More than a dozen mining companies have initiated the Electric Mine Consortium to reduce scope one and two carbon emissions in extractive operations.
The latest results from the Australian Performance of Construction Index (PCI) survey indicate that housing activity has reached an all-time high, as overall COVID-19 recovery continues across Australia.
A proposal to quarry 17 million tonnes of basalt in Wallan, 50km north of Melbourne, has been turned down by the Mitchell Shire Council.
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.
The Tasmanian Government will introduce a waste levy on landfill in the Apple Isle later this year.
The NSW Resources Regulator has updated its requirements for Tier 2 quarry manager certificates.
Under the general protections provisions in the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act), it is unlawful for a person to take adverse action against another person for a proscribed reason.
Walsh Ballarat Quarries has lodged planning documents with the City of Ballarat, in regional Victoria, for the expansion of the Learmonth Quarry.
The CSIRO’s circular economy roadmap has outlined strategies to create jobs and build profits through plastic, glass, paper and tyres that are in landfill.
SafeWork South Australia has announced that effective from 2021, it will introduce additional mine manager competency requirements for quarry professionals.