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The 'Proceedings of the Institute of Zoology' publishes a study about soil microfauna in the HeidelbergCement quarries in Georgia.

23 Jul 2015 | "Oribatida diversity on limestone and clay quarries" is a study conducted by the Quarry life 2014 winning team in Georgia. The results of their research on Gardabani clay and Kavtiskhevi limestone quarries clearly indicate that recultivation facilitates restoration of original soil microfauna.

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The UN Decade on Biodiversity awards Quarry Life Award

26 Mar 2015 | The Quarry Life Award received high recognition this Thursday 26th March by being accepted as official project of the United Nations (UN) Decade on Biodiversity.

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HeidelbergCement BirdLife International

“Three more years together to help nature”: HeidelbergCement and BirdLife International renew their partnership

18 Mar 2015 | On 17 March, HeidelbergCement and BirdLife International have signed an agreement to continue their partnership until 2017. The world’s largest aggregates producer and the largest partnership for nature have been working together since 2012 to conserve and restore ecosystems in various European quarrying sites.

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Highlights of the International Award ceremony 2014

26 Feb 2015 | Replay the best moments of this joyful and inspiring Ceremony.

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Online project archive available for inspiration

13 Feb 2015 | Exchanging knowledge is one of the goals of the Quarry Life Award. Participating projects from both editions are now all available online and easily searchable.

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HeidelbergCement 4th biodiversity book now online!

16 Jan 2015 | "Amphibians and reptiles in quarries and gravel pits - Wanderers between the elements" is the fourth volume of the HeidelbergCement book series on "Biodiversity in Mining Sites". Free download is available.

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Quarry Life Award; BirdLife International

“Extractive activities and biodiversity can go hand in hand”

15 Jan 2015 | An interview with Richard Grimmett, Director for Conservation at BirdLife International and International Jury member for Quarry Life Award Edition 2014.

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Quarry Life Award Nick Baker

An inspiring International Ceremony

19 Dec 2014 | On 9 December 2014, the International Quarry Life Award was presented to the winners of the biodiversity competition. This edition guest speaker was the British naturalist and TV wildlife presenter, Nick Baker.

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Quarry Life Award 2014 Grand prize winner Poland

Quarry Life Award 2014 has its winners!

10 Dec 2014 | The winners of the International Quarry Life Award were honored at a festive award ceremony held in Prague on 9 December 2014.

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Maka Murvanidze, winner of the Quarry Life Award 2014 in Georgia

Benelux, Georgia, Spain and Turkey announced the National winners

9 Dec 2014 | Names of last four national winners of the Quarry Life Award 2014 were announced during national award ceremonies in Benelux, Georgia, Spain and Turkey.

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National winners of the Quarry Life Award 2014 announced

National winners of the Quarry Life Award 2014 announced

8 Dec 2014 | National winners of the Quarry Life Award 2014 were publicized and received their trophies throughout November and December. Join us in congratulating them.

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Tiberiu Dumitru, the winner of the Quarry Life Award 2014 in Romania

Romanian winners of the Quarry Life Award 2014 announced

4 Dec 2014 | The Romanian Award Ceremony took place on Wednesday, December 3rd at the headquarters of Carpatcement Holding, the Romanian branch of HeidelbergCement.

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