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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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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Sizing and gaining the most from your mining excavators and haulers

 

In the extractive industries, it is important to match excavators to your haul trucks to lower your total cost of ownership (TCO). If they are mismatched, you will be inefficient and burn extra fuel. If you can mitigate that, you will lower your operating costs over time and start realising higher profits as a result.

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The Johari Window model: A feedback model of self-awareness

 

The Johari Window model is a psychological test that sets out to improve self-awareness and relations within a group – and between groups. Mike Cameron explains how it works – and how quarries could potentially implement it in their operations.

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