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The Chambers Bay Golf Course is situated on a century-old rehabilitated sand and granite quarrying site.

Quarry site given golf makeover

An old quarry that was redeveloped into a community golf course recently hosted a major national golf championship. Read more »
Infrastructure Victoria will be an independent expert authority tasked with advising the state government on Victoria’s infrastructure needs.

New infrastructure body to provide greater certainty

An independent advisory body that has been proposed by a state government is expected to improve transparency and confidence in the state’s infrastructure projects. Read more »
WA Limestone has proposed to develop a sand quarry to help meet Perth’s development requirements.

Quarry proposal could keep sand prices down

A new quarry proposal could help keep local sand prices to a minimum as demand for the aggregate continues to rise. Read more »
Major projects such as the Pacific Highway upgrade are set to benefit from the NSW Government’s record infrastructure investment.

Infrastructure takes centre stage in state budget

The aggregates and construction materials industry has welcomed a state government’s recent budget announcement, which features a record infrastructure funding commitment. Read more »
Drilling and testing have shown complexities in Lynwood Quarry’s current resource.

Major quarry applies to relocate extraction

The operator of a major hard rock quarry development has applied to extract granite from a new area after its current target resource yielded disappointing geological results. Read more »
Lismore City Council claims its glass processing plant can keep hundreds of tonnes of glass out of landfill.

Glass paves way for road base alternative

A local council has started paving its streets with crushed glass sand after successfully developing a way to recycle the material as a road base aggregate. Read more »
The construction industry has called for political parties to act more responsibly after one threatened to cancel a light rail project if elected.

Politics reducing confidence in Aussie infrastructure: ACA

An industry body has claimed that political agendas are eroding confidence in Australian infrastructure projects and affecting the country’s international competitiveness. Read more »
A photo taken from the Westpac rescue helicopter of the Heathstock Haulage quarry accident site. Source:

Quarry death intensifies calls for stronger regulation

The death of a quarry worker in New Zealand – the third within three months – has highlighted the importance of proper training as calls for stricter safety regulations intensify. Read more »
The Lab 22 facility allows businesses to 3D print in sand, titanium and other metals before investing in the equipment.

New 3D printing centre offers competitive edge

The CSIRO has opened a new centre that enables businesses to explore and engage with 3D printing technology, which could help improve efficiency and productivity. Read more »
Fletcher Building is reportedly looking to sell Rocla Quarry Products for $200 million.

Sand quarries could be sold for $200M

A quarry business that has been operating for more than four decades may be up for sale. Read more »
A proposal to increase production at the existing Williams Quarry has been rejected by the local council.

Quarry upgrade rejected due to proximity, vibrations

A local council has rejected a proposed quarry upgrade that was previously given the green light by the state environmental regulator. Read more »
The discovery of blue metal rock on a cattle farming property has led to the approval of a new quarry. Source: Bill Bradley.

Farming couple stumble upon basalt ‘gold mine’

A chance discovery has led to the approval of a new quarry, and could potentially provide long-term financial security for a farming family for generations to come. Read more »


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