Grand old age for Canyon

America?s tourist Mecca the Grand Canyon is under scrutiny as geologists debate its age. This follows a new study that argues it may be older than first thought.
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Joints, humpback whales and quarries

Knowledge of geological joints is essential in ensuring the economic extraction of crushed stone. Bill Langer explains why detailed studies of joint sets should be included in the exploration and quarrying process.
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Making the industry more appealing to women

It is time for the quarry industry to not only open its doors to more women workers but to explore more flexible work practices and innovative shift arrangements that will attract more younger people to the industry, IQA President Wayne Scott recommends.
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Sustaining environmental management through training

In line with requests from its members, the IQA later this month conducts two PDP workshops on environmental management. Facilitator Clayton Hill explains why environmental considerations are becoming ingrained in a quarry?s daily operations and why they cannot be ignored.
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Peter Mayo: The travelling quarryman

It is not unusual for individuals associated with the quarrying industry to have to travel extensively during their career. Peter Mayo is no exception - his travels began at an early age and continued for almost a lifetime. Doug Prosser tells Peter’s story.
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Jump Starter

Designed for the sole purpose of jump starting and simple to operate, Projecta?s ?Sure Start? jump starters are available in three models including 12V and 12/24V units. 
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