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Customised wash plant raises fortune of sand business

 

Kingscliff Sands, in northern New South Wales, has endured a lot for a start-up business – a global pandemic, an uncertain economy and adverse weather. Its choice of wet processing plant has been a boost in such trying times. Damian Christie reports.

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IQA2021: Re-Think, Re-Source, Re-Engage

 

The premier conference for the extractive and associated industries, the 62nd Institute of Quarrying Australia National Conference – to be hosted from 5 to 7 October, 2021 – will showcase the city of Newcastle, and provide opportunities to re-connect through an innovative and engaging program.

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Turning market pressure into market opportunity

 

Most people would list some essential qualities of quarrying equipment as robust, reliable, low maintenance, and maybe high tech. But one feature becoming increasingly important, in the wake of COVID-19 restrictions is Australian-made. 

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Flexco lagging manufacturing facility

Combatting conveyor carryback and slippage

 

The Poplar Lane Quarry in New Zealand has taken advantage of Flexco’s HV pre-cleaner and ceramic pulley lagging to combat issues it faced after commissioning a modified plant.

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Mining and METS economic contribution

Mining and METS deliver $241.9bn to Australian economy

 

Australia’s mining companies and mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector have contributed 12.4 per cent of the Australian economy’s value, according to a report from Deloitte Access Economics.

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Cutting installation time by half, defeating dust

 

The nature of operating environments presents a number of fire hazards. The dangerous nature of quarrying materials, the heavy equipment and vehicles used on-site and the remote location of many sites mean extra vigilance is required to help prevent and prepare for a fire. Read more

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Diverse range of ore sorting equipment up for auction

Slattery Auctions has announced its latest online event for ore processing equipment, with a range of premium screens, stackers, conveyors, spare parts and more on offer to the highest bidder. Read more

A conscientious path to belt conveyor alignment

 

Conveyor belt alignment is a challenging prospect for many quarrying producers. As Cameron Portelli explains, it may be tempting to introduce a belt alignment device but there are many solutions for simpler root causes and tracking options that can be just as effective.

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