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Over a dozen environmental science students from around the world recently visited Hanson’s Lytton concrete plant.

‘Future industry leaders’ visit concrete plant

A national construction materials producer, in conjunction with a leading university, has hosted a site visit of Australian and international students at one of its concrete plants. Read more »
The report showed that one in six mining sector referrals were for back pain.

Back injuries contribute to productivity losses

A report has shown that employees suffering from back pain are taking longer to report their injury, leading to the loss of billions of dollars in earnings and productivity. Read more »
Construction of Rocks by Rail’s Ironstone Railway Exhibition Centre commenced in October 2014.

Industry gives quarry museum a helping hand

A number of major construction materials companies have donated cement and aggregates to a help a volunteer-run quarry railway museum build a new exhibition centre. Read more »
The University of Cambridge team is working on developing self-healing concrete microcapsules. © Chrysoula Litina.

Self-healing tech to extend infrastructure life

Research teams from three different universities have teamed up to develop technology that could result in self-repairing concrete. Read more »
The Tinda Creek sand quarry has been approved to increase production and expand its extraction area.

Expansion project to secure jobs, supply

A state government has given a quarry operation the green light to more than double its production, acknowledging the project’s economic value. Read more »
Hanson will soon lodge an EIS for the expansion of its Brandy Hill quarry.

Hanson preps EIS for Brandy Hill expansion

Increasing state government infrastructure spending has prompted a construction materials supplier to propose an expansion of its quarry, for which it will soon lodge an environmental impact statement. Read more »
The guideline explains the risks associated with off-the-road tyres.

Tyre safety comes under scrutiny

A series of mining fatalities has led a state government to increase its focus on the safety of heavy machinery tyres. Read more »
The unusual property contains a former quarry and a preserved engine house.

One daffodil payable for rent

The new owner of a quarry located within the Prince of Wales’ estate will not be required to pay rent in cash – but in flora. Read more »
The seminar will address important current safety and health issues.

Seminar to address mine safety changes

A state industry regulator will provide important updates on recent mine safety legislative changes at an IQA event next month. Read more »
Adani Mining is being investigated for its use of state-owned quarry materials for its Carmichael coal mine project.

Mining company investigated for quarry extraction

A coal mining company is currently being investigated for the extraction of quarry material that may not have been approved. Read more »
Today, the quarry's poor sediment and erosion controls would incur penalties of $30,000.

Environmental breach penalties increase ten-fold

A state environmental regulator has increased penalties for serious offences ten-fold, with one quarry operator narrowly escaping a $30,000 fine. Read more »


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