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Minister of Environment supports Quarry Life Award

18 Jul 2014 | On July 10th, at the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Khatuna Gogaladze, the Minister of Environment and Natural Resources met with the QLA International Jury member - Erasto Njavike, QLA global coordinator - Amy Wedel and the Georgian QLA team.

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Group at the drinking water spring.

The Quarry Life Award raises more and more interest in Ukraine

24 Jun 2014 | While the 2nd edition of the Quarry Life Award is already in its active stage worldwide the contest is becoming even more attractive for future contestants.

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Happy World Environment Day!

5 Jun 2014 | On this special day, Quarry Life Award thanks all its contestants around the world for their active contribution to raise public awareness on the importance and value of Biodiversity. Through the 95 selected projects, over 400 people work intensively to make nature be the biggest winner of Quarry Life Award.

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Quarry Life Ukraine: Cycle ride participants at the Zheltokanka Quarry

Quarry Life Award community in Ukraine enhanced by cyclists

3 Jun 2014 | On May 24th 2014, the cycle ride with a special visit to the Zheltokamenka quarry was organized to promote The Quarry Life Award in Ukraine. A fantastic opportunity to present one of finalists projects called “Green Wall”.

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Public vote is now open!

28 May 2014 | Exciting new discoveries are regularly being posted by the contestants. Follow their amazing project ideas and show your support to the projects of your choice.

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Eagle owl chicks ringed in the ENCI quarry

20 May 2014 | On 13th May, the four young Eagle Owls were ringed in the ENCI quarry in Maastricht by Natuurmonumenten specialists.

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Tula State Pedagogical University on visit at the Gurovo Quarry

15 May 2014 | On April 30, 2014, Russian contestants of the Quarry Life Award as well as many students of the department of bio-ecology and tourism of Tula State Pedagogical University visited the "Gurovo-Beton" quarry and the production site of "Tulacement" plant.

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Follow projects online

28 Apr 2014 | National jury members have selected the top 5 projects in each contest to continue to the next stage of the competition. Join the QLA Community and follow online contestants’ activities and findings.

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Akçansa organized a “Biodiversity day”

3 Apr 2014 | Akçansa Cement, Turkey, organised a “Biodiversity Day” on February 27, to highlight its materiality among other sustainability pillars and to increase awareness of its stakeholders.

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High level representatives of national authorities, universities and NGO's are finalizing their votes

18 Mar 2014 | The 89 national jury members are currently assessing all 390 project proposals registered for the Edition 2014 of the Quarry Life Award. Their mission is to select 5 projects in each national contest to go to the next stageof the competition.

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Saint Peters Mountain offers a spectacular view of the ENCI quarry

A spectacular view point over ENCI-quarry in Maastricht

13 Mar 2014 | At the beginning of last century, when ENCI started its activities to produce cement, a route linking Maastricht (NL) to Liège (BE) had to be interrupted due to the limestone extraction.

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Quarry Life Award Edition 2014: over 390 proposals to boost biodiversity!

3 Mar 2014 | The second edition of the Quarry Life Award launched by HeidelbergCement raised again strong interest from students and researchers. In 22 countries on 4 continents over 390 interested candidates submitted a project proposal.

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