Mobile trends: Looking to the past as a guide to the future

As we near the end of a turbulent year, what does the future hold for the quarrying industry and the broader mobile crushing and screening solutions segment? Precisionscreen general manager Paul Kerr tells Damian Christie why we need to look back on the past to be inspired for the future.
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safety

Brisbane company first to be convicted of industrial manslaughter

Workplace fatalities are tragic and devastating events. In order to reflect the seriousness of these incidents, some jurisdictions across Australia have amended their work health and safety laws to establish the offence of industrial manslaughter, where the negligent conduct by a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) or officers causes the death of a worker.
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Air decking and the environment

Air decking in blasting enables explosive energy to act repeatedly in separate pulses on the surrounding rock mass, rather than instantly, as in concentrated charge blasting. Varidrill director Steve Gilmartin reveals how air decking can reduce carbon emissions and provide other benefits in blasting.
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Innovative walkway designs that improve safety

When it comes to plant design and maintenance, ensuring your equipment is in working order is vital. Equally as vital is the support structures around your crushing and screening plant. Have you given much thought to making your metal walkways as safe as possible?
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Down the hole gel marks paradigm shift in stemming tech

It’s been a work in progress for four years but a longstanding dust control company has devised an innovative alternative to conventional rock stemming in blasting. Mason Trouchet, of Rainstorm Dust Control, spoke to Damian Christie about the company’s new stem gel product.
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