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Is ore-sand the answer to sand shortage?

Researchers from Queensland and Geneva have used samples from one of Vale’s largest iron ore sites to repurpose mineral waste while alleviating the global sand crisis.
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Queenslanders to vote on fossil emblem

Queenslanders have been given the chance to pick their favourite fossil to add to Queensland’s nine official emblems.
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Meteor mining unlocks solar system secrets: Curtin

Curtin University researchers have used Drone technology to study the potential of mining asteroids as a source of rare elements, following the successful discovery of a meteorite in Western Australia.
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Zircon answers the age old question: Curtin

Researchers from Curtin University have studied the age of sand granules to understand more about the Earth’s ancient history than ever before.
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Uluru just the tip of the iceberg

Researchers from Monash University have explored the 550-million-year formation of Indigenous sacred site, Uluru, in Australia’s Northern Territory.
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Roman gladiators call abandoned quarry home

Swiss archaeologists have found a 1600-year-old Roman amphitheatre was built into an even older abandoned quarry, dating it as the youngest amphitheatre in the Roman Empire.
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‘Kool’ amphibian voted Victoria’s fossil emblem

Museums Victoria has announced the official state fossil emblem following a public vote, a car-sized amphibian from the South Gippsland region resembling a newt-crocodile combination.
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Empathy in leaders: A journalist’s perspective

As part of the recent commentary on the characteristics of effective leadership, Quarry editor Damian Christie explains the importance of empathy in his role working with the quarrying industry for the past 13 years.
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The surprising lubricant allowing mountains to rise

Researchers from the University of Aberdeen in the United Kingdom have uncovered how prehistoric plankton played a part in the formation of Earth’s greatest mountain ranges.
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Clay resource key to cow pollution

A natural clay mineral has been identified as a potential fix for a major carbon emitter, reducing pollution while providing a new end use for this quarried material.
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Research finds concrete use for recycled glass

A 3D-printed concrete has been developed by researchers from RMIT University in Melbourne, using recycled glass to replace traditional aggregates.
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