The Queensland Government has endorsed raising the state’s largest dam, the Burdekin Falls Dam, by two metres. The project, carried out in conjunction with Sunwater, aims to address increased water demand in North Queensland.
Quarry given new life as part of arts project
A quarry in the Otway Ranges in Victoria has been given a second lease on life, as a location for creative arts projects and events.
Green-tick crushing equipment and renewable energy
Supplying in-demand equipment to the crushing and screening market, Wirtgen is a proud supplier of Kleemann technology that has proved invaluable in the Snowy 2.0 project.
Queensland to be home to $2B wind farm project
Global energy giant Acciona Energia has started the development of the Herries Range Wind Farm in the Darling Downs Region of Queensland, with the project estimated to cost approximately $2 billion.
Cemex eyes cement decarbonisation using Australian technology
Global construction material company Cemex is launching new decarbonisation projects in three of its global cement plants, where it will use game-changing carbon capture, utilisation, and storage (CCUS) technology developed by Australian company Calix.
Decarbonisation of the construction industry behind on 2050 target
The buildings and construction sector is not on track to achieve decarbonisation by 2050, according to the 2022 Global Status Report for Buildings and Construction.
Limestone: The true multi-use rock
Australia has long been at the forefront of limestone quarrying, with the rock used in everything from environmental sustainability to construction.
KPMG Australia’s new tool calculates embodied carbon in buildings
KPMG Australia has announced the launch of Asset Impact, an innovative new product to enable the measurement, benchmarking and reporting of embodied carbon for the built environment.
Quarry lifecycle: What comes after a quarry shuts down?
Like all operations that rely on finite resources, there comes a time when a quarry lifecycle will come to its end.
DYNAMax: A new innovation
The new innovation from Aggregate Industries, DYNAMax, is a high performance concrete with sustainability commitments built into its make up.