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Water management in the extractive industries

Pressure is on extractive operators globally to employ technologies that reuse water responsibly. Business development managers for a sand washing manufacturer discuss the challenges, costs and logistics of developing a washing plant that satisfies local and international regulations.
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Researchers find nature’s building blocks resemble cubes

We might not be living in a world made of Lego, but a team of researchers have discovered rocks and icebergs form cube-like shapes when they are broken down.
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Easter Island statues just the ‘tip of the iceberg’

Archaeologists from the University of California (UCLA) have discovered the Easter Island heads have intact bodies hidden beneath the surface of the island.
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Komatsu Australia CEO wins Institute of Quarrying’s Caernarfon Award

Komatsu chief executive officer and managing director Sean Taylor has won the Institute of Quarrying’s 2019 Caernarfon award for his campaign to encourage diversity in the company.
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NZ politicians pressured to focus on quarry planning

Past IQA President Wayne Scott has highlighted how construction delays and skyrocketing costs in New Zealand reflect the country’s neglect toward long-term quarry planning.
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Brandy Hill Quarry granted expansion approval

Hanson Australia’s Brandy Hill Quarry expansion, near Port Stephens, New South Wales, has been given the green light by the NSW Independent Planning Commission.
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Boral requests quarry to be excluded from housing development area

Goulburn Mulwaree Council has advanced a draft housing strategy close to two Boral sites near Highland Way in New South Wales.
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CSR quarry modification fast-tracked by NSW Government

CSR’s modification to its Badgerys Creek clay quarry project in New South Wales has been included in a tranche of projects the State Government is fast-tracking to inject $4.3 billion into the NSW economy.
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Quarry-spec machines excel in shipping, rail loading

  An ASX-listed bulk materials and logistics giant with expertise in mine and port solutions has in recent years enjoyed …
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Remains of a Brisbane volcano hidden in plain sight

Brisbane’s 226-million-year-old tuff rock has been used throughout the city’s various construction projects, but it also hides a destructive past.
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Holden ‘not aware’ of interest in test track as a future quarry asset

The sale of Holden’s Lang Lang Proving Ground in Victoria is fuelling community speculation that it will be turned into a quarry – a claim which Holden denies.

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