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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

During last month's judicial review into Lafarge Redland Aggregates' application to develop a superquarry at Lingerabay in Scotland's remote Western Isles, it was revealed to the Court of Session...

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

The EngineGuard engine-protection system from Agriemach uses high-tech sensor technology to prevent engine failure caused by overheating.

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01 October 2000 | SHE

The HSE has published research identifying the main risk factors associated with injuries caused by manual-handling tasks which require workers to adopt complex postures.

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

THE British Aggregates Association has written to the Prime Minister to request that departmental responsibility for the quarrying industry be switched from the Department of the Environment,...

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Marubeni-Komatsu have recently delivered a Komatsu WA500-3 wheel loader and a pair of HD405-6 rigid dumptrucks to Hanson Aggregates' Vaynor Quarry in South Wales.

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Following a worldwide distributor agreement with ScanSafe of Norway, Hydratight Sweeney are launching an intelligent sensor for lifetime monitoring of critical bolt applications in the quarrying...

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

Aggregate Industries have teamed up with DuPont to develop and implement a new health and safety policy for their 175 quarries and associated sites throughout England, Scotland and Wales.

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Parker Plant have supplied a specially designed impact crusher to the HALO Trust - a non-political, non-religious British charity that specializes in the removal of the debris of war - for mine-...

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Version 8 of LSS terrain-modelling software is now available from McCarthy Taylor Systems Ltd.

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Where a mechanical portable decelerometer fails to provide hard-copy test results and a roller brake tester is price-prohibitive, the new Bowmonk 2000 may offer a solution.

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Stac-a-Truc of Thatcham have recently supplied a new fleet of Samsung forklift trucks to CED to help cope with a growing demand for their natural stone products.

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

The high level of safeguarding provided by Guardmaster's Trojan 6, Trojan GD2, MT-GD2 and TLS-GD2 safety interlock switches has been enhanced with the introduction of a new sliding-bolt actuator...

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

John Wainwright & Co. Ltd have taken delivery of a Volvo L220D loading shovel for their face-loading operations at Moons Hill Quarry, near Shepton Mallet.

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01 October 2000 | SHE

Earlier this year the Health and Safety Executive launched a new electronic product designed to manage the risks from hand-arm vibration (HAV) arising from the use of hand-held power tools.

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01 October 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Eerste Nederlandsche Cement Industrie (ENCI), based in Maastricht, use limestone from only one deposit.

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