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A new report from the South Australian Government aims to address land use conflicts for the quarry industry.

State vows to tackle urban encroachment

A state government has released a plan that could assist in minimising the impact of urban encroachment on quarry operations. Read more »
Research indicates that OEMs should increase their focus on aftermarket service. Image courtesy of Sandvik.

Operators endorse OEM aftermarket service

An industry report about the value of manufacturer support to Australian miners may have implications for quarrying, with some local equipment suppliers already taking action to improve customer service. Read more »
The Smart Bricks resemble Lego blocks and use the same concept for connection.

Lego-like bricks could revolutionise construction

The developer of a new type of brick claims it can create stronger, cheaper and better insulated structures. Read more »
Olivine crystals can be found within hard rock shells that form during the volcanic process. Source: Rob Lavinsky.

Quarry a 'gem' for the community

A quarry has found an innovative way to contribute to its community by leveraging the distinctive volcanic material located at its site. Read more »
Adelaide Brighton described the Angaston quarry acquisition as a “good strategic fit”.

Cement giant buys Angaston quarry

One of Australia’s largest construction material manufacturers has added a limestone quarry to its assets. Read more »
An artist’s impression of the Etopia Gardens, which will be located within an abandoned quarry.

Quarry pitched as tourist attraction

The advent of a number of recent infrastructure projects has led a local council to reconsider transforming a disused quarry into gardens to attract more tourism. Read more »
The proposed Jurassica project would house dinosaur fossils and other paleontological finds.

Quarry to house dinosaur fossils

An innovative plan to transform a disused quarry into a geological park and fossil museum has attracted government funding. Read more »
Boral’s Gold Coast Quarry at Reedy Creek has again been rejected by the city council.

Council thwarts plans for Australia’s "biggest" quarry

One of Australia’s largest councils has again rejected an application by Boral to build a new two million tonnes per annum hard rock quarry on a 220ha greenfield site. Read more »
The proposed extraction site is estimated to contain at least 1.5 million cubic metres of sand and limestone.

Calls for expressions of interest in sand quarry

A state government has called for expressions of interest for a new sand quarry that could help the region in more ways than one. Read more »
Holcim and Lafarge have proposed the disposal of a number of assets in preparation for their merger.

Building material suppliers streamline assets ahead of merger

Global building material suppliers Lafarge and Holcim have proposed a number of global asset disposals ahead of their planned merger. Read more »
The latest Australian Performance of Construction Index results indicate expansion in some construction subsectors.

Construction activity up – but for how long?

After what could be considered a challenging few years, a performance index of the construction industry has started to show signs of expansion. Read more »
Keech 3D’s new facility will offer cheap, high quality quarry products in less time.

3D printing facility could drive quarry innovation

A local manufacturing company has opened what could be Australia’s first commercially available large format 3D printer, offering the quarry industry cheaper and higher quality products in less time. Read more »


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