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It is believed Fulton Hogan plans to more than triple the size of Tylden Quarry.

Quarry takes ‘open door’ approach in expansion bid

A raw materials supplier has placed a strong emphasis on community engagement in planning a quarry expansion project. Read more »
A recently introduced local law has required a quarry to submit a licence application 30 years after its establishment.

New law demands application from operating quarry

The introduction of a council’s new local law means a 30-year-old quarry has been required to submit an application to continue operating. Read more »
The Northern Connector is among the almost $2.5 billion in major South Australian infrastructure projects to begin construction this year.

$2.5 billion in new infrastructure to begin in 2016

Demand for building materials is expected to soar in one state this year, as construction begins on several major infrastructure projects. Read more »
A US quarry has utilised drone technology to monitor the efficiency of its blast program. Source: Germanna Community College Center for Workforce & Community Education.

Quarry uses drone to improve blast program

A quarry has utilised drone technology to monitor and help improve the operation’s blasting program. Read more »
Three Terex businesses are now co-located at a single, purpose-built facility.

New local HQ for major global quarry supplier

A major global quarry supplier has shifted its local headquarters to a new facility that is expected to further improve services. Read more »
Queensland recorded six mining fatalities within an 11-month period, according to the report.

Report shows mining fatalities, disabling injuries on the rise

A state’s annual mining health and safety performance report has indicated that lost time injuries are down, disabling injuries are up, and an increase in fatalities is “very concerning”. Read more »
The Royal Commission’s recommendations for stronger legislative reform will likely improve productivity in the construction industry.

Boral welcomes trade union commission outcome

Boral has welcomed recommendations from a major investigation into trade union corruption, which could potentially lead to improved construction site productivity and an increase in Australia’s global competitiveness. Read more »
CCAA estimates that Queensland’s quarry material production volumes will need to increase 50 per cent by 2036.

Room for improvement in infrastructure plan: CCAA

The heavy construction materials industry has suggested revisions for a draft infrastructure strategy, highlighting a commitment to planning reform and a longer project pipeline as key to increasing investor confidence. Read more »
The rock detection system was designed to help operators identify oversize material prior to processing.

Oversize rock solution wins innovation award

An innovative oversize rock detection system that recently won an award could potentially improve quarry productivity while reducing equipment downtime and maintenance costs. Read more »
USG’s Plaster City gypsum quarry was selected as the site of the Planetary Deep Drill’s first field tests.

Space drill tested at gypsum quarry

A gypsum quarry has been used to test a prototype space drill that scientists hope will one day reveal the sub-surface secrets of other planets. Read more »

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