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This Month - April 2020
MPA receives £6 million fuel-switching grant
Tarmac and Hanson to conduct groundbreaking trials involving hydrogen and plasma technology in cement and lime production at Tunstead and Ribblesdale.
Drilling & Blasting
Evolving the Digital Quarry
Expertir – EPC-UK’s integrated approach to blast design.
Pre-Split Techniques – A Review
Julian Cleeton examines the conventional and alternative methods for achieving a stable face.
Stemming Ejection Control
How to reduce the likelihood of stemming ejection from primary production blastholes.
Air-Decking and the Environment
Steve Gilmartin reveals how air-decking can reduce CO2 emissions and provide other benefits in quarry blasting.
Orica introduce FRAGTrack measurement system
New blast fragmentation measurement technology provides the key to unlocking downstream benefits.
Top-hammer Efficiency in the Highlands
Epiroc drilling and blasting technology helps BAM Ritchies boost productivity and efficiency at Glensanda.
Transport & Logistics
Supplying Materials Safely
David Hart, UK supply chain director with CEMEX, examines current health and safety challenges in the industry, and what operators need to do to lead in this area.
IQ Skills Wheel
How Can Mentors Help Shape Quarrying’s Future?
Julian Smallshaw explains how understanding what differentiates a mentor from a coach is key to unlocking the latent resource that lies buried within the existing mineral products workforce.