Earthmoving gear meets the cut – block by block

 

Although a subspecialty of the extractive industry, dimension stone quarrying is a significant part of Australia’s heritage – and continues to add flair and innovation to building infrastructure. A near century-old leader in the field explains how its extractive techniques differ to regular quarries and draw on fit for purpose earthmoving equipment to manufacture its products.

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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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Daracon seeks approval for project five years in the making

 

Daracon has revised its expansion proposal for Martins Creek quarry in New South Wales, and the State Significant Planning Department will accept community submissions on the matter until the beginning of July.

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Dry hired plant plays critical role in West Gate Project

 

The West Gate Tunnel Project is part of Victoria’s Big Build program and is designed to provide a viable second river crossing to take trucks out of Melbourne’s inner city residential zones.
A plant and equipment supplier to the project outlines the important role its inventory is making to this transformative public infrastructure development.

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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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