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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.
Moon rocks
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Youngest Moon rocks on record only 2 billion years old

Curtin University researchers have helped to refine our understanding of the solar system’s timeline, dating the youngest Moon rocks ever discovered.
billion-year-old geology
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Australia a critical case study in billion-year-old geology

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have investigated a billion-year-old geological mystery which could aid in the mapping of current day critical minerals.
Fossil
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Victorian fossil emblem up for vote

Museums Victoria has opened the ballot box for Victorians to vote on the state’s official fossil emblem, with a rich history lying beneath each of the candidates.
Round House
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Round House saved from cliff collapse

A quarry-side cliff in Fremantle, Western Australia has been stabilised to ensure the safety of the state’s oldest building, the heritage-listed Round House.
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