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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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How microbes survive and thrive in coal seams

A research team has studied the ability for some microbial communities to exist within coal-fired gas vents, turning lethal substances into energy.
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Know Yourself: James Rowe – self-development and personal growth challenges

In this second chapter of a seven-part series on the characteristics of effective leadership, South Australian IQA member and Groundwork Plus director James Rowe recounts his experiences of developing leadership credentials in the quarrying industry, as told to mentor Mike Cameron.
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Cattle to rehabilitate English quarries

Cattle grazing has been selected as a means of rehabilitating two quarries on the Isle of Wight in England, bringing multiple benefits to a variety of wildlife.
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Global Quarry Life Award opens for submissions

HeidelbergCement has launched the fifth edition of its Quarry Life Award which aims to promote sustainable quarry management through a global competition with prizes up to €30,000 ($47,160).
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Rare opportunity to acquire a Mudgee-based Dolomite and Limestone quarry

Well known to the quarry industry, the highly regarded Mudgee-based Mudgee Dolomite & Lime (MDL) is up for sale for the first time in 26 years.
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