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Three applications for quarry extensions along Australia’s east coast have all met with approval.

End of year cheer for quarry extensions

Three approvals are on the cards for quarries along the country’s east coast. Read more »
The late South African president Nelson Mandela chipped a limestone rock on his return visit to the Robben Island limestone quarry in 1995.

How Mandela’s legacy started in a quarry

The late Nelson Mandela was one of the world’s greatest leaders in every sense of the word. It is little known that his legacy began in a quarry. Read more »
Mining and construction expects to be amongst the sectors that will increase its recruitment in 2014 – but only marginally.

Cautious optimism for employment

The results from an employment outlook survey for 2014 suggest employers in mining and construction expect to increase hiring marginally. Read more »
Joe Wagner and the award winning concrete.

Green concrete win for Wagners

An airport developer and concrete and logistics company - Wagners - has won the Australian Innovation Challenge's professional category for manufacturing and hi-tech design.  Read more »
Rocla Materials plans to expand its sand quarry at Peats Ridge by another 36 hectares.

Sand mine under fire from Greens

An application by Rocla for a sand mine expansion is being resisted by community groups, led by members of the Greens. Read more »
Explosives generate stress wave propagation through unsaturated granular media and can lead to rock fracturing.

Maths to reduce rock fractures

Researchers are developing mathematical models to reduce rock fracturing and soil liquefaction caused by natural or man-made disasters. Read more »
Orica has applied to the NSW Government to increase production of ammonium nitrate at Kooragang Island.

Explosives supplier to increase ammonium nitrate production

Explosives and chemicals supplier Orica plans to increase production of ammonium nitrate at its Kooragang Island site by 70,000 tonnes. Read more »
The concrete canoe named Wingin’ It was mixed and cast on campus in November.

Up the creek in a concrete canoe

A group of US engineering students have built a canoe out of concrete for an intervarsity competition. Read more »
The value of investment in the resources industry is falling as major developments are completed.

Investment value in Australian resources falls

The Federal Government’s commodities forecaster has reported that the value of investment in the resources industry is falling as major developments are completed.

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