We all know geology – and quarrying – contributes enormously to our infrastructure and our lifestyles. As Bill Langer explains, geology also plays a crucial role in the fermentation of one of life’s other great necessities. Read more
Smectite clay – a dog’s best friend!
About 10 years ago I wrote a column for Quarry (April 2008) called “Food for Thought”. The theme of the article was about geophagia Read more
Green light to reopen regional site
The Riversdale Road Quarry is located in Kandanga, in south-east Queensland. On behalf of landowner Ashley Trompf, Martoo Consulting put forth a development application Read more
Quarry granted right to significantly increase operations
Two years after a New South Wales operator applied to increase production by an additional 167 per cent, a court-sanctioned conciliation has granted consent to the operation.
Powerful, high output tracked cone
A powerful Caterpillar C18 twin turbo engine drives a Cedarapids MVP450X all roller bearing cone crusher, known for producing high spec products with exceptional Read more
Council goes mobile for road construction program
Historically, the council works department has called in subcontractors to process materials in its many borrow pits, to provide the necessary roadbase Read more
Safety award for remote explosive loading unit
Tasmanian iron ore miner Grange Resources and engineering consultant pitt&sherry have shared the honours for an innovative solution that protects mine personnel from open Read more
Revenge of the Gravel Monkeys
Bill Langer explains why he would like to take The Big Bang Theory’s main character, Sheldon Cooper, by the scruff of his neck out into the desert to teach him a thing or two about the importance of geology. Read more
iPhone to convey more information
Drive options on mobile crushers: mechanical or hydraulic?
Drive options are a topic of discussion guaranteed to provoke disagreement and confusion amongst design engineers and crushing plant users alike. Traditionally, the crusher Read more