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11 April 2018 | Materials Handling
Which is better? Mark Colbourn compares the two main methods of conveyor belt splicing and highlights the benefits of mechanical fasteners in the search for increased productivity.
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11 April 2018 | Maintenance & Repair
Momentum for change is coming from the philosophies of modern manufacturing and new thinking on the part of plant operators, say Renold Gears
11 April 2018 | Maintenance & Repair
By reconditioning large rolling bearings rather than direct replacement, companies can save time and money while ensuring that the bearings are restored to an acceptable, functionally reliable...
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11 April 2018 | Maintenance & Repair
McLanahan outline the benefits of an effective preventative maintenance plan in ensuring wash plants remain safe, efficient and productive
11 April 2018 | Education & Training
Innovation is key to delivering the UK's current and future infrastructure challenges, but it will require a total rethink of the skills required for the sector, says IQ
11 April 2018 | Others
With the triennial international exhibition opening its gates in Paris this month, QM provides a brief glimpse of some of the new construction plant and equipment to be showcased at the event
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13 March 2018 | Business & Finance
SigmaRoc's chief executive officer, Max Vermorken, discusses how the business is consolidating its position and the future challenges and opportunities
13 March 2018 | Drilling & Blasting
Computer-based blasting models play an integral role in blast design choices. Martin Adam, Alan Minchinton and Peter Dare-Bryan from Orica discuss how blast modelling can help achieve better...
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13 March 2018 | Drilling & Blasting
Anthony Konya and Dr Calvin J Konya from Precision Blasting Services provide an insight into blasting practices to control quarry floors and correct troublesome toes
13 March 2018 | Drilling & Blasting
Four drilling and blasting experts from BAM Ritchies provide an insight into their careers and the training and development opportunities in the sector
13 March 2018 | Weighing
Weighing specialists Weightron provide a detailed overview of the changing role of weighbridges in quarries
13 March 2018 | Weighing
Simon Rush outlines the strategies operators and managers should employ when selecting on-board scales and weighing systems
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13 March 2018 | Education & Training
The Institute of Quarrying highlights the importance of continuing professional development (CPD) for employees in the mineral extractives sector
16 February 2018 | Education & Training
With future-proofing of the quarrying sector's workforce being imperative, IQ looks at how this is being addressed across the industry
16 February 2018 | Legislation & Regulation
James Dodds, director and chairperson of Envireau Water, discusses the new regulatory arrangements and outlines the steps operators will need to take