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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 »
Many of the quarries in and around Caen are well-preserved time capsules, filled with traces of the civilians who hid there and their ordeals during the D-Day offensive.

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The sites that provided refuge on D-Day

To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, a quarry in northern France that sheltered thousands of civilians is being ‘preserved’ by 3-D modelling and will be able to be ‘toured’ as soon as next year. 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 »
A 1758-carat diamond was recovered in a Botswanan mine using TOMRA XRT sensor technology.

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Cutting edge tech helps recover huge diamond

One of the largest diamonds in recorded history has recently been recovered in a Botswana mine, courtesy of innovative sorting sensor technology. Read more »
Granite from Stony Creek Quarry features prominently in the Statue of Liberty Museum. (Source: Shore Line Times)

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Historic granite site comes full circle in new project

A quarry that famously supplied pink granite for the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty has been re-enlisted to supply the stone for a new museum honouring the monument. 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 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 »
More than 620,000 visitors from 200 countries attended bauma 2019.

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Electric innovations on show at Bauma 2019

The Bauma 2019 construction and mining machinery exhibition in Munich, Germany, broke plenty of attendance and exhibitor records. Read more »
Alex Fraser Asphalt will play a significant role in the resurfacing of the track at Melbourne’s Flemington Racecourse.

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Innovative racing surfaces under the spotlight

A Victorian horseracing track will be revamped with new turf over a course of sustainable asphalt – as elsewhere a “pop-up” track is floated for Australia’s most iconic overpass. Read more »
Located in Leicestershire, Tarmac’s Mountsorrel Quarry supplies granite to major construction projects across the UK.

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Site presents naturalist with granite keepsake

A quarry has paid the world’s foremost naturalist Sir David Attenborough the highest compliment after he recently professed his fondness for an igneous rock found in the English midlands. Read more »
The IQA’s next national conference will include a site visit to Boral’s new crushing and screening plant at Deer Park Quarry.

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Bumper program planned for 2019 conference

A combination of instructive and motivating presentations, and site visits, are in the planning stages for the IQA’s national conference later this year. Read more »
Completed restoration earthworks creating a further 30 ha of wetland habitat in Nottinghamshire. Image courtesy of Hanson.

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Pit to be transformed into a wetland habitat

Hanson has completed restoration earthworks at a sand and gravel quarry in Nottinghamshire, England, paving the way for an additional 30ha of wetland habitat. Read more »
The bluestone quarry at Carn Goedog, almost 290km away from Stonehenge. (Source: UCL)

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New discoveries shed light on Stonehenge mysteries

Excavations at two quarries in Wales provide new evidence of megalith quarrying 5000 years ago, according to a study led by London’s University College. Read more »
An artist’s concept of a possible exploration program.

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Industry expertise sought for mining the moon

A team of engineers at the University of New South Wales wants to capitalise on Australian expertise and lead the charge to mine the moon. Read more »

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