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The 25ha Lilydale Quarry site includes undisturbed land and large areas of overburden, as well as a quarry pit approximately 120 metres deep.

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Former quarry site to be part of new Aussie suburb

A former quarry that operated for 135 years is set to be redeveloped into a new housing project in Melbourne’s southeast suburbs. Read more >>
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VCAT recently ruled that the planning permit for the Hillhead quarry site has expired. Image courtesy: Herald-Sun.

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Plans on hold after granite pit permit expires

Plans submitted to extend the life of a former Victorian granite quarry have been placed on the shelf, after the state’s civil administrative tribunal determined the planning permit had expired. Read more >>
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The ‘Passing Light’ sculpture features a series of horizontal fissures that enable visitors to view the garden through the wall.

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Garden to showcase century of quarrying

The Institute of Quarrying (IQUK) has celebrated its centenary year by commissioning a Quarry Garden at a prestigious flower show in Derbyshire, UK. Read more >>
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Boral’s appeal against its rejected $2 billion Gold Coast quarry proposal has been dismissed.

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Environment Court dismisses appeal for $2 billion quarry

Queensland’s Planning and Environment Court has backed a local council’s decision to deny Boral the right to proceed with a $2 billion quarry project on the Gold Coast. Read more >>
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An artist’s impression of the Hornsby Quarry rehabilitation project after completion. Image courtesy: Hornsby Shire Council.

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Hornsby Quarry spoil upgrade commences

Two years after geologists lobbied to preserve New South Wales’ Hornsby quarry, a multi-million dollar conveyor system has arrived to begin filling in the site. Read more >>
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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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