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Apr 05, 2021
Why water sucks when it comes to dust suppression

Why water sucks when it comes to dust suppression

Partner supplied editorial Leading dust suppression specialists Global Road Technology (GRT) are launching their latest dust control initiative as they seek to mitigate air pollution caused by mining activity in Australia. GRT: Drill and Blast Dust Control, is a two-pronged attack on the hazardous, respirable dust generated from drill and blast activities. The first product, GR...

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Mar 30, 2021
The case of a stuck Suez ship and a delayed western dip

The case of a stuck Suez ship and a delayed western dip

What do a Townsville builder, the Goondiwindi Regional Council and a container ship stuck in the Suez Canal have in common? The answer is a 50m pool. Taylor Builders, trading as TP Aquatic Constructions, has been commissioned to refurbish Goondiwindi’s public pool. Sitting in Italy Managing director Chris Taylor says the system is currently sitting… ...

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Mar 27, 2021
Sandvik introduces Top Hammer XL for surface mining

Sandvik introduces Top Hammer XL for surface mining

Sandvik has launched a new top hammer system for large hole size drilling in surface mining, the Top Hammer XL. The new drilling system is tailored for large-scale quarry and surface mining customers, offering a faster, more fuel-efficient and more cost-effective way to drill holes 140 to 178mm (5.5 to 7 inches) in diameter. The manufacturer says the components… ...

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Mar 25, 2021
Melbourne company takes Hinos down electric avenue

Melbourne company takes Hinos down electric avenue

Melbourne-based company SEA Electric has kicked off commercial production of electric trucks. Two SEA Electric-badged vehicles, the SEA 300 and SEA 500, based on the Hino 500 Series and Hino 300 Series models, are now available for purchase. The trucks are assembled from semi knocked down (SKD) kits, complete with a fully integrated SEA-Drive power-system… ...

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Mar 03, 2021
Regional businesses competing with the nationals

Regional businesses competing with the nationals

A Rockhampton-based company providing environmental, engineering and planning services across the country and into south-east Asia has written the template for other businesses wanting to locate to regional centres. CQG Consulting was started in 2003 and has developed to the point where it’s involved in most of the significant projects in regional Queensland including in… ...

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Jul 08, 2020
Approved developments deadline extended

Approved developments deadline extended

In accordance with the applicable event provisions under the Planning Act 2016, the Treasurer and Minister for Infrastructure and Planning Cameron Dick MP has extended timeframes for undertaking approved development by six months.This means development approvals in effect on the date of the extension notice or that come into effect between the date of the extension… ...

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Jun 17, 2020
Hammer time for $120.3m Mackay road project

Hammer time for $120.3m Mackay road project

A 10-tonne hammer and crane are on site to kick off construction on the first of three major bridge upgrades under the $120.3 million Mackay Northern Access Upgrade project. The equipment will be used to drive 36 piles, ranging from 9.5m to 12.5m and weighing 6-8 tonnes, into Goosepond Creek in the next two weeks…. ...

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Jun 17, 2020
Drone perspective aids recovery works

Drone perspective aids recovery works

Drone technology is giving Townsville City Council an edge in tackling recovery works after last year’s monsoon. The council will use 3D and digital terrain modelling to plan projects and assess areas before, during and after works. The drone operations are part of a broader environmental recovery program that includes vegetation and landscape assessments for… ...

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Jun 11, 2020
Golding wins ASMTI civil works package

Golding wins ASMTI civil works package

Golding Contractors has won an $18 million-plus civil works contract as part of the Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative (ASMTI) upgrades at Shoalwater Bay Training Area. It construct an access road on the south eastern boundary of the training area, which is being expanded under the ASMTI. Federal Member for Flynn, Ken O’Dowd said the selection… ...

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