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Wyanga Holdings and its directors have been fined a total of $196,500 for exceeding the quarry's extraction limit.

Quarry operator hit with almost $200,000 in fines

A quarry business and its owners have been hit with combined fines of almost $200,000 for exceeding their extraction limits and providing “misleading” information to the environmental regulator. Read more »
The City of Sydney has been resurfacing roads with TonerPave to reduce its carbon footprint.

Council trials low carbon asphalt mix

A low carbon asphalt mix that uses recycled printer toner could soon be adopted by councils across Australia. Read more »
Te Puna Quarry has been transformed into a community park.

Award nomination for quarry park creator

A New Zealand woman has been nominated for a national award for her work in transforming an old quarry into community parklands. Read more »
The ACCC recently questioned whether Boral had passed on all carbon tax repeal-related savings to its customers.

Bricks sector gets ACCC green light

An update from Australia’s consumer watchdog indicates it is “satisfied” that construction materials businesses are not passing on any carbon tax-related charges to customers following the levy’s repeal. Read more »
Earthco Projects won the 2014 Premier’s Regional Recognition Award for developing a sustainable alternative to traditional soil stabilisation.

Quarries encouraged to apply for sustainability awards

An awards program is offering quarry and construction material businesses that promote sustainability a chance to gain recognition for their achievements. Read more »
Hanson’s Brandy Hill quarry has donated approximately 5000 tonnes of material to help local communities rebuild after last month’s floods.

Quarries assist storm-ravaged communities

Two quarry operators have stepped in to assist local communities in the wake of recent storms and floods that caused significant property and infrastructure damage. Read more »
Hive Energy’s solar farm proposal would involve initiatives to encourage biodiversity.

Solar farm pitched for disused quarry

A solar energy farm is the latest in a string of redevelopment proposals pitched for a quarry that has lain inactive for two decades. Read more »


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