new Terex SI Screen

Machines of best fit: OEM recommends vibrating screens

As the distinctive identities of many products in the crushing and screening sector give way to rationalisation over time, one OEM is staying dedicated to offering the aggregates industry the best of its screens and feeders – across five different brands. John Flynn explains. 

Tricon levels-up with Superior conveyors

Superior Industries, US-based manufacturer for Tricon Equipment, has released a new model of TeleStacker conveyor for dry loading of trucks and ships.
new Terex SI Screen

Machines of best fit: OEM recommends vibrating screens

As the distinctive identities of many products in the crushing and screening sector give way to rationalisation over time, one OEM is staying dedicated to offering the aggregates industry the best of its screens and feeders – across five different brands. John Flynn explains. 

Andromeda’s meteoric rise continues at Great White

The rise of Andromeda Metals has raised eyebrows in 2021, as its Great White halloysite-kaolin mine in South Australia has progressed from mining application to an offtake agreement worth more than $49 million per year.
SmartROC T45

A quarry-spec drill rig – for applications big and small

When the tendering process is heating up and businesses require the most versatile and intelligent drill rigs available, Epiroc has proven its machines can be the deciding factor in getting deals over the line.

Dry hired plant plays critical role in West Gate Project

The West Gate Tunnel Project is part of Victoria’s Big Build program and is designed to provide a viable second river crossing to take trucks out of Melbourne’s inner city residential zones.

Boral releases Target’s Statement on SGH Offer

Boral has presented a comprehensive Target’s Statement as to why its shareholders should not accept an off-market Offer from Seven Group Holdings (SGH) to purchase all non-SGH-owned Boral shares.

NSW Regulator works on heavy vehicle education

A targeted awareness campaign by the NSW Resources Regulator has sought to engage 13,000 workers in the importance of collision avoidance for heavy mining equipment.

‘We Built This City’ – GSR under the spotlight

As part of CDE Global’s Engineering Insights virtual event, several specialists in the area of construction materials supply and demand convened for a presentation on the growth of global cities.
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NSW Regulator refresher workshops open for quarry managers

In line with new experience requirements for Certificates of Compliance applicants, the NSW Resources Regulator will be holding a number of workshops to inform practising certificate holders.

Hillview helps to restore local habitat

Hillview Quarries has helped the Habitat Restoration Fund to plant 100 new trees in the Arthurs Seat State Park, three years into a seven-year initiative.
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A well aligned solution

Hydrated lime, also known as slack lime, builders’ lime or pickling lime, is used extensively in water treatment, as well as for production of mortar, cement, plaster and paint.

A conscientious path to belt conveyor alignment

Conveyor belt alignment is a challenging prospect for many quarrying producers. As Cameron Portelli explains, it may be tempting to introduce a belt alignment device but there are many solutions for simpler root causes and tracking options that can be just as effective.

Quarry Supplier Directory 2021-22 – don’t miss out!

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‘We Built This City’ – GSR under the spotlight

As part of CDE Global’s Engineering Insights virtual event, several specialists in the area of construction materials supply and demand convened for a presentation on the growth of global cities.

How microbes survive and thrive in coal seams

A research team has studied the ability for some microbial communities to exist within coal-fired gas vents, turning lethal substances into energy.

Know Yourself: James Rowe – self-development and personal growth challenges

In this second chapter of a seven-part series on the characteristics of effective leadership, South Australian IQA member and Groundwork Plus director James Rowe recounts his experiences of developing leadership credentials in the quarrying industry, as told to mentor Mike Cameron.

Cattle to rehabilitate English quarries

Cattle grazing has been selected as a means of rehabilitating two quarries on the Isle of Wight in England, bringing multiple benefits to a variety of wildlife.

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Research paper warns of the sociological impacts of sand extraction

The issue of global sand supplies has once again attracted warranted concern from people all along the infrastructure supply chain, after researchers took a holistic view at how humans can mitigate an impending global sand crisis.

Global Quarry Life Award opens for submissions

HeidelbergCement has launched the fifth edition of its Quarry Life Award which aims to promote sustainable quarry management through a global competition with prizes up to €30,000 ($47,160).

NSW quarries and concrete health and safety seminar talks silica

The New South Wales divisions of the IQA and Cement Concrete Aggregates Australia held the recent Quarries & Concrete Health and Safety Seminar, headlined by the NSW Resources Regulator’s Garvin Burns and HeidelbergCement’s Klaus Hormann.

Performing at your peak: embracing self-improvement

In the construction materials industry, it is not unusual for one to put the needs and demands of the business or organisation above one’s own aspirations, Peter Ambrose explains.

Bacteria the key to sustainable copper

A team of researchers from both Texas and Brazil have collaborated to release a paper called “Copper Mining Bacteria: Converting toxic copper ions into a stable single atom copper”.

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