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Sixty per cent of NZ quarry supervisors have not updated their certificates of competence.

Supervisors fail verbal safety exam

According to industry groups, 60 per cent of New Zealand quarry supervisors are failing an exam that certifies them to safely run a site. Read more »
The disused quarry site lies underneath the city of Paris. Image courtesy: The Guardian.

New life in ‘dead’ underground quarries

According to reports, 300km of underground tunnels and disused quarries could play a significant role in Paris’s re-development plans. Read more »
A drone is said to have captured evidence of a company allegedly contaminating a quarry.

Drone captures possible waste contamination

Photographs from a drone appear to have captured a company illegally filling an abandoned quarry with waste residue. Read more »
According to a new report, the lubricants market for the quarrying and mining sectors will see growth in the coming years.

Report provides insight into lubricants market

The international lubricants market for mining and quarrying is expected to grow steadily from 2017 to 2021, despite a flat global market. Read more »
The 12 tombs discovered included animal and juvenile remains. Image courtesy: Lund University.

More tombs discovered on ancient site

Excavations at an ancient sandstone site in Egypt have unearthed up to a dozen tombs. Read more »


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