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Sixty per cent of NZ quarry supervisors have not updated their certificates of competence.

Supervisors fail verbal safety exam

According to industry groups, 60 per cent of New Zealand quarry supervisors are failing an exam that certifies them to safely run a site. Read more »
A drone is said to have captured evidence of a company allegedly contaminating a quarry.

Drone captures possible waste contamination

Photographs from a drone appear to have captured a company illegally filling an abandoned quarry with waste residue. Read more »
If approved, the quarry would produce 600,000 tonnes per year over the next 30 years. Image courtesy: Newcastle Herald.

Hard rock quarry proposal revived

A proposal for a hard rock reserve quarry that was ‘mooted’ in 2012 has been revived once more in New South Wales. Read more »
Boral’s net profit after tax for 2HFY2016 was 12 per cent ahead of its result for 2HFY2015.

Boral posts profits ahead of increased activity

Boral directors are confident Australia’s construction materials and cement sales will continue to increase, after reporting stable results for the financial half year. Read more »
Under a proposed plan, Cleary Bros’ Albion Park quarry would undergo real time dust monitoring.

Dust pollution to be monitored in real time

As a 'modern' alternative to examining dust deposits, a planning and environmental authority will work with the operator to conduct dust monitoring in real time at the Albion Park quarry. Read more »
The proposed sand extraction site at Forest Glen, Sunshine Coast. Image courtesy: <em>The Queensland Times News</em>.

Denied sand operator lodges appeal

An extractive operator has announced it is appealing a decision by the Sunshine Coast Council that rejected its application to build a sand quarry operation. Read more »
 An artist’s impression of the Bluestone Lake community. Image courtesy: <em>Central Western Daily</em>.

Former quarry given new luxury address

A disused bluestone quarry located in Orange will be the setting for an upcoming luxury waterfront residential estate. Read more »
According to a new report, the lubricants market for the quarrying and mining sectors will see growth in the coming years.

Report provides insight into lubricants market

The international lubricants market for mining and quarrying is expected to grow steadily from 2017 to 2021, despite a flat global market. Read more »
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Mining services company forced to repay more than $2 million

A Victorian-based mining services company has been required to repay more than $2 million to workers it involuntarily short-changed over four years. Read more »
Australian Standard AS 5062-2016 applies to the excavators, bulldozers, loaders and trucks used on quarry sites.

Personnel urged to familiarise with changes to fire safety standards

Australian Standard AS 5062-2016 Fire protection for mobile and transportable equipment has recently been revised to promote improved fire safety. Read more »


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