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'Green' Bremenger Quarry in Norway (pictured) will be one of the overseas destinations for Barro Fellowship recipient Dylan Treadwell.

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First recipient of Barro Fellowship announced

Dylan Treadwell, a quarry supervisor who has been in the industry for three years, has become the first recipient of the inaugural David Barro Heavy Construction Materials Fellowship. Read more »
Situated at 184 Yeppoon Road, the Yeppoon Road Quarry is currently appealing changes related to its DA.

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Decision approved, reneged, appealed

A quarry operator that had been granted permission to expand its operations has lodged an appeal in the Planning and Environment Court after additional conditions were imposed. Read more »
Kiama Municipal Council is hoping to transform an idle quarry into a BMX and bike park. Image courtesy: Illawarra Mercury.

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Quarry riding towards BMX bike project

A local government has announced its intentions to rehabilitate an abandoned quarry into a BMX track and bike park. Read more »
A request from Rindean Quarry’s operator to import 240,000 tonnes of fill has been denied. Image courtesy: The Daily Telegraph.

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Sand operator denied fill request

A quarry operator’s request to import around a quarter of a million tonnes of fill for a four-week construction project has been refused by a government planning panel. Read more »
Canadian researchers have developed spray-on, quake-resistant concrete. Image courtesy: UBC.

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‘Earthquake-resistant’ concrete developed

New spray-on cement may hold the key to earthquake-proofing existing buildings, researchers in Canada have proposed. Read more »
Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce, pictured with Deborah Woodrup (Caterpillar) and Michael Benic (Hanson), happily posed for pictures.

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Toowoomba meeting showcases growth, new talent

The IQA has hailed its 60th annual conference in Toowoomba as a great success that showcased the region’s infrastructure growth and utilised local support and talent. Read more »
Some of this year’s WIQ conference attendees included (l-r): Kiri Fitzgibbons, Sarah Pennington, Mitra Karimi, Tahlia Ball, Kristy Lopes and Natalia Rogalewicz.

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Women in Quarrying conference highlights industry diversity

The South Australian arm of the IQA’s Women in Quarrying network has recently held a one-day conference in Adelaide, with attendees gathering to promote the importance of gender diversity within the industry. Read more »
The Barro Group has applied to extract more than one million tonnes of rock a year from Burrum Quarry on the Sunshine Coast. Image courtesy: Sunshine Coast Daily.

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State-owned quarry awaits decision on expansion

A quarry owned and operated by the state of Queensland for more than 40 years has handed over the operational reigns to a local company that has requested permission to expand operations. Read more »
Mining company Adani has secured land to build multiple quarries leading up to its Carmichael coal mine project.

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International mining company secures land for multiple quarries

Multinational miner Adani has recently secured land to develop up to six quarries that could provide construction materials for infrastructure at its central Queensland Carmichael mine and rail project. Read more »
The idle Bridge Street Quarry is the site of the proposed Quarry Gardens in Toowoomba.

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Quarry Gardens plan revived after decade in wilderness

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has committed $250,000 towards a feasibility study to transform an idle quarry on the outskirts of Toowoomba into first-class parkland. Read more »

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Environmental compliance and auditing in the quarrying industry

Environmental compliance and auditing in the quarry industry is often viewed as difficult, complex and time-consuming. Chris Jones will present an in-depth analysis of how to improve environmental compliance and how to implement cost-effective environmental management. Read more »


 


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