gearbox

Gearbox solution keeps the earth moving

As a Technical Specialist in Power Transmission for CBC, it’s Milan Sreckov’s responsibility to assess the performance of power transmission equipment in customer applications.

Orica 4D continues to change the face of blast technology

Orica has unveiled 4D, a bulk explosives technology designed to produce even more desirable blast outcomes with a different kind of approach. 
Round House

Round House saved from cliff collapse

A quarry-side cliff in Fremantle, Western Australia has been stabilised to ensure the safety of the state’s oldest building, the heritage-listed Round House.
gearbox

Gearbox solution keeps the earth moving

As a Technical Specialist in Power Transmission for CBC, it’s Milan Sreckov’s responsibility to assess the performance of power transmission equipment in customer applications.
building products

Final sale relieves Boral of building products businesses

Boral has now completed its pivot away from building products with the sale of its Roofing and Masonry business to private equity company, Lutum.
sand quarry

Sand quarry sees untimely end as imports take priority

A sand quarry closure in Jersey has set building materials costs to rise for the European island nation, after the site reached its permitted production levels with no extension application in sight.
safety

Queensland resets to improve site safety

Queensland’s extractive industries have been undertaking site safety resets in August and September, ensuring safety measures are prioritised across the State.

Monster dozer transported, reassembled on-site

The largest dozer in an OEM’s inventory has been transported in sections over kilometres of terrain and reassembled in a glacier region of New Zealand’s South Island.

Rock processing division addresses quarrying needs

Sandvik has continued to march to the beat of its own drum in 2021, with the unveiling and growth of its Rock Processing Solutions business.
Holcim

Holcim gets greener with ambitious global targets

Holcim, a global leader in sustainable building solutions, has set a target to become a nature-positive business through restorative measures in biodiversity and water management.

Tune it right: Easy guide to belt tensioning

Adjusting tension in a drive belt can be a lot like tuning strings on a guitar. That is given the right tools are at hand to provide correct tension readings on the belt, and accurate calculations to determine the tensioning parameters.
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Products

Tracked crusher suits tough Top End conditions

Top End
A ferocious track-mounted crusher has been helping to build key infrastructure across the Northern Territory and Western Australia, thanks to the expertise of Precisionscreen. 

Reliable monitoring system sends vibrations through the industry

Haver & Boecker Niagara
  Haver & Boecker Niagara has extended its range of analytic tools with Pulse Condition Monitoring (Pulse CM), for reliable …

Wagners exhibits future-focused concrete

Wagners
Wagners has displayed its Earth Friendly Concrete (EFC) at the Australian Museum’s Spark exhibition to advocate for positive solutions to the climate crisis.

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Round House

Round House saved from cliff collapse

A quarry-side cliff in Fremantle, Western Australia has been stabilised to ensure the safety of the state’s oldest building, the heritage-listed Round House.

Jerusalem quarry turns back the biblical clock

Israeli archaeologists have discovered a 2000-year-old stone quarry site in Jerusalem which could have been used to source the materials for the Jewish holy site, the Second Temple.
Sand bubbles

Sand bubbles could unlock screening efficiency

Scientists from the University of Columbia have been the first to demonstrate that “bubbles” of lighter sand can form and rise through heavier sand when subjected to vibrations and gas flow.
rocks

Australia’s five best rocks for budding geologists

A Monash University affiliate and scientist at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) has described the five most interesting rocks to be found on Australian soil.

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Education

Understanding and conveying the power of words

In chapter five of a seven-part series on the characteristics of effective leadership, literacy specialist and THRASS trainer Michelle Tham explains what effective communication is and why it should not be treated as a one-way process.

Digital tech alliance to improve productivity, safety, project costs

Advances in technology mean there are significant opportunities to drastically change the sector, enabling more work to be done for less while tackling the global skills labour shortage.

Metso Outotec educates industry on minerals processing

Metso Outotec has released a comprehensive handbook on the practices of minerals processing and materials handling.
Sandvik

Sandvik invites all to virtual MINExpo

Sandvik has revealed Las Vegas won’t be the only place to experience its MINExpo Exhibition in 2021, with an online microsite to be opened for the complete virtual experience.
Komatsu

Komatsu facility to double investment in training

Komatsu has revealed plans to build a $6 million training facility in Perth, with completion scheduled before mid-2022 to help alleviate Western Australia’s skills shortage.

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