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Five young Australian researchers have been selected to complete research at Hanson’s Tweed Sand plant.

Award to highlight value of quarry sites

Five young Australian researchers have been selected to compete for an international award that aims to raise awareness of the biological value of mining and quarry sites. Read more »
An application has been lodged to expand the Hernani Quarry.

Basalt quarry applies for expansion

A development application has been lodged to expand a basalt quarry located in the Northern Tablelands, New South Wales.  Read more »
Straterra CEO Chris Baker.

NZ mining paper calls for reform

A New Zealand mining industry group has highlighted the need for improved administration of the country’s environmental and minerals regulations. Read more »
Boral Waste Solutions plans to extend the existing landfill area at its Ravenhall quarry.

Quarry landfill plans meet local opposition

An application to expand landfill at a Victorian quarry has ignited local anger, despite the quarry owner’s claims that landfills are a critical necessity. Read more »
PT Volvo Indonesia managing director Mark Gabel at the launch of the new ITU facility.

Volvo CE expands as Indonesian demand rises

Demand for heavy equipment in Indonesia has led a regional Volvo Construction Equipment dealer to open its largest service facility. Read more »
An acquisition deal between Syngas, CEAL and Multiquip Aggregates has been postponed.

Syngas postpones quarry acquisition

Plans for a power generation giant to acquire a quarry and a civil engineering business have been put on hold. Read more »
Founding partners of the NRSP have already attracted almost $17 million from the Science Industry and Endowment Fund (SIEF).

Universities and CSIRO form resources precinct

Resource companies and government organisations will now be able to collaborate with world-leading expertise via a new national resource sciences precinct being set up out west. Read more »
Holcim could be the recipient of one of the world’s largest corporate mergers, with a combined market value of $USD50 billion.

Merger obstacles for construction materials titans

Global construction materials industry titans LaFarge and Holcim have announced that they are likely to merge. Read more »
Opportunities abound in the quarrying and extractive industries to create better products or deliver new services.

Miner receives $1 million tax offset

A coal miner has received $1.1 million to fund geoscience research and development — funding that is also available to companies in quarrying. Read more »
It is being argued that if the CSR/Boral merger does not proceed, the brickwork sector will go into decline.

Brick giants embark on joint venture

CSR and Boral may combine their east coast brick operations in a joint venture, pending approval from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. Read more »
Queensland Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney has intervened in key development applications in Bundaberg.

State to review key development applications

Two development applications that impact on quarries and key resource areas are now under review in the face of recent local government decisions. Read more »
TAFE Western's Orange Campus will use a JCB excavator for competency training and assessment.

Supplier collaborates on accreditation program for operators

JCB Construction Equipment Australia has worked with TAFE Western on a new program to train and assess operators in the construction, earthmoving and agricultural sectors.  Read more »
Vice president and executive officer of Hitachi Ltd Kazuhiro Kurihara.

Supplier leads dialogue on social innovation

Hitachi Australia recently brought together 120 key customers and stakeholders in Perth for a social innovation forum.  Read more »
The global demand for cement additives is expected to rise annually by 9.3 per cent to 2017.

Orders for cement additives on the rise

Global demand for cement and concrete additives is set to increase over the next three years, according to an industry market researcher.  Read more »
Bruce Blackwell: An enthusiastic supporter of the IQA.

IQA stalwart a guiding light for Boral’s expansion

 NSW IQA member Bruce Blackwell was not just an enthusiastic supporter of the IQA but was at the forefront of major changes within Boral over more than two decades. Doug Prosser recalls some highlights from the life and career of an industry veteran. Read more »

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