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The proposed Karuah East quarry will need to gain federal approval before it can proceed.

Threatened plant creates additional hurdle for quarry

Despite receiving state government approval earlier this year, a quarry proposal will be required to undergo federal assessment due to the presence of a “vulnerable” plant species at its site. Read more »
Biodiversity data will be gathered from the Yilgarn region for study.

Enviro assessments to benefit from biodiversity partnership

A university and a mining company have partnered to develop an understanding of the relationship between biodiversity and the environment, which may improve the effectiveness of data gathered for project proposals. Read more »
Boral’s water treatment system in Eagle Farm, Queensland.

Quarry innovations take out national EHS awards

The peak body for Australia’s heavy construction materials industry has recognised two innovations that have improved the environmental, health and safety standards at their respective sites. Read more »
Over 10,000 tree seedlings have been planted over 7ha of quarry land at Newcrete’s Foxtrap quarry. Photo © The Telegram, Newfoundland, Canada.

Reclaim, grass, plant – and repeat

A former sand and gravel quarry has been fast-tracked for rehabilitation, promising a swift return to the forest land that once occupied the site before extraction activities began. Read more »
Benedict Industries will convert a 22-hectare recycling facility in Moorebank into a high-tech marina.

Marine makeover for quarry site

The formal go-ahead has been granted to convert a quarry and its neighbouring industrial estate into a multi-million dollar, state of the art waterfront. Read more »
The JRPP’s approval means Dreamland Quarry’s expected working life should now exceed 25 years.

‘Dream’ outcome for granite quarry expansion

A joint regional planning panel has approved a quarry operation’s application to expand its extractive volume, products and boundaries, subject to conditions. Read more »


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