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On offer: joint venture opportunity, less than two hours from Perth

A proven granite/blue metal quarry located near Dowerin, approximately two hours from Perth,Western Australia, is looking for a joint venture …

John Deere is “all in” as it previews its largest CONEXPO-CON/AGG presence to date

John Deere will have its largest presence ever at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2023 this March in Las Vegas.

New chief executive for Southern Ports Authority

Western Australia’s Ports Minister Rita Saffioti has announced Keith Wilks as the new chief executive of Southern Ports Authority.

Cemex to acquire Atlantic Minerals

Global building materials company Cemex has signed a definitive agreement for the purchase of the assets of Canadian company Atlantic …

Property Council of Australia appoints new chief executive

The Property Council of Australia today announced the appointment of Mike Zorbas as the new chief executive of the organisation.

Global blasting player to increase Australian market share with strong acquisitions

Global blasting player Enaex is doubling down on its expansion into the Australian mining scene, with two new acquisitions solidifying …
Cummins

Cummins to exhibit fuel agnostic engine at CONEXPO 2023

Cummins has announced plans to showcase the company’s new fuel-agnostic 15-litre engine platform with hydrogen, biogas and advanced diesel engines …

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polyurethane

Polyurethane mats from Red Star the way of the future

Polyurethane (PU) tension mats are used for impact and abrasion-resistant applications, offering longer life, more flexibility and low noise generation …
John Deere

John Deere has future-focused machinery

As part of the effort to make quarrying more sustainable, heavy machinery manufacturers like John Deere are rolling out all-electric …

Heidelberg Materials acquires Mick George Group

Heidelberg Materials has announced the acquisition of the Mick George Group, a leading construction and demolition waste recycler in the …
Volvo

Hydraulic hybrid from Volvo is a helping hand

A more environmentally conscious version of the previous Volvo EC300E excavator, the new Hybrid model operates with a diesel engine …

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Xylem supplies water-tight solutions for quarrying activities

Xylem
Providing equipment for water treatment, transport and dewatering in quarrying sites, Xylem provides purpose-fit equipment that suits any point of …

Komatsu’s expanded electric offerings on show at bauma

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Komastu has offered a preview into the future of the construction and mining industry, with a large presence at bauma …

VC2000 is victorious in revolutionising drum cutters

VC2000
Featured at the bauma 2022 exhibition in October, the VC2000 represents a shift in the traditional way in which drum …

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Concretions

Concretions: Inexplicable spherical rocks

Though concretions are almost perfectly smooth and round, these rock formations are in fact completely naturally occurring.
Roman

Evidence of Roman invasion unearthed at Scottish quarry

A recent archaeological dig at a quarry in Scotland found evidence of a potential Roman battle on a former ironworking …
King herod

The mystery of king herod’s bathtubs

Herod “the Great” was a Jewish Roman king that ruled Judea in the second half of the first century BC.  …
Quarrying

Quarrying: an 13,000 year old art

While modern quarrying is a hot topic, University of Wyoming researchers and Wyoming’s state archaeologist have looked 13,000 years into …

Education

future leaders

Komatsu pioneers innovation hub for young future leaders

As part of the ongoing relationship Komatsu maintains with the Clontarf Foundation, Komatsu has showcased a newly built Komatsu Innovation …
lubrication

An intelligent lubrication system combines predictive maintenance with lubrication automation

As industries move into the future, reliable and intelligent lubrication solutions are a must to get the uptime in which …
SKF

Meet your specific requirements for power transmission systems 

Discover ways to raise the performance of power transmission systems in the face of diminishing time and resources, and keep …
STEM

Industry focused STEM skills distributed to students

Students from Biloela State High School and Redeemer Lutheran College were given the chance to build industry competitive STEM skills, …
SEW-Eurodrive

SEW-EURODRIVE gets behind concrete recycling facility

When construction and demolition materials recycling specialist Alex Fraser Group needed geared motors to support its sophisticated materials handling facility, …
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