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(L-R) Orca Civil Products director Alan Travers, Deakin University engineering student Dikshit Modgil and Deakin senior engineering lecturer Riyadh Al-Ameri.

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Researchers’ concrete findings on glass

Researchers at Deakin University’s School of Engineering have developed a new type of concrete made from ground recycled glass. Read more »
Plant and equipment at work before the quarry was shut down. Image courtesy of Frontier.

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Quarry on ice stalls highway upgrade

The exclusion of a foreign-owned quarrying operation from a major road project is having knock-on effects for communities and threatening an uneasy peace in a region near the Myanmar/Thailand border. Read more »
The proposed West Mooreville Quarry is located 7km southwest of Burnie, Tasmania.

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EPA backs new Tasmanian quarry

The Tasmanian Environmental Protection Authority has supported a plan by Wacks Crushing to convert a non-commercial gravel pit into an operational quarry with some conditions. Read more »
Reconophalt is poured at the waterfront community of Port Coogee in Western Australia. Image courtesy of Frasers Property.

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Suburban roads paved with sustainable asphalt

Two Western Australian suburban projects are using recycled material to build more sustainable roads. Read more »
The outcrop of dolerite on the former Aboriginal quarry site, which was a valuable source for the production of stone axes.

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Prized ancient quarry recognised

The site of a former quarry, once used by Aboriginals to make stone axes, has been found on agricultural land near the ACT/NSW border. Read more »
Victoria’s Environment Minister Lily D’Ambrosio in the passenger seat of a truck destined to take the new asphalt plant’s first shipment to a Victorian road project.

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Producer launches dual recycling plants

Alex Fraser Group has officially flicked the switch on its new $20 million glass recycling and sustainable asphalt plants. Read more »
The former Puketutu Island quarry will be filled with 4.4 million tonnes of biosolids.

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From quarry to human dung hole

A former quarry on a sacred Maori island in New Zealand is being rehabilitated in a world first biosolids project – using treated human faeces. Read more »
Manod Quarry today. There is little sign now (as then) that it was once housed some of Britain’s national treasures. Image courtesy of bbc.co.uk

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Unassuming Welsh site’s vital wartime role

Quarries have been repurposed for the most unusual of assignments, but few in history can match the importance of Manod Quarry in north Wales. Read more »
The Lokotrack ST2.8 screen quickly produces spawning stones of different sizes.

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Production of spawning stones for freshwater trout

A mobile screen has proven its versatility with an unusual contribution to the freshwater environment. Read more »
The former Harkaway Quarry pit has been transformed into a lake.

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Former quarry expected to fetch record price

A former Hanson-owned and operated bluestone quarry in Melbourne’s southeast is up for sale and may attract record bids. Read more »
The Quarry Amphitheatre has significant value as the only former limestone quarry that has been adapted for re-use as a performance venue in Western Australia.

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Theatrical venue to be heritage listed

Quarry Amphitheatre, a performance venue set in a former limestone quarry in City Beach, Western Australia, will be added to the State Register of Heritage Places. Read more »
The council-owned Kiwi Point Quarry has been operated by Holcim New Zealand in the Ngauranga Gorge since 2009.

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Expansion plans greenlit for mountain side quarry

The Wellington City Council has approved plans to expand Kiwi Point Quarry, 10km north of the New Zealand capital. Read more »
The Wiradjuri Traditional Owners at the formal gazettal of the Bomen Axe Quarry in 2011.

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Council seeks feedback on land bordering Indigenous quarry

Wagga Wagga Council is currently undertaking community consultation on proposed plans to develop an area of council-owned land adjacent to the Bomen Axe Quarry. Read more »

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Historic site to become 'walkable' suburb

The former Cave Hill Quarry in Lilydale in Victoria’s Yarra Valley is being transformed into a new, vibrant suburb. Tim Robertson visited the site which is now into the second year of a 15-year development project. Read more »
The Louvre’s iconic glass pyramid is ‘sunk’ into a 17,000m² collage of a quarry.

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French multimedia artists showcase quarries

Quarries have taken centre stage in a number of French multimedia art installations. Read more »

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