In quarrying, the containment and reduction of dust emissions is an ongoing concern and challenge. An Australian business with experience across the extractive industries has devised a dust reduction solution using the best equipment and testing techniques in modern science.
Injuries and fatalities in the extractive industry often occur – and reoccur – because of systemic failures. Tony Ferrazza explains how a course being run by the IQA on behalf of the NSW Resources Regulator is educating quarry professionals to recognise the underlying causes of past safety incidents in their own operations.
Orica’s Flexmaster 8 is the latest addition to its bulk explosive delivery systems. They are designed to maximise on- and off-road payloads while offering mid-range delivery rates ideal for quarries and construction sites.
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.
How you drill and blast your aggregate can be vital to how it is processed and refined downstream. Steve Price, of Impact Drill & Blast, explains why a full rock-on-ground service can ensure an operation’s quarry products smoothly make the transition from the face to the gate.
In line with new experience requirements for Certificates of Compliance applicants, the NSW Resources Regulator will be holding a number of workshops to inform quarry managers holding practising certificates.
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.