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Consult Australia believes work could be packaged for mega-infrastructure projects like the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing.

Industry calls for new approach to mega-infrastructure

Two industry associations have called for new approaches to “mega-infrastructure” to increase market competition and fund more projects. Read more »
The restoration project for Victoria’s Parliament House is using Australian bluestone and sandstone.

Aussie stone sourced for iconic restoration project

Dimension stone has been sourced from two local quarries to restore an iconic government building. Read more »
LafargeHolcim has signed a statement calling for the adoption of a new global climate agreement.

Building materials giant supports new climate agreement

Construction materials multinational LafargeHolcim has thrown its support behind a petition to adopt a new global climate agreement. Read more »
The Rock Print installation was constructed by “jamming” loose rock together with string.

Researchers develop ‘reversible’ construction method

An architectural installation constructed from loose rock has demonstrated a new, fully reversible building process that could rival the use of concrete. Read more »
Orica helped sponsor the Resilience community sculpture.

Supplier-sponsored sculpture raises mental health awareness

A quarry supplier has contributed to a community sculpture designed to raise awareness of mental illness. Read more »
A state government inquiry has found that Grantham Quarry was not to blame for a devastating 2011 flood.

Flood inquiry deems quarry impact ‘insignificant’

A quarry that was accused of contributing to a deadly flood in 2011 has been vindicated for the second time by a state government inquiry. Read more »
Business quarrying underwater aggregate must abide by the conditions.

Model conditions released for underwater quarrying

A state government department has released a set of conditions for quarry operators seeking to source underwater aggregate. Read more »
Doonbah Quarry is increasing its extraction rate and footprint to supply the Pacific Highway upgrade.

Highway provides impetus for quarry expansion

A sand quarry is bolstering its operation in preparation of a proposed major highway upgrade. Read more »
Hanson is seeking to expand the footprint and extend the life of its Sancrox quarry.

Quarry proposes expansion to continue regional supply

A construction materials company that is supplying a major highway project has proposed to expand its operation. Read more »
A national survey is seeking to clarify the relationship between mining and society and identify ways to improve community sentiment towards the industry.

Mining reclamation study could improve community sentiment

A national study into community attitudes towards mining and reclamation could provide the quarrying industry with a greater understanding of how to secure and maintain a “social licence to operate”. Read more »
MAQOHSC’s new seminar series aims to inform remote and regional mining and quarry sites.

Health, safety seminars target regional, remote quarries

An occupational health and safety committee servicing the quarrying and mining sectors has introduced a series of regional seminars designed to update owners and operators on important safety issues. Read more »
The IQA’s biennial national conference will be held in Adelaide next week.

High profile construction contractor to kick-off IQA conference

A high profile construction contractor will deliver the keynote address at the Institute of Quarrying Australia’s national conference this week. Read more »


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