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The endangered snail is less than 2mm in size. Source: J.J. Vermeulen and M.E. Marzuki.

Tiny snail named after cement giant

A new species of snail found near a quarry has been named after the site’s operator – global cement giant Lafarge. Read more »
The study showed woody debris could be critical for the recolonisation of rehabilitated mine sites.

Woody ‘clumps’ may improve quarry rehabilitation

Local research has indicated that woody material could play a part in helping reptiles and mammals successfully recolonise rehabilitated mine sites – including quarries. Read more »
The 2014 NSW Construction Materials Industry Dinner was attended by a record number of guests.

Quarries claim EH&S awards

Quarry industry innovation and best performance in the areas of environment, health and safety were recently recognised at a major industry dinner. Read more »
The Glen Innes Aggregates Quarry has presented a solution to the town’s water security problem.

Quarry improves water security for community

A local council that has been plagued by water security concerns for a number of years has found an innovative solution in the form of a quarry that could potentially “drought proof” its town. Read more »


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