Latest news from Quarry Life Award
From QLA project to international journal publication!
In March 2016, the project team from the Czech Republic who won the national and international first prizes at the very first Quarry Life Award in 2012, published an academic paper which was inspired by the work they did for the competition. Read more
Bamboo mat shows intriguing results
One of the projects contending for this year’s ultimate prize at the QLA global awards is “Slope Wall Stability and Biodiversity Promotion: The Use of Gramineae-Bambusoideae (BAMBOO),” by Jonas Dwomoh and team. Read more
Public vote now open!
Project teams have begun the research phase of the contest and are hard at work in our quarries. Exciting discoveries are regularly being posted online by the participants. You can follow their amazing project ideas and show your support for the projects of your choice! Read more
Biodiversity dynamics at Yongwa!
One of the biggest negative impacts of quarrying is the damage to living species including insects, invertebrates, reptiles, birds, mammals, plants and other micro-organisms. Read more
Bambara beans! An excellent nutrient for the soil
“I knew about the potential of Bambara beans in the soil, but the results I have witnessed at my project site are staggering. Even at a degraded area like the Beposo quarry site” Read more