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The Queensland CCAA EHS Award winners were announced at an industry dinner in Brisbane.

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Quarry operator receives top honours in EHS Awards

A quarry operator and cement business have emerged as state winners of an award program that focuses on improving environmental performance and health and safety within the heavy construction materials industry. Read more »
Boral claims it lost $20 million in work due to the CFMEU’s secondary boycott.

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Boral takes CFMEU to court over boycott

Boral has taken a union to court over alleged unlawful activity that it claims caused the business to lose millions of dollars in revenue. Read more »
Puma Energy will take over BP’s bitumen facilities and operations.

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Major bitumen business rebrands after acquisition

A major Australian bitumen business will be rebranded after its acquisition by an international fuel supplier. Read more »
The Eumungerie quarry has been given conditional approval.

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Quarry approved after further consultation

A local council has voted in favour of a sand quarry proposal that was subjected to two rounds of public consultation. Read more »
The planning panel believed the quarry expansion would significantly impact the Pacific Highway upgrade.

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Highway upgrade scuttles quarry expansion bid

A state planning panel has rejected a quarry operator’s application to double its production due to the potential impact on a “critical” highway project. Read more »
Fletcher Building has agreed to sell its Rocla Quarry Products business to Hanson Construction Materials.

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Hanson bids for Rocla Quarry Products

One of Australia’s leading construction materials producers has provisionally agreed to buy a well-established sand quarrying business. Read more »
A quarry has been granted conditional approval to introduce blasting at its site.

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Approved quarry modification requires koala plan

A local council has approved a quarry owner’s application to introduce blasting at his site after an earlier delay regarding concerns for the region’s koala population. Read more »
Moruya Quarry Park will be upgraded to improve accessibility and preserve its heritage value.

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Historic quarry park receives funds for upgrade

A local council has been awarded thousands of dollars in state government funding to breathe new life into an old park dedicated to an historic Australian quarry. Read more »
Hanson won an EHS Award for its participation in the Quarry Life Award competition.

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Awards continue to showcase EHS innovation

A global quarry research competition and a purpose-built test vehicle are the latest innovations to be honoured through the Environment, Health and Safety Awards. Read more »
The Senate has voted down a bill that would have allowed for the reinstatement of the construction industry watchdog.

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Bill to reinstate construction watchdog rejected

Efforts by the Federal Government to reinstate the abolished construction watchdog have been quashed after a tied parliamentary vote. Read more »
The IQA sub-branch presentation aims to help quarry managers better understand stress and the mental health of their workforce. © Liza Daly, 2006, 2015. www.flickr.com/photos/lizadaly

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IQA meeting puts mental health front and centre

An Institute of Quarrying Australia sub-branch will be tackling the issue of workplace mental health at an upcoming meeting ahead of a possible program rollout. Read more »
Union corruption is said to be negatively impacting construction site productivity.

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Industry supports Senate vote on construction watchdog

The building materials industry has called for the reinstatement of a construction industry regulator as part of an ongoing battle against alleged trade union corruption. Read more »


 


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