Geology, Geology Talk, International News, NewsRemnants of an ancient continent that stretched across Europe and broke apart 150 million years ago have been unearthed under Canada’s Baffin Island.
Editor's DeskTier 4 Final engines are not compulsory in Australia but, thanks to the innovations of OEMs, the nation is inexorably following the global transition in engine evolution. For operations feeling the ‘pressure’ to switch, how they approach the change could be vital to implementing fuel savings.
Editor's DeskWith social media increasingly becoming a potent tool in raising opposition to quarrying applications, <strong>Clayton Hill</strong> outlines what the IQA is doing in its own use of social media to set the record straight and turn around false perceptions.
Soap BoxThe efficient running of a quarry operation is dependent on the upkeep and maintenance of both fixed and mobile plant and equipment. In turn, maintenance also requires a commitment on the part of the operator to address long-term solutions, not just immediate problems.
Geology, Geology Talk, International News, NewsExcavations at two quarries in Wales provide new evidence of megalith quarrying 5000 years ago, according to a study led by London’s University College.
Geology TalkBucking the trend of delayed approvals and rejections, a Queensland council has given the green light to a regional quarry for granite extraction in less than four months.