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Negligent quarry executives to face 20 years’ prison under new legislation

To deter safety negligence in mines and quarries, the Queensland Parliament has passed new reforms that can sentence executives to 20 years' jail for the deaths of their workers.
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Achieving precise accuracy with third party load scales

Over the past four years, Komatsu New Zealand’s product support and technical teams have been working with customers and suppliers to ensure Komatsu wheel loaders achieve high accuracy and consistent results when fitted with third party load scales.
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Does long distance conveying equate to long-term savings benefits?

Conveyors have long been touted as an alternative to earthmoving vehicles for the cartage of aggregates on-site, particularly over long distances. However, what really are the pros and cons of long distance conveyors – in terms of finance, safety and the environment – and is bigger necessarily better?
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Local manufacturing pays off with helical bevel gearmotor sales

Bonfiglioli’s agitating applications, which offer a whole suite of locally assembled solutions, have recently been taken up by numerous quarries in Australia and New Zealand.
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Metso, Outotec make headway in merger completion

Metso and Outotec have announced a board of directors ahead of the two companies’ merger into a combined entity.
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Dynamic engineering geared at productivity, safety

  For many quarrying – and indeed materials handling – operations, conveyors are vital to the efficient and timely delivery …
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No problem with the curve: Rail running conveyor solutions

Larger quarries are increasingly looking for economical solutions to transporting aggregates from the face to the crushing circuit. A proposed curved rail running conveyor may yet provide an alternative to conventional transport by dump trucks and off-road vehicles.
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Satellite imagery can now determine air quality

Harmful air pollution could soon be identified using satellite images, which may open doors for quarries to tackle exposure of workers to high levels of dust and particulate matter emissions in their operations.
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Satellite-guided navigation technology for pinpoint drilling accuracy

Sandvik’s satellite-based drill rig navigation — TIM3D — allows for vastly superior drilling accuracy and productivity in quarrying applications.
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Caterpillar introduces cloud-based tech platform

Caterpillar's MineStar Edge platform is designed to complement its growing range of digital technologies.
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Quarry Supplier Directory 2020-21 – don’t miss out!

  There is still time to register your business for the 2020-21 Quarry Supplier Directory, which closes in a few …

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