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Jerusalem quarry turns back the biblical clock

Israeli archaeologists have discovered a 2000-year-old stone quarry site in Jerusalem which could have been used to source the materials for the Jewish holy site, the Second Temple.
Sand bubbles
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Sand bubbles could unlock screening efficiency

Scientists from the University of Columbia have been the first to demonstrate that “bubbles” of lighter sand can form and rise through heavier sand when subjected to vibrations and gas flow.
rocks
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Australia’s five best rocks for budding geologists

A Monash University affiliate and scientist at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) has described the five most interesting rocks to be found on Australian soil.
Victoria
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Victorian extractive industry flourishes – in spite of COVID-19

Victoria has recorded its highest level of extractive production in over 10 years, according to the Victorian Earth Resources sector indicators for 2019-20.
rocks
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German quarry the key for global geologists

Scientists have discovered a long sought-after rock sample in a former German quarry which may hold the key to the transition between eras some 89.4 million years ago.
slate
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World-building Welsh slate gets heritage listing

The Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales has been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List for its historical significance in 19th century Europe.
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.
Environmental News, Geology, Geology Talk, Industry News, News, Recycling

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.
stonehenge
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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.
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