Maintenance Products

Fully-Integrated Mining Management System

Cat MineStar system integrates newly expanded capabilities for a comprehensive and scalable management system.
Mobile Plant

Thumbs-up for Govt Response to Employment Taskforce Report

The Federal Government has released its official response to the National Resources Sector Employment Taskforce?s report, <i>Resourcing the Future</i>.
OH&S Products

MACH1040 Gigabit Ethernet switches

Hirschmann MACH 1040 switches are ideally suited for use in the extractive industries, and Belden's Layer 3 hardware and software solution makes it possible to use all Gigabit Ethernet switches from the Hirschmann MACH1040 family as routers. A single rack unit (1RU), the Hirschmann MACH1040 features combination Gigabit Ethernet ports.
Mobile Plant

Brazilians on the road to success with mobile train

In 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.
Mobile Plant

Seal system offers protection for workers against dust

Mine and quarry workers are exposed each year to inhaling airborne crystalline silica dust and face the very serious health threat known as silicosis.
Maintenance Products

Facing the future of carbon with sustainability

The impending carbon price has contributed to lively debate. However, managing energy and emissions with long-term, sustainable solutions may provide win?win outcomes for many industries, argues <b>Michael Loke</b>.
OH&S Products

Academic centre leads research into sustainable mining practices

With pressures on mining ever increasing, the extractive industries can now benefit from the research and education initiatives of a think-tank dedicated to advocating sustainable mining practices. <b>David Laurence</b> and <b>Simit Raval</b> report.
New Products

Spray nozzles ? a guide to dust suppression

Spray nozzle selection is not an exact science, often due to the nature of dust itself. <b>Stuart Morgan</b> discusses the types of spray nozzles available and the basic principles that are common to their use in dust suppression applications.
New Products

Innovations and best practice showcased in Queensland, WA

The Queensland and Western Australian branches of Cement Concrete and Aggregates Australia (CCAA) held their editions of the Environment Health and Safety (EHS) Awards in September. Construction materials businesses on both sides of the continent were acknowledged for their contributions to environmental innovation and commitment to best practice in health and safety.
New Products

Promising outlook for Hillhead 2012

With 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.
OH&S Products

Skills recognition, qualifications A starting point at Box Hill

With 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.
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