IQA
Education, Events, Features, Industry News, News

Re-Think, Re-Source, Re-Engage at Newcastle for 2021

The countdown is on for the 63rd National IQA Conference (IQA2021) in Newcastle from 5 to 7 October, 2021.
Elphinstone
Case Studies, Editor's Desk, Features, Industry News, Management, Materials Handling, Mobile Plant, News, Plant & Equipment

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.
Industry News, Management, Materials Handling, News, Supplier News

Boral announces board changes after Seven Group acquires majority ownership

  Boral Limited has announced changes to its Board of Directors after Seven Group Holdings closed its Offer to buy …
Hanson
Environmental News, Geology, Industry News, News, Recycling, Regulation, Regulation News

Hanson unhappy with rehabilitation refusal

Hanson Construction has had a work variation plan refused by the Victorian Earth Resources Regulator for the rehabilitation of the former Harkaway quarry.
Rammer
Attachments, Crushing, Environmental News, Environmental Products, Industry News, Load & Haul, Maintenance, Maintenance Products, Materials Handling, New Products, News, Plant & Equipment, Supplier News

Rammer releases biodegradable grease

Rammer has launched BIO Tool Grease – a biodegradable grease for hydraulic rockbreakers – as part of its aim to help support more sustainable rockbreaking operations.
Environmental News, Environmental Products, Industry News, Maintenance, Maintenance Products, News, Recycling, Supplier News

Komatsu recycled plastics continue sustainable practices

Komatsu has introduced a sustainable packaging initiative to ensure the plastic bottles for its oil wear analysis (KOWA) samples contribute as little as possible to landfill.
plastic
Conveying, Environmental News, Environmental Products, Industry News, International News, News, Recycling

Holcim’s ocean plastic recovery strengthens circular economy

Holcim has enabled a plastic recovering, solar-powered catamaran to set sail in Germany with the ability to recover four tonnes of plastic per day for use in new products and alternative energy.
drill rig chain
Attachments, Case Studies, Drill & Blast, Industry News, Maintenance, Maintenance Products, Materials Handling, New Products, News, OH&S Products, Other Products, Supplier News

Maintaining drill rig chains professionally

Drill rig chains work in some of the most challenging environments. High loads, abrasive conditions and exposure to dirt and dust mean these chains have a shorter service life than most other roller chains.
weighing
Materials Handling, New Products, News, Other Products

In search of a portable vehicle weighing system

Weighbridges are a big investment, time-consuming to construct, and difficult, if not impossible, to transport elsewhere. To conquer this, National Weighing & Instruments has developed the SPT-28.
Young Members
Education, Industry News, Materials Handling, News, Processing, Training

IQA Young Members enjoy rare visit to construction materials sites

Members of the IQA's South Australian Young Members Network have recently had a rare opportunity to view two key businesses at work: Penrice Quarry and the Adelaide Brighton Cement manufacturing plant.
basalt
Crushing, Environmental News, Environmental Products, Geology, Geology Talk, International News, News

Basalt boosts carbon capture and soil fertility

A multinational research team has discussed the use of finely ground silicate rock, such as basalt, in removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

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