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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Komatsu Australia MD to deliver live address on inclusion, diversity to IQs worldwide


The 2020 IQ Caernarfon Award recipient Sean Taylor will be presenting on his company’s Say Again? campaign to all Institute of Quarrying branches across the globe in a live webinar at 6.00pm AEDST, 9 November.

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Brisbane company first to be convicted of industrial manslaughter


Workplace fatalities are tragic and devastating events. In order to reflect the seriousness of these incidents, some jurisdictions across Australia have amended their work health and safety laws to establish the offence of industrial manslaughter, where the negligent conduct by a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) or officers causes the death of a worker.

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Western Australia updates silica workplace exposure standards


The Western Australian Government has followed the lead of Australia’s eastern states to deliver new workplace exposure standards for silica and coal dust.

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