Fixed Plant Upgrade
Over a 3 day shutdown last week QME successfully completed our fixed plant upgrade project. The works including the installation of larger dual drive motors on our vertical shaft impactor and swapping out our finished product aggregate screen for an new larger capacity 20×8 screen and support frame. The entire project was completed within the […]
New Growth On Rehabilitated Faces
With the onset of the warmer weather, coupled with regular rain events, we have seen the first signs of new growth on the rehabilitated quarry faces. A blend of pastural seeds including cocksfoot, ryecorn and urana clover and 500 native shrubs was planted in late May. Bring on the green.
Additional Precoated Aggregate Storage Bays
As spray sealing crews transition away from on-site precoating of aggregate, Western Quarries have been preparing for the ever increasing demand for quarry precoated aggs. Last year more than 100,000t of was supplied throughout South Western, Western and Northern Victoria. During September we completed the construction of three additional concrete storage bays to improve product […]