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 As Parkland has lodged an appeal against the decision, the council says it expects a “long and drawn out” legal challenge.

Ratepayers foot bill for quarry fight

Ratepayers will foot the bill for a Queensland Council’s decision to defend its rejection of a quarry application. Read more »
The firm believes that while most larger Australian organisations have factored in the changed and assessed which properties need to be registered, it’s concerned that smaller organisations may be caught out.

Lawyers warn business about property register

An Australian law firm is warning members of the quarrying industry not to get caught out by changes to the Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR). Read more »
Health risks from the quarry in-fill – particularly for children – range fromallergic reactions and hypersensitivity, to serious health problems, such as cancer, respiratory illness, reproductive problems and birth defects.

Kids at risk from toxins

Families living in homes built on a former quarry site in a Melbourne suburb have been exposed to toxic substances including lead, arsenic and by-products of fuel burning. Read more »
The report advises companies to consider the emissions embedded within the supply chain, particularly the extent of their electricity usage.

Carbon tax: small business not immune

KPMG has warned small business will be affected by the introduction of the carbon tax, with the costs of permits from the country’s biggest polluters being passed on. Read more »
A failed computer card control system is said to have caused the leak, which meant the plant didn’t shut down before the overflow occurred.

Leak undermines Orica's reopening

After reopening after a forced closure of almost a month, Orica’s Kooragang Island plant briefly shut down once again due to another leak. Read more »
The group is protesting the development of a new operation by Boral that will see a 70ha quarry on 220ha of bushland between the Tallebudgera Valley, Reedy Creek, the Observatory and Old Burleigh Town.

Residents rally against Gold Coast quarry

Residents in Queensland’s Tallebudgera Valley are redoubling their efforts to oppose Boral’s proposed Gold Coast Quarry at Reedy Creek in southeast Queensland. Read more »
Funded jointly between the Commonwealth and the States, the Federal Government has committed $4.1 billion to the project, while New South Wales has promised another $1 billion.

Multi-billion highway upgrade is go

A massive reconstruction of the Pacific Highway has been slated to begin next year, with the Federal Government announcing a $4.1 billion project to upgrade the stretch between Frederickton and Eunagai. Read more »

 11 stockpiles of illegally dumped waste were found on the site, each up to one and a half metres high, with no barrier between the trash and the water in the pit.

Illegal dumping in quarry costs $1.4 million

A New South Wales council will shell out over $1.4 million for illegally dumping waste in a local quarry.  Read more »

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