading and transport systems.

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Mobile jaw proves its mettle in Victorian metro quarry project

 

A reputable mobile jaw crusher has been incorporated in a local quarry business to help deliver the Mordialloc Freeway project in Victoria. 

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Mobile dust suppression unit impresses in the field

 

A fast and effective mobile dust suppression solution for quarrying has emerged from the thoughtful collaboration of two local companies. Nickolas Zakharia reports.

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Hanson vows to protect koalas, wildlife after Brandy Hill approval

 

Hanson Australia has told Quarry about its plans to reduce the environmental impacts of the Brandy Hill quarry expansion in New South Wales after it was approved by Federal Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley.

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