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The CCAA presents the EHS Awards at industry dinners held in each state.

Quarry businesses recognised for EHS innovation

A number of construction materials companies have been recognised for their innovation and leadership in the areas of environment, health and safety. Read more »
Gunlake Quarries is seeking to increase production at its Marulan quarry to two million tonnes per annum.

Quarry makes bid to expand more than 150 per cent

Only months after being given the green light to expand, a quarry operator has applied to increase production by an additional 167 per cent in response to strong demand. Read more »
The program promotes workers’ well-being and suicide awareness in the workplace.

Quarries participate in suicide prevention program

The issues of mental health and suicide prevention have been brought to the fore through an innovative new program being piloted within the quarrying and mining industries. Read more »
The RRAM online portal is expected to provide a more streamlined, risk-based approach to quarry management.

New online portal streamlines quarry reporting

The quarry industry has welcomed the launch of an online system designed to make project applications and reporting faster, easier and more cost-efficient. Read more »
The volcanic ash pozzolana is believed to have contributed to the longevity of Roman concrete structures such as the Pantheon.

Researchers discover natural, self-healing ‘concrete’

Naturally formed, self-healing “concrete” discovered within the depths of a supervolcano may hold the key to developing stronger, more environmentally friendly construction materials. Read more »
The owner of McDonalds Quarry is seeking to introduce blasting to the site to access a shallow hard rock deposit.

Koala concerns delay quarry blasting application

A quarry owner’s application to introduce blasting at his site has been delayed due to the local council’s concerns for the region’s koala population. Read more »
The Queensland Government has committed almost $4 billion towards improving Queensland’s roads and transport network.

State budget heralds calls for new infrastructure

A state government budget has allocated billions of dollars for infrastructure but industry says a greater focus on new major projects is needed. Read more »
Boral is proposing to realign the boundaries of existing lots on its land to facilitate residential development.

Quarry operator seeks to reduce ‘surplus’ land holding

The “surplus” land surrounding a quarry that has been in operation since the early 1800s may potentially be sold off for residential development. Read more »
LafargeHolcim represents the landmark merger of two major global building materials suppliers.

Construction materials giants launch merged entity

LafargeHolcim has successfully completed its merger and launched its new, merged entity globally. Read more »
IMPTEC’s crushing technology could help reduce operating costs and greenhouse gas emissions.

New super-fine crusher could reduce costs

A super-fine crushing plant that could reduce costs for some quarry operations is on the verge of undergoing an industrial trial. Read more »
According to the latest Australian PCI report, construction activity has been in a state of contraction in seven of the past eight months.

Construction work could soon pick up

Recently released statistics show that construction activity continued to contract in June but a separate forecast predicts work demand may improve. Read more »
The seminar will address key challenges facing the quarrying industry.

Industry event to hone in on environmental issues

The construction materials industry has stepped up its focus on environmental management with the introduction of a new annual industry event. Read more »


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