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The geodesic biome domes at the Eden Project in Cornwall, UK. The project is at an old clay pit that was a working quarry for 160 years.

Case Studies
Bruce Harvey: Quarry repurposing and regeneration

While there are international examples of quarries succeeding in their post-working lives, Australia has generally been behind the curve. Bruce Harvey explains how extractive companies, regulators and communities can collaborate on innovative post-closure uses for extractive sites. Read more »

Case Studies
Snowy 2.0: Transitioning to a decarbonised economy

Snowy 2.0 is a pumped hydro expansion of the iconic Snowy Hydro Scheme that could power up to 500,000 homes through a new network of tunnels and power stations. Snowy Hydro’s Gordon Wymer spoke to Quarry about the scheme ahead of his presentation at CMIC 18. Read more »
Even once a quarry is active after planning and environmental approvals, mining lease compliance presents a new lot of challenges.

Geology
A broader view of compliance obligations

Compliance never stops in the quarrying industry. As Simon Ball explains, even when operators have satisfied their planning and environmental approvals, there are numerous, ongoing compliance issues that require attention. Read more »
Defining your reserves is not that scary!

Geology
Need help defining your reserves?

A month after reviewing an article he wrote nearly two decades ago about the geologist’s role in the valuation of quarry reserves, Bill Langer describes how such reserves should be classified and defined today … Read more »
The Newnes Junction Project will utilise rail transport for cartage of end product off-site.

News
Iconic sandstone quarries on the market

From this month, a sandstone quarry in Queensland is set to go under the hammer while expressions of interest are sought for investment in one of New South Wales’ largest sand mining projects. Read more »
In the last decade, the cycle of extractive operation has been toward extensions of existing sites rather than greenfields proposals.

Education
Are we on an uphill road to approvals in the 21st century?

Government department approvals for projects, including the expansion of existing projects, are becoming more problematic for the extractive industry. Chris Prowse discusses why there are delays in the process and outlines how extractive operators can plan for some of the hurdles. Read more »
The IGC will feature new data and maps from a decade of geological and geophysical surveys conducted over Asia.

News
Geoscientists gather for landmark congress

Approximately 5000 delegates from 112 countries will converge on Brisbane next month for the largest geological event ever to be held in Australia. Read more »
A new blast management plan is available.

News
New template launched for blast management plans

WorkSafe Victoria has released a blast management plan template to assist shot firers to meet safety obligations as set out in the Dangerous Goods Regulations 2011 (Vic). Read more »
In case you can't get enough of a real quarry, here's a simulator game.

News
Virtual quarrying becomes child’s play

If you can’t get enough of working in a real quarry, then when you head home, you can now get on your Windows computer and play Stone Quarry Simulator. Read more »


 

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