From pit to pit lakes: could abandoned sites be reborn?

 

It is believed that up to 90,000 extractive sites are located across Australia today. Academics from the Universities of Monash and Melbourne explain the potential for reviving these sites as vital assets for flood events, water retention and waste management.

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Boral receives approval for Dunmore Sand and Soil operations expansion

 

After a series of hearings, the New South Wales Independent Planning Commission has greenlit Boral’s application to expand its sand quarry operations at the Dunmore Quarry.

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Tackling planning challenges to bring new quarries to life

 

Paul Stewart and Garrett Hall argue the extractive industry will have to be more proactive and consultative in the planning of new quarries if it is to satisfactorily meet the conflicting demands of construction materials supply and environmental responsibility.

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Specialist construction products supplier introduces carbon removal technology for concrete

 

CE Construction Solutions has announced it will be distributing the CarbonCure carbon removal technology for Australia’s concrete producers.

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