Industry Awards 2017 - Recognising excellence, rewarding innovation [

Industry Awards 2017 - Recognising excellence, rewarding innovation

By Robyn Grimsley

In every industry, there are companies, practices, people and innovations that stand out from the rest, and quarrying is no different. Industry and sector awards seek to recognise industry members who make a significant contribution; the ASPASA Health & Safety and Environmental Awards and the Concrete Society’s Fulton Awards do exactly that.

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Durable by design: digging deep with Volvo’s largest ever excavator

Durable by design: digging deep with Volvo’s largest ever excavator

By Robyn Grimsley

Thursday 4 May 2017 saw the South African launch of Volvo Construction Equipment’s much-anticipated 60-tonne A60H articulated dump truck (ADT) and 90-tonne EC950E crawler excavator at regional distributor Babcock’s Middelburg facility. First unveiled at bauma 2016 in Germany, the launch marked the first time the two mining machines are available for purchase in southern Africa.

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IQSA Conference 2017 - Legislation, technology in focus at 48th IQSA conference

IQSA Conference 2017 - Legislation, technology in focus at 48th IQSA conference

By Robyn Grimsley

This year’s Annual Conference and Exhibition for the Institute of Quarrying Southern Africa (IQSA) took place at the Coastlands Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks and incorporated both the IQSA and the Aggregate and Sand Producers Association of Southern Africa (ASPASA) annual general meetings (AGM).

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