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The Songjiang InterContinental Hotel is currently under construction and expected to reach completion in 2017. Image courtesy: Xinhua/REX/Shutterstock.

Construction underway on five-star quarry hotel

A “futuristic” five-star hotel that is currently being built into the side of a deep, water-filled quarry may start taking bookings next year. Read more »
The investigation found that a geotechnical assessment had not been carried out prior to excavation work at the unstable quarry face. Image courtesy: Westpac Rescue Helicopter via

No charges to be laid after quarry death

A work safety authority has concluded an investigation into the death of a quarry owner whose business was found to be in breach of health and safety laws. Read more »
The cup marks found at Kaizer Hill quarry appear to be evidence of early large-scale tool manufacture.

Ancient quarry captures civilisation’s cultural evolution

A primitive quarry that was recently uncovered is believed to be evidence of shifting attitudes at a time when civilisation was moving towards agricultural practices. Read more »
Terex’s new global parts facility has been fitted with “leading edge” technology to ensure the efficient expedition of all orders.

Major quarry supplier opens new global parts facility

A major international quarry plant supplier has opened a new global parts facility that could have flow-on benefits for Australian quarry customers. Read more »
Sandvik will combine Sandvik Mining and Sandvik Construction into a single business known as Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology.

Rock technology, mining restructure for quarry supplier

A major global quarry plant supplier has announced it will streamline its mining and construction equipment divisions to improve efficiency. Read more »
Dry Creek Quarry was used to film the Helm’s Deep battle scene in <em>The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers</em>.

Disasters strike quarry fantasy locations

Two quarries that have gained screen-time through popular fantasy franchises have made media headlines in the same week for more distressing reasons. Read more »

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