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Holcim Australia was impacted by a decline in resource investment.

Building materials multinational reports mixed results for Australia

A global building materials supplier has reported a decrease in net sales and operating profit for 2014, with Australia and the wider Asia-Pacific region showing a similarly weak performance for the year. Read more »
CCAA’s NSW policy priorities document identifies key reforms to support the quarry industry.

Quarry policy priorities highlighted ahead of election

An upcoming state government election has provided the peak body for Australia’s heavy construction materials with an opportunity to highlight important policy priorities for the industry. Read more »
Seeing the extraction process at a dimension stone quarry was a new experience for many IQA members.

IQA members gain insight into dimension stone

A recent site tour introduced a number of IQA members to the world of dimension stone quarrying. Read more »
Fish’s Quarry has been given environmental approval to ramp up production to 15,000m3 per annum.

Council ‘asset’ gets green light to increase production

A council has gained environmental approval to increase production at one of its quarries as part of a rationalisation of its extractive assets. Read more »
CCAA has outlined a number of policy priorities to help protect quarry resources.

CCAA calls on new government to prioritise quarries

The peak body for Australia’s heavy construction materials industry has called on a newly-elected state government to improve access to, and increase protection, of quarry resources. Read more »
ISO will develop standards for mining reclamation management that can be applied universally.

Universal standard proposed to minimise mining impact

An organisation that develops international industry standards has set its sights on reducing the long-term impact of mining, which could have implications for the quarrying industry. Read more »
Work has begun to clear weeds from a quarry site that has been inactive for more than a decade.

Green thumbs work on old weeded quarry

A community garden group has commenced weed clearing works at a derelict quarry site that has the potential to become a productive community space. Read more »
The council believed an increase in truck movements would have a negative impact.

Council upholds decision to refuse quarry expansion

A council has rejected a quarry’s application to expand for a second time. Read more »
Construction activity failed to pick up in 2015

Construction has sluggish start to 2015

The construction industry has had a subdued start to the year, with January representing the third consecutive month it remained in a state of contraction. Read more »
 Boral reported a 23 per cent profit increase for the first half of the 2015 financial year.

Boral restructure leads to profit increase

Boral has reported a profit increase for the first half of the financial year as it continues to restructure its business to reduce costs. Read more »
The Groundwork Plus team included a photo of past IQA president Syd Hill on their jerseys as they participated in the Ride To Cure Diabetes event in his memory.

Quarry professionals don lycra for diabetes

A recent cycling event marked the quarry industry’s tenth year of support for a charity that holds particular significance for many within the sector. Read more »
Lismore City Council replaced the asphalt at a cost of $300,000. Source: Richmond Valley Council.

Council billed for poor quality product

A quarry owner that supplied defective asphalt product for a roadworks project has had to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars to rectify the work. Read more »


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