Australia’s largest bulk handling event is being touted as a key opportunity for quarry operators to gain insight into innovations that will shape the future of dust control, safety, screening and crushing, productivity and more. Read more
Gyratory jaw crusher – with an edge
A customised gyratory jaw crusher solution is adding extra ‘teeth’ to a Western Australian extractive operation. Read more
Versatile, portable trommel suited to light and heavy materials
The MDS M412 tracked trommel is suitable for screening light material through to recycling demolition waste, in particular, cleaning dirty material up to 500mm in height. Read more
Submersible pumps prove their mettle in arduous conditions
A simple pump failure in a quarry can be costly, as production is stopped while a replacement is organised. However, there is now a low-cost back-up solution that can be deployed fast in an emergency. Read more
Screen media manufacturer innovates with custom solutions
A supplier of woven wire screens, poly and wire ripple screens, poly modular systems, rubber screens and modular systems, along with associated accessories, Locker has recently commissioned new weaving equipment at its Dandenong, Victoria facility.
Subcontinent producer pushes envelope with manufactured sand
River sand is a depleting resource across the globe and mining from the riverbed has been banned in many places. As an important raw material used in construction, there has been a dire need for an alternative to this ever-growing demand.
Has the evolution of washing entered a paradigm shift?
In the field of sand washing, major developments are few and far between. Some types of equipment actively used today were developed over a century ago, and many items are 50 years old. There are improvements over time, of course, in quality, tolerances, efficiencies, motors, bearings, wear parts, and so on. However, there are few transformative leaps in the actual washing process.
All-in-one washing plant advances case for manufactured sand
As manufactured sand grows on the Australian quarrying industry, so does demand for a plant specifically tailored to this application. Damian Christie spoke to Daniel Webber about how modular equipment is providing wet processing options for the driest of quarries.
Achieving savings through fines processing in the crushing circuit
As the quarrying industry experiments more with manufactured sand, so the focus falls on how to develop a process that maximises output while minimising energy and water consumption costs.
Is there a business case for crushed sand?
With access to natural sand limited either by natural attrition or legislative design, the quarrying industry worldwide is having to experiment with manufactured sand from conventional aggregate sources. Georg Diem and Francis Lacote explain why the answer is crushed sand.