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VCAT recently ruled that the planning permit for the Hillhead quarry site has expired. Image courtesy: Herald-Sun.

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 »
The ‘Passing Light’ sculpture features a series of horizontal fissures that enable visitors to view the garden through the wall.

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 »
Boral’s appeal against its rejected $2 billion Gold Coast quarry proposal has been dismissed.

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 »
An artist’s impression of the Hornsby Quarry rehabilitation project after completion. Image courtesy: Hornsby Shire Council.

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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