Undertaking resource optimisation in your quarry

  Pit optimisation studies are useful for not only identifying a given resource, but insight into the best sequences for …

Tertiary cone circuit delivers more output, less recirc

A US quarry operation has recorded some very strong results since it upgraded its tertiary plant to incorporate a late model cone crusher.

US construction firm makes history with first hauler purchase

US-based equipment dealer Easton Sales and Rentals and its client Linco Construction have registered a notable moment in construction equipment history, with the sale of the first ever Rokbak articulated haulers globally.

Undertaking resource optimisation in your quarry

  Pit optimisation studies are useful for not only identifying a given resource, but insight into the best sequences for …

Funeral service details announced for Lincom great

With the passing of Lincom Group founder Robert (Roy) Watterson, the quarry equipment business has extended its condolences and shared the details of his funeral service.

Holcim invests in electric concrete

Holcim has partnered with German start-up Magment to develop a concrete-based solution to electric vehicle charging.

NSW quarry ready for off-the-shelf sale

A quartz quarry is on sale 140 kilometres north of Coffs Harbour, NSW, fully approved with plant and equipment on offer – this business is ready to go.

Thinking outside the box to combat COVID-19, future challenges

  Ben Lefroy is the Kleemann National Sales Manager for Wirtgen Australia and New Zealand. He reflects on the ways …

Cloud-based program offers more productivity on-site

An earthmoving OEM’s telematics and machine data system has made its mark on the global quarrying landscape, and is being increasingly taken up in Australia. Caterpillar’s Kit Kyarsgaard tells Quarry all about Cat Productivity.

Boral takes the lead on emissions reductions

Boral has had its emissions reductions targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative aligning it with the Paris Agreement as a first of its kind.

Remote comms service solution

Active Weighing Solutions (AWS) has continued to find ways to provide the highest level of support which its customers have come to expect. This has been challenging, however, with the un-certainty of COVID impacting on business travel.
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RIMEX makes its mark in tyre monitoring

RIMEX has evolved from a wheel manufacturer in Canada in the 1970s into a leading global supplier of the off-the-road (OTR) tyre pressure monitoring and maintenance system TyreSense. 

Epiroc tube drills down ‘somewhat of a game changer’

Epiroc has launched a new tube-drilling system to allow for the straightest drill holes even when rigs are applying maximum force for maximum ore recovery. 

Sandvik makes another impact on crushing market

Sandvik has released a new mobile impact crusher designed for the quarrying, recycling and contractor segments in response to customer research – the QI353.

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‘Kool’ amphibian voted Victoria’s fossil emblem

Museums Victoria has announced the official state fossil emblem following a public vote, a car-sized amphibian from the South Gippsland region resembling a newt-crocodile combination.

Empathy in leaders: A journalist’s perspective

As part of the recent commentary on the characteristics of effective leadership, Quarry editor Damian Christie explains the importance of empathy in his role working with the quarrying industry for the past 13 years.

The surprising lubricant allowing mountains to rise

Researchers from the University of Aberdeen in the United Kingdom have uncovered how prehistoric plankton played a part in the formation of Earth’s greatest mountain ranges.

Clay resource key to cow pollution

A natural clay mineral has been identified as a potential fix for a major carbon emitter, reducing pollution while providing a new end use for this quarried material.

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What does chronic unease look like in practice?

Accidents don’t just happen when things are going badly; they often happen when things appear to be going well. Jodi Goodall, of Brady Heywood, explains the concept of chronic unease in high hazard industries like quarrying, and how it can be applied in practice.

Trust in leadership and empathetic relationships

As part of the recent commentary on the characteristics of effective leadership and the four attributes of trust, IQA CEO Kylie Fahey discusses the importance of empathy in both life and business outcomes.

Holcim ‘first major customer’ for Indigenous business

Holcim has partnered with Wirrigan Business Services to secure a reliable provider of general waste management while supporting the employment of Indigenous Australians.

Versatility, reliability underpins vibratory screen range

With so many products and brands available in the crushing and screening segment globally, it can be daunting for quarrying producers to make an informed choice.

IQA seminar highlights proactive, preventative approaches to safety

The Institute of Quarrying Australia’s Queensland branch held its second health and safety seminar in Queensland on 10 November to promote further dialogue about ways to improve the industry’s approach to work health and safety issues.
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