01 July 2002 | Legislation & Regulation
Is the Environmental Management Standard Adding Value?
Tagged in: URS Verification
01 July 2002 | Environment & Restoration
A ‘win-win’ situation for the environment, the Government and the community
Moxy launch Series-II versions of their largest ADTs
New machines offer increased productivity and versatility Caterpillar have introduced the first four models in their new range of C-Series hydraulic excavators. Competing in the 20–35-tonne classes,...
Five-star performers In October 2001 Komatsu heralded the introduction of their new generation of ‘dash-five’ series wheel loaders in Europe with the launch of their 23-tonne WA470-5. This was...
Tagged in: Komatsu
03 June 2002 | Health & Safety
The safety of electrical installations at quarries The Health and Safety Executive guidance on electrical equipment for quarries is about to be changed. The Approved Code of Practice — The Use of...
Tagged in: electrical installations
01 May 2002 | Site reports
New tracked crushing and screening plant boosts productivity at Breedon on the Hill
WCD Sleeman & Sons choose Atlas Copco drill rigs
Another performance aspect in primary blasting Some years on from its first widespread use in the quarrying industry, there is now little doubt that laser profiling of free rock faces in quarrying...
Tagged in: Orica
The use of modern technology to measure blast performance by Rob Farnfield The last decade has seen many developments in the field of blast performance monitoring. The Technical Services Department...
Tagged in: Exchem
The impact of correct drill rig selection on downstream processes Quarrying as a process comprises a number of consecutive sub-processes — drilling, blasting, secondary breaking, loading, hauling,...
01 May 2002 | Loading & Hauling
Euclid aim to re-establish European presence with new 100-tonne dumptruck
01 April 2002 | Loading & Hauling
Cat introduce second-generation hydraulic shovel and mass excavator Built for high productivity and reliable performance in mining operations, the new Caterpillar 5230B hydraulic shovel and 5230B...