Elphinstone
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Industry doyen warns of post-COVID challenges

After more than 50 years of involvement with an OEM and supplier to the mining and aggregates industries in Australia, Dale Elphinstone is no stranger to the twists and turns of fickle economic conditions – but he remains ever the optimist.
basalt
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Basalt boosts carbon capture and soil fertility

A multinational research team has discussed the use of finely ground silicate rock, such as basalt, in removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
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Opportunities for C&D materials to support growth of global cities

Resource recovery and utilising alternative construction materials to support urban growth came under the spotlight as part of a recent Engineering Insights virtual event hosted by wet processing industry experts CDE.
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Master Plan edges old Hornsby Quarry closer to new life

Hornsby Shire Council has formally established a Master Plan for the $130 million Hornsby Park project, north of Sydney, after a period of extensive community consultation.
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Stonehenge theory rocks British experts

A British enthusiast has put forth his theory on the transportation of Stonehenge stones, suggesting a rocking platform could be the answer to one of modern man’s greatest mysteries.
Penrith Lakes
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Black Clay Pit: From sinkhole to community asset

Sydney's Penrith Lakes construction area has been transformed into a centre for recreation, commerce, education and conservation in the past two decades. 
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Glass-like grains can constantly creep, research says

A study has found sand and soil in downhill formations can ‘creep’, despite a lack of disturbance, with an almost liquid-like nature.
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Managing regulatory and environmental challenges to extend quarry’s viability

A concrete and quarrying producer has successfully sought the assistance of a consultancy and engineering specialist on a variety of complex consent applications.
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Obsidian discovery reveals its eastern origins

Archaeologists from the University of Texas Arlington have found obsidian flakes more than 4000 kilometres away from their point of origin.
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‘We Built This City’ – GSR under the spotlight

As part of CDE Global’s Engineering Insights virtual event, several specialists in the area of construction materials supply and demand convened for a presentation on the growth of global cities.
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CCAA: COVID-safe construction essential to Australia’s recovery

  Ken Slattery, the chief executive officer of the peak body for Australia’s heavy construction materials industry, has warned in …

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