Improving concrete usage via testing of manufactured sand
The construction industry is facing a growing shortage of natural sand because of depleted reserves, extraction or transportation costs, or environmental restrictions. Although not Read more
Blasting challenges in advanced vibration management
Orica recently completed a blasting project in the Brisbane CBD, working within tight environmental constraints. The civil development project serves as an interesting case Read more
Water additive for efficiency
It will reduce the amount of water needed to suppress dust on haul roads and to reduce the cost of operating water trucks and Read more
ACE hints at signs of growth
The expo attracted visitors from the construction, mining, engineering, landscaping, public works, recruitment and training sectors.
Many exhibitors reported strong leads at the inaugural show. Read more
Long life bearings
This series of spherical roller bearings are perfect for difficult applications as they offer good performance and long life. The DUROTECT bore coating controls Read more
Local aggregate producers win awards in Tasmania
Companies represented at the event included Boral Construction Materials Group, Hazell Bros Group, Hanson, Lloyds North and Hydro Tasmania.
A large contingent from the Read more
Geoscience congress discusses future mineral needs
Resources ministers from around the world went to Brisbane to participate including the Australian Minister for Resources and Energy Martin Ferguson, Russian Deputy Minister Read more
Project aims to ?UNCOVER? Australia?s mineral wealth
The Australian Academy of Science (AAS) chose Federal Resources Minister Martin Ferguson to officially launch UNCOVER at the International Geologic Congress in Brisbane.
The Read more
Artistic design of Lindfield quarry
Mae Matthews recently presented the painting by her grandmother, Helen Matthews, to Ku-ring-gai Mayor Jennifer Anderson and it will become part of the Council?s Read more