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The final vision for the Hornsby Quarry spoil management project (pictured), off Sydney's upper north shore. The quarry was operational for most of the 20th century.

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New trends in managing mining liability

Some jurisdictions have introduced reforms to manage the liability of resource projects in the remediation phase – but there are concerns these reforms may unduly impact quarries with traditionally lower risk profiles than mines. Michael Cramer discusses his work in this field. Read more »
A Brim’s Bulk Transport truck at work. Any quarry that sub-contracts the transport of its aggregates can be liable within the supply chain.

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Better understanding of the chain of responsibility

The National Heavy Vehicle Law administers uniform laws for heavy vehicles exceeding 4.5 gross vehicle mass across most states and territories. Simone Reinertsen explains what recent changes to the laws could potentially mean for the quarrying industry. Read more »
Tegra Australia’s Jugiong Quarry during the 2011 New South Wales floods. Until now, climate risk has been largely viewed as a physical phenomenon – but it could well pose financial problems as well.

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Addressing climate change risk in a resource context

Until now, climate change impacts have been largely described in physical terms. However, as Elisa de Wit argues, there are financial dimensions to climate risk, and if not suffi ciently addressed by industry over time, it could cause as much damage to an extractive business as the climate. Read more »

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Improving the regulatory space for the extractive industry

In recent years, the Victorian Government has made a concerted effort to improve earth resources and approvals processes. Anna Cronin, the Victorian Commissioner for Better Regulation, explains what these reforms are and how industry members can assist the regulator to fast-track approvals. Read more »

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The national economic forecast to 2024

Robert Mellor will bring out his barometer at the IQA conference to discuss the national outlook in construction activity to 2024. While it might all seem ‘doom and gloom’, he predicts the picture beyond the horizon is bright – if the industry plans ahead. Read more »
The outcrop of dolerite on the former Aboriginal quarry site, which was a valuable source for the production of stone axes.

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Prized ancient quarry recognised

The site of a former quarry, once used by Aboriginals to make stone axes, has been found on agricultural land near the ACT/NSW border. Read more »
Councillors recently discussed with the Queensland Government the findings of the feasibility study report on the disused Bridge Street Quarry in Toowoomba (pictured).

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Cabinet, council mull over quarry project

A feasibility study to upgrade a century-old disused quarry was discussed by Queensland Government cabinet ministers when they visited Toowoomba in mid-September. Read more »
The disused Bridge Street Quarry in Toowoomba was on the list of trade opportunities discussed on a week-long trade mission to New Zealand by a 70-strong Toowoomba Regional Council delegation.

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Trade mission highlights gardens project

Converting a century-old disused quarry into a botanical gardens modelled on a New Zealand tourist attraction has figured prominently in an international trade mission. Read more »
The idle Bridge Street Quarry is the site of the proposed Quarry Gardens in Toowoomba.

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International experts consult on Toowoomba gardens project

A New Zealand ‘quarry garden’ has been promoted as a ‘template’ for converting a disused Toowoomba site into botanical gardens. Read more »
The idle Bridge Street Quarry is the site of the proposed Quarry Gardens in Toowoomba.

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Quarry Gardens plan revived after decade in wilderness

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has committed $250,000 towards a feasibility study to transform an idle quarry on the outskirts of Toowoomba into first-class parkland. Read more »
Hornsby Quarry contains a “perfect” cross-section of a diatreme.

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Geologists lobby to preserve quarry rock formation

Geologists are lobbying to modify a spoil management plan that could reduce access to a scientifically significant rock formation in an old quarry. Read more »

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Improving your business doesn’t stop at carbon

With a new Senate taking office from this month, the dismantling of the carbon tax is assured. However, as Damian Christie cautions, for quarries the regulatory challenges are still there and the industry should still embrace and develop innovation and sustainability to its own advantage. Read more »
Victoria’s stand at the Paris Universal Exhibition of 1867, showing bales of wool. Wool has always been a commodity in Australia’s “Magic Pudding”.

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Value adding in Australia - the beginning of the end?

Australia’s historical reliance on the primary industries of mining and agriculture, and in turn the demand for commodities, lead to the rise of the mineral processing industry. Viv Forbes explains why a carbon tax could have a deleterious impact on all mineral processing plants in Australia. Read more »

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