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The runway at the Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport, near Toowoomba, has utilised low carbon geopolymer concrete.

Zero carbon emission cement touted for local industry

A new report by a local climate change think tank has detailed how Australia could ‘wipe out’ emissions from cement within the next decade. Read more »
The Wagner Group, which recently was listed on the ASX, has released its latest financial results.

Wagner reports increased earnings

The Wagner Group, the Toowoomba-based family building materials company, has announced that its profit and earnings have significantly increased in the first half of 2018. Read more »
Boral’s hefty global profits for the second half of 2017 have been largely attributed to the success of Boral Australia.

Homefront success underpins Boral’s increased global earnings

Australia’s “strong operating results” have largely contributed to Boral Limited’s significant increase in profits in the second half of 2017. Read more »
A photography exhibition specifically dedicated to quarries has recently gone on display.

Art exhibition pays tribute to quarries

An international photographer’s ‘fascination’ with quarries has recently been exhibited at a contemporary art gallery in the US. Read more »
Ardmore Park Quarry’s operators have concerns about additional DA requirements being imposed, including upgrades to the haul route along Jerrara Road (pictured).

Operator, council fall out on extra road conditions

A New South Wales-based quarry operator has hit a roadblock with a request to increase operations, stating several conditions imposed by the local council are “costly and unnecessary”. Read more »
MinEx is seeking to dispel community concerns over harmful levels of RCS in quarry dust emissions. Image courtesy: <a href="" target="_blank">PRPower</a>

Silicosis concerns groundless, says extractive industry chief

Recent elevated concern about the presence of crystalline silica in quarry dust samples has prompted the New Zealand extractive industry’s national safety body to address the matter directly. Read more »
Quarry operators are currently one of the most sought after skills, particularly in Victoria. Image courtesy: <a href="" target="_blank">Hays</a>

Operators in hot demand, new report states

A shortage of machinery operators in Victoria is just one employment trend in the resources industry that is set to dominate the first half of 2018, a report by recruiting firm Hays suggests. Read more »
Hanson Australia has announced it has acquired recycling aggregates company The Alex Fraser Group.

Construction materials giant moves into the recycling industry

Building materials supplier Hanson Australia has acquired leading recycled aggregates producer the Alex Fraser Group in a move that will increase its presence in ‘aligned’ industries. Read more »
A Komatsu 830E electric drive standard truck with an AHS retrofit kit.

Supplier marks 10th anniversary of driverless trucks

Global earthmoving, mining and construction supplier Komatsu has celebrated the tenth anniversary of its autonomous haulage system and will continue ‘accelerating the pace of automation’ within the mining industry. Read more »
Fossils that were found in a quarry in the 20th century have recently been identified as a new species of reptile over 200 million years old.

200 million year old species found in quarry

Fossilised remains discovered in an idle limestone pit in Wales nearly 70 years ago have recently been identified as a new species of ancient reptile. Read more »


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