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Resources sector continues to grow


Quarry production exceeded sixty-three million tonnes of sand, rock and gravel in 2019-20 to deliver the material needed to build new homes, hospitals, schools and transport infrastructure.

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Promoting Victoria’s minerals industry to the World


This week the largest annual mining event in the world took place in Toronto, Canada. The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) conference is a global event that is focussed on supporting a competitive, responsible and sustainable minerals sector.

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Sharing our geoscience to further boost exploration


The Geological Survey of Victoria (GSV) recently presented some of its latest findings to an audience keen to hear where discoveries of gold are mostly likely across the state.

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Consultation begins on trailing liabilities


Your feedback can help shape a trailing liabilities regime for the Latrobe Valley’s coal mines to better prepare for site rehabilitation as the state transitions away from coal-fired energy.

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Games demonstrate mine rescue capability


Crews from across the country descended on Bendigo recently to take part in the Victorian Mine Rescue Competition.

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Digging deep for ideas to transform quarries


Four innovative projects have secured Quarry Transformation Grants to help stimulate smart thinking about repurposing former quarry sites.

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Understanding the Earth’s hidden secrets


Vibrations caused by natural events such as waves breaking on a beach or earthquakes are helping us to better understand the Earth’s geological evolution, its deep geology, and Victoria’s resource potential.

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