Sandvik Leopard DI650i

Sandvik adds autonomous capabilities to Leopard DI650i drill rig

 

Sandvik has developed the iDrill automation platform to enable fully autonomous blasthole drilling for the Leopard DI650i down-the-hole drill rig.

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AU-UK free trade deal offers good signs for quarry businesses

 

An historic free trade agreement (FTA) between Australia and the United Kingdom will strengthen the UK’s investment in Australian resources, while providing easier access for businesses to trade equipment and services.

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new Terex SI Screen

Machines of best fit: OEM recommends vibrating screens

 

As the distinctive identities of many products in the crushing and screening sector give way to rationalisation over time, one OEM is staying dedicated to offering the aggregates industry the best of its screens and feeders – across five different brands. John Flynn explains. 

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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

A single, smooth supplier of bearings and components

 

A proficient partnership between manufacturer and distributor aims to minimise downtimes in the quarrying, construction, extractive and processing industries with a one-stop-shop for high performing bearing systems. Read more

CCAA: COVID-safe construction essential to Australia’s recovery

 

Ken Slattery, the chief executive officer of the peak body for Australia’s heavy construction materials industry, has warned in an opinion piece that the capacity for the industry to be an engine for the nation’s post-pandemic economic recovery is being hindered by snap lockdowns.

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Telestack Aggstack

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

Research paper warns of the sociological impacts of sand extraction

 

There are new calls for the sustainability of global sand supplies as researchers take a holistic view of how humans use sand throughout the supply chain.

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