Mackay will be the host city for the 10th Queensland Mining & Engineering (QME) exhibition to be held from 24 to 26 July, 2012 at the Mackay Showgrounds and also at the Mackay Entertainment & Convention Centre.
Training operators to work safely and productively in quarrying operations delivers skills improvement. Now, a new trend has companies analysing skills development and measuring its impact on the bottom line. Alexander Robinson explains.
To achieve energy efficiency - and ultimately carbon reduction - in the drill and blast process is a matter of continuous trial and error. Olav Kvist explains how it boils down to personnel and the information and tools at their disposal.
On-board weighing systems for wheel loaders can improve efficiency and reduce costs, especially for projects that would otherwise require the installation of a mobile weighbridge, according to an earthmoving and civil construction contractor.