Eltirus founder Steve Franklin writes on how the industry has never had greater access to data than we do now and yet, in many cases, quarry operators either don’t use it at all or don’t make full use of it – why is this and what can be done about it?
New Building and Construction board for Queensland announced
Overseeing the activities and functions of QLD’s building industry regulator, the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC), a new board has been appointed to transition the commission into a customer-focused and insights-driven regulator.
Heavy vehicle driving qualification push in WA
Through the Heavy Vehicle Driving Operations Skill Set offered in Western Australia, more than 230 graduates of the program have found employment after acquisition of heavy rigid (HR) licences.
Sandvik acquires optimisation software provider
Evidence of Roman invasion unearthed at Scottish quarry
A recent archaeological dig at a quarry in Scotland found evidence of a potential Roman battle on a former ironworking settlement, with some findings dating back to around 2000 BCE.
Mental health & wellbeing awareness supported by IQA
See US, be US
Groundwork Plus environmental consultant Johannah Mannix has loved every step of her journey in the extractives industry.
The mystery of king herod’s bathtubs
Herod “the Great” was a Jewish Roman king that ruled Judea in the second half of the first century BC.
Soil put to the test: A proficiency testing program
Proficiency Testing Australia has completed the 31st round of a soils proficiency testing program on the determination of California Bearing Ratio (CBR) in soil.
Position Partners increase quarry productivity with loader scales
With a growing emphasis on Chain of Responsibility legislation and improving productivity, access to accurate weight information and keeping track of loads has never been more important, which is where Position Partners come in.