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A Quarry’s Appeal to Wellington – Mike Higgins

We urgently seek high-level intervention before issues escalate with national implications including supply of the very material that is the foundation of every New Zealand building and road. Mines and quarries are similar, but different yet J Swap Contractors,...


Send dust ban to dust bin

Aggregate and Quarry Association says if Environment Canterbury implements a new ‘no tolerance’ ban on any dust beyond quarry boundaries it could end a whole range of land-based activities.   [button...


Contractor Perspectives

High failure rates for B Grade quarry qualifications are a symptom of wider issues within the quarry industry which it is determined to address as part of a wider response   [button link=""...