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 ($47,160).
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Belgian monks protect beer from quarry expansion

A Belgian chalk quarry has been denied the chance to expand after a group of Trappist monks insisted doing so would risk contaminating spring water used in producing a rare beer.
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Quarry Supplier Directory 2021-22 – don’t miss out!

  There is still time to register your business for the 2021-22 Quarry Supplier Directory, which closes in a few weeks. Read More

3D printed concrete could be the future of construction

Engineers from Brunel University in London have embarked on a three-year project to develop 3D-printed interlocking building blocks using recycled building waste materials.
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Bacteria the key to sustainable copper

A team of researchers from both Texas and Brazil have collaborated to release a paper called “Copper Mining Bacteria: Converting toxic copper ions into a stable single atom copper”.
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