Rockbreaker technology supplier Rammer was introduce SAM - a digital assistant designed specifically for staff responsible for running daily operations.

Intelligence of breaking

Rammer, the leading supplier of smart rockbreaker technology, was the first on the market to add remote monitoring system, RD3 …
Jodi Goodall of Brady Heywood gives some advice on what a very necessary part of is being a senior leader.

Helping leaders hear more bad news

Jodi Goodall of Brady Heywood gives some advice on what a very necessary part of is being a senior leader.
IQA continues to recognise the importance of diversity and inclusion in the success of any business or organisation.

An action-packed future for Women in Quarrying

Following International Women’s Day in March and the success of another IQA Conference in Newcastle, the IQA continues to recognise …
The Victorian Budget 2022/23 has announced that $2 million will be set aside to streamline minerals and extractives regulation.

Victorian Government allocates $2m to support quarries

The Victorian Budget 2022/23 has announced that $2 million will be set aside to streamline minerals and extractives regulation in …
Epiroc has launched a drill protected by diamonds Powerbit X, reducing the amount of CO2 emissions per drilled meter by up to 90 per cent.

Epiroc harnesses the power of diamonds

Epiroc has launched a drill protected by diamonds Powerbit X, reducing the amount of CO2 emissions per drilled meter by …
Sandvik showed off its new electric concept drill rig which will pave the way for more sustainable and energy-efficient surface drilling.

Sandvik drill rig inspires sustainability

Sandvik showed off its new electric concept drill rig at the Vei og Anlegg 2022 exhibition held in Norway on …
Metso Outotec has signed a distribution contract with Argentinean company Grupo Palmero, expanding its presence in South America.

Metso Outotec expands into Argentina

Metso Outotec has signed a distribution contract with Argentinean company Grupo Palmero (Palmero), expanding its presence in South America.
Astec’s Kodiak 350+ Cone Crusher is the answer to your crushing needs

Astec quaternary crusher delivers for Queensland copper mine

Around the world, copper prices have surged as economies rebound from the global pandemic. One copper miner in north-west Queensland …
Alex Fraser Group needed geared motors to support its sophisticated materials handling facility, so it turned to 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, …
Komatsu was able to provide an integrated solution to help a mine in Africa address a major processing issue.

Softening the sharp edges

With decades of experience creating value for customers through manufacturing and technology innovation, Komatsu was able to provide an integrated …
Superior Industries manufactures 18 unique models of its Valor Vertical Shaft Impact crushers which consistently produce cube-shaped material.

Superior crushes, consistent cubes

Superior Industries manufactures 18 unique models of its Valor Vertical Shaft Impact (VSI) crushers.
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Epiroc has focused on simplicity with its new drum cutter, the VC 2000, promising up to 40 per cent energy savings.

Epiroc V cutter promises energy savings

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Metso Outotec has upgraded its cloud-based tool Metrics to bring better connectivity and optimisation benefits to its customers.

Metso Outotec improves Metrics

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Tutt Bryant Equipment (TBE) sees Metso Outotec’s range of Lokotrack crushers as the best choice for Australian quarries.

Mobile muscle for tough crushing

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Tutt Bryant expands MO offering

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Tutt Bryant Equipment has added Metso Outotec’s fixed plant crusher wears, spares and service support to its range in Australia.  

Rammer rockbreakers show difference between accumulators

Rammer Excellence Line of Rockbreakers removes the need for re-gassing between regular servicing, improving uptime and reducing costs.

A simple radar formula for better processes

VEGA has ushered in a new era with the radar sensor VEGAPULS 6X.

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Ore-sand

Is ore-sand the answer to sand shortage?

Researchers from Queensland and Geneva have used samples from one of Vale’s largest iron ore sites to repurpose mineral waste while alleviating the global sand crisis.

Queenslanders to vote on fossil emblem

Queenslanders have been given the chance to pick their favourite fossil to add to Queensland’s nine official emblems.
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Meteor mining unlocks solar system secrets: Curtin

Curtin University researchers have used Drone technology to study the potential of mining asteroids as a source of rare elements, following the successful discovery of a meteorite in Western Australia.
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Zircon answers the age old question: Curtin

Researchers from Curtin University have studied the age of sand granules to understand more about the Earth’s ancient history than ever before.

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Boral is recruiting for quarry managers on a permanent basis in Dubbo NSW, Dunmore NSW, Moy Pocket QLD, Mount Bundey NT, and Deer Pack VIC.
Tricon Equipment has four machines in stock and available for delivery: The MDS M413 trommel, MDS M515 trommel, the Lippmann LS520 high production screener and the Tricon Pheonix pugmill.
Ensuring the safety of all on-site workers is crucial and a variety of safety systems and methods is used by sites throughout Australia.
Liebherr has supplied crane and heavy haulage contractor Magis with a new LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane.

Magis expands crane fleet with Liebherr

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Heavy vibrations and high impact loads can damage belted equipment during the crushing process so it’s important to select the right V-belt.
Filling in a former quarry is a tough job for Melbourne’s Bayport but its Volvo Construction Equipment is up to the task.

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Rockbreaker technology supplier Rammer was introduce SAM - a digital assistant designed specifically for staff responsible for running daily operations.

Intelligence of breaking

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Hillhead

Hillhead embraces digital challenge

Attendants of the Hillhead 2022 quarry exhibition will see an ambitious site-development programme, with hard-wired fibre-optic broadband installed across the showground at this year’s event.

Emergency preparedness in mines

Mines Rescue's Lachlan Grant spoke at the IQA conference to explain why quarries will benefit from ongoing vigilance in their health and safety systems.

Rachael Robertson: Leading on the edge

Considering she dislikes cold weather and had only ever once seen snow, what motivated Rachael Robertson to take on a leadership challenge in one of the world’s most inhospitable environments?

Innovation a key to the quarrying industry

Eltirus (f.k.a Cement & Aggregate Consulting) founder Steve Franklin discusses how to get ahead in the quarrying industry using innovation and automation - tools he became familiar with after some time in the mining industry. 

Sizing and gaining the most from your mining excavators and haulers

In mining and other extractive industries, it is important to match excavators to your haul trucks to lower your total cost of ownership.
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