More reasons to improve air quality control: Golder

 

When it comes to air quality control, the onus is increasingly on the quarry rather than regulators to ensure best practice is met, according to two environmental experts.

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Hillhead Digital livestream platform a ‘huge success’

 

The inaugural Hillhead Digital event saw almost 5000 virtual visitors over the two-day event at the end of March.

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Passing on safety lessons – in the pit and on the water

 

Editor Damian Christie discusses the unlikely safety parallels in sailing and the quarrying industry. As on the high seas, operators across the sector should take extra care in keeping their sites safe and should pass on the lessons they learn to their peers across the industry. 

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A breath of fresh air with the right data

 

Clean air is one of the most basic and fundamental expectations for quality of life. As Roger Cudmore and Cameron S McNaughton discuss, regardless of where we live, we all want to be confident that the air we breathe isn’t going to harm our health, or the health of the living things in our environment.

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As heatwaves become more extreme, which jobs are riskiest?

 

Heat is more dangerous than the cold in most Australian regions. About two per cent of deaths in Australia between 2006 and 2017 were associated with the heat, and the estimate increases to more than four per cent in the nation’s northern and central parts.

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Integrated machine control bolsters hazardous rock face

 

When New Zealand contractor Fulton Hogan was awarded a contract to remediate a steep, unstable rock face overlooking the Port of Otago, it faced a number of challenges to deliver the project safely, within a tight budget, and in a highly visible location.

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