Elphinstone

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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Know Yourself: James Rowe – self-development and personal growth challenges

In this second chapter of a seven-part series on the characteristics of effective leadership, South Australian IQA member and Groundwork Plus director James Rowe recounts his experiences of developing leadership credentials in the quarrying industry, as told to mentor Mike Cameron.
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NSW quarries and concrete health and safety seminar talks silica

The New South Wales divisions of the IQA and Cement Concrete Aggregates Australia held the recent Quarries & Concrete Health and Safety Seminar, headlined by the NSW Resources Regulator’s Garvin Burns and HeidelbergCement’s Klaus Hormann.
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Modern dump trucks highlight advantages of renting

Since 2005, Delta Rent, a subsidiary of the diversified, turnkey contracting service for urban and industrial landscapes, has certainly seen its equipment grow in size and quantity, and the latest addition to the family is no exception to that mantra.
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Komatsu

Why quarrying fares well in inclusion, diversity stakes

  With the national dialogue in the past few months having centred around the safety and respect of women in politics and beyond, Damian Christie discusses where he rates the quarrying industry in that mix – and he believes the industry has a a record in which it can be proud. Read More

Passing on safety lessons – in the pit and on the water

Editor of Quarry Magazine, Damian Christie, finds his love for sailing akin to the trials of the quarrying industry. As on the high seas, operators across the sector should take extra care in keeping their sites safe, lest they fall to the might of the waves of regulation.
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