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Drilling and testing have shown complexities in Lynwood Quarry’s current resource.

Major quarry applies to relocate extraction

The operator of a major hard rock quarry development has applied to extract granite from a new area after its current target resource yielded disappointing geological results. Read more »
An artist’s impression of the Clevosaurus sectumsemper.

Quarry discovery named after Harry Potter spell

A new species of prehistoric reptile that was uncovered in a quarry has been named after a spell from the popular Harry Potter series of children’s books. Read more »
Obtaining a free face was accomplished through a method called “channelling”, whereby closely spaced holes were drilled along a straight line.

The ‘old timers’ of Barre

In the modern age, quarry operators and workers are spoiled for choice in terms of the plant and equipment they can use to extract aggregate. Spare a thought then for Barre’s “old timers”, who, Bill Langer says, had to painstakingly extract granite by hand, sometimes with a little help from nature … Read more »


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