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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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