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The Johari Window model: A feedback model of self-awareness

  The Johari Window model is a psychological test that sets out to improve self-awareness and relations within a group …
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SA safety authority launches variations to mine managers regulations

  SafeWork South Australia has announced that effective from 2021, it will introduce additional mine manager competency requirements for quarry …
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Is building for the next 1000 years an inconceivable idea?

  Take a look at the ancient world and you can see things were built for permanence and legacy – …
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Crawler excavator combines performance, flexibility for bulk materials contractor

  A European civil construction company has upgraded to a next generation crawler excavator to fulfil contract work for a …
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Optimising concrete with recycled sand, aggregates

Virgin sand and aggregates have long been touted for their strength and quality over recycled aggregates. However, as Eunan Kelly explains, the quality and structural integrity of recycled sand and aggregates is now as good - if not better - than the originals.
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Limestone business profits from smarter washing solution

American aggregates producer H&H Stone has successfully generated more than two million tonnes of in-spec concrete sand from a previous waste stream material.
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Wodonga quarry opens door to flexibility with washing circuit

During COVID-19, quarrying has proven its worth as an essential sector. On the Victorian border, activity has been especially high at Barro Wodonga Quarries, where the set-up of an integrated crushing and washing plant has defied the uncertainty of the pandemic. Damian Christie reports.
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Breakthrough for WA producer in Asian sand market

A newly established Western Australian quarry business has become the first of its kind to export construction aggregates to Singapore. Nickolas Zakharia spoke to Australasian Sands International director Steven Della Bona about the prospects of the young company.
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Slate quarry strike reaches 120-year anniversary

The Great Penrhyn Strike at the Penrhyn Quarry in the town of Bethesda, Wales lasted three years from 22 November, 1900, with a new tour retelling the story of what occurred.
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METS companies join forces to push grants

Australian METS companies LarkinSykes Advisory, Stellar Consulting Services and AR Consulting are collaborating to assist METS apply for business incentives.
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Belt cleaning: just deal with it

Why expend any time or effort into cleaning the conveyor belt when it’s only going to become dirty again? As Bradley Owen of Kinder Australia explains, producers that pay close attention to the belt will be able to employ a range of belt cleaning solutions that are cost-effective and enhance the belt’s efficiency.