With the factory fire extinguished several years ago, you would think that manufacturing capacity would have been restored by now. Yet, it is not Read more
ADT upgrade showcases latest in safety and innovation
Hitachi Construction Machinery (Australia) Pty Ltd (HCA) is the national distributor of Bell articulated dump trucks (ADTs) in Australia. Since early 2010, customers have Read more
Education invites engagement
However, the downside to this impending renewedeconomic activity is Australia?s skilled labour shortage.We are now in a period where more people retire from the Read more
Skills recognition, qualifications A starting point at Box Hill
The quarrying, surface mining and extractive industries in 2011 face a major challenge ? finding skilled labour to replace the ageing population and recruiting/training Read more
What?s happening with the national mining competence strategy?
The National Mine Safety Framework (NMSF) pre-dated the push for harmonisation of occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation, and has been distracted by it, Read more
Willingness to learn pays off for school ambassador
Mitch Gimm?s story is one that gets quite a few people excited. And it?s no wonder.
The 18-year old is running a $4 million plant Read more
PTG recommends changes to MRRT
On 21 December, 2010, the Policy Transition Group (PTG), headed by former BHP Billiton chairman Don Argus and the Federal Resources and Energy Minister Read more
Subtle changes in R&D tax credit transition
One of the big issues impacting claimants is uncertainty whether the current programme will remain as it is, or whether proposed changes will become Read more
70 tonner at top of crawler range
Doosan’s largest crawler excavator, the DX700LC, is designed for heavy-duty quarrying and mining applications.
Powered by a 345kW turbocharged diesel engine, the DX700LC Read more
Quarry’s 2011 Mobile Crushing and Screening Guide
This year, the guide has 150 listings of mobile crushers and screens from suppliers to the Australasian quarry market (refer to page 42 for Read more