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The new Heavy Vehicle National Law should reduce costs for the transport industry and promote a safety regime for heavy vehicles.

One rule book for heavy vehicles

Under the new Heavy Vehicle National Law, all heavy vehicles over 4.5 tonnes are mostly set to operate under one rule book. Read more »
While recruitment in mining activities will decline, the launch of other projects will lead to increased resources, engineering and construction hiring.

Survey predicts steady salaries

The jobs downturn in the resources sector is set to continue while other areas of the construction market are showing some signs of improvement. Read more »
A 350m long by 100m wide landfill cell in an old quarry void at Boral Deer Park.

Locals rubbish Boral expansion plans

An application by Boral to expand a landfill site in its own backyard has brought on a flurry of protests from locals. Read more »
Fuel efficiency comes standard with Volvo’s EC220D digger.

Global market helps Volvo recovery

Volvo Construction Equipment has experienced a three per cent rise in sales in the last quarter of 2013. Read more »
Three Australians won national recognition in the 2012 Quarry Life Awards. One of the winners chose tree-roosting for microbats (pictured).

Awards for biodiversity in quarries

Students, researchers and others interested in biodiversity are being encouraged to participate in the 2014 Quarry Life Awards. Read more »
The Queensland Deputy Premier has explained his reasons for approving the Mount Cotton Quarry expansion.

Report backs Mt Cotton Quarry

A state government has explained its reasons in a 603-page report for approving a controversial extension to a quarry operation. Read more »
Boral Managing Director Mike Kane has led Boral out of the wilderness and into the black.

Boral back in the black

Boral appears to be on track after releasing a statement on an increase in net profit for the past six months. Read more »
The Toowoomba Bypass will take 30 to 40 minutes off trips for heavy commercial vehicles.

Private sector urged to contribute to road bypass

The private sector is being encouraged to tender for the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing project which has secured Commonwealth and Queensland government funding.
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A 34m deep quarry is being controversially mooted for residential rezoning.

New suburb earmarked for quarry

Up to 3500 people could live in a new urban precinct which will rise out of a quarry pit, proposed for construction as early as next year. Read more »


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