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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A well aligned solution

WebsterBSC Territory Manager, Luke Gee, says proper alignment of the rotating shaft in the hydrator is critical to the lime mixing process.

“The shaft has a very limited tolerance for misalignment. If it’s not perfectly aligned, the hydrator cannot mix the lime properly,” he explains.

Lovejoy Quick-Flex couplings by Timken are designed to eliminate the need for disassembling the driving equipment to replace the coupling insert. Their design eliminates mechanical interference between coupling hubs so that the urethane inserts can be quickly and easily replaced without removing the hubs.

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An invisible culprit is weakening our concrete, research finds

 

A team of researchers has found trace amounts of organic matter in concrete and asphalt can cause premature deterioration of the building materials.

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Rare opportunity to acquire a Mudgee-based Dolomite and Limestone quarry

 

Well known to the quarrying industry, the highly regarded Mudgee-based Mudgee Dolomite & Lime (MDL) is up for sale for the first time in 26 years. Read more

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