Breakthrough for WA producer in Asian sand market

A newly established Western Australian quarry business has become the first of its kind to export construction aggregates to Singapore. Nickolas Zakharia spoke to Australasian Sands International director Steven Della Bona about the prospects of the young company.
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Strategic ‘on the ground’ efficiency via conveyors assists leading frac sand producer

A North American frac sand producer has achieved significant savings in its bulk handling operations by turning to mobile, stackable conveyors over traditional loading and transport systems.
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Mobile jaw proves its mettle in Victorian metro quarry project

A reputable mobile jaw crusher has been incorporated in a local quarry business to help deliver the Mordialloc Freeway project in Victoria. 
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Mobile dust suppression unit impresses in the field

A fast and effective mobile dust suppression solution for quarrying has emerged from the thoughtful collaboration of two local companies. Nickolas Zakharia reports.
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Hanson vows to protect koalas, wildlife after Brandy Hill approval

Hanson has told Quarry about its plans to reduce the environmental impacts of the Brandy Hill quarry expansion in New South Wales after it was approved by Federal Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley.
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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.
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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 enormous success with a suite of earthmoving products encompassing quarry-spec loaders, excavators and dozers. Damian Christie reports. Read More
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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.
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