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A responsible extraction of limestone, film by Cementa
26 Nov 2015

A short film about responsible land use in Sweden

A responsible extraction of limestone is central to HeidelbergCement. Read more

13 Oct 2015

QLA wows United Nations CBD in Ghana

The Quarry Life Award (QLA) was presented at a workshop on the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in Ghana, West Africa from 5 to 9 October. The event was hosted by the Government of Ghana and focused on ecosystem restoration elements of the Aichi Biodiversity agreement. Read more

12 Oct 2015

HeidelbergCement Northern Europe invites young researchers to work on biodiversity

For the third time, the building materials group HeidelbergCement is organizing its Quarry Life Award research competition, which aims to promote biodiversity in stone and gravel quarries. Read more

04 Sep 2015

Past participants joined the QLA event at SER 2015

Past participants joined the QLA event at SER 2015. Carline Pitz, University of Liège, Belgium - QLA 2nd prize Benelux 2014, Philip Wheeler, Open University, UK - QLA 3rd international prize 2012, and Klára Řehounková, University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic - QLA 1st international prize 2012, shared their experience around their QLA project. Read more

26 Aug 2015

Quarry Life Award 2016: HeidelbergCement launches 3rd edition of the international research competition

For the third time HeidelbergCement initiates the Quarry Life Award, an international scientific and educational competition to find new ideas for the conservation and promotion of biodiversity in quarries. These unique habitats will be opened again for research. Thanks to the Quarry Life Award, young people – students, graduates and researchers – will have the chance add true ecological and educational value to a mining site. Read more

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