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Despite years of intensive research and practical applications, predictions in drill and blast scenarios remain as uncertain as ever. Kim Henley and Rob Domotor, of Orica, explain how stress waves work and how vibration is determined in rock formations.
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Jodi Goodall, of Brady Heywood, reviews some of the key concepts and learnings that arose out of a comprehensive review of fatal accidents in Queensland mines and quarries released in early 2020 – and why quarries should heed those learnings.
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A quarry-side cliff in Fremantle, Western Australia has been stabilised to ensure the safety of the state’s oldest building, the heritage-listed Round House.
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Work sites across Queensland’s extractive industries have been undertaking site safety resets in August and September to ensure safety measures are kept up to date across the state.
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National Safe Work Month is fast approaching and Safe Work Australia has announced the campaign theme for October.
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Adjusting tension in a drive belt can be a lot like tuning strings on a guitar. That is given the right tools are at hand to provide correct tension readings on the belt, and accurate calculations to determine the tensioning parameters.
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U-Haul trailers require robust bearing solutions for long hauls across Australian roadways. National business manager Wayne Miller says the company is on a mission: to exceed all expectations of trailer hire and provide the best hire experience in Australia.
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A lack of cabin pressure monitors on a quarry site might have a curious correlation to your operators seeking work elsewhere. These small but vital sensors from REDARC subsidiary Hummingbird Electronics can benefit not only the health of a quarry’s workforce, but the health of its machinery too.
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In quarrying, the containment and reduction of dust emissions is an ongoing concern and challenge. An Australian business with experience across the extractive industries has devised a dust reduction solution using the best equipment and testing techniques in modern science.
Injuries and fatalities in the extractive industry often occur – and reoccur – because of systemic failures. Tony Ferrazza explains how a course being run by the IQA on behalf of the NSW Resources Regulator is educating quarry professionals to recognise the underlying causes of past safety incidents in their own operations.