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The Gold Coast’s largest quarry will potentially be turned into a landfill site. Image courtesy: Gold Coast Bulletin.

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Gold Coast quarry to become landfill site

The Gold Coast’s largest quarry will potentially be turned into a privately operated landfill site after a development application was filed with the city council. Read more >>
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The former Anstey Hill quarry site has been described by some reviewers as ‘the jewel of the Adelaide Festival crown’.

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Quarry setting for ‘record-breaking’ show

For the first time, Adelaide’s Festival of the Arts has used a rundown and abandoned quarry as the stage for a hit theatre performance. Read more >>
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The AggreDry wash plant is suitable for operators in the construction, quarry and aggregates sectors.

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Fine material washer, dewaterer in one machine

The Superior Industries AggreDry wash plant features a Guardian 1.8m x 6m (6’ x 20’) horizontal triple-deck screen and a twin 914mm (36”) AggreDry washer. Read more >>
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A drone is said to have captured evidence of a company allegedly contaminating a quarry.

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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 >>
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The proposed sand extraction site at Forest Glen, Sunshine Coast. Image courtesy: <em>The Queensland Times News</em>.

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Denied sand operator lodges appeal

An extractive operator has announced it is appealing a decision by the Sunshine Coast Council that rejected its application to build a sand quarry operation. Read more >>
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Under a proposed plan, Cleary Bros’ Albion Park quarry would undergo real time dust monitoring.

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Dust pollution to be monitored in real time

As a 'modern' alternative to examining dust deposits, a planning and environmental authority will work with the operator to conduct dust monitoring in real time at the Albion Park quarry. Read more >>
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 An artist’s impression of the Bluestone Lake community. Image courtesy: <em>Central Western Daily</em>.

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Former quarry given new luxury address

A disused bluestone quarry located in Orange will be the setting for an upcoming luxury waterfront residential estate. Read more >>
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Villa Maria’s award-winning McDiarmid Hill vineyard, as pictured from the entrance to Patutahi Quarry.

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Good neighbours: A story of fine wine and lime

It’s not often you come across a situation in which the quarry neighbour gratefully appreciates any dust coming their way. Alan Titchall explains. Subscription required. Read more >>
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The Chaco Canyon national monument once contained massive multi-storey Pueblos utilising stone and timber – but was abandoned after 300 years.

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Are you sustainably managing your resources?

Resource sustainability has been a continuous issue for mankind throughout time – and is just as relevant today. David Cilento explains why resource sustainability continues to be anongoing concern and why quarry operators must also take a lead in the public debate and conserve their own resources. Subscription required. Read more >>
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Norwell, better known for its sugar cane produce, will soon be home to a 90ha sand quarry.

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From sugar cane to sand: Council clears project

A controversial sand quarry development has been given the green light, despite more than 130 objections from residents. Read more >>
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Lendlease Engineering won the tender for the $985 million Northern Connector with its concrete pavement design.

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Concrete road design to cut fuel consumption, maintenance

Plans to build South Australia’s first major concrete road have been welcomed by an industry body. Read more >>
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The term "sustainable" is not normally associated with natural resources- eg minerals, construction materials- that are considered non-renewable.

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Encouraging sustainable use of quarry resources

In an age when sustainability is a buzz word of corporations, environmentalists and governments, can the quarrying industry claim this moniker as an integral part of its operations? Geoff West argues the industry is involved in sustainability and it should be proud – and loud – about it! Subscription required. Read more >>
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