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Friendly competition as quarries turn to ‘super excavator’

It was going to be the ultimate in one-upmanship. The two largest quarries servicing the giant $NZD850 million ($AUD800 million) Transmission Gulley motorway project in Wellington, New Zealand – one of the most complex in the nation’s history – were each looking for a way to bring new efficiency to the job and win major business.
Environmental Products, Features, Materials Handling, Plant & Equipment, Processing, Recycling, Sand Processing, Supplier News

Water management in the extractive industries

Pressure is on extractive operators globally to employ technologies that reuse water responsibly. Business development managers for a sand washing manufacturer discuss the challenges, costs and logistics of developing a washing plant that satisfies local and international regulations.
Case Studies, Features, Load & Haul, Materials Handling, Supplier News

Quarry-spec machines excel in shipping, rail loading

  An ASX-listed bulk materials and logistics giant with expertise in mine and port solutions has in recent years enjoyed …
Case Studies, Environmental News, Features, Industry News, Materials Handling, News, Recycling

Alex Fraser: A year in review

In 2019, Alex Fraser Group, one of Australia’s largest recycled aggregates producers, officially flicked the switch on two glass recycling and sustainable asphalt plants at its Laverton site. Damian Christie spoke to Peter Murphy about the site’s recycled aggregate operations on the first anniversary of the opening.
Industry News, News, Road Transport, Supplier News

Major WA road construction to begin in September

Road works for the $175 million Albany Ring Road in Western Australia are scheduled to commence in September, with the promise of hundreds of local jobs.
Industry News, Load & Haul, Mobile Plant, News, Supplier News

Earthmoving equipment supplier supports mobile crushing, screening contractor in time of need

Pro Crush, a Queensland-based mobile crushing and screening business, has continued its operations during COVID-19 thanks to support from suppliers such as RDO Equipment.
Features, HR, Industry News, Management, News, OH&S News, Regulation, Regulation News, Safety, Training

Brady report on Queensland quarry fatalities explained

As part of an educational session for the quarrying industry, forensic structural engineer Dr Sean Brady has presented his recommendations on how the industry can reduce its fatality, serious accident and high potential incident rates.
Conveying, Crushing, Industry News, International News, News, Sand Processing, Screens & Feeders, Supplier News

Metso Outotec merger sets sights on tomorrow

Metso has officially merged its minerals business with Outotec to form a new company with aims to become an industry leader across the minerals, aggregates, metals refining and recycling industries.
Industry News, News, OH&S News, Regulation, Regulation News, Safety, Supplier News

Queensland industrial manslaughter offences put into effect

Queensland’s hard-hitting mine and quarry safety laws have become active as of 1 July, with senior officers facing potentially more severe penalties for workplace fatalities.
Industry News, News, OH&S News, Regulation, Regulation News, Safety

NSW promotes dust health competency in quarries, mines

The New South Wales Mine Safety Advisory Council is striving to wipe away the threat of dust at mines and quarries through a new awareness campaign, as the state ramps up its crackdown on dust exposure.

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