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For the second time, a Queensland court has backed the proposed Yandina quarry project.

Court backs quarry application

A quarry development application that was initially rejected at local government level can now proceed after surviving a second round of court appeals. Read more »
Wyanga Holdings and its directors have been fined a total of $196,500 for exceeding the quarry's extraction limit.

Quarry operator hit with almost $200,000 in fines

A quarry business and its owners have been hit with combined fines of almost $200,000 for exceeding their extraction limits and providing “misleading” information to the environmental regulator. Read more »
The audit indicated that population and economic growth would increase congestion if immediate action was not taken to address current infrastructure concerns.

National audit identifies infrastructure shortfalls

An audit of Australia’s infrastructure has warned of increased overcrowding across the country in the next two decades if state and federal governments do not immediately address major shortfalls in the nation’s transport networks. Read more »
The City of Sydney has been resurfacing roads with TonerPave to reduce its carbon footprint.

Council trials low carbon asphalt mix

A low carbon asphalt mix that uses recycled printer toner could soon be adopted by councils across Australia. Read more »
Militants have reportedly been raiding quarries for plant and equipment during both day and night.

Quarry machinery ‘borrowed’ by militants

In an interesting turn of events, quarry machinery is being stolen by militant groups to improve war zone fortifications - and then returned to their owners. Read more »
The decline in mining-related construction is expected to continue impacting on overall construction activity into 2016.

Slowdown in construction activity tipped until 2016

The decline in mining-related projects is expected to continue impacting construction activity in 2016, according to a recent joint industry group report. Read more »
Rapid Dams can assist with the construction of silt and settlement ponds. Source: Richard Law.

Quarry contractor extends services to construction

A local crushing and screening contractor has expanded its service offering to include construction of quarry facilities. Read more »
Additional drilling identified a larger, higher quality shale resource on the quarry site.

Higher quality shale discovered at proposed quarry site

One of Australia’s major brick manufacturers is seeking to modify the approved terms of its proposed quarry application after additional drilling revealed a higher quality resource. Read more »
Te Puna Quarry has been transformed into a community park.

Award nomination for quarry park creator

A New Zealand woman has been nominated for a national award for her work in transforming an old quarry into community parklands. Read more »
The remains of a temple believed to be more than 3000 years old was found at the Gebel el Silsila quarry in Egypt. Source: The Gebel el Silsila Survey Project.

‘Lost’ Egyptian temple discovered in ancient quarry

The remains of an ancient Egyptian temple that was thought to have been lost to history have been uncovered in a quarry. Read more »
Astec Australia’s GT200DF cone crusher features a hydraulic chamber clearing function.

Cone with chamber clearing function

Astec Australia’s track-mounted GT200DF cone crushing plant offers a cost-effective, highly productive and mobile option for quarry operators. Read more »
Bonfiglioli’s A Series helical bevel drives can be used in lifting systems, mixers and conveyors.

Efficient, versatile helical bevel drives

Bonfiglioli’s A Series helical bevel drives are rugged and durable, offering high performance at a competitive price. Read more »


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