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Holcim announces job vacancy for NSW/ACT General Manager of Aggregates

Holcim is seeking a candidate with strong experience in the aggregates industry to fill a the critical role as General Manager for the aggregates division in NSW/ACT.
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Does long distance conveying equate to long-term savings benefits?

Conveyors have long been touted as an alternative to earthmoving vehicles for the cartage of aggregates on-site, particularly over long distances. However, what really are the pros and cons of long distance conveyors – in terms of finance, safety and the environment – and is bigger necessarily better?
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Dynamic engineering geared at productivity, safety

  For many quarrying – and indeed materials handling – operations, conveyors are vital to the efficient and timely delivery …
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No problem with the curve: Rail running conveyor solutions

Larger quarries are increasingly looking for economical solutions to transporting aggregates from the face to the crushing circuit. A proposed curved rail running conveyor may yet provide an alternative to conventional transport by dump trucks and off-road vehicles.
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Geoscientist jobs remain resilient despite COVID-19 hit

  Although recent unemployment rates for geoscientists have not been encouraging, the industry is being urged to retain them because …
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Quarries hit virtual classrooms amid COVID-19 lockdown

The Shelly Company has introduced a virtual quarry tour for primary school students in the United States as an alternative method to its hands-on quarry education program.
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Mining heavyweights trust ‘unbreakable’ Timken bearing units

The best thing about the Timken spherical roller bearing solid-block housed units is that there’s no way you can break them,” says Mark Bristowe, who manages BSC’s Mulgrave branch in Melbourne.
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Skirting system helps to defeat dust in extractive operation

    Fenner Dunlop has successfully installed an enclosed skirting system in a bid to reduce copious dust emissions and …
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Coronavirus protection: Tips for aggregates producers

  Coronavirus has undoubtedly taken industries globally by surprise. However, as Kevin Garcia explains, well prepared teams in the aggregates …
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Eccentric roll crusher shrugs off the ‘ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ tag

Productivity is one of the key facets to operating a successful quarry. In a bid to provide quarries and mines with technology that enhances throughput, a German OEM has crammed a lot of power into a compact eccentric roll crusher. 
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$130bn wage package to help businesses

The Morrison government has announced a financial rescue plan for Australia’s workforce during the coronavirus, providing six million workers with a fortnightly wage subsidy of $1500 per person.

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