Orica’s FRAGTrack wins Good Design award

Explosives group Orica’s in-line ore fragmentation measurement technology, FRAGTrack has won a Good Design award in engineering for outstanding design and innovation. FRAGTrack automatically and accurately measures rock size and fragmentation following the blasting stage in mining and quarrying. Optimal fragmentation can greatly reduce energy consumption, improve equipment productivity, and increase production rates in minesites,…

CR launches new mining equipment

CR Mining has launched a new cast lip for large mining wheel bucket loaders, the DecaEdge 9-station lip. The company developed the DecaEdge for bucket wheel loaders of between 14 and 20 cubic metres, with an aim of achieving 25,000 operating hours with no major rebuilds. The company, which manufactures in Australia and the United…

Bombardier takes Good Design Award in Design Week

The VLocity-VL80 passenger trains designed and built by Bombardier Transportation Australia for Victoria’s regional rail network have taken out Good Design Australia’s Best Interior Design Award in the Automotive and Transport Category. The train, pictured above and below, were honoured as part of Good Design Week which covers 11 specific Design Disciplines, spanning 28 Categories.…