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The Victorian Planning Minister has agreed to a request to unilaterally assess an application for the possible reopening and expansion of an inactive site on the Mornington Peninsula.

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Minister overrules local council on application

Moves are afoot to expedite the reopening of a quarry in Victoria that could supply nearly one million tonnes of rock over seven decades. Read more »
The disused Bridge Street Quarry in Toowoomba was on the list of trade opportunities discussed on a week-long trade mission to New Zealand by a 70-strong Toowoomba Regional Council delegation.

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Trade mission highlights gardens project

Converting a century-old disused quarry into a botanical gardens modelled on a New Zealand tourist attraction has figured prominently in an international trade mission. Read more »
The Hornsby Quarry spoil management project (pictured) was recently in danger of collapse after boundary changes put the local council into deficit.

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Transformation project salvaged after hiccup

A project to transform a historic disused New South Wales quarry into a premier parkland is back on track, after state funds “compensated” for the shrinking of a local council. Read more »
‘Dome Rising’, one of Katomski’s sculptures, utilising marble from the Vermont Quarry Project.

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Art gives defunct quarries new life

A US artist has breathed new life into disused quarries through her exhibition of collages, sketches and watercolours. Read more »
The proposed Sutton Forest quarry project will be on a site spanning 67 hectares.

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Planning panel to review ambitious sand project

An independent planning panel is set to review a NSW Southern Highlands application that could produce 29 million tonnes of concrete, tiling and mortar sand for the Sydney market. Read more »
The Queensland Government will introduce a levy on waste stream materials, including C&D materials (pictured), from the beginning of 2019.

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Waste disposal levy to facilitate recycling

A new waste disposal levy in Queensland for major waste streams, including construction and demolition (C&D) material, is expected to kick in from early 2019. Read more »
The proposed footprint for Newcastle Sand’s Cabbage Tree Road Sand Quarry, in Williamtown, NSW.

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Appeal lodged against Williamtown sand quarry

Residents have lodged an appeal in the New South Wales Land and Environment Court against the approval of a $4.7 million sand mine in the Port Stephens area. Read more »


 


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