IQA seminar highlights proactive, preventative approaches to safety

The Institute of Quarrying Australia’s Queensland branch held its second health and safety seminar in Queensland on 10 November to promote further dialogue about ways to improve the industry’s approach to work health and safety issues.
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T40

Hole navigation ensures reliable drilling practice, delivers smooth operation

  Epiroc has cemented itself as a leader in drill rig technology – so much so that about 95 per cent of orders for its SmartROC drill rigs include its Hole Navigation System. Read More
gearbox

Gearbox solution keeps the earth moving

As a Technical Specialist in Power Transmission for CBC, it’s Milan Sreckov’s responsibility to assess the performance of power transmission equipment in customer applications.
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National Safe Work Month: think safe. work safe. be safe.

National Safe Work Month is fast approaching and Safe Work Australia has announced that ‘think safe. work safe. be safe.’ will be the theme of the campaign this October.
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belt tensioning

Tune it right: Easy guide to belt tensioning

Adjusting tension in a drive belt can be a lot like tuning strings on a guitar. That is given the right tools are at hand to provide correct tension readings on the belt, and accurate calculations to determine the tensioning parameters.
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Managing regulatory and environmental challenges to extend quarry’s viability

A concrete and quarrying producer has successfully sought the assistance of a consultancy and engineering specialist on a variety of complex consent applications.
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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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3D printed concrete could be the future of construction

Engineers from Brunel University in London have embarked on a three-year project to develop 3D-printed interlocking building blocks using recycled building waste materials.
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