AU-UK free trade deal offers good signs for quarry businesses

 

An historic free trade agreement (FTA) between Australia and the United Kingdom will strengthen the UK’s investment in Australian resources, while providing easier access for businesses to trade equipment and services.

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‘We Built This City’ – GSR under the spotlight

 

As part of CDE Global’s Engineering Insights virtual event, several specialists in the area of construction materials supply and demand convened for a presentation on the growth of global cities.

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NSW Regulator refresher workshops open for quarry managers

 

In line with new experience requirements for Certificates of Compliance applicants, the NSW Resources Regulator will be holding a number of workshops to inform quarry managers holding practising certificates.

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CCAA: COVID-safe construction essential to Australia’s recovery

 

Ken Slattery, the chief executive officer of the peak body for Australia’s heavy construction materials industry, has warned in an opinion piece that the capacity for the industry to be an engine for the nation’s post-pandemic economic recovery is being hindered by snap lockdowns.

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An invisible culprit is weakening our concrete, research finds

 

A team of researchers has found trace amounts of organic matter in concrete and asphalt can cause premature deterioration of the building materials.

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Global Quarry Life Award opens for submissions

 

HeidelbergCement has launched the fifth edition of its Quarry Life Award which aims to promote sustainable quarry management through a global competition with prizes up to €30,000 ($AUD47,160).

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