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A new report by Deloitte discusses the impact of renewable energy on the mining industry.

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New report on energy costs for mining industry

Mining companies have the opportunity to reduce energy costs by up to 50 per cent by implementing renewable energy systems, a new report by Deloitte states. Read more »
Academics at the ATSE/ISF symposium on legacy mines have urged the mining industry to improve its record on abandoned sites.

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Academia puts ‘legacy’ challenge to industry

An independent Australian organisation has concluded a conference on the environmental legacy of the mining industry, and discussed how the sector can ‘step up’ the management of abandoned mines. Read more »
A luxury quarry hotel is expected to open mid-2018. Image courtesy: China Plus.

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Sneak peak of luxury quarry hotel

A five-star luxury hotel that has been embedded into a deep, disused quarry’s rock face has been unveiled ahead of its anticipated May 2018 opening. Read more »
How a proposed ‘eco’ residential dwelling transformed from an abandoned stone quarry may look upon completion.

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'Eco’ quarry house nominated for award

An architectural firm that has submitted a proposal to design an ‘eco’ house built within an existing quarry void has subsequently been nominated for a prestigious design award. Read more »
A road base made from recycled tyres has recently been tested with promising results at the University of Melbourne.

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Rolling towards new road base

Researchers from the University of Melbourne have recently heralded the significance of a project that has created road base from recycled tyres. Read more »
A developer is set to transform a working quarry into a residential space.

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Working pit green lit for new development

A working granite quarry in Brisbane’s north-west will be phased out to make way for a multi-million dollar residential redevelopment. 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 »
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 »
Bowers Quarry is located in England’s southern coast and will host a monument dedicated to biodiversity. Image courtesy: Albion Stone.

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Tourist attraction to open on active site

More than a decade after being approved, an innovative tourist monument is set to open at a stone quarry and mine site in 2020. Read more »


 


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