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Industry doyen warns of post-COVID challenges

After more than 50 years of involvement with an OEM and supplier to the mining and aggregates industries in Australia, Dale Elphinstone is no stranger to the twists and turns of fickle economic conditions – but he remains ever the optimist.
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Hanson unhappy with rehabilitation refusal

Hanson Construction has had a work variation plan refused by the Victorian Earth Resources Regulator for the rehabilitation of the former Harkaway quarry.
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Rammer releases biodegradable grease

Rammer has launched BIO Tool Grease – a biodegradable grease for hydraulic rockbreakers – as part of its aim to help support more sustainable rockbreaking operations.
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Komatsu recycled plastics continue sustainable practices

Komatsu has introduced a sustainable packaging initiative to ensure the plastic bottles for its oil wear analysis (KOWA) samples contribute as little as possible to landfill.
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Holcim’s ocean plastic recovery strengthens circular economy

Holcim has enabled a plastic recovering, solar-powered catamaran to set sail in Germany with the ability to recover four tonnes of plastic per day for use in new products and alternative energy.
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Maintaining drill rig chains professionally

Drill rig chains work in some of the most challenging environments. High loads, abrasive conditions and exposure to dirt and dust mean these chains have a shorter service life than most other roller chains.
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Basalt boosts carbon capture and soil fertility

A multinational research team has discussed the use of finely ground silicate rock, such as basalt, in removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
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Surfactants testing offers encouraging outcomes

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.
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Wash recycling – at the most optimum

A sand washing plant, predominantly designed by an OEM for sand processing applications, has been successfully installed in a recycled aggregates operation.
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Learning from disasters: Recognising the signs

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.
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Opportunities for C&D materials to support growth of global cities

Resource recovery and utilising alternative construction materials to support urban growth came under the spotlight as part of a recent Engineering Insights virtual event hosted by wet processing industry experts CDE.

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