New ProductsWith nine months to go until the next edition of the world?s biggest outdoor quarrying, recycling and heavy construction exhibition, organisers have confirmed that 91 per cent of exhibition space at Hillhead 2012 has been filled, including major suppliers such as Volvo, Sandvik, Metso, Terex Group, Caterpillar, Liebherr and Bell Equipment.
Mobile PlantIn the city of Irau?uba, in the Cear? state in Brazil?s northeast, a Sandvik QA450 triple-deck screener, QH330 cone crusher and QJ340 jaw crusher are taking an active role in renovation works on the BR-222 motorway, which joins the cities of Fortaleza and Sobral.
Maintenance ProductsThe NMSF has been a work in progress since 2002. Graham Terrey explains how its nationalcertification and competency-based assessments might become a reality.
Maintenance ProductsAn impressive work ethic and commitment has enabled Mitch Gimm to make the successful transition from student trainee to employment with construction materials major Holcim.
Environmental ProductsDespite the wind, rain and fire that has engulfed our nation in the last three months, the prevailing mood amongst economists is that the national economy is set for a boom time, fuelled by the demand for commodities from China, India and parts of South East Asia. Even the storm clouds that devastated Queensland may not be without their own proverbial silver lining ? in the form of renewed infrastructure and reconstruction activity.
OH&S ProductsWith the quarrying industry facing major recruitment challenges, Box Hill Institute believes that its curriculum can as much support professional development and career planning along the way as it offers skills and award qualifications at the end.