The use of autonomous drills and haul trucks in the Australian mining industry is commonplace, but what about the quarry industry? Eltirus founder Steve Franklin explores.
Komatsu offers remanufacturing for DPFs
Komatsu has set up a remanufacturing facility for diesel particulate filters (DPFs) at its Fairfield head office in Sydney to address the increasing demand for low-emission diesel engines.
A win for quarries against urban encroachment
Written by Danaya Malenda.
The Victorian Planning Minister has modified the Planning and Environment Act 1987 to reflect favourably on both quarries and those living in the surrounding regions.
Post-flood infrastructure needs resilient rebuild: CCAA
Cement, Concrete & Aggregates Australia (CCAA) has lobbied all levels of government to consider the resilience of building materials in the wake of Australia’s east coast floods.
Boral boss says government can do more to facilitate growth
The National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation has hosted a webinar on Australia’s housing market in 2021-22 and beyond, with Boral’s Zlatko Todorcevski on the panel.
Victoria invests in quarry transformation
The Victoria Government has unveiled the Quarry Transformation Grants to accelerate the rehabilitation of former quarry sites across the state.
Queensland Planning Minister “calls in” recycling park
Steven Miles has superseded the Ipswich City Council over approval of the $50 million Wanless recycling park and landfill site.
Footpath stands in the way of silica sand expansion
The expansion of an established silica sand quarry, 150 kilometres north of London, England, has upset a local council over the temporary removal of two footpaths.
We’ll do it ourselves: Urea supply boosted by Strike
Strike Energy and Leigh Creek Energy (LCK) have taken pivotal steps to solidify Australia’s domestic supply of urea as the country deflects an AdBlue shortage.
Silica sands get the go-ahead, survey says
VRX Silica has completed archaeological and ethnographic surveys at its Arrow Smith silica sands projects in Western Australia to finalise Aboriginal heritage approvals.