quarry

Jul 09, 2020
Far Northern quarry steps up a notch

Far Northern quarry steps up a notch

Speciality Metals plans to modernise its Mount Carbine quarry over the next few months as it expands production and explores new products. Interim Chief Executive Officer, Kevin MacNeill, said the company was planning to incorporate an X-ray Transmission (“XRT”) Sorter into the quarry to extract high grade tungsten material from the crushed aggregate. Along with this, some new equipment...

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Jul 01, 2020
Quarry yields handy income at Mount Carbine

Quarry yields handy income at Mount Carbine

Mount Carbine Quarrying Operations has received a $4 million purchase order from Bama Civil for the supply of various quarry materials. Owner Speciality Metals International said delivery of the material was scheduled for the December half, as Bama completed a road construction project on the Peninsula Development Rd in Far North Queensland. It said the quarry’s order intake had impro...

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Jun 26, 2020
Rock on a roll as seawall takes shape

Rock on a roll as seawall takes shape

More than 375,000 tonnes of rock has now been supplied to the Port of Townsville to build a sea wall as part of the $193 million Channel Upgrade Project . This is more than half of the total rock required to build the protective wall that will help reclaim an additional 62ha of land for port operations. The work is the first phase of a project that will eventually widen the approach channel...

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Mar 04, 2020
Wagners to buy Capella’s Shepton Quarry

Wagners to buy Capella’s Shepton Quarry

Central Highlands Regional Council is selling its Shepton Quarry, near Capella in Central Queensland, to Wagners Quarries. The council announced it had decided to accept a purchase tender from the Toowoomba-based construction giant. Central Highlands chief executive officer Scott Mason said the decision was ‘purely economic’. “After independent analysis of the commercial viabil...

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Mar 02, 2020
Rock wall contracts roll out for $193m port project

Rock wall contracts roll out for $193m port project

The Port of Townsville has awarded two contracts with a total value of more than $10 million as its $193 million Channel Upgrade Project advances. Hall Contracting  will build a 2.2km rock wall, forming a protective bund around a 62ha Port Reclamation Area at the eastern end of the Port.   HY-TEC’s quarry at Calcium has been contracted to supply 43 thousand tonnes of rock , in addition...

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Nov 28, 2019
Adani awards $35m-plus quarry contract

Adani awards $35m-plus quarry contract

Toowoomba-based company Wagners will build and operate a quarry to supply material required for Carmichael coal mining and rail infrastructure. Adani Mining today announced Wagners’ selection as the lead contractor to deliver the Galilee Basin coal project’s $35 million-plus quarry operations package. The South Back Creek Quarry, to be located about 160km outside Clermont, wil...

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May 22, 2019
Rock stockpile grows in Channel Upgrade Project

Rock stockpile grows in Channel Upgrade Project

The Port of Townsville’s $193 million Channel Upgrade Project is advancing, with 20 thousand tonnes of rock already delivered from Holcim Australia’s Roseneath quarry west of Townsville. The rock currently stockpiled on the pad at the eastern end of the port will be part of the core of a rock wall that will protect a 62ha Port Reclamation Area. The core rock is the smallest of three gr...

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Apr 17, 2019
Mendi adds to Townsville quarrying might

Mendi adds to Townsville quarrying might

The Mendi Group has acquired a third quarry in the Townsville area to supply the local construction industry.  Mendi managing director Jeffrey Doyle said the new CAMM North quarry would be ramping up production to supply raw materials on the northern and southern approaches to Townsville. “The purchase of the previously-named Wild Boar Quarry is a very strategic step for us and rep...

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