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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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Portuguese quarry hands UNESCO a piece of history

A 460-million-year-old fossil has been donated to UNESCO today in a ceremony that celebrated the owner of the quarry in which it was found and the Arouca UNESCO Global Geopark.
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Komatsu trials construction equipment for use in space

Komatsu has applied to become a part of Japan’s project for Promoting the Development of Innovative Technologies for Outer Space Autonomous Construction.
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Stone tools discovered within former Roman enclave in Morocco

An analysis has been conducted on the stone tools recovered from a former outpost within the Roman Empire. The discovery highlights how ancient bakers and millers relied on the local geology to acquire the correct tools.
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Lemont Quarry Workers mural restored in Chicago

After painting it nearly half a century ago, artist Caryl Yasko went back to the southwest of Chicago to restore her iconic mural Lemont Quarry Workers.
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Origins of glass shards in the Chilean desert explained

A theory has now been proposed for how shards of glass first discovered a decade ago in a South American desert were formed.
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Old quarry shares last hurrah before waters rise

A quarry in Virginia, United States, is weeks away from brimming with ground water to serve a nearby water treatment plant and the 17,000 people it serves.
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Canadian quarry reveals big-headed Burgess Shale fossil

Canadian palaeontologists have discovered one of the largest fossils for its era in a quarry site of Burgess Shale at Kootenay National Park.
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