Announced as a core part of the ‘Good people. Good Jobs’ Queensland Workforce Strategy’ that is to be delivered over the course of 10 years, the Workforce Connect Fund is designed to increase investment and retention of workers in industry projects.
Used oil finds a use in manufacture of emulsion explosives
Orica has developed an automated used oil recycling service, that enables treated used oil from onsite operations to be used in the manufacture of quality emulsion for bulk explosives used in quarrying and mining applications. Read more
The new Liebherr crawler excavators
Liebherr has introduced a new range of crawler excavators of the 5.2 and 6.2 generations, weighing between 70 and 100 tonnes. The new Liebherr crawler excavators R 972, R 978 SME, R 992 and R 998 SME replace the R 966, R 970 SME, R 976 and R 980 SME models.
Successful zero-emissions electric truck trial a first
CHL, Holcim Australia and Janus Electric have announced the successful completion of their breakthrough zero-emissions electric truck trial in Queensland.
Bell B45E water tanker: The full package
With the proven Bell B45E ADT as its base, the Bell 38,000 litre Water Tanker is a fully integrated OEM solution providing innovative process automation and in-cab controls that deliver effortless production and boost performance.
Tricon delivers best of both worlds with MDS M515
MDS M515 trommels are renowned for their strength in heavy rock applications, predominantly used to sort large oversize material from blasted rocks.
Move over, concrete. “StarCrete” is here.
Scientists have ‘cooked up’ a revolutionary new material dubbed “StarCrete” that may be used, some day, in building homes on Mars.
Rock on: Crushing rocks could capture CO2 equivalent to the size of Germany
Breaking news out of Glasgow, Scotland: Researchers have discovered a revolutionary new method for trapping carbon dioxide that is guaranteed to rock your world. Literally.
Mornington Peninsula quarry engages with community
In a recent annual report on community funding for 2022, Peninsula Quarries Victoria revealed support for the wider community in grants for local sporting clubs, schools and community areas.
New leader for Safety and Sustainability at Komatsu
Quarry sits down with Henrietta Jukes, Komatsu Australia’s new General Manager for Safety and Sustainability.