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US made stackers make mark for WA contractor

Western Australian distributor 888 Crushing and Screening Equipment has recently supplied a pair of 42m long x 900mm wide Telestacker conveyor units to Rapid Crushing in Perth. The Telestacker units are manufactured to Australian standards by Superior Industries, a US-based company with a fast growing client base in Australia. 
Environmental News

A Few Timing Concepts

Timing has long been considered the ?dark art? of the blasting process, even with the advent of computer timing and blast design packages. Brent Buffham explains why timing in some cases is still a misunderstood aspect of the blasting process and how to address timing gaps.
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US quarry giant loses seven year battle

<div>After seven years of protracted debate, Granite Construction of Watsonville, California has lost its appeal to develop an open pit mine near Temecula in California.</div><div><br></div>
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Overcoming stockpile limitations in mobile operations

The growing trend towards tracked mobile crushing and screening operations has led to operators reviewing their material handling processes.
Supplier News

Stonehenge’s quarry discovered

The world?s most famous rocks, Stonehenge, have long been the world?s most mysterious - until now.
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Residents rally against Gold Coast quarry

Residents in Queensland?s Tallebudgera Valley are redoubling their efforts to oppose Boral?s proposed Gold Coast Quarry at Reedy Creek in southeast Queensland.
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Carbon tax: small business not immune

KPMG has warned small business will be affected by the introduction of the carbon tax, with the costs of permits from the country?s biggest polluters being passed on.
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Heavy fines for unlawful quarrying

A Mackay earthmover might be regretting his decision to filch sand from a local creek without permission, as the 45 year-old faces a $28,000 fine for removing quarry material without an allocation notice.
Environmental News

Powerscreen launches industry-first app

Crushing, screening and washing has moved definitively into the 21st century, with Powerscreen recently releasing a new app for smartphone devices.
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Major project announced by Sandvik, Boral

In late September, Sandvik Mining and Construction signed a major contract with Boral Limited. The order includes design, supply, installation and commissioning of a new quarry plant for Boral?s Peppertree site in New South Wales.
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Dust suppression nozzles

A new type of dust control nozzle for conveyor transfer points, dump pits and loading hoppers has been released by Spray Nozzle Engineering.