CEMEX will expand trials expands trial of zero-emission concrete mixers following successful trials across Europe.

CEMEX expands zero-emission concrete mixers in Europe

CEMEX will expand trials of zero-emission concrete mixers following successful trials across Europe.
Sand and gravel supplier Burdett’s has invested in a dredge and dry-fed wash plant from CDE at its new greenfield site in Lang Lang, Vic.

CDE supplies Burdett’s with new wash plant

Sand and gravel supplier Burdett’s has invested in a dredge and dry-fed wash plant from CDE at its new greenfield …
Earth Friendly Concrete by Wagners has sponsored the Maroochydore Swans in the Indigenous Round of the Sunshine Coast Rugby League.

Wagners sponsors Swans in rugby league Indigenous round

Earth Friendly Concrete by Wagners has sponsored the Maroochydore Swans in the Indigenous Round of the Sunshine Coast rugby league.
There is a drive to reverse environmental damage caused by industrialisation across sectors. In line with them is the quarrying industry.

What came first, the quarry or the national park?

Across various industries there is a drive to enhance biodiversity. In line with them is the quarrying industry. 
CEMEX’s corporate venture capital and open innovation unit CEMEX Ventures will invest in sustainability venture fund Zacua Ventures.

CEMEX joins sustainability venture fund

CEMEX’s corporate venture capital and open innovation unit CEMEX Ventures will invest in global venture fund Zacua Ventures.
Holcim has acquired Basic Construction Company’s sand and gravel operations in Virginia, USA strengthening its footprint in the Mid-Atlantic.

Holcim US expands footprint in US

Holcim has acquired Basic Construction Company’s sand and gravel operations in Virginia, US, strengthening its footprint in the Mid-Atlantic states.
Traffic & Transport Plus traffic engineer Jamie Murray gives insight into her role in the extractives industry.

See me, be me: Jamie Murray

Traffic & Transport Plus traffic engineer Jamie Murray gives insight into her role in the extractives industry.
The Volvo EC950E excavator promises next level safety, productivity, operator comfort and ergonomics, making it ideal for quarrying needs.

Volvo EC950E excavator ticks all the boxes

Volvo EC950E excavator promises next level safety, productivity, operator comfort and ergonomics, making it ideal for all your quarrying needs.
Kleemann has been developing and manufacturing machines and plants for 100 years. As its offical distributer, Wirtgen upholds this legacy.

Kleemann: A long heritage of expertise

Kleemann has been developing and manufacturing machines and plants for the past 100 years. As its offical distributer, Wirtgen works …
Specialised lifting requirements are constantly evolving, and component manufacturers must stay ahead of the curve to meet those demands.

Move over for the NXTGEN of lifting technology

Specialised lifting requirements are constantly evolving, and component manufacturers must stay ahead of the curve to meet those demands.
Rino Recycling has invested in a new automated waste processing plant in Pinkenba, Qld, in partnership with CDE and Turmec.

CDE and Turmec deliver automated waste processing plant

Rino Recycling has invested in a new automated waste processing plant in Pinkenba, Qld, in partnership with CDE and Turmec.
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Management

Eltirus understands the importance of managing the extraction of resources and how machine guidance systems help address this.

Why you need machine guidance in your operations

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In line with NAIDOC week (July 3-10), Hanson highlighted its Reconciliation Action Plan for November 2021 – November 2023.

Hanson shares reconciliation plan

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Komatsu’s WA500-8YL sales loader now includes a factory-integrated PayLoad Meter (PLM) system built into the main in-cab monitor

Komatsu adds to integrated PLM system

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Products

The right weighbridge solution can help businesses achieve increased operating hours, cost reductions and overall efficiency.
Terex MPS screens are engineered to meet the demands and high-production requirements for a variety of industries.

Next level screen solutions

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Komatsu has extended its online parts service myKomatsu to include scheduled service parts in response to customer demand and requests.

Events

John Stanton has been a key figure in the resources industry for over 20 years, and he shows no signs of slowing down.

A good night to be a winner

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IQA President Shane Braddy examines why mental health is as vital as physical safety.
John Deere is keen to show that its approach to quarrying looks beyond individual machines and takes in the whole operation.

Taking a systems approach

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Products

Keeping things moving: sealed spherical bearings

SKF has introduced a new quarry kit that incorporates sealed spherical bearings for a three-barrier solution that cuts maintenance time.
SKF has introduced a new quarry kit that incorporates sealed spherical bearings.

Blending made easier

The IMS BP1200-914S is a mobile electric blender that features two 5m feed hoppers with front-of-hopper flow gates, variable speed and remote.
The IMS BP1200-914S is a mobile electric blender that features two 5m feed hoppers with front-of-hopper flow gates, variable speed …

Screen in the benefits

Precisionscreen has been supplying high-quality Australian-made harp screens to the quarrying and mining industries for over 30 years.
Precisionscreen has been supplying high-quality Australian-made harp screens to the quarrying and mining industries for over 30 years.

Latest Reviews

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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.
Curtin

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.
CEMEX will expand trials expands trial of zero-emission concrete mixers following successful trials across Europe.
Metso Outotec Board of Directors have begun repurchasing the company’s own shares as part of its share-based incentive plans.

Metso Outotec to repurchase own shares

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A successful day the IQA National Conference was followed by a night of excellence as a lucky few went home with awards to commemorate their hard work.

The gold standard

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Hydraulic hammers are versatile work tools that cab extend the usefulness of skid steer loaders, backhoe loaders and excavators.
Rotating grinding mills are the most common type of grinding machine on Australian mining sites, helping achieve quick turnaround times.
Indigenous contracting business Civil Road & Rail SX5 has taken delivery of a Cat D10T2 dozer for mine rehabilitation.

Education

The Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA) is looking to hire an events co-coordinator based in Melbourne, Vic on a part-time basis.

IQA now hiring

The Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA) is looking to hire an events co-coordinator based in Melbourne, Vic on a part-time …
Geologist Greg Thomson takes a step back in time to examine the history of what we know today as yellow block sandstone, or Hawkesbury Sandstone.

Hawkesbury sandstone: a journey

Geologist Greg Thomson takes a step back in time to examine the history of what we know today as yellow …
Jenny Krasny has been working in quarrying for almost 20 years and is tireless in her drive towards diversity and inclusion.

Putting people in the picture

Jenny Krasny has been working in quarrying for almost 20 years and is tireless in her drive towards diversity and …
Ali Walker’s presentation on leadership at the IQA National Conference empowered people to connect with their inner leader.

A model approach to leadership

Ali Walker’s presentation on leadership at the IQA National Conference empowered people to connect with their inner leader.
Weir Group believes that LGBTQIA+ allies play a pivotal role in ensuring its workplace is inclusive for everyone.

Weir talks allyship and challenging biases

Weir Group believes that LGBTQIA+ allies play a pivotal role in ensuring its workplace is inclusive for everyone.
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