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Wyanga Holdings and its directors have been fined a total of $196,500 for exceeding the quarry's extraction limit.

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Quarry operator hit with almost $200,000 in fines

A quarry business and its owners have been hit with combined fines of almost $200,000 for exceeding their extraction limits and providing “misleading” information to the environmental regulator. Read more »
The audit indicated that population and economic growth would increase congestion if immediate action was not taken to address current infrastructure concerns.

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National audit identifies infrastructure shortfalls

An audit of Australia’s infrastructure has warned of increased overcrowding across the country in the next two decades if state and federal governments do not immediately address major shortfalls in the nation’s transport networks. Read more »
Additional drilling identified a larger, higher quality shale resource on the quarry site.

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Higher quality shale discovered at proposed quarry site

One of Australia’s major brick manufacturers is seeking to modify the approved terms of its proposed quarry application after additional drilling revealed a higher quality resource. Read more »
The Federal Government did not include many new infrastructure projects in the 2015–16 Federal Budget but recommitted to previously announced initiatives.

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Federal Budget a ‘mixed bag’ for quarry industry

Although the Federal Government recommitted to earlier positive infrastructure and training initiatives and announced some new ones that could indirectly benefit quarries, the latest budget appears to be largely underwhelming for the aggregate industry. Read more »
The ACCC recently questioned whether Boral had passed on all carbon tax repeal-related savings to its customers.

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Bricks sector gets ACCC green light

An update from Australia’s consumer watchdog indicates it is “satisfied” that construction materials businesses are not passing on any carbon tax-related charges to customers following the levy’s repeal. Read more »
Hanson’s Brandy Hill quarry has donated approximately 5000 tonnes of material to help local communities rebuild after last month’s floods.

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Quarries assist storm-ravaged communities

Two quarry operators have stepped in to assist local communities in the wake of recent storms and floods that caused significant property and infrastructure damage. Read more »
Two quarry fatalities have prompted NZ unions to lobby for tougher health and safety reforms.

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Quarry deaths spark calls for reform

New Zealand unions have called for tougher, more robust safety legislation reforms after the deaths of two quarry workers. Read more »


 


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