MATES in Mining is encouraging mining, quarrying and construction workers to seek support for each other’s mental well-being after a quarry tragedy in France last month.
An 8km stretch of road in Sweden has been closely analysed by researchers from Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg to calculate how different factors in its construction impact carbon dioxide emissions.
There are good signs for Australia’s limestone segment, with the lime market expected to exceed $USD339.5 billion ($AUD510.8 billion) by 2027, according to a report by Coherent Market Insights.
As COVID-19 restrictions slowly ease across Australia, many of the construction industry’s top players, such as Boral, Fletcher Building, James Hardie and ADBRI have recently had to apply a sweep of changes to their business operations.
Conveyors have long been touted as an alternative to earthmoving vehicles for the cartage of aggregates on-site, particularly over long distances. However, what really are the pros and cons of long distance conveyors – in terms of finance, safety and the environment – and is bigger necessarily better?
Geologists around the world are pushing for a standardised approach towards sample archiving to improve knowledge about our planet’s ancient past.
Metso and Outotec have announced a board of directors ahead of the two companies’ merger into a combined entity.
Harmful air pollution could soon be identified using satellite images, which may open doors for quarries to tackle exposure of workers to high levels of dust and particulate matter emissions in their operations.
On the back of coronavirus disruptions, investor relations company Moody’s has issued a pessimistic outlook on the global construction industry for the next 12 months.
Researchers from the European Space Agency have proposed that astronaut biowaste could be used to form concrete on the moon.